Yale Law School Events

Week of February 27, 2020

February 24 Monday

APALSA Board Slating Info Session

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • Baker Room 118

Interested in being a part of APALSA's Executive Board next year? Join the current board for lunch and learn more about why you should slate! Slating applications are due at 11:59 pm on March 6.

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February 24 Monday

Real Talk on Management Consulting and a Case Interview Crash Course

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 110

What is management consulting? How do I navigate a case interview? What’s it like to go from getting a JD to becoming a consultant? Come hear real talk on management consulting, and get a case interview crash course, from three JD-holding Bain & Co. Management Consultants: Harrison Marks, YLS '15, Ted Lee, YLS '18, and Cory Needle. Please RSVP here for an accurate head count and include any dietary restrictions.

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February 24 Monday

Martha Davis, Human Rights in Small Places: A Cook’s Tour of Human Rights-Informed Local Governance

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 122

Martha Davis is Associate Dean for Experiential Education and Professor of Law at Northeastern University School of Law, where she is faculty director of the law school’s human rights program.  Professor Davis has written widely on human rights, social justice, women’s rights, and children’s rights, with scholarly articles in Yale Law Journal, North Carolina Law Review, Fordham Law Journal, NYU Review of Law & Social Change, and others.  She is co-editor of Global Urban Justice: The Rise of Human Rights Cities (Cambridge 2016), and is co-auth

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February 24 Monday

Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice with Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

  • 4:30PM to 6:30PM
  • SLB Room 127

The Spring 2020 Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice will be delivered on February 24th by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II.  Barber is a pastor and social justice advocate building a broad-based grassroots movement, grounded in the moral tenets of faith-based communities and the constitution, to confront systemic racism, poverty, environmental devastation, the war economy and the distorted moral narrative of religious nationalism in America today.

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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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