Yale Law School Events

Week of October 5, 2022

October 5 Wednesday

Investing 101: Basics of Investing

  • 12:10PM to 1:10PM
  • SLB Room 121

Join Chartered Financial Consultant and Yale Alum John Caserta ’01 as he explores the fundamentals of investing. Learn about common investing mistakes, basic asset classes, creating a portfolio, and ultimately how to grow your wealth, giving you the tools you need to reach financial freedom.

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October 5 Wednesday

Lattes with Librarians

  • 2:00PM to 4:00PM
  • Ruttenberg Dining Hall

Every first and third Wednesday, research librarians from the Lillian Goldman Law Library will be in the Ruttenberg Dining Hall to chat about research issues, discuss paper ideas, answer questions about library services, and even provide book recommendations. Stop by and receive a voucher for a coffee or tea from the cafe!

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October 5 Wednesday

JLSA Yom Kippur Meditation with Catherine Banson

  • 3:30PM to 4:30PM
  • The Lounge at the Good Life Center (Room 205 of Schwarzman)

Come together in community with JLSA to find some quiet, reflect, and voice the meaning you're giving the day. This space is open and welcoming to JLSA members who have never observed Yom Kippur, along with those strictly observe it. Catherine will lead us through a guided meditation and then facilitate a community-building restorative circle.

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October 5 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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October 6 Thursday
October 6 Thursday

Doing Originalism: Perspectives from a State and Federal Judge

  • 12:00PM to 1:15PM
  • SLB Room 129

Alabama Supreme Court Associate Justice Jay Mitchell and 11th Circuit Judge Andrew Brasher will join us to discuss the differing challenges in applying originalism as a State and Federal judge, respectively.

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October 6 Thursday

Guy-Uriel Charles: Identity Crisis: Race (and Class) in the Twilight of the Civil Rights Consensus

  • 12:10PM to 1:15PM
  • SLB Room 122

Guy-Uriel E. Charles is the Charles J. Ogletree Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School where he also directs the Charles Hamilton Institute for Race and Justice. He writes about how law mediates political power and how law addresses racial subordination.

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October 6 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Lourdes Rivera ’90, "Beyond Dobbs: Lessons from Abroad for the Fight for Reproductive Rights in the US"

  • 12:15PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 128

Lourdes Rivera is a leader in the fields of health law and policy, women’s rights, and sexual reproductive health and rights. Lourdes currently serves as the Senior Vice President, U.S. Programs at the Center for Reproductive Rights. She provides vision and guidance to the Center’s legal and policy programs in the U.S., including for strategy development and execution, as well as for building and sustaining national and state partnerships and alliances.

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October 6 Thursday

Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance: "A Model of the Zone-of-Interests Test" with Northwestern Law Prof. Alex Lee '06

  • 4:10PM to 5:40PM
  • Online. To access the Workshop, please check the LEO main page (https://law.yale.edu/leo) on Thurs., Oct. 6th after 9:00 a.m. (ET).

Please email corplaw@yale.edu if you are interested in attending the Wasserman Workshop and would like a copy of the draft paper.

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