Yale Law School Events

February 19, 2020

February 19 Wednesday

Reproductive Due Process, Meghan Boone, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama School of Law

  • 12:05PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 127
This talk engages in a thought experiment. It assumes that the Supreme Court has correctly identified the constitutional scope of the substantive right to abortion by balancing a pregnant person’s right to liberty with the state’s interest in potential life. Following on this assumption, it asks the question: what else might the Constitution require?

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February 19 Wednesday

James Green "U.S.-China Diplomacy: 40 Years of Insights"

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Baker Hall 116

James Green, former senior trade official at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and the creator and host of the U.S.-China Dialogue Podcast, will speak about the prospects for U.S.-China relations based on his time working with the Obama and Trump Administrations on the front lines of the trade conflict and his recent podcast interviews with two dozen former senior U.S. officials.

Lunch will be served

 

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February 19 Wednesday

Behavioral Law and Economics - Christine Jolls - Foundations of American Legal Thought

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 129

Professor Christine Jolls will deliver a lecture titled Behavioral Law and Economics, 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 19 Wednesday

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

  • 12:10PM to 1:10PM
  • SLB Room 121

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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