Yale Law School Events

Week of October 22, 2020

October 20 Tuesday

POSTPONED/ The Violence Inside Us - A Book Talk with Senator Chris Murphy

  • 5:00PM to 6:00PM
  • Online
  • POSTPONED

Please join us for a discussion with Senator Chris Murphy on his recent book The Violence Inside Us: A Brief History of an Ongoing American Tragedy.

The Violence Inside Us

Is America destined to always be a violent nation? This sweeping history by U.S. Senator Chris Murphy explores the origins of our violent impulses, the roots of our obsession with firearms, and the mythologies that prevent us from confronting our national crisis.

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October 20 Tuesday

Kirby Simon Summer Human Rights Fellowship Panel & Information Session

  • 6:10PM
  • Online

The session will begin with a general discussion of the Kirby Simon Summer Human Rights Fellowship and its application process. This will include a discussion of summer internship opportunities at international human rights and criminal courts, which have complicated and sometimes early application processes; students interested in these internships should plan to attend. Zoom: https://yale.zoom.us/j/96045044642?pwd=M2FpMGgzMlZ0SHBVY25ld3FDS0NoQT09

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October 21 Wednesday

Introduction to Law Teaching: Preparing for a Career as a Law Professor

  • 12:05PM to 1:00PM
  • Online

An “Introduction to Law Teaching: Preparing for a Career as a Law Professor” will feature remarks by and conversation with Professors William Eskridge, Reva Siegel and Julie Suk who will discuss careers in academia, including why you might (or might not) want to be a law professor, and how to make the best use of your time in law school preparing for that career path.

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October 21 Wednesday

The Legal Industry, Court Capture, and the Environment: A Discussion with U.S. Senators Merkley and Whitehouse

  • 12:10PM to 1:10PM
  • Online

Please join YELA and ACS for a discussion with Senators Merkley and Whitehouse this Wednesday, October 21, from 12:10-1. Here is the Zoom link: https://yale.zoom.us/j/99963923966

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October 21 Wednesday

Careers and Summer Jobs in Business

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Online

Interested in business-oriented career paths and summer jobs?  Wondering where to start, and how recruiting works?  Considering the pros and cons of legal v.

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October 21 Wednesday

Time-in-Cell, 2020: A Nationwide Snapshot of Solitary Confinement

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • Online

Join the Liman Center for a discussion of the latest report co-authored by the Liman Center and Correctional Leaders Association about the numbers of people living in solitary confinement and their conditions.

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October 21 Wednesday

What about Bugs? Why Insects Urgently Need Human Empathy & Action

  • 12:15PM to 1:15PM
  • Online

Many studies from Europe, North American, and most recently the tropics, are reporting worrisome insect declines. Even insects that humans care for directly--honeybees, butterflies, and other pollinators--have been suffering their own public health crises. The reduction in bug populations  amounts to an excavation at the base of the food web that could unwind ecosystems around the world. Behind the question of what to do about the “insect apocalypse” lurks another challenge--how can entomologists and writers convince people to preserve such alien creatures?

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October 21 Wednesday

Virtual COVID-19 Workshop: COVID, Executive Powers, Emergency Powers & Civil Liberties

  • 5:00PM to 6:30PM
  • Online

This interdisciplinary virtual workshop and seminar led by Professors Ian Ayres ‘86 and Abbe R. Gluck ‘00, features leading scholars, industry leaders, scientists, advocates, and government experts to discuss the pandemic’s intersections with, and disruptions to, many areas of law.

The workshop is open to the whole community; Q&A will be conducted via the chat for those not enrolled in the seminar. The full list of speakers for this week's workshop are below.

COVID, Executive Powers, Emergency Powers, and Civil Liberties
October 21 @ 5:00 pm

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October 21 Wednesday

Strategies for Financing the Cost of Your Bar Study

  • 5:10PM to 6:10PM
  • Online

Costs associated with sitting for the bar can add up, especially when you aren't working yet. This session will help you estimate your expenses - from preparation through passing - and provide you with the resources to create your strategic plan for managing the cost of your bar study.

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