Yale Law School Events

Week of November 18, 2017

November 13 Monday

Cancelled: Visual Law Project: Torkwase Dyson, artist

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • Room 121
  • CANCELLED

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.

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November 13 Monday

Yale Community Drop-In Silent Meditation

  • 12:15PM to 12:45PM
  • Room 111

Free, afternoon group meditation for Yale faculty, staff and students on Mondays, from 12:15 - 12:45 p.m., 127 Wall Street, Sterling Law Building, room 111*.

*Any room changes will be posted here in advance: October 16 we will meet in room 108

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November 13 Monday

The Role of the General Counsel in an Academic Environment

  • 1:10PM to 2:00PM
  • Room 121

Hear from a panel of alumni currently working in Yale’s Office of General Counsel and students who interned with the office for a summer. Panelists will discuss the varied and interesting work handled by the Office.  Find out why in-house counsel consistently rank high in lawyer satisfaction surveys.  Learn about the new Summer Law Fellow opportunity through which two YLS students will be selected to work with the Office of General Counsel in summer 2018. Speakers include: Sohail Ramirez ’10; Harold Rose ’96; Sarah Millings ’13; Jeremy Lent ’19; and Nina Varsava ’18.

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November 13 Monday

Surbeck Inaugural Lecture with Professor Cristina Rodriguez ’00

  • 4:30PM to 6:00PM
  • Yale Law School, Room 127

Cristina Rodríguez is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Her research interests include constitutional law and theory; immigration law and policy; administrative law and process; language rights and policy; and citizenship theory. In recent years, her work has focused on constitutional structures and institutional design. She has used immigration law and related areas as vehicles through which to explore how the allocation of power (through federalism and the separation of powers) shapes the management and resolution of legal and political conflict.

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November 13 Monday

Woman and Foreign Policy Lecture Series - Gender Integration—and the Road Ahead with Jennifer Klein and Rachel Vogelstein

  • 6:10PM to 7:00PM
  • Room 128

Over the past two decades, the United States government has developed a comprehensive policy framework that recognizes gender equality as a pillar of U.S. foreign policy and international law. This lecture series will examine the growing body of evidence demonstrating that advancing the status of women and girls is critical to U.S. foreign policy interests. The series will also introduce and analyze policies to integrate gender into U.S. foreign policy, such as the U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security; the U.S.

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November 13 Monday

Book Talk: Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between by Linda J. Greenhouse

  • 6:15PM to 7:15PM
  • Room 120

A discussion with Linda J. Greenhouse ’78 MSL on her latest book, Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between. Commentary provided by Jack M. Balkin.

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November 13 Monday

YLSA of NYC: Two Judges in Conversation - Margaret H. Marshall '76 and Sidney H. Stein '72

  • 6:30PM to 8:00PM
  • Dentons, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020

The Honorable Margaret H. Marshall '76, Former Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and The Honorable Sidney H. Stein '72, U.S. District Judge of the U.S. Court for the Southern District of New York

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November 14 Tuesday

Hijacking Information: Software Vulnerabilities, Ransomware, and Law

  • 9:00AM to 1:30PM
  • Rooms 124 and 128

Hijacking Information: Software Vulnerabilities, Ransomware, and Law

Generously Funded by The Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fund

Breakfast Mingle:  9:00 am –10:00 am:  Room 124

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November 14 Tuesday

Information Session on Academic Resources and Accommodations

  • 12:10PM to 1:10PM
  • Room 113

ThinkDifferent is holding a series of information sessions on academic resources and accommodations at Yale. We will discuss topics including LD testing options, forms of academic support that Yale offers and who can access this support.

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