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Wednesday, November 19, 2014


Panel Discusses Successes and Failures of International Response in Haiti

Panelists discussed the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and what lessons could be learned from those experiences for future global crisis response at an event at Yale Law School.

Friday, October 24, 2014


Fraudulent Evidence before Public International Tribunals: The Dirty Stories of International Law—A Book by Professor W. Michael Reisman and Christina Parajon Skinner

A new book by W. Michael Reisman ’64 LLM, ’65 JSD, the Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law, and Christina Parajon Skinner ’10 examines the complicated role of public international lawyers, whose loyalties are often torn between their duties to the state they represent and the demands of international law.

Monday, September 29, 2014


YLS to Screen Documentary on the Life of Human Rights Activist Albie Sachs

Yale Law School will screen a new documentary, Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa, on Oct. 7, 2014. 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014


Dallah Albaraka Lectures on Islamic Law & Civilization Begin On Sept. 30

The 2014-2015 Dallah Albaraka Lectures on Islamic Law & Civilization will begin on September 30, 2014 at Yale Law School. Sheikh Rachid al-Ghannouchi, Head of the Ennahda Movement in Tunisia, will deliver the first lecture of the year.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014


SELA Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Peru

Scholars and lawyers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, and the United States met in Peru to celebrate the 20th anniversary of SELA - The Seminar in Latin America on Constitutional and Political Theory (SELA).

Wednesday, May 21, 2014


Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh's Testimony on the Authorization For Use Of Military Force After Iraq And Afghanistan

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the hearing on "Authorization For Use Of Military Force After Iraq And Afghanistan."

Wednesday, April 9, 2014


Admiral Gary Roughead, Former Chief Of Naval Operations, to Deliver Lecture on the Role of Navies in the 21st Century

Admiral Gary Roughead, a four-star admiral who recently retired as the United States' Chief of Naval Operations, will deliver a lecture entitled "Sea Power and National Security in the 21st Century: Why Navies Matter" at Yale Law School on Thursday, April 17. The lecture, which will take place from 4:10-5:30 p.m. in Room 128, is open to the public.

Thursday, March 27, 2014


Former Ambassador/General Karl Eikenberry to Deliver Lecture on Afghanistan

Karl Eikenberry, former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan and Commanding General of Coalition Forces in Afghanistan, will deliver a lecture titled "The End of America's Long War and the Future of Afghanistan" at Yale Law School on Thursday, April 10, 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