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Wednesday, December 3, 2014


Stephen Bright’s Course on Capital Punishment Available Online

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen B. Bright’s course “Capital Punishment: Race, Poverty, & Disadvantage” is now available on iTunes U and YouTube.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014


South African Justice Edwin Cameron to Deliver Anderson Lecture October 20

The 2013-2014 Robert P. Anderson Memorial Lecture will take place on October 20 at Yale Law School. Edwin Cameron, Justice of the Constitutional Court
of South Africa, will deliver the lecture.

Friday, September 19, 2014


Justice Breyer: Know the Constitution and be a Community Participant

Justice Stephen G. Breyer spoke about the Constitution during a talk at Yale Law School on September 18. 

Thursday, April 3, 2014


Justice Antonin Scalia Visits the Law School, Meets with Student Groups

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia visited Yale Law School on Thursday, April 3, meeting with the Yale Law Federalist Society, students, and members of the faculty.

Monday, March 17, 2014


We the People: The Civil Rights Revolution—A Book by Professor Bruce Ackerman ’67

The newly released We the People: The Civil Rights Revolution continues Bruce Ackerman's examination of the U.S. Constitution with an eye toward the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act, the Second Reconstruction, and Brown v. Board of Education.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014


Justice Sonia Sotomayor ’79 Delivers the James A. Thomas Lecture at Yale Law School

Justice  Sotomayor ’79 returned to Yale Law School February 3, 2014 for a conversation on her jurisprudence with Linda Greenhouse M.S.L., Knight Distinguished Journalist-in Residence and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014


Olivier Dutheillet de Lamothe to Deliver Sherrill Lecture on Feb. 17, Panel Discussion on Feb. 18

The 2013-2014 Sherrill Lecture will feature Oliver Dutheillet de Lamothe, a former Justice of the French Constitutional Council, on Feb. 17, 2014.

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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