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Wednesday, December 14, 2011


ALI Publishes Final Volume of the Restatement (Third) of Property: Wills and Other Donative Transfers; Professor Langbein Co-Author

The American Law Institute has released the third and final volume of its “Restatement (Third) of Property: Wills and Other Donative Transfers, co-authored by YLS Professor John Langbein.

Monday, November 7, 2011


Professors Whitman ’88 and Hamburger ’82 To Debate Church-State Separation and the Theological Roots of Law

James Q. Whitman ’88 and Philip Hamburger ’82 will debate church-state separation and the theological roots of law on Nov. 8.

Thursday, January 20, 2011


John Fabian Witt ’99 to Discuss Puzzling History of the Laws of War in Duffy Inaugural Lecture

John Fabian Witt ’99 will present his inaugural lecture as the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law on February 28, 2011.

Today is a wonderful time to be blessed with legal training and to be able to go out and take on the enormous challenges of a difficult world — with an aspiration to lead tempered by humility at the complexity, difficulty, discipline, and self-sacrifice inherent in the task.”


Ben W. Heineman, Jr.

Class of 1971