Yale Law School Events

November 17, 2021

November 17 Wednesday

Giving Thanks and Pie Giveaway

  • 10:30AM to 12:30PM
  • Private Location (sign in to display)

Join OSA in the SLB Courtyard for the annual tradition of receiving your own personal pie as a thank you for your tremendous work this semester!

Limit one pie per student.

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November 17 Wednesday

Innovation under Section 2 of the Sherman Act, Doug Melamed, Stanford Law School

  • 12:00PM to 1:30PM
  • Online

Antitrust cases, including recent complaints filed against dominant technology platforms, have alleged conduct that harms innovation.  Section 2 of the Sherman Act is sufficiently broad to address conduct that harms innovation, but courts have little experience adjudicating such allegations.  This article briefly reviews the economics literature regarding the effects of market power on innovation incentives.  We identify circumstances in which structural conditions warrant a presumption that anticompetitive conduct by a dominant firm is likely to harm or promote inn

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November 17 Wednesday

Disability and Disparate Impact in the Supreme Court: CVS v. Doe

  • 12:10PM to 1:15PM
  • SLB Room 122 and Online
  • CANCELLED

In a few weeks, the Supreme Court will hear the case CVS Pharmacy v. Doe, which asks whether Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Affordable Care Act prohibit disparate impact discrimination on the basis of disability. To learn more about the case and what is at stake, join the Solomon Center and the Disabled Law Students Association for an event with Sylvia Yee from the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, and Doe’s counsel Henry Quillen '07 of Whatley Kallas.

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November 17 Wednesday

Kirby Simon Summer Human Rights Fellowship Panel and Information Session

  • 12:10PM to 1:15PM
  • SLB Room 121

The session will begin with a general discussion of the Kirby Simon Summer Human Rights Fellowship and its application process. This will include a discussion of summer internship opportunities at international human rights and criminal courts, which have complicated and sometimes early application processes; students interested in these internships should plan to attend.

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November 17 Wednesday

Discrimination on the Basis of Race? Affirmative Action at the Court

  • 12:10PM to 1:10PM
  • Online

A discussion on Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard

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November 17 Wednesday

2021 Award of Merit Presentation

  • 7:00PM to 9:00PM
  • Online

Please join Dean Heather Gerken as she presents four esteemed alumni with the Yale Law School Award of Merit. Stacey Abrams ’99, Lani Guinier ’74, William E. Kennard ’81, and Robert C. Post ’77 will be recognized for their outstanding leadership and contributions to public service and the legal profession on November 17 at 7:00 pm EST over Zoom.

Be a part of honoring these remarkable graduates as they reflect on their own personal leadership journeys. 

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