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July 15, 2014

SELA Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Peru

Scholars and lawyers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, and the United States met in Peru to celebrate the 20th anniversary of SELA - The Seminar in Latin America on Constitutional and Political Theory (SELA).
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May 21, 2014

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh's Testimony on the Authorization For Use Of Military Force After Iraq And Afghanistan

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the hearing on "Authorization For Use Of Military Force After Iraq And Afghanistan."
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April 24, 2014

National Security Lawyering Class Meets With D.C. Policymakers

Students in Professors Harold Hongju Koh and Oona Hathaway’s National Security Lawyering class recently took a four-day trip to Washington, D.C., where they met with officials, policymakers, and lawyers in various executive and legislative bodies to present their findings from a semester’s worth of study into deep questions on pressing national security issues. 
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March 25, 2014

Professor Harold Koh Honored with Frederick K. Cox Humanitarian Award

Professor Harold Koh received the 2014 Frederick K. Cox International Law Center Humanitarian Award for Advancing Global Justice on March 18 at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
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February 25, 2014

Seven Yale Graduates Selected as the 2014-15 Peter and Patricia Gruber Fellows

The new Gruber fellows will work to advance the rights of diverse populations in a multitude of settings, including China, Latin America, Myanmar/Burma, Antigua and Barbuda, and the United States.
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February 20, 2014

Dr. Shirin Ebadi Delivered Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice

Dr. Shirin Ebadi, a Nobel Laureate and the first woman president of Tehran’s city court, will deliver the Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice at Yale Law School. Ebadi's Lecture is entitled "Human Rights in the Muslim World."
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January 28, 2014

Olivier Dutheillet de Lamothe to Deliver Sherrill Lecture on Feb. 17, Panel Discussion on Feb. 18

The 2013-2014 Sherrill Lecture will feature Oliver Dutheillet de Lamothe, a former Justice of the French Constitutional Council, on Feb. 17, 2014.
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January 13, 2014

New Clinic Report Calls for Reform of South Africa’s Compensation System for Mine Workers Suffering from Lung Disease

The 69-page report, Fulfilling Broken Promises: Reforming the Century-Old Compensation System for Occupational Lung Disease in the South African Mining Sector, analyzes the failures of the South African compensation system for mine workers with occupational lung disease. 
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December 9, 2013

Beware an Unchecked President—A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway 97 and Jacob S. Hacker

Oona A. Hathaway '97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and director of the Center for Global Legal Challenges at Yale Law School. Jacob S. Hacker is a Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale.
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October 16, 2013

UN Special Rapporteurs to Discuss Drone Killings, Cultural Rights at Yale Law School

UN Rapporteurs will give two talks on drone killings and cultural rights as part of an event organized by the Information Society Project's Foreign Affairs in the Internet Age Initiative.
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October 10, 2013

Zainab Salbi to Deliver the 2013 Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women’s Rights

Zainab Salbi, the founder of Women for Women International, will deliver the Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women's Rights on "Empowering Voice, Engendering Change."
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September 24, 2013

Ambassador Marwan Muasher to deliver the Coca-Cola World Fund at Yale Lecture

The first Jordan Ambassador to the State of Israel, Marwan Muasher, will give the Coca-Cola World Fund at Yale Lecture on Wednesday, October 9, 2013.
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September 19, 2013

Professor Bernard Haykel to Deliver the Inaugural Dallah Albaraka Lecture on Islamic Law & Civilization on Sept. 24

The Dallah Albaraka Lectures on Islamic Law & Civilization will begin this fall at Yale Law School.
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September 5, 2013

Faculty Commentary: Yale Law Professors Weigh in on Syria Debate

A roundup of commentaries and interviews about Syria from Yale Law School faculty members.
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September 4, 2013

On Syria, a U.N. Vote Isn’t Optional—A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway ’97 and Scott J. Shapiro ’90

Oona A. Hathaway '97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and director of the Center for Global Legal Challenges at Yale Law School. Scott Shapiro '90 is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School.
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September 4, 2013

Bait and Switch—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.
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August 28, 2013

The U.S. shouldn’t break the law by attacking Syria—A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway ’97 and Scott J. Shapiro ’90

Oona A. Hathaway '97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and director of the Center for Global Legal Challenges at Yale Law School. Scott Shapiro '90 is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School.
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June 20, 2013

Former Deputy Director of The China Center Jeff Prescott ’97 Named to Top Post on Vice President Biden’s National Security Staff

Jeff Prescott ’97 named as Vice President Joe Biden's new Deputy National Security Advisor.
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March 22, 2013

U.N. Hypocrisy in Haiti—A Commentary by Muneer I. Ahmad and Charanya Krishnaswami ’13

Muneer I. Ahmad is a Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Charanya Krishnaswami ’13 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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January 25, 2013

NYU Professor Intisar Rabb ’06 to Discuss The Burden and Benefit of Doubt in Islamic Law

