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Friday, November 11, 2011


Photos, Videos of Alumni Weekend 2011 Now Online

Photos and videos of Alumni Weekend 2011 are now available on the Yale Law School website.

Monday, October 31, 2011


THIS WEEKEND -- Alumni Weekend 2011: Human Rights in a Turbulent World

Alumni Weekend 2011— Human Rights in a Turbulent World—takes place November 4-6 in New Haven.

Friday, September 30, 2011


Enough Project Co-founder and Human Rights Activist John Prendergast to Share His Experiences With Yale Community

Enough Project co-founder and human rights activist John Prendergast will be at Yale in October and November speaking about his efforts to end genocide and promote peace.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011


Attorney P. Sabin Willett To Share His Guantánamo Moment at Preiskel-Silverman Lecture

Attorney P. Sabin Willett will deliver a talk titled “Your Guantánamo Moment” on October 24, 2011, at Yale Law School.

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.”

Wednesday, August 3, 2011


Report from Yale Human Rights Team Finds Cambodian Garment Factories Use Short-Term Employment Contracts to Exploit Workers

The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School has released a report finding that Cambodian garment factories use short-term employment contracts to exploit workers.

Friday, June 10, 2011


Lowenstein Clinic Students Play Key Role in Jesuits Massacre Case Indictments

Students in the Lowenstein International Human Rights Law Clinic played a key role in the recent indictment of 20 former members of the El Salvadoran military.

Friday, April 1, 2011


Transnational Development Clinic to Host Panel Discussion on Street Vendor Rights

On April 7, 2011, the Transnational Development Clinic at Yale Law School will host a panel discussion on the conditions and legal challenges faced by street vendors around the world.

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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