Yale Law School Events

Week of September 17, 2019

September 16 Monday

A Conversation with the Honorable Paul Watford: Jury Nullification

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 129

The Honorable Judge Paul Watford of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will share a robust conversation with BLSA President TJ Grayson '21 and FGP Co-Chairs  and Destiny Lopez '21 and Kelly McClure '21 about jury nullification.

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September 16 Monday

Book Talk: Reasoned Administration and Democratic Legitimacy: How Administrative Law Supports Democratic Government

  • 6:10PM to 7:00PM
  • SLB Room 128

Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library for a book talk with Professor Jerry L. Mashaw and commentary by Professor Nicholas Parrillo ’04. They will discuss Prof. Mashaw’s new book, Reasoned Administration and Democratic Legitimacy: How Administrative Law Supports Democratic Government.

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September 17 Tuesday

ACS Constitution Day Event: "How much should we revere the Constitution?"

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 120

The Constitution is turning 232 this coming Tuesday. Often revered by citizens, academics, and politicians, this is an opportunity to reflect on the successes and failings of this document. How have the roots of the Constitution shaped its efficacy today? How should we use this document going forward? Please join Professor Monica Bell and Professor Gerald Torres as they discuss these questions.

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September 17 Tuesday

Adapting to Cybersecurity Threats: The Demand for Combined Capabilities, Jesse Sowell, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M

  • 12:05PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 122

Remediating sophisticated, transnational cybersecurity incidents requires a combination of technical, operational, organizational, and legal capabilities distributed amongst an equally diverse set of state and non-state (private) actors.  Existing, successful instances of such remediation efforts---referred to as combined capabilities---are based on a seemingly uncommon alignment of norms, goals, and values between state and non-state actors.

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September 17 Tuesday

FedSoc Presents: The Role of the Anti-Federalists with Judge Andrew Oldham

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 129

Join the Yale Federalist Society and the Honorable Andy Oldham for an event celebrating Constitution Day. Judge Oldham, a judge on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, will be discussing the role of the Anti-Federalists in constitutional interpretation.
Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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September 17 Tuesday

War Powers: A Conversation with former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 128

Please join the Yale Law National Security Group and Center for Global Legal Challenges on Tuesday, September 17, for a lunch conversation on War Powers with former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Professor Oona Hathaway.

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September 17 Tuesday

Mentor in Residence: Former Secretary Jeh Johnson

  • 2:30PM to 5:00PM
  • SLB Room 171

Jeh Johnson is the former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security (2013-2017). He is now in private law practice at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP, based in New York and Washington.

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September 17 Tuesday

The Islamic Enlightenment

  • 4:15PM to 5:45PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge

Christopher de Bellaigue, Writer and Journalist

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September 17 Tuesday

Journal of Law & Feminism Info Session

  • 6:00PM to 7:00PM
  • SLB Room 122

Please join LawFem for an information session about who we are, what we do, and how to get involved.

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September 18 Wednesday

Introduction to Law Teaching: Preparing for a Career as a Law Professor

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge

With Professors William Eskridge, Jr., Monica Bell, and Molly Brady, Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.

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