Yale Law School Events

November 16, 2021

November 16 Tuesday

Affordable Housing, Algorithms, and Afrofuturism, Etienne C. Toussaint, Assistant Professor of Law, University of South Carolina School of Law

  • 12:00PM to 1:30PM
  • Online

After the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., amidst the backdrop of protests across the United States, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1968. Under Titles VIII and IX, commonly known as the Fair Housing Act (FHA), Congress not only banned discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing, but also called for the Department of Housing and Urban Development and recipients of federal financial assistance for housing development to take affirmative steps to overcome patterns of segregation and discrimination in housing.

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November 16 Tuesday

The European Union vs. International and Domestic Courts: A Contentious Coexistence?

  • 12:10PM to 1:40PM
  • Online

Much scholarly attention has been dedicated to the study of the interactions between the three legal orders shaping the law in Europe: the domestic, the European, and the international. Such interactions can take the form of mutual reinforcement, neutral co-existence, strong frictions, and everything in between. Time and again, the particular influence—effective or potential—of international an...

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November 16 Tuesday

"Between Pardons and Treason: Conspiracy Laws in the United States": A Conversation with Sarah A. Seo

  • 12:30PM to 1:50PM
  • Online

Professor Seo will present her paper "Between Pardons and Treason: Conspiracy Laws in the United States” and take questions from the audience. Paper and Zoom link is available upon request: please email nathaniel.donahue@yale.edu or eric.stephen@yale.edu.

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November 16 Tuesday

Alumni Working in the Federal Government Panel

  • 3:30PM to 4:30PM
  • Online

Are you interested in working at a federal government agency? Please join a panel discussion with YLS alumni Stephanie Akpa '09 and Alex Mechanick '20. Stephanie currently serves as the Senior Advisor for the Office of Civil Rights at the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services and Alex is a Policy Advisor in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, a component of the Office of Management and Budget. Stephanie also served as an Equal Justice Works fellow with the Legal Aid Society of D.C. and Alex was a Heyman Fellow with the Office of Senator Richard Blumenthal.

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November 16 Tuesday

Women of YLBS: A Conversation with Sara Moss

  • 6:00PM to 7:00PM
  • Online

The Yale Law & Business Society is delighted to announce our first Women of YLBS event for women law students interested in law and business. Please join us on Tuesday, November 16, from 6:00 - 7:00 PM, for a conversation with Sara Moss, Vice Chairman of The Estée Lauder Companies, in which she will discuss her trailblazing career as a woman leader in law and business, reflect on lessons learne...

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November 16 Tuesday

Funky Fitness with Professor Ian Ayres

  • 6:30PM to 7:30PM
  • Online

All levels of experience are welcome, but for some classes you will need an item to lift with one hand. It would also be a good to have a yoga mat, bath towel or carpeted area for floor padding.

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November 16 Tuesday

Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals Semifinals

  • 6:30PM to 9:00PM
  • SLB Room 120 and online

The eight semifinalists compete for a spot in the prize finals this spring. The competitors will be arguing Houston Community College System v. Wilson before the Honorable Judge Rachel P. Kovner (E.D.N.Y.), Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer (D. Conn.), and Judge Michael P. Shea (D. Conn.).

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