Yale Law School Events

Week of January 22, 2018

January 22 Monday

YLR Presents: Amb. John Bolton

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • Room 129

The Yale Law Republicans are honored to host Amb. John Bolton ('74) for a conversation on the foreign policy challenges facing the Trump Administration.

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January 22 Monday

A Conversation about Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Room 121

Non-pizza lunch will be served. In his book "Gorilla and the Bird: A Memoir of Madness and a Mother's Love," released this September, Zack McDermott describes how he experienced and recovered from his first psychotic breakdown while working as a public defender at the age of 26. Both his time detained in a psychiatric hospital and working as a public defender have given him insight on how the criminal justice system treats mentally-ill defendants. Zack graduated from UVA School of Law and worked as a public defender at the Legal Aid Society of New York.

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January 23 Tuesday

Mindful Eating & Meditation

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • Room 110

Do you find yourself surfing rooms for the best lunch option on-the-go? Are you chowing down quickly during a noon hour lecture? Experience the joy of eating through Mindful Eating & Meditation. We will start with a 10-minute "body scan" meditation, followed by a 10-minute "metta" (loving-kindness) meditation. Then, we will engage in a mindful eating practice with wholesome vegetarian foods. No experience or knowledge of meditation needed! 
 

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January 23 Tuesday

The Political Economy of Killer Robots: Rethinking the Supply and Distribution of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, Frank Pasquale, University of Maryland

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • Room 120

Frank Pasquale researches the law and policy of big data, artificial intelligence, and algorithms.

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January 23 Tuesday
January 24 Wednesday
January 24 Wednesday

Late registration fees begin ($50)

  • 8:30AM
  • Yale Law School

Late registration fees begin ($50).

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January 24 Wednesday

“Democracy Dies in Darkness?” Freedom of the Press in the Era of Trump

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Room 122

After President Trump’s election, major news outlets such as The New York Times and The Washington Post billed themselves as defenders of democracy, declaring in turn that “the truth has a voice” and “democracy dies in darkness.” But recent reporting by The Intercept’s Jim Risen has revealed a long history of the NYT quashing critical national security stories at the request of government officials. Risen was nearly jailed by the Obama Administration for refusing to reveal confidential source.

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January 24 Wednesday

Publishing Your Academic Article

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

The Lillian Goldman Law Library and the Law Teaching Series at Yale Law School are co-sponsoring an event for law students on how to successfully navigate the article submission and publication process. Please join us for a non-pizza lunch and panel discussion intended to provide practical tips to consider when submitting your article to academic journals. Our panel includes:

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January 24 Wednesday

Online add/drop period ends in WebSIS

  • 4:30PM
  • Yale Law School

Online add/drop period ends in WebSIS

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