March 11, 2011
March 23 Screening of Inside Job, Academy Award-Winning Documentary about the 2008 Economic Crisis
It’s a powerhouse of a documentary that will leave you both thunderstruck and boiling with rage. -Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
On Wednesday, March 23, the Yale Law & Business Society and the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law will sponsor a screening and discussion of the Academy Award-winning film Inside Job, produced by Charles Ferguson and narrated by Matt Damon, which documents the 2008 economic crisis and the role of Wall Street in modern society.
A discussion of the film will follow the screening. Taking part will be University of Illinois Law Professor and Associate Dean for Research Larry Ribstein, who has critiqued extensively Hollywood’s depiction of business, and University of Connecticut Law Professor Steven Davidoff, who also writes a column as “The Deal Professor” for The New York Times. YLS Professor Roberta Romano will moderate.
The screening begins at 5 p.m. in Room 129 at Yale Law School and is free and open to the community. Pizza will be served. RSVP to email@example.com.
Support for the event is provided by the Charles M. Nathan 1965 Fund for the Study of Corporate and Commercial Law at Yale Law School.