Yale Law School Events

February 1-29, 2020

February 3 Monday

Dean's Advisor 101 Session

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB 124

Come learn more about what being a Dean's Advisor (DA) is all about! Current DAs will be on hand to speak about their experience and to answer your questions. Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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February 3 Monday

A Conversation with the Hon. Pamela Chen (EDNY)

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

The Hon. Pamela Chen, a United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York, will join the American Constitution Society to discuss her career as a lawyer and her current role as a federal district court judge in Brooklyn.

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February 3 Monday

Conversation with Judge Pamela Chen (EDNY)

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

Please join ACS, APALSA, and Outlaws for a lunch talk featuring Judge Pamela Chen of the Eastern District of New York. Judge Chen was appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate in 2013. She is the first Asian-American lesbian to serve in the federal judiciary.

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February 3 Monday

Argentina: Forwards, Backwards, or Sideways?

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

JSD candidates Sebastian Guidi and Fernando Bracaccini will begin the discussion with a brief analysis of Argentina's October 2019 elections. The students visiting the law school from Argentina on the YLS Latin American Linkage exchange program will offer their reactions before the floor is opened to discussion. Lunch will be provided.

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February 4 Tuesday

Moral Outrage in the Digital Age, Dr. Molly Crockett, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Yale University

  • 12:05PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 128

Moral outrage shapes fundamental aspects of human social life and is now widespread on digital media and online social networks. How might these new technologies change the expression of moral outrage and its social consequences? Principles of reinforcement learning can usefully organize an investigation of digital outrage and its effects on social behavior. We used supervised deep learning to develop a digital outrage classifier that can identify expressions of moral outrage on social media with human-level accuracy.

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February 4 Tuesday

Legal History Forum - Coel Kirkby, Sidney Law School

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge of the Sterling Law Building

Legal History Forum — Coel Kirkby, Sidney Law School - "Brexit’s Civil Warrior: On the Genesis of Finnis’ Practical Guide to Statesmen."

Lunch will be provided. Papers will be pre-circulated to Forum participants. For more information, please contact the 2019-2020 Legal History Fellows, Gabe Levine (gabriel.levine@yale.edu) and Kate Redburn (kate.redburn@yale.edu).

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February 4 Tuesday

A Conversation with the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, Miguel de Serpa Soares and Harold H. Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB, Room 129

Miguel de Serpa Soares, the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and UN Legal Counsel Office of Legal Affairs (OLA), brings with him wide-ranging experience in the legal sector.

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February 4 Tuesday

Caliphal Tribunals and Anarchical Fallacies: Medieval Arabic Petitions from the Cairo Geniza

  • 4:15PM to 5:45PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge

Marina Rustow, Princeton University

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February 4 Tuesday

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program Inaugural Lectures by Dr. Sheila Jasanoff and Dr. Timothy Pachirat

  • 4:30PM to 6:00PM
  • SLB Room 127

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, the Yale Law, Ethics & Animals Program Inaugural Lectures will feature lectures by Dr. Sheila Jasanoff and Dr. Timothy Pachirat. The talks will be back-to-back from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, followed by a reception for faculty, students, friends, and supporters of LEAP from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Yale Law School Alumni Reading Room.

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