Past Events

November 13 Monday

Cancelled: Visual Law Project: Torkwase Dyson, artist


Torkwase Dyson received a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1999 and MFA from Yale School of Art in painting/printmaking in 2003. She merges ideas such as site and built environments, nature and culture under the rubric of environmentalism.

November 8 Wednesday

Visual Law Project: Dan Jackson, Executive Director, NuLawLab

Dan Jackson is the Executive Director of the NuLawLab. The NuLawLab is an interdisciplinary innovation laboratory working to imagine, design, test, and implement pioneering approaches to legal empowerment.

November 7 Tuesday

Movie screening of “Birthright: A War Story”

Join Law Students for Reproductive Justice, the Visual Law Project, and the Lillian Goldman Law Library for a screening of “Birthright: A War Story” and a Q&A with the co-executive producer and writer of the film Luchina Fischer.

Non-pizza dinner will be served.

November 3 Friday

Visual Law Project: Visualizing Change Outside the Courtroom

Law isn't only made inside the courtroom. Join Current Affairs founder and YLS alum Nathan J. Robinson, Marshall Project commentary editor Donovan X. Ramsey, and Graphic Advocacy Project founder Hallie Jay Pope to discuss their alternative pathways to change.

October 30 Monday

Civil Rights Divisions

Join the Yale Civil Rights Project for a conference on careers and strategies in civil rights work. Panel descriptions below.

September 20 Wednesday

Yale Visual Law Project Introductory Meeting

Please join the Yale Visual Law Project for our introductory meeting on Wednesday, September 20th from 6-7pm in SLB 124! This year's Co-Chairs will introduce the Visual Law Project, review upcoming programming, and have a conversation about what members are looking for from VLP this year. All welcome!"

April 20 Thursday

Film Screening and Conversation: We Break Things

We Break Things is directed by Rebecca Wexler and produced by VLP. It documents the struggles of three hacker groups over issues that range from the war in Syria to fascists in Europe, commenting on the meaning of free speech and technological determinism. The film reveals the good, the bad, and the human consequences of hacker activism as shadowy figures come forward to share their loves, losses, and deepest motivations.

April 13 Thursday

Beyond Borders Documentary Screening and Talkback


Please join NLG, the Visual Law Project, the Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project, the American Constitution Society, and the Lilian Goldman Law Library on April 13th for a screening of the the documentary, Beyond Borders, followed by a talkback with Director/Writer/Producer, Micah Fink and a young woman featured in the film. Non-pizza dinner will be provided.

April 13 Thursday

Storytelling and the Law with Emily Bazelon

Please join the Visual Law Project on April 13th at 4PM in Room 110 for an hour conversation with Emily Bazelon about storytelling and the law that explores how we can tell legal stories outside of the courtroom that resonate with different audiences and the role of images in legal storytelling. To facilitate better conversation, please read the following articles before the session: Should Prostitution Be a Crime?