Yale Law School Events

February 5, 2020

February 5 Wednesday
February 5 Wednesday

Law and the Social Sciences (Psychology) - Tom Tyler - Foundations of American Legal Thought

  • 12:10PM to 1:10PM
  • SLB Room 120
Professor Tom Tyler will deliver a lecture titled Law and the Social Sciences (Psychology), as a part of the Foundations of American Legal Thought course taught by Professors Daniel Markovits & Cristina Rodríguez. The lecture is open to the Yale Community and all are invited to attend. Lunch will be served. 

The public lectures on the Foundations of American Legal Thought will be held weekly during the 2020 Spring term, on Wednesdays at 12:10 p.m. to 1 p.m. The other lectures delivered within the series are the following:

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February 5 Wednesday

Fighting Gun Violence in Court

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 127

The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy and ACS will host three major figures shaping gun laws and policies today for a discussion of successes, setbacks, and strategies for taking on gun violence in court. The event will feature:

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February 5 Wednesday

Shedding Light on Mid-Winter Blues (literally)

  • 6:00PM to 7:00PM
  • SLB Room 121

Join Dr. Paul Desan, MD, PhD, for an evening of science, tips, and art! We'll learn about S.A.D., coping advice from a psychiatrist and partake in some old school Lite-Brite art over a comfort food themed meal. We will be drawing a name at the end of the program for one person to take home their very own HappyLight Energy Lamp. RSVPs required to ensure there is enough food to go around.

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February 5 Wednesday

Book Talk: A Better Planet: 40 Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future

  • 6:10PM to 7:00PM
  • SLB Room 127

Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and Yale Environmental Law Association for a book talk with Professor Daniel Esty ’86 and commentary by Professor Douglas Kysar. They will discuss Prof. Esty’s new book, A Better Planet: 40 Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future.

Light refreshments will be served.

A Better Planet is a practical, bipartisan call-to-action from the world’s leading thinkers on the environment and sustainability.

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