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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, 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.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011


Supreme Court Clinic Presents Oral Arguments in the Case of a “Whistle Blower” Attempting to Sue for Wrongful Arrest

Yale Law School’s Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic was at the U.S. Supreme Court in November presenting oral arguments in the case, Rehberg v. Paulk.

Monday, November 14, 2011


Navajo Nation Supreme Court Comes to YLS

On November 14, 2011, the Navajo Nation Supreme Court held a sitting at the YLS auditorium!

Sunday, November 13, 2011


Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation Coming to Yale Law School Nov. 14

The Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation, the largest American Indian nation in the United States, will be sitting at Yale Law School on Nov. 14, 2011.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011


Former South Africa Constitutional Court Justice Albie Sachs to Speak on Judicial Enforcement of Social and Economic Rights

Former South Africa Constitutional Court Justice Albie Sachs will be at Yale Law School on September 21 to present a lecture titled “The Judge Who Cried: Social and Economic Rights as Judicially Enforceable Fundamental Rights.”

Friday, January 14, 2011


Stanford Constitutional Law Expert Michael McConnell to Discuss Whatever Happened to Freedom of Association?

Stanford law professor and constitutional law expert Michael McConnell will deliver the 2011 Elliot Lecture on Feb. 7, titled “Whatever Happened to Freedom of Association?”

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