Yale Law School Events

March 1-31, 2021

March 1 Monday

Nationwide Injunctions and the APA

  • 12:10PM to 1:15PM
  • Online

The Yale Federalist Society will be joined by Scott Keller, Founding Partner of Lehotsky Keller LLP and former Solicitor General of Texas, and Professor Nicholas Parrillo for a conversation on the future of nationwide injunctions.

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March 1 Monday

Reimagining Work After 2020 Workshop

  • 2:10PM to 4:00PM
  • Online

This spring, Yale Law School will host the Workplace Theory and Policy Workshop, Reimagining Work After 2020, chaired by Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Science Vicki Schultz. This timely seminar will bring in prominent scholars, policymakers, and activists from a variety of disciplines to analyze recent transformations in society—most notably, the COVID pandemic and the uprising against structural racism—in relation to work.

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March 1 Monday

Weekly Functional Fitness Workout with Professor Ian Ayres

  • 6:00PM to 7:00PM
  • Online

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. Zoom information can be found on YaleConnect.

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March 2 Tuesday

Beyond Data Ownership; Ignacio Cofone, McGill University

  • 12:00PM to 1:30PM
  • Online

Data ownership proposals are widely misunderstood, aim at the wrong goal, and would be self-defeating if implemented. The Article shows, first, that data ownership proposals do not argue for the bundle of ownership rights that exists over property at common law. Instead, they focus on transferring rights over personal information through consent.  

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March 2 Tuesday

Weekly Meditation with Professor Yair Listokin

  • 12:05PM to 12:10PM
  • Online

Join Professor Listokin every Tuesday at 12:05 for a brief meditation via Zoom. Zoom information can be found on YaleConnect.

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March 2 Tuesday

Mentor in Residence with Tosin Agbabiaka '16, Octopus Venture Capital

  • 2:00PM to 3:20PM
  • Online

Tosin Agbabiaka (J.D. ’16; M.B.A ‘16) is currently an investor at Octopus Ventures, a global venture capital firm, where he invests in early stage Fintech companies . Previously, he served as a special advisor for finance and investment at USAID Power Africa, a US government initiative to develop clean energy infrastructure in Africa, and worked as a summer associate at the Awethu Project, a South African venture capital firm.

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March 3 Wednesday

Harvard-Yale COVID and the Law Forum: The Disparate Burdens of COVID-19

  • 12:00PM to 1:15PM
  • Online

Join us on March 3 for the fourth installment of COVID-19 and the Law: Disruption, Impact, and Legacy, a Harvard-Yale forum.

This seminar series will consider the ethical, legal, regulatory, and broader social and institutional impacts that COVID-19 has had, as well as the longer-lasting effects it may have on our society. This fourth seminar in the series will focus on role that social disparities and structural forces have played in the pandemic.

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March 3 Wednesday

Understanding the Critiques of MMT (hosted by YLS LPE)

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • Online

So what about inflation? What about other countries with sovereign currency? On March 3, the Yale LPE student group will be hosting a conversation between MMT theorist Rohan Grey and left economist Devika Dutt. The goal of this conversation is to explore and understand constructive critiques of MMT. Rohan Grey is a J.S.D. Candidate at Cornell Law School, Co-Founder of the Modern Money Network, and Associate Director of the Law and Money Initiative.

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March 3 Wednesday

Investigating Big Tech: An Overview of the Digital Markets Investigation, Slade Bond, Chief Counsel of the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee

  • 12:00PM to 1:30PM
  • Online

Slade is the Chief Counsel of the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee, which has jurisdiction over the antitrust laws and competition policy, administrative law, bankruptcy, remote sales tax collection, and other commercial law matters.

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March 3 Wednesday

Racism, land loss, and the creation of modern agriculture

  • 12:15PM to 1:15PM
  • Online

The modern food system, including the industrial factory farms and slaughterhouses that produce most of today’s meat, is the product of a long process of consolidation of power. Racism shaped this history: the number of Black farmers has dropped by 98% from a peak of 200,000 in the early 20th century, and this racism persists.

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