Yale Law School Events

December 1-31, 2021

December 1 Wednesday
December 1 Wednesday
December 1 Wednesday

Orientation 2.0: How to Ace a Law School Exam, a Yale Law School Exam, and a Yale Law School Exam in the First Semester

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
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Join Rob Harrison for How to Ace a Law School Exam, a Yale Law School Exam, and a Yale Law School Exam in the First Semester.

This session is part of Orientation 2.0 and open to the YLS Community.

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December 1 Wednesday

Civilian Oversight of Policing: The features and limits of current approaches

  • 1:00PM to 2:00PM
  • Online

Improved civilian oversight has been a component of most police reform agendas for the better part of a century. But what do we mean by “civilian oversight,” and what are the characteristics of different oversight models? In this final event in the Justice Collaboratory’s Fall 2021 Policing Conversation Series, we will scrutinize different approaches and discuss how they fit into the policing accountability landscape.

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December 1 Wednesday

Debriefing Dobbs: SCOTUS Oral Arguments on Abortion – What Just Happened?

  • 4:00PM to 5:00PM
  • Online

A community debrief to discuss Wednesday’s oral arguments before SCOTUS in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization – the case challenging Mississippi’s pre-viability, 15-week abortion ban.

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December 2 Thursday
December 2 Thursday

OSA Exam Break: Live Meditation - Lovingkindness for Reading Period

  • 9:30AM to 9:45AM
  • Private Location (sign in to display)

Every Thursday morning, gather with others for a 15 min guided meditation led by wellness counselor Catherine Banson. Location: Meditation/Prayer Room L390C (newly refurbished with zafus, chairs, prayer mats, yoga mats, blocks & blankets).

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December 2 Thursday

Exam Information Session

  • 10:00AM to 11:00AM
  • Online

The Registrar's Office will provide an overview of exams at YLS using YLS:Exams, and answer questions. 

 

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December 2 Thursday

China, the Uyghurs & the Future of Internationalism Rayhan Asat (Atlantic Council) in conversation with Samuel Moyn

  • 12:00PM to 1:15PM
  • SLB Room 128

Rayhan Asat is a leading advocate bringing international attention to the fate of the Uyghurs in Western China, including the internment of her brother. Samuel Moyn will engage her in conversation about how the moral importance of the topic intersects with changes in our understanding of American and Western internationalism, even as many say a ‘new Cold War’ with China looms.

Sponsored by the Center for Global Legal Challenges

Lunch will be offered at the end of the event for those attending in person.

This event was originally scheduled for November 2.

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December 2 Thursday

OSA Exam Break: Paint Therapy

  • 4:00PM to 5:00PM
  • BH Room 118

Mia will be walking you through a mindful art practice. No skill required or expected! You'll also have the opportunity to practice other techniques for grounding when you feel stressed or anxious. This will be a semi-structured time. Limit 10.

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