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Schedule of Events

Friday, October 13

12:30-8:00 PM
Registration Opens

Room 122, Yale Law School

1:00-5:00 PM
Tours of Yale Law School's Classrooms, Lillian Goldman Law Library, and Dining Hall

Meet outside of Room 122, Yale Law School
(last tour leaves Room 122 at 4:30 PM)

1:30-3:30 PM
Law Library Rare Books Open House

See the beautiful Paskus-Danziger Rare Book Reading Room. Notable items from our rare book collection will be on display, including materials from the recently accessioned Association of the Bar of the City of New York Collection of Roman Law and books from the Lasswell Collection generously donated by W. Michael Reisman '64 LL.M., '65 J.S.D., Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law, Yale Law School

2:30 PM
YLS Alumni Survey: Career Trajectories and Factors that Influence Work Choices

Room 129, Yale Law School
Moderator: Jean Koh Peters, Clinical Professor of Law and Supervising Attorney, Yale Law School
Panelists: Deborah Cantrell, Clinical Lecturer in Legal Ethics and Director, Arthur Liman Public Interest Program, Yale Law School, and Robert W. Gordon, Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and Legal History, Yale Law School

3:30 PM
A Mock Moot Court, Argued by Current YLS Students Before a Panel of Judges from the '56 Moot Court Team

Room 127, Yale Law School
The Case: Philip Morris USA v. Williams
The Attorneys: Henry B. Liu '07, Julia K. Martinez '07, Elizabeth M.M. O'Connor '07, Michael V. Pinkel '07
The Bench: David Isbell '56, Senior Counsel, Covington & Burling; The Honorable Jon O. Newman '56, Senior Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; and the Honorable Arlen Specter '56, Senator and Chair, Judiciary Committee, United States Senate

5:00 PM
Class of 1956 50th Reunion Champagne Party

Faculty Lounge, Yale Law School

6:00 PM
A Celebration of Yale Law School

Gala Reception and Dinner, University Commons
(Corner of College and Grove Streets)
To celebrate the kick-off of the Law School's Capital Campaign, there will be a Casino night with music and dancing. Black-tie optional.

Saturday, October 14

8:00 am-6:00 PM
Registration
Room 122, Yale Law School

8:00-10:00 AM
Student-Alumni Breakfast Connections

Dining Hall, Yale Law School
Share breakfast with the YLS community on Saturday morning. You can choose to mingle with your classmates and/or be matched with current students so you can chat about common areas of interest! If you are interested in matching, please go to www.law.yale.edu/breakfastconnection to fill out a short survey by the student organization Yale Law Women.

9:30 am-12:15 PM
Panel Discussions

Yale Law School

9:30-10:45 AM
I. I Love My Job, But Working 24/7?
Room 127
Moderator: Anthony T. Kronman '75, Sterling Professor of Law and former dean, Yale Law School
Panelists: Marc Galanter, John and Rylla Bosshard Professor Emeritus of Law and South Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison and Centennial Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science; Deborah L. Rhode '77, Director, Stanford Center on Ethics and Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; Lori A. Schechter '87, Chair, Litigation, Morrison & Foerster; P.D. Villarreal '85, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Schering-Plough Corporation

10:45-11:00 AM Break

11:00 AM-12:15 PM
II. Work and Self
Levinson Auditorium
Moderator:
Kenji Yoshino '96, Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Panelists:
Chai R. Feldblum, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center; Amy Weinfeld Schulman '89, Partner, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary; Reva Siegel '86, Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law, Yale Law School

III. Cycles of Work--Beginning, Switching, Multi-Careering, and Retiring
Room 127
Moderator: Vicki Schultz, Ford Foundation Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Panelists: Barbara Berish Brown '71, Partner, Employment Law Department, and Office Chair, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker; Michael J. Chepiga '79, Partner, Simpson, Thatcher & Bartlett LLP, and playwright; John H. Langbein, Sterling Professor of Law and Legal History, Yale Law School; Joan C. Williams, Distinguished Professor of Law and Director, Center for WorkLife Law, University of California, Hastings

12:30 PM
Alumni Luncheon

University Commons (Corner of College and Grove Streets)
Annual Meeting of the Yale Law School Association

James Dabney Miller '75, President, Yale Law School Association; Harold Hongju Koh, Dean and Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law, Yale Law School

Presentation of the YLSA Award of Merit to the Honorable Margaret H. Marshall '76, Chief Justice, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court; The Honorable Drayton Nabers '65, Chief Justice, Alabama Supreme Court; and the Honorable Randall Shepard '72, Chief Justice, Indiana Supreme Court

2:30 PM Topical Panel Discussion
Is the Constitution's Separation of Powers Breaking Down?
Levinson Auditorium, Yale Law School
Moderator: Harold Hongju Koh, Dean and Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law, Yale Law School
Panelists: Bruce Ackerman '67, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale Law School; Steven G. Calabresi '83, Professor of Law, Northwestern; Pamela S. Karlan '84, Sidley Austin-Robert D. McLean '70 Visiting Professor of Law, Yale Law School; Norman Ornstein, Resident Scholar, The American Enterprise Institute

2:30-5:00 PM
Tours of Yale Law School's Classrooms, Lillian Goldman Law Library, and Dining Hall

Meet outside of Room 122
Yale Law School (last tour leaves Room 122 at 4:30 PM)

3:30-5:00 PM
Law Library Rare Books Open House

See the beautiful Paskus-Danziger Rare Book Reading Room. Notable items from our rare book collection will be on display, including materials from the recently accessioned Association of the Bar of the City of New York Collection of Roman Law and books from the Lasswell Collection generously donated by W. Michael Reisman '64 LL.M., '65 J.S.D., Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law, Yale Law School

3:30-5:00 PM
LSO/Clinic Reunion

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization
Ruttenberg Hall
All current students, faculty and alumni are welcome to drop in.

4:15 PM
Question Time with Dean Koh

Room 127, Yale Law School

Informal Activities
Spend Saturday afternoon with classmates and friends, exploring the Law School and the rest of Yale University, or taking part in a variety of informal activities. Check online and in your registration packet for more information on other activities. Please click here.