Yale Law School Events

Week of September 12, 2022

September 12 Monday

Thurman Arnold Project Introductory Meeting

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 122

We are excited to announce that the introductory meeting for the Thurman Arnold Project (TAP) will be held on Monday, September 12 at 12pm in SLB 122. We will serve Nica's sandwiches and coffee from Blue State.

TAP is an intellectual gathering point for academics, policymakers, and students to discuss and develop antitrust and competition policy. TAP is led by Fiona Scott Morton, the Theodore Nierenberg Professor of Economics at the Yale School of Management and former chief economist for the Antitrust Division of the DOJ.

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September 12 Monday

Meditation Mondays

  • 12:05PM to 12:20PM
  • SLB Room L390C

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September 12 Monday

1L Intro to CDO and the Summer Job Search

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 127

CDO counselors will provide an overview of CDO and the summer job search process. All first-year students are strongly encouraged to attend. Grab and go lunch will be provided.

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September 12 Monday

Echoes of Attica - Performance and Discussion

  • 6:30PM to 8:00PM
  • Levinson Auditorium

On Monday, September 12, 2022, the Liman Center will co-host Echoes of Attica – a music/theater performance about the 1971 prison uprising and its aftermath, featuring original songs written and performed by Philadelphia rap poet and activist BL Shirelle and the gospel singer Simply Naomi. Based on court transcripts, recently released FBI files, and interviews with eyewitnesses, the show will be introduced by Carlos Roche – who survived the assault at Attica – and feature a post-performance panel discussion about U.S. prisons, past and present. The show is free and all are welcome.

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September 13 Tuesday

Yale Journal of Law and Technology Information Session

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

YJoLT publishes innovative, engaging, and timely legal scholarship at the intersection of law and technology. We've published on intellectual property, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, privacy and civil rights, health data accessibility, and much more. Check out our website at https://yjolt.org/ to browse our past issues, as well as our blog.

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September 13 Tuesday

Legal History Forum: Clifford Ando (U Chicago) presents "The Rise of the Indigenous Jurists"

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • BH Room 116

Clifford Ando (University of Chicago) presents his "The Rise of the Indigenous Jurists" to the Yale Legal History Forum. Professor Ando is the David B. and Clara E. Stern Distinguished Service Professor; Professor of Classics, History and the College at University of Chicago. See https://history.uchicago.edu/directory/clifford-ando

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September 13 Tuesday

The Coming Good Society: Why New Realities Demand New Rights; Sushma Raman

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 128

A rights revolution is under way. Today the range of nonhuman entities thought to deserve rights is exploding—not just animals but ecosystems and even robots. Changes in norms and circumstances require the expansion of rights: What new rights, for example, are needed if we understand gender to be nonbinary? Does living in a corrupt state violate our rights? And emerging technologies demand that we think about old rights in new ways: When biotechnology is used to change genetic code, whose rights might be violated?

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September 13 Tuesday

After the LLM: A Discussion about Opportunities and Resources

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 121

Panelists will share information and resources with LLM students to aid their consideration of plans for after completion of the LLM degree. Topics will include opportunities in academia; fellowships; public interest and private practice.

Panelists:
Gordon Silverstein, Assistant Dean, Graduate Programs
Jim Silk, Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights and Director, Orville H. Schell, Jr...

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September 13 Tuesday

Tuesday Tea Time

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

Come sit with a cup of tea and chat, paint your nails, color, doodle, do your own craft project, write a gratitude note or learn a skill with your wellness counselor Catherine Banson and others.

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September 13 Tuesday

Unveiling of a Portrait of Robert C. Baker ’56 BA, ’59 LLB

  • 4:30PM to 6:30PM
  • 40 Ashmun Lounge, Robert C. & Christina Baker Hall

A celebration of the unveiling of a portrait of Robert C. Baker

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