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2010 Videos

BOOK TALK
December 15, 2010

Representing Justice
Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis discuss their new book, Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms, with commentary by Emily Bazelon.

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BOOK TALK
December 9, 2010

Before Roe v. Wade: Voices That Shaped the Abortion Debate Before the Supreme Court's Ruling
Reva Siegel and Linda Greenhouse discuss their book, with commentary by Professor Jack M. Balkin.
BOOK TALK
December 8

The Two Faces of American Freedom
A Book Discussion with Aziz F. Rana '06, with commentary by Bruce Ackerman.
MOOT COURT
December 6

Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals - Fall 2010 Finals
Ashcroft v. Al-Kidd : Eugene Sokoloff ’12, Wendy Zupac ’12, Barrett Anderson ’12, Nick Walter ’12
BOOK TALK
December 2

Vision, Values, and Environmental Law
Douglas Kysar, speaks on his book Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity. Robert Verchick, Gauthier-St. Martin Chair in Environmental Law, Loyola University New Orleans (on leave), discusses Facing Catastrophe: Environmental Action for a Post-Katrina World.
LECTURE
December 1

Reflections on Promoting Liberty and the Rule of Law, and the Curious Case of DADT
Dawn Johnsen, former acting assistant attorney general under President Clinton and two-time President Obama nominee to head the DOJ Office of Legal Counsel, speaks on abortion rights, torture, and the confirmation process, among other topics.
BOOK TALK
December 1

Winner-Take-All Politics
Jacob Hacker, Professor of Political Science, and Adjunct Professor of Law, discusses his book Winner-Take-All Politics. With introductory comments by Robert Shiller, Arthur M. Okum Professor of Economics at Yale.
INAUGURAL LECTURE
November 15

Climate Change, Courts, and the Common Law
Professor Doug Kysar presents his inaugural lecture as the Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law
THOMAS LECTURE
November 1

Hard Evidence on Soft Skills: The GED and the Problem of Soft Skills in America
James A. Thomas Lecture: Professor James Heckman, Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago.
BOOK TALK
October 20

The Decline and Fall of the American Republic
Bruce Ackerman, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale Law School, discusses his new book with Stephen Skowronek, Acting Chair of the Political Science department, Yale University.
ALL ALUMNI LUNCHEON
October 9

Presentation of the Yale Law School Association Award of Merit
Presented to: Richard E. Ayres '69; John E. Bryson '69; J. Gustave Speth '69; and Edward L. Strohbehn, Jr. '69.
Presented by: Robert C. Post '77, Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law, Yale Law School
PANEL DISCUSSION
October 9

Generations of Environmental Law – What Have We Done, What Remains To Be Done, and How and Who Should Tackle Those Challenges
Moderator: Daniel C. Esty '86, Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy, and Clinical Professor of Law, Yale
PANEL DISCUSSION
October 9

The CSI Effect? How Do Popular
Conceptions of Criminal Proof Affect the Criminal Process
Moderator: Kate Stith, Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law, Yale Law School
PANEL DISCUSSