Yale Law School Events

February 27, 2019

February 27 Wednesday

A Talk with Jeremiah Foster "Security and Software Defined Cars"

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 124

Modern vehicles are no longer defined by horsepower and mechanical engineering alone, they're becoming software defined. The process of digitalization of the automobile industry is causing upheaval in a number of directions; car companies are becoming software companies; automation and machine learning is changing not just how cars are built, but how they run; new business models and ethical considerations have come into being with scarcely any of the traditional oversight the industry usually receives; the pace of change is astonishing. 

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February 27 Wednesday

LIU Xiaonan - The Emergence of Gender Discrimination Litigation in China

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 121

What role can legal advocacy play in fighting rampant gender discrimination in China’s workplaces? Professor Liu Xiaonan will discuss progress to date and future challenges and opportunities.

Professor Liu Xiaonan is Director of the Constitutionalism Research Institute at the China University of Political Science and Law and one of China’s foremost experts on employment discrimination law.

Lunch will served

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February 27 Wednesday

Government Secrecy and Leaks to the Press: A Discussion with Jeh Johnson and Charlie Savage

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge

How should a government agency respond to leaks of classified information related to national security? What standards should a media organization that receives such a leak adhere to in deciding what to publish? Please join the Yale Law School Center for Global Legal Challenges for a discussion on national security and leaks to the press between former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and New York Times national security and legal correspondent Charlie Savage.

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February 27 Wednesday

Some Clerkship Nuts & Bolts with Prof. Bill Eskridge and CDO's Marilyn Drees

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 129

Join Prof. Bill Eskridge, current chair of the faculty clerkships committee, and Judicial Clerkships Director Marilyn Drees for a conversation about clerkship pros & cons, scheduling, researching judges, and identifying/approaching potential recommenders – with time for your questions. Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP here for an accurate headcount and include any dietary restrictions.

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February 27 Wednesday

Get Secure with Quillux OS

  • 2:00PM to 2:30PM
  • Baker Hall Room 405

Looking for a more secure and privacy-respecting operating system?  Privacy Lab has developed Quillux GNU/Linux with you in mind.  Come to this workshop and help us test out Quillux on your laptop, which will run from a USB key or in a virtual machine. Don't know what that is?  We'll show you everything you need to know.  Quillux includes Signal, Wire, Tor Browser, PGP/GPG e-mail, and other tools you need to protect your privacy online.

Please bring your laptop and, optionally, an empty USB drive (4GB or larger).


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February 27 Wednesday

D.I.N.E. (Discussions in New Environments): Continuing the Conversation

  • 6:00PM to 8:00PM
  • Cask Republic (179 Crown St, New Haven, CT 06510)

Last semester, the Yale Law Alliance for Diversity and the Office of Student Affairs hosted a dinner conversation at ROIA where students discussed belonging, “imposter syndrome,” and identity.  Tonight, we invite you to continue the conversation.

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