Yale Law School Events

September 25, 2017

September 25 Monday

YLJ Practical Scholarship Workshop

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Room 129

Hear from students who have published practical scholarship about the elements of a publishable piece based on, or inspired by, legal practice. This event is sponsored by the Yale Law Journal.

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September 25 Monday

Opportunities and Threats in the Use of Technology in Criminal Justice

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Room 128

Join Kevin Keenan, Executive Vice President and Special Counsel of the Vera Institute, for a talk centered on the advantages and drawbacks of increasing uses of technology in the criminal justice system. Criminal justice system actors—both practitioners and reformers—increasingly look to technology to increase public safety, improve failing systems, and better help individuals and families affected by our justice policies and system.

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September 25 Monday

How Should I Live My Life as a Lawyer

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • YLS Room 127

Professor Koh shares his best advice about how to approach your choices in law school and your legal career.

This session is part of Orientation 2.0 and open to the YLS Community

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September 25 Monday

Better Than Rage Against the Machine: Saving Privacy in One Hell of a Dangerous World, Eben Moglen '85

  • 2:00PM to 3:00PM
  • Room 127

Privacy is about environment, not transaction and consent.  To the world’s owners, we hear now, data is the new petroleum.  Privacy destruction is thus global warming on Internet time.  Free software and free culture came into existence in the 20th century because people foresaw the threat to human freedom from networked computers collecting behavior, even as the NSA was inventing the mathematics of data-mining.  This talk attempts to provide a historical view: from the primordial slime to the current mess, as a great Yale historian used to say.  It will illustrate how, by thinking globally

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September 25 Monday

Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice by Dr. Kumi Naidoo

  • 4:30PM to 6:00PM
  • SLB, Room 127

Dr. Kumi Naidoo, a global justice advocate, practitioner, and climate change leader, will deliver the 2017 Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice at Yale Law School on Monday, September 25, at 4:30 pm in Room 127. His lecture is titled “The United States: Friend or Foe of Global Justice?”

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