Yale Law School Events

September 24, 2019

September 24 Tuesday

Poynter Fellow: Who shapes public opinion? Social media and social movements in Asia and the United States, Jyoti Thottam, Opinion Editor, NY Times

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

"Who shapes public opinion? Social media and social movements in Asia and the United States."

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September 24 Tuesday

Psychology of Financial Decision Making

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

Everyone approaches money matters differently. Knowing not only how you handle your finances, but why, can hold the key to achieving your financial goals. This workshop focuses on identifying your individual strengths and weaknesses, and will prepare you to balance emotion and logic when making personal finance decision.

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September 24 Tuesday

Erendira Vanegas, "The Human Rights Crisis in Nicaragua Before and After the 2018 Uprising"

  • 12:10PM to 1:45PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge

Erendira Vanegas is coordinator of the New Haven Leon Sister City Project Domestic Violence Prevention Program, which has been active promoting women's rights in Leon and in nearby rural communities. She also coordinates the NHLSCP internship and delegation programs in Leon and has worked with the organization for ten years.

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September 24 Tuesday

ACS Preview of the 2019 Supreme Court Term

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 120

Please join ACS for an event previewing the upcoming Supreme Court term, featuring Linda Greenhouse, Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and longtime Supreme Court correspondent for the New York Times, Professor Bill Eskridge, and Lucas Guttentag.

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September 24 Tuesday

FedSoc Presents: Dana Berliner: Litigating for Liberty—the Institute for Justice in the Supreme Court

  • 4:30PM to 6:00PM
  • SLB Room 129

Dana Berliner, Litigation Director at the Institute for Justice (IJ), will discuss IJ’s recent work before the United States Supreme Court, including Timbs v. Indiana, 139 S. Ct. 682 (2019), and Tennessee Wines v. Thomas, 139 S. Ct. 2449 (2019). She will also preview IJ’s forthcoming case before the Court, Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, 139 S. Ct. 2777 (2019), which is set to be argued next Term and concerns a First Amendment challenge to Montana’s Blaine Amendment (prohibiting state funds from being applied to religious schools).

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September 24 Tuesday

Lowenstein Human Rights Project Info Session

  • 6:00PM to 7:00PM
  • SLB Room 120

The Lowenstein Human Rights Project will be hosting an info session for students to learn more about how the Project works and how to get involved. Both law students and undergraduates are welcome to attend. Dinner will be served.

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