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Schedule of Events

Friday, October 19, 12:00-6:30 PM
Saturday, October 20, 8:00-6:30 PM
Hospitality Rooms
Alumni Reading Room and Student Lounge
Friday, October 19

12:00 – 7:30 PM
Registration
Room 122

The inaugural Gruber Distinguished Lecture on Women’s Rights begins with a panel exploring Equality’s Frontiers followed by a Conversation between Justice Ginsburg and Linda Greenhouse '78 M.S.L.

During the afternoon events with Justice Ginsburg, cases related to sex discrimination, same-sex marriage, litigation as a source of equality, and reproductive rights will be discussed. Posted here are links to some of the references, so that those interested may read the cases before or after the discussion.

1:30 – 3:30 PM
“Equality’s Frontiers”
Law School Auditorium

Panelists:
Cary Franklin '05, Assistant Professor, University of Texas School of Law
Melissa Murray '02, Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
Judith Resnik, Arthur Liman Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Ian Shapiro '87, Professor (Adjunct) of Law, Yale Law School and Sterling Professor of Political Science, Yale University
Reva Siegel '86, Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Kenji Yoshino '96, Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law, NYU School of Law

4:00 – 5:30 PM
“A Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg”
Battell Chapel

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Linda Greenhouse '78 M.S.L., Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law, Yale Law School

5:30 – 6:30 PM
(now cancelled) Gruber Distinguished Lecture Reception

6:30 – 10:00 PM
All Alumni Reception and Dinner
University Commons (Enter either on the corner of College and Grove Streets or from
Beinecke Plaza off Wall Street)

After dinner, stay for coffee, beer, wine, and a dessert medley, and spend more time
with friends!

Saturday, October 20

7:00 – 8:00 AM
Fun Run
Meet in front of the Law School at 127 Wall Street

Join Yale Law School’s Ian Ayres '86, William K. Townsend Professor of Law, and Dan Kahan, Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law, and Professor of Psychology, for an early morning 5K run.

8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Registration
Room 122

8:00 – 9:30 AM
Alumni-Student Breakfast Connections
Room 120

Be matched with current students so that you can chat about common areas of interest.
Alumni should go to www.law.alumni.yale/alumnibcsurvey2012 by Monday, October 1 to fill out a short survey.  You must complete the survey to participate.

8:00 – 10:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
Law School Dining Hall

Breakfast will be available in the Dining Hall for anyone who is not participating in the alumni-student matching breakfast in Room 120.

9:30 – 10:45 AM
Panel Discussions (two concurrent sessions)

PANEL I. Streaming and Beaming:  Entertainment Where and When You Want It

Moderator:  Bryan Choi, Thomson Reuters Fellow, and Director of the Law and Media Program, Information Society Project, Yale Law School

Panelists:
Emily Bazelon '00, Journalist, Slate, and Senior Research Scholar, and Capote Fellow, Yale Law School
Richard Cotton '69, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, NBC Universal
Alfred C. Perry '87, Vice President, Worldwide Content Protection & Outreach, Paramount Pictures Corporation
Kenneth P. Stern '88, Co-founder and President, Palisades Media Ventures, and former CEO, National Public Radio

PANEL II. Many Voices, Many Eyes: The Promises and Pitfalls of Social Networks

Moderator:  Margot E. Kaminski '10, Research Scholar in Law, Executive Director of the Information Society Project, and Lecturer in Law, Yale Law School

Panelists:
Lori B. Andrews '78, Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Science, Law and Technology, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law
James Grimmelmann '05, Professor of Law, New York Law School
Beth Simone Noveck '97, Visiting Professor, NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and MIT Media Lab, and Professor of Law, New York Law School
Madhavi Sunder, Professor of Law, University of California, Davis 

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM
Panel Discussions (two concurrent sessions)

PANEL III.  Yours, Mine and Ours: Ownership of Cultural Capital

Moderator: Susan M. Scafidi '93, Professor & President, Fashion Law Institute, Fordham Law

Panelists:
Barton Beebe '00, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
David Boies II '66, Chairman, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
Kristelia A. Garcia '03, Frank H. Marks Intellectual Property Fellow & Visiting Associate Professor, The George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC
Marc Porter '87, Chairman, Christie’s Americas and International Head, Christie’s Private Sales

PANEL IV.  In the Legal Zone: Hot Topics in Sports Law

Moderator: Michael McCann, Director, Sports Law Institute, and Professor of Law, Vermont Law School

Panelists:
Jimmy Golen '99 M.S.L., Sports Writer, The Associated Press
Lawrence Lucchino '71, President and CEO, Boston Red Sox
Craig A. Masback '92, Senior Sports Marketing Director, Greater China, Japan & Global Business Affairs, Nike; and former CEO, USA Track & Field (1997-2008)
Charles S. Mechem, Jr. '55, Commissioner Emeritus, Ladies Professional Golf Association; and Chairman and CEO, Taft Broadcasting Company

12:45 PM
All Alumni Luncheon
University Commons (Enter either on the corner of College and Grove Streets or from
Beinecke Plaza off Wall Street)

Opening Remarks:
John R. Firestone '85, President, Yale Law School Association Executive Committee, and Partner, Pavia & Harcourt LLP
Robert C. Post '77, Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Presentation of the Yale Law School Association Award of Merit to:
David Boies II '66, Chairman, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP  
Presented by: Dean Robert C. Post '77

Remembrances:
The Honorable Louis H. Pollak '48 (1922-2012), Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (1978-2012); and dean, Yale Law School (1965-70) and University of Pennsylvania Law School (1975-78).  

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach '47 (1922-2012), Associate Professor, Yale Law School (1952-56); U.S. Attorney General (1965-66), and Senior Vice President and General Counsel, IBM (1968-86).

80th Birthday Celebration:
The Honorable Guido Calabresi '58, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law and dean (1985-94), Yale Law School

Informal Activities

Spend Saturday afternoon with classmates and friends taking part in a variety of
informal activities, or exploring the Law School, Yale University, and New Haven.
Go to www.law.yale.edu/AW2012 for a list of informal class activities and check your
registration packet as well for information related to your specific class.

Below are a few activities open to all attendees:

3:00-4:30 PM
 Yale Visual Law Project: Screening YLS Student Cutting-Edge Documentaries
Room 121

3:00-4:30 PM
Law Library's Paskus-Danziger Rare Books Open House
The Rare Book Collection showcases recent acquisitions as well as works relating to entertainment law.
Room L2

4:15 – 5:30 PM
“Countdown to Election 2012: A Last Minute Assessment”  
Heather Gerken, J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Room 127

6:30 PM Receptions; 7:30 PM Dinners
Class Reunion Receptions and Dinners

Sunday, October 21

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Registration
Room 122

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Class Reunion Brunches

Register online at www.regonline.com/AW2012Register