Yale Law School Events

Week of November 17, 2021

November 15 Monday

International Arbitration 101

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 120

Please join Hugh Carlson and Kimberly Larkin of Three Crowns for an introduction to international arbitration and practical tips for breaking into this competitive field. They will discuss key practice differences between international arbitration and litigation, provide suggestions on favorably distinguishing one’s candidacy, and offer pointers on excelling in one’s first year of practice. Mr.

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November 15 Monday

The Family Roe: A Book Talk with Joshua Prager on the Most Divisive Case in SCOTUS History

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

Please join us for a discussion with author Joshua Prager on his timely new book, The Family Roe: An American Story, which explores the lives of the family and figures involved in the Supreme Court’s most divisive case and landmark ruling. At a time when Roe v. Wade faces unprecedented challenges, this book dives into the lives at the heart of the case, the court decision, and the social movements surrounding it. Prager will be joined by Yale experts Randi Epstein and Linda Greenhouse '78 MSL.

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November 15 Monday

Policing Data: What is it, what can we do with it, and why is it so hard to get?

  • 2:00PM to 3:00PM
  • Online

The key to unlocking answers for some of policing’s most pressing questions lies in data held by police departments themselves. However, very little of this data is made public. This event in the Justice Collaboratory’s Fall 2021 Policing Conversations Series will identify what policing data is, what kinds of insights can be yielded from it, and how public access to it can be improved.

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November 15 Monday

Supreme Court Reform After the Commission

  • 6:00PM to 7:00PM
  • SLB Room 128 and Online

Last year, amid growing calls from liberals and the left for Supreme Court reform, then-candidate Joseph Biden committed to establishing “a national commission—a bipartisan commission—of scholars, constitutional scholars, Democrats, Republicans, liberal, conservative, and I will ask them to, over 180 days, [to] come back to me with recommendations as to how to reform the court system because it...

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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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