Yale Law School Events

Week of February 19, 2020

February 17 Monday

Capital Defense, Trial Advocacy, and Mitigation: A Q&A with Kristen Nelson

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

The Capital Assistance Project (CAP) invites you to a Q&A with Kristen Nelson, Director of the Powell Project, an organization that aims to empower defense counsel in trial level capital cases by equipping teams with nationally recognized skills and best practices. Kristen Nelson previously worked at the Public Defender Service in D.C.

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February 17 Monday

re·o·ri·en·ta·tion -- How To Approach Your Writing Requirements

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

This session will address common questions from students on how to plan for your SAW/Substantial Paper. Panelists will also cover research and writing tips for your required writing assignments.

You must RSVP in order to receive a lunch.

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February 17 Monday

Constitutional Attacks in India

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 120

'Constitutional Attacks in India' will feature two constitutional law scholars, Professors Tarunabh Khaitan and Faizan Mustafa, and human rights lawyer Aman Wadud. The three will discuss recent developments in India that have caused massive protests and sparked a dialogue on discrimination, identity, and the Indian Constitution.

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February 18 Tuesday

"The Future of Judicial Conservatism" with Judge Thomas Griffith

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • 129

Please join the Yale Federalist Society in welcoming Judge Griffith as he gives an address on "The Future of Judicial Conservatism."

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February 18 Tuesday

Regulating Speech Online: A Comparative Constitutional Perspective Panel

  • 12:05PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 128

Regulating online speech has become a key concern for lawmakers in several countries. But national and supranational regulatory efforts are being met with significant criticism, particularly in transatlantic perspective. Critiques, however, should not fall into the trap of merely relitigating old debates over the permissibility and extent of regulating speech.

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February 18 Tuesday

A Conversation with the Hon. Nina Pillard (D.C. Circuit)

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

The Hon. Nina Pillard, a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, will join the American Constitution Society to discuss her career as a lawyer and law professor as well as her current service on one of the nation's most important courts.

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February 18 Tuesday

Barriers to Investment Success: Understanding Your Behavioral Biases

  • 12:10PM to 1:10PM
  • Room 120

Behavioral biases are an innate part of our decision-making process. And while they can help us make important decision on a daily basis, they can also work against us in achieving investment success. Join John Caserta, Chartered Financial Consultant and Yale College alumnus, for a discussion on understanding and managing the behavioral biases that can impede your investment success.


 

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February 18 Tuesday

The Regulatory Compact - Josh Macey - Seminar in Private Law and Inequality

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

Professor Josh Macey (Cornell Law) will lead a session titled The Regulatory Compact. This is an open to the public session of the 2020 Seminar in Private Law and Inequality, organised by Professor Daniel Markovits and the YLS Center for Private Law. Lunch will be served. All are welcome, but to attend and receive the paper RSVP to private.law@yale.edu

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February 18 Tuesday

How the Royals Rule

  • 4:15PM to 5:45PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge

This lecture is the first in a three-part series entitled "Saudi Arabia: A History of Domination through Culture, Religion and Law". The second and third lectures in the series will be held on February 25 and March 3, 2020.

All lectures will be given by Bernard A. Haykel, Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Director, Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East at Princeton University.

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