Yale Law School Events

February 22, 2019

February 22 Friday

Symposium: International Trade in the Trump Era

  • 8:30AM to 4:30PM
  • SLB Room 129

The international trade order is in crisis. Since the election of President Donald J. Trump, the United States has initiated—and escalated—a trade war with China, forced the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and threatened to upend the World Trade Organization (WTO) by blocking appointments (and re-appointments) to its Appellate Body. Protectionism is on the rise: reversing a longstanding political consensus, tariffs have once again emerged as a central issue in U.S. international trade policy.

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February 22 Friday

Unmasking “Dark Money”— The Tangled Relationship between Compelled Donor Disclosure, Anonymous Speech, and the Reporters’ Privilege

  • 12:00PM to 2:00PM
  • Baker Hall Room 405

This event will explore the potential implications for journalists and their confidential sources of ongoing efforts to compel the disclosure of sources of so-called “dark money” in candidate and issue campaigns. Is the push to unmask dark money a threat to anonymous speech in other contexts, and how might the legal standards developed in that context impact the relationships between reporters and their confidential sources?

A question and answer session for both journalists and lawyers will follow a discussion of the issues among:

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February 22 Friday

Building Community Power in Haiti: Mining, Corruption and Resistance

  • 12:10PM to 1:45PM
  • SLB Room 121

Nixon Boumba
Haitian Human Rights Activist and Schell Center Visiting Fellow

Ellie Happel
Haiti Project Director, Global Justice Clinic, NYU

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