Yale Law School Events

February 6, 2020

February 6 Thursday

The Courtyard Drop-In Hours

  • 12:00PM to 2:00PM
  • SLB Room 110

Tina Severson, Senior Strategist for Technology Initiatives, will hold drop-in hours showcasing the functionality of The Courtyard, the law school’s online alumni directory, engagement community, and mentoring platform. Learn about the new and exciting ways for you to connect with YLS alumni for guidance, advice and mentorship.

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February 6 Thursday

Clerkships: Some Faculty Perspectives

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

Come hear faculty offer their perspectives on the merits and drawbacks of clerking, as well as whether clerking matters for various career paths. Panelists will be: Professors Oona Hathaway, John Morley, Marisol Orihuela, and Cristina Rodríguez. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to make sure we have an accurate count for lunch.

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February 6 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Marbre Stahly-Butts '13, Executive Director, Law for Black Lives, "Radical Lawyering for Liberation"

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

Marbre Stahly-Butts, Executive Director of Law for Black Lives, works closely with organizers, lawyers and legal advocates to build a responsive legal infrastructure for movement organizations and to advance and actualize radical policy.

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February 6 Thursday

Art as Sanctuary: Reflections of a Young Palestinian Artist, with Malak Matar

  • 4:10PM to 5:00PM
  • Sterling Law Building, Room 122

Malak Matar is a 20-year-old woman artist from Gaza, will share her personal story of using art to cope with trauma. She first started painting at age 13, during the 51-day Israeli military assault on Gaza in 2014. Forced to stay inside for her own safety, she felt a compelling need to release her fear, anxiety, and terror. In the first two years, Matar produced over 200 paintings.

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February 6 Thursday

Legal Theory Workshop

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

Professor Branko Milanovic, CUNY (Graduate Center, Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality)

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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February 6 Thursday

Voices at YLS

  • 6:00PM to 7:30PM
  • SLB Room 122

Join Nikitia Tillman, Sarah Camiscoli and Jacob Schriner-Briggs for dinner as they share their stories with the YLS community.

We are excited to have our first staff speaker, Nikitia Tillman from the Yale Law School Business Office sharing her story with us. She will be joined by Sarah Camiscoli and Jacob Schriner- Briggs from the JD Class of 2021. Dinner will be from Chipotle, Edge of the Woods, and Pitaziki (with vegan, kosher and halal options) and will be served at 6. The stories will start at 6:15. There may be dessert (!).

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