Yale Law School Events

Week of August 22, 2022

August 22 Monday
August 22 Monday

Meditation Mondays

  • 9:45AM to 10:00AM
  • SLB Room L390C

Mindfulness can greatly benefit you as students and later as legal professionals, affecting all you serve and interact with. Every Monday, gather with others for a 15 or 20 min guided meditation led by wellness counselor Catherine Banson. Meditation room L390C or Zoom in (closed after 3-5 minutes of introductory remarks).

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August 22 Monday

Pan-Affinity Group Reception with Dean Heather Gerken

  • 5:00PM to 6:00PM
  • Ruttenberg Dining Hall

Are you active in one of our Affinity Groups? Please join us for a meet & greet with Dean Gerken as we kick off the semester!

Location: Ruttenberg Dining Hall

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August 23 Tuesday

Tuesday Tea Time

  • 3:00PM to 4:30PM
  • Ruttenberg Dining Hall

Come sit with a cup of tea and chat, color, doodle, do your own craft project, write a gratitude note or learn a skill with your wellness counselor Catherine Banson and others. (Hopefully we can do nails too!)

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August 23 Tuesday

LLSA Welcome Back: Backyard Social

  • 6:30PM to 8:00PM
  • RSVP for location

What better way to start off the school year than with your LLSA fam? Come to a Latinx Law Students Association backyard social this Tuesday, August 23 to enjoy tacos, drinks, and good company. We can't wait to see our 2L/3Ls again and to meet all the new law students, including 1L, LLM, and transfer students.

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August 24 Wednesday

Meditate with Professor Yair Listokin - Wednesdays 12:05-12:15pm

  • 12:05PM to 12:15PM
  • SLB Room L390C

Professor Listokin is a longtime meditator - join him for 10 minutes every Wednesday to practice! Meditation room L390C and via Zoom (https://yale.zoom.us/j/92073967300).

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August 24 Wednesday

YLS Community Picnic

  • 4:30PM to 6:30PM
  • Baker Hall Courtyard

Meet us in the Baker Courtyard to kick off the school year with food and drinks.

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August 24 Wednesday

ACS Fall Faculty Workshop on Progressive Scholarship

  • 5:10PM to 6:25PM
  • Baker Hall Room 116

Join ACS for the weekly fall faculty workshop! Contact one of the coordinators (Amy Jeon, Isaac May, and Jim Huang) for a copy of the workshop paper.

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August 25 Thursday

Carson v. Makin: The Case and the Future of Religious Liberty

  • 12:00PM to 1:15PM
  • SLB Room 120

In our first event on the recent landmark SCOTUS term, Kirby West from the Institute for Justice will join us to discuss Carson v. Makin. Kirby was intimately involved in the case, so she will be able to discuss the background, strategy, and theories behind the case, as well as its implications for the future of religious liberty.

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