Yale Law School Events

October 29, 2020

October 29 Thursday

Weekly Meditation with Catherine Banson

  • 9:15AM to 9:30AM
  • Online

Join Wellness Counselor, Catherine Banson, for a brief fifteen minute meditation via Zoom.  These meditation sessions alternate weekly (9:15-9:30am and 4:30-4:45pm). Zoom info can be found here.

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October 29 Thursday

COVID and the Global Order: Nationalism vs. Cosmopolitanism

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • Online

Please join us on October 29 for the discussion, “Nationalism vs. Cosmopolitanism,” featuring:

Michael Lind, Professor of Practice, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas

Seyla Benhabib, Eugene Meyer Professor for Political Science and Philosophy, Emerita, Yale; Scholar in Residence and Professor Adjunct of Law, Columbia Law School

Samuel Moyn, the Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale, will moderate.

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October 29 Thursday

EIC Guest Lecture: Lindsay Breedlove (Ultragenyx), "Jumping Ship: Why One Lawyer Made Partner and Then Went In House"

  • 12:35PM to 2:00PM
  • Online

Join the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic for a fireside chat with Lindsay Breedlove, North American Brand Counsel of Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.

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October 29 Thursday

Interviewing at VIP Webinar

  • 4:10PM to 5:00PM
  • Online

Join Assistant Dean Kelly Voight for a discussion about strategies for preparing for and conducting VIP interviews with success. Register here for program link.

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October 29 Thursday

Law, Economics & Organization Workshop: "How the Rich Rule in American Foreign Policy" with Michigan State Political Science Prof. Matt Grossmann

  • 4:10PM to 5:40PM
  • To access the Workshop, please go to the LEO main page (https://law.yale.edu/LEO) on Thursday, Oct. 29th after 9:00 a.m.

ABSTRACT: "U.S. foreign policy enactments are more likely to reflect the views of the affluent public than the middle class. We analyze the factors associated with their success. Foreign policy proposals are usually introduced to the public after they are already on the government agenda and they are more likely to be enacted than proposals in other areas. Foreign policy proposals that promote globalism, such as foreign aid, military conflict, international organization involvement, and trade agreements, generate more support from the affluent and are especially likely to pass. Think tanks coalesce in support of these globalist policies; those they favor are more likely to pass. In line with populist critiques of American foreign policy, elite interests and affluent citizens largely succeed in advancing globalization and American international entanglements despite less support from the middle class."

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October 29 Thursday

Having Difficult Conversations with Catherine Banson

  • 5:00PM to 6:00PM
  • Online

Bring your scenarios and practice some communication skills for talking to loved ones and colleagues who may have different political ideologies. RSVP here for Zoom info.

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October 29 Thursday

Weekly Functional Fitness Workout with Professor Ian Ayres

  • 6:00PM to 7:00PM
  • Zoom Meeting ID: 961 6200 4410
All levels of experience are welcome, but for some classes you will need an item to lift with one hand. This item can be a dumbbell or kettlebell or it might be a jug of milk or Clorox (something that can be gripped with one hand). It would also be a good to have a yoga mat, bath towel or carpeted area for floor padding. 
 
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October 29 Thursday

CDO 25th Annual Public Interest Career Fair

  • 6:10PM to 7:30PM
  • Online

Are you Interested in working at a public interest organization, government office, or public interest law firm this summer? The Public Interest Career Fair can help you understand more about these areas of practice and about individual employers both in the U.S. and abroad. Join our 25th annual Public Interest Career Fair to speak with 2Ls and 3Ls who have worked at a wide range of internships in all these areas during the past summers. They will be available to answer questions and discuss their experiences informally throughout the evening. 

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October 29 Thursday

Virtual Escape the Room for 1Ls

  • 7:00PM to 8:00PM
  • Online
  • Cancelled

You are in a mysterious room. As you look around you start to notice strange objects and messages - or are they clues? - hidden around the room. Can you and your team solve the puzzles, open the locks, and find the key to escape the room within one hour? RSVP here to participate in the world-famous real-life room escape Puzzle Break. RSVP here.

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