Yale Law School Events

February 13, 2020

February 13 Thursday

Chirelstein Colloquium: A Conversation with Michèle O. Penzer '93, Managing Partner, New York Office, Latham & Watkins LLP

  • 12:00PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 121

Lunch will be available starting at 12:00 pm; the talk will begin at 12:15 pm.

Please RSVP to the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law by Thursday, February 6, 2020. 

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February 13 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Nina Jankowicz, "How to Lose the Information War: Lessons Learned from Eastern Europe"

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

Nina Jankowicz is a Disinformation Fellow at the Wilson Center. She studies the intersection of democracy and technology in Central and Eastern Europe. Her book, HOW TO LOSE THE INFORMATION WAR, will be published by Bloomsbury's IBTauris in Spring 2020. Ms. Jankowicz has advised the Ukrainian government on strategic communications under the auspices of a Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellowship. Her writing has been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, BuzzFeed News, The Wilson Quarterly, and others.

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February 13 Thursday

A Conversation with Judge Carlton W. Reeves

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 120

Please join ACS and BLSA for a lunch event featuring Judge Carlton W. Reeves of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi!

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February 13 Thursday

Statutory & Case Law Workshop Series: Part 1, Session 2

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

Do you want to learn more about analyzing statutes and cases for a memo, brief, or research paper?  If so, this interactive workshop series is for you!  In this two-part series, you will learn how to research statutes and case law in the context of a specific legal question.  Using the results of your research, you will then learn how to analyze these sources to be able to answer the legal question.  You will leave this series with an introduction to the skills you need for research and analysis in legal or academic writing, as well as in your professional writing. 

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February 13 Thursday

Faith-Based Campaigns for Social Justice: A Coffee Chat with Rabbi Jonah Pesner

  • 2:00PM to 3:00PM
  • SLB Room 109

The Jewish Law Students Association (JLSA) invites all members of the Yale community to discuss faith-based political advocacy and coalition-building with Rabbi Jonah Pesner. Rabbi Pesner has served as the Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism since 2015. His work has focused on encouraging Jewish communities to reach across lines of race, class, and faith in campaigns for social justice.

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February 13 Thursday

Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance: "Distorted Choice in Corporate Bankruptcy" with Prof. David Skeel

  • 4:10PM to 5:40PM
  • SLB Room 121

David Skeel is S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

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February 13 Thursday

Vaccine Law and Policy: The role of the law from a health justice and human rights lens

  • 4:30PM to 6:00PM
  • SLB Room 120

Vaccines are essential public health tools, and among the most effective means to halt the spread of infectious diseases. In recent years, however, rates of vaccine refusal in the US have increased. Dangerous disease outbreaks like the recent measles ones have followed, causing serious harm and alarm. Legislatures around the country have jumped into action. But how should the law respond to vaccine refusals? Are legislatures right to consider limits on vaccination exemptions, or are there other more effective means to protect public health and also individuals?

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