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Monday, August 31, 2015


Giuliano Amato, Judge of the Italian Constitutional Court, to Give Dean’s Lecture on September 29, 2015

Judge Giuliano Amato, former Prime Minister of Italy and judge of the Italian Constitutional Court, will be in conversation with Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Guido Calabresi ’58, as part of the 2015–16 Dean’s Lectures. 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015


SELA 2015 to Be Held in Brazil June 11–14

Scholars and lawyers from North and South America will gather in Rio de Janeiro for The Seminar in Latin America on Constitutional and Political Theory (SELA). 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015


Walter Dellinger, Former Solicitor General, to Deliver a Dean’s Lecture on March 31

Walter Dellinger will deliver a lecture titled “America’s Greatest Lawyer: Abraham Lincoln in Private Law and Public Life” on March 31, 2015, at Yale Law School.

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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