Thursday, December 22, 2011

Center for Environmental Law and Policy Part of Team Helping China Assess Environmental Performance

A team of researchers jointly led by Yale University and Columbia University have released a report that introduces a framework for assessing China’s environmental management and performance.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Justice Clarence Thomas ’74 Visits the Law School; Meets with Student Groups, Teaches Class

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas ’74 visited Yale Law School on Dec. 14, 2011, meeting with student groups, teaching a class, and attending a reception for faculty and guests.

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.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Henry Kissinger Addresses Yale Students on U.S.-China Relations and American Diplomacy

Former secretary of state Dr. Henry A. Kissinger engaged today in a “Special Conversation on Sino-America Relations” with a group of students from the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and Yale Law School.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic Wins Access to Emails Between NYC Mayor’s Office and Former City Schools Chancellor

In a victory for freedom of information and Yale Law School clinic students, the New York Supreme Court on Nov. 23 ordered the disclosure of emails between New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s office and a controversial former New York City schools chancellor.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Community and Economic Development Clinic Instrumental in Completing Shopping Center Buyout

Students from the Community and Economic Development Clinic at Yale Law School recently helped their client achieve a 14-year-old dream of becoming the sole owner of a shopping plaza on Whalley Avenue in New Haven.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Tony Blair: Open-minded View of Culture and Faith Critical to Achieving Peace

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair delivered the 2011 Judge Jon O. Newman Lecture on Global Justice on Dec. 2, 2011, at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Professors Amar ’84 and Levinson To Debate: Does the Text of the Constitution Matter?

Yale Law Professor Akhil Reed Amar ’84 and Visiting Professor Sanford V. Levinson will debate “Orthodoxy or Orthopraxy: Does the Text of the Constitution Matter?” as part of the “Debating Law & Religion” series on Dec. 6.

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Now it is time to pivot and ask, where are your extraordinary gifts needed? How do you make this legal world that you are entering a better world? One where no one is shut out; one where the weak and vulnerable are not exploited; one that produces fair results based on the merits of the issues before it.”

Visiting Lecturer Stephen Bright

2012 Commencement Address