Yale Law School Events

August 1-31, 2019

August 28 Wednesday

Robert Harrison — Orientation 2.0

  • 6:00PM to 7:15PM
  • SLB Room 127

How to Brief a Case with Robert Harrison, Lecturer in Legal Method:  This workshop will give you another opportunity to introduce yourself to the principles of case-briefing to help you prepare for class, perform legal research, and study for final exams over dinner. The workshop also provides you with some background information about the American legal system. Note: You must RSVP to attend and you must do the assigned reading prior. 

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August 28 Wednesday

Workshop on: "Introduction to the American Court System Through the Lens of a Case”

  • 6:00PM to 7:15PM
  • SLB Room 127

Robert Harrison, lecturer in legal method at Yale Law School (who teaches legal writing and legal research) will delve into background on the court system, including how panels of judges vote to decide cases and to draft opinions.  His workshop also devotes some time to why 1Ls find court cases so difficult to read and includes some personal stories.

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August 29 Thursday

Legal Theory Workshop

  • 4:15PM to 6:00PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge

Professor Katherine Franke, Columbia (Law)

Participants of the Legal Theory Workshop should read the paper in advance, as there is no presentation. If you need a copy of the paper, please email monika.piotrowicz@yale.edu.

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August 30 Friday

ACS Coffee Break

  • 10:00AM to 11:30AM
  • SLB Room 108

Join ACS for an end of the week coffee and snack break in SLB 108

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August 30 Friday

First Generation Professionals Welcome Happy Hour

  • 7:00PM to 8:00PM
  • TBD

Happy hour for the YLS First Generation Professionals community. First FGP event of the year!

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