Yale Law School Events

September 17, 2019

September 17 Tuesday

Exhibit, "Trial by Media: The Queen Caroline Affair"

  • 10:00AM
  • Level L2, Sterling Law Building

Two centuries ago Queen Caroline of England was put on trial for adultery by her husband George IV, provoking an unprecedented media frenzy. Two Yale libraries, the Lewis Walpole Library and the Lillian Goldman Law Library, are marking the bicentennial of the trial with a joint exhibition, "Trial by Media: The Queen Caroline Affair." The colorful exhibition is co-curated by Cynthia Roman, Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Paintings at the Walpole, and Mike Widener, Rare Book Librarian at the Law Library.

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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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