Yale Law School Events

Week of September 29, 2022

September 28 Wednesday

Public Health, Abolition and the Viral Underclass: What Viruses Might Teach Us About Creating a Better World

  • 4:00PM to 5:30PM
  • H-216, Hope Building, 315 Cedar Street

STEVEN W. THRASHER, PHD holds the inaugural Daniel H. Renberg chair at Northwestern University’s Medill School, the first journalism professorship in the world created to focus on LGBTQ+ research. He is also a faculty member of Northwestern’s Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing.

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September 28 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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September 29 Thursday

The Future of Civil Liberties: A Conversation with ACLU National Legal Director David Cole '84

  • 12:10PM to 1:15PM
  • SLB Room 120

Please join ACS for an exciting conversation with David Cole '84 on the future of civil liberties, key cases before the Supreme Court this term, and some of the ACLU's important litigation.

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September 29 Thursday

Legal Information & Book History Workshop, Sept 29

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Rare Book Room, Yale Law Library

The Lillian Goldman Law Library invites you to the first meeting of the new Legal Information & Book History workshop, led by Nicholas Mignanelli and Kathryn James. This series explores the history of legal information through hands-on exercises with the rare book and manuscript collections. The first meeting will be held on Thursday, September 29, 12:10-1:30 in the Rare Book Room, on Level Two of the Library. All are welcome!

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September 29 Thursday

Common Good Constitutionalism: A Political Perspective

  • 12:10PM to 1:10PM
  • SLB Room 129

Notre Dame Political Science Professor Patrick Deneen will be joining us to provide a political perspective on Adrian Vermeule's Common Good Constitutionalism. He will be joined by Patrick Hough, the Executive Director of Elm Institute.

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September 29 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Nosmot Gbadamosi, "China’s Future in Africa in the New Cold War"

  • 12:15PM to 1:30PM
  • Online

China’s engagement in Africa has ostensibly sought to avoid becoming embroiled in domestic politics while presenting itself as committed to ensuring African prosperity, but that messaging is increasingly harder to maintain. There have been growing calls from African leaders for it to mediate in ongoing conflicts across the Sahel and Ethiopia. Beijing, for the first time, employs a Horn of Africa envoy. 

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September 29 Thursday

The Yale Law Journal Legal Scholarship Workshop

  • 12:30PM to 2:00PM
  • SLB Room 122

The Yale Law Journal is pleased to welcome Mr. Owen Gallogly, a Climenko Fellow at Harvard Law School, to the Legal Scholarship Workshop. Please join us in a discussion of his Article, "Equity's Constitutional Source," forthcoming in Volume 132 of the Yale Law Journal. Food will be provided. Please email Ethan Fairbanks (ethan.fairbanks@yale.edu) for a copy of the draft Article and for event accessibility information.

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September 29 Thursday

Legal Theory Workshop

  • 4:15PM to 6:00PM
  • Room TBD
  • CANCELLED

Professor Daniel Ziblatt, Harvard (Department of Government)

Participants of the Legal Theory Workshop should read the paper in advance, as there is no presentation. If you need a copy of the paper, please email monika.piotrowicz@yale.edu.

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September 29 Thursday

YLW+ Alumni Achievement Award

  • 6:10PM to 7:30PM
  • Alumni Reading Room

Join us to honor Justice Leondra Kruger ’01 of the California Supreme Court as we present her with the 2021-2022 YLW+ Alumni Achievement Award. Following the award presentation, light food and drinks will be served.

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September 30 Friday

Mandarin Language Table

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • Baker Hall Courtyard

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We are delighted to host a Chinese language table. This presents an opportunity to learn or practice your Mandarin, and hang out with other students interested in China while enjoying lunch! All are welcome, regardless of your language level.

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