Yale Law School Events

February 25, 2020

February 25 Tuesday

Socially Responsible Investing: Investing to Reflect Your Values

  • 11:20AM to 1:00PM
  • Baker Hall, Room 122
  • CANCELLED

Wondering what impact your portfolio has on society? Are your investments sustainable and responsible? Want to make more socially conscious investment decisions? How does being socially responsible impact performance? Join John Caserta, Chartered Financial Consultant and Yale College Alum, for an in-depth discussion on sustainable and responsible investing (SRI). Learn about the different types of SRI – including ethical, green, program, green investing and more – and how to construct portfolios based on your principles.

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February 25 Tuesday

Brown Bag Lunch: EXPUNGEMENT AND THE PRESS: Should an enforceable right to be forgotten apply to the reporting of past entanglements with law enforcement?

  • 12:00PM to 2:00PM
  • BH Room 405

The Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression and the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School invite you, your journalist colleagues and others from your organization to the next in their series of occasional lunchtime discussions of current issues facing journalists and their lawyers.

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February 25 Tuesday

What Happens When IP and Free Culture Don’t Play Well Together, Chuck Roslof, Legal Counsel, Wikimedia Foundation

  • 12:05PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 127

Free culture projects like Wikipedia are built on the principles of sharing and collaboration, but trademark and copyright law decidedly are not. This presentation will discuss how free culture projects navigate that tension, with a focus on the Wikimedia projects. How can a collaborative work driven by a desire to create something for the whole world to share in use, adapt, or ignore legal doctrines that assume individual (or at least limited and identifiable) ownership and control of rights?

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February 25 Tuesday

Palliative Care Futurist: Dr. Diane Meier on Matching Care to Patients' Needs

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • 128

The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy will welcome Dr. Diane Meier, the Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care and a national pioneer in palliative care research, education, and advocacy. Dr. Meier will discuss palliative care, why it is important, and barriers to scale.

The event is open to the public and lunch will be served.

 

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February 25 Tuesday

In Conversation with Reverend William J. Barber, II

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

Please join us for a conversation between Reverend William J. Barber, II and Professor Monica Bell on Tuesday, February 25, 2020,12:10 - 1:30 pm in SLB, Room 120. 

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February 25 Tuesday

Legal History Forum — Michael Szonyi, Harvard University

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge, Sterling Law Building

Legal History Forum — Michael Szonyi, Harvard University (East Asian Languages and Civilizations), “Land Markets, Property Rights, and Corporate Organizations in Late Imperial China: Preliminary Reflections on Recently Discovered Materials from Fujian."

Lunch will be provided. Papers will be pre-circulated to Forum participants. For more information, please contact the 2019-2020 Legal History Fellows, Gabe Levine (gabriel.levine@yale.edu) and Kate Redburn (kate.redburn@yale.edu).

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February 25 Tuesday

Gene Baur: Changing Hearts and Minds about Food Animals - in conversation with Jonathan Lovvorn

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

Join the YLS Law, Ethics & Animals Program, the Yale Sustainable Food Project, and the Yale Animal Law Society for a conversation with Gene Baur, President and Co-Founder of Farm Sanctuary.

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February 25 Tuesday

Deploying the Wahhabis: Official Religion and the State

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

This lecture is the second in a three-part series entitled, "Saudi Arabia: A History of Domination through Culture, Religion and Law". The third and final lecture in the series will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.
All three lectures will be given by Bernard A. Haykel, Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Director of the Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, Princeton University and will take place in the Calabresi Faculty Lounge.

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