Yale Law School Events

September 30, 2019

September 30 Monday
September 30 Monday

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 30 Monday

Critical Perspectives on the 1L Curriculum: Torts and Regulation

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 127

Professor Doug Kysar (YLS) and Professor Tasnim Motala (Howard University) will analyze the discipline of torts through critical legal theories. Professor Motala will begin the discussion with a presentation of her work surrounding torts and hate speech. She will then launch into a dialogue with Professor Kysar exploring critical legal theories surrounding torts and how students can maintain their interest in progressive ideas/social justice while studying the foundational law school curriculum.

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September 30 Monday

FedSoc Presents: The Role of State Solicitors General with Scott Keller

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

Please join the Yale Federalist Society for a conversation with Scott Keller, former Solicitor General of Texas and current chair of Baker Botts's Supreme Court practice, and YLS Professor David Schleicher. They'll discuss Scott's career as Texas SG and the role of state solicitors general, a growing office in many states across the country.

Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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