NYU law professor Intisar A. Rabb ’06 will discuss “The Burden and Benefit of Doubt in Islamic Law” in the James A. Thomas Lecture on Feb. 18.
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January 24, 2013

Luis Moreno-Ocampo to Give Inaugural Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice Monday - WATCH VIA LIVESTREAM

Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the first chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, will deliver the inaugural Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice at Yale Law School on Jan. 28, 2013.
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September 19, 2012

India’s Chief Economic Adviser Raghuram Rajan to Lecture at Yale

Raghuram Rajan, author and chief economic adviser to the government of India, will deliver a talk at Yale on Oct. 2 titled “Are Capitalism and Democracy Failing Us? The Challenges Facing the Post-Crisis Industrial World.”
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August 13, 2012

Justice Kate O’Regan To Discuss South Africa’s Constitutional Court at Sept. 13 Newman Lecture

The Honorable Kate O’Regan, former judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa, will discuss the role and work of South Africa’s Constitutional Court on Sept. 13, 2012.
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July 19, 2012

Report from Yale Human Rights Clinic Finds U.S. Government Contractors Continue to Traffic and Abuse Foreign Workers in Iraq and Afghanistan

Yale Law School’s Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic has released a report on the ongoing trafficking and abuse of foreign workers hired every year through U.S. government contracts to work in support of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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July 16, 2012

Conference Nov. 9-10: Global Climate Change Policy Without the United States: Thinking the Unthinkable

On Nov. 9-10, 2012, leading experts from a variety of disciplines will gather at Yale Law School to consider “Global Climate Change Policy Without the United States: Thinking the Unthinkable.”
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June 12, 2012

Lecture by YLS Dean Robert Post ’77 is First Event in Yale Collaboration with French Universities

Dean Robert Post’s recent lecture at Université de Paris-Panthéon-Assas was the first co-hosted event by Yale and Panthéon–Assas under the terms of their new Agreement for Collaborative Activities.
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March 9, 2012

Global Censorship Conference to be Held March 30-April 1 at Yale Law School

The Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression at Yale Law School will be holding a conference on global censorship from March 30 to April 1, 2012, at Yale Law School.
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September 29, 2011

Yale Law Students Hear from World’s Top Women Jurists: Follow Your Own Path

The 15th Global Constitutionalism Seminar took place at Yale Law School Sept. 21 through 24, 2011.
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September 21, 2011

Transnational Development Clinic Helps Hundreds of Connecticut Factory Workers Gain Access to Job Training and Income Assistance

Hundreds of laid-off Connecticut factory workers have won access to critical job training and income support with legal assistance from Yale Law School's Transnational Development Clinic.
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September 30, 2010

Lowenstein Human Rights Clinic to Work with Legal Team Supporting Victims of Khmer Rouge Atrocities

Members of the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic have joined the legal team for the survivors of the Khmer Rouge genocide seeking justice at the trial next year of four former senior Khmer Rouge leaders.
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September 21, 2010

International Justice Mission CEO Gary Haugen to Address Lawlessness Among the Global Poor on October 11

Gary Haugen, founder, president, and CEO of International Justice Mission, will discuss “The New Mandate for Human Rights: Addressing Lawlessness Among the Global Poor” October 11 at Yale Law School.
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March 16, 2010

Professor Oona Hathaway ’97 to Deliver Inaugural Lecture April 12

Professor Oona Hathaway ’97 will deliver her inaugural lecture as the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law on April 12, 2010.
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March 4, 2010

Yale Law School to Host Food Policy Conference on April 16-17

Yale Law School will host the Developing Food Policy conference on Friday, April 16, and Saturday, April 17.
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September 23, 2009

Professor Mirjan Damaška Honored For Achievements in Comparative Law

Yale Law School Professor Mirjan Damaška has been selected to receive the American Society of Comparative Law’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
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August 28, 2009

ISP Hosts A2K Global Academy, Announces Research From India and China

The Yale Information Society Project hosted a gathering of the Access to Knowledge Global Academy August 19-20 at Yale Law School.
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March 30, 2007

Bernstein Symposium April 12-13—“Defending Rights Through Law in China”

The annual Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowship Symposium, to be held April 12-13 at Yale Law School, will focus on “Defending Rights Through Law in China:  Progress and Challenges.”
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March 19, 2007

YLS Dean Harold Hongju Koh Joining “Yale Week in Mexico”

Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh will travel to Mexico with Yale University colleagues for “Yale Week in Mexico” March 20 to March 23.
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February 27, 2007

A New "New Haven School"? Yale Journal of International Law Young Scholars Conference March 10 at YLS

The Yale Journal of International Law will host its Fifth Annual Young Scholars Conference, “The 'New' New Haven School: International Law—Past, Present & Future,” March 10 at Yale Law School.
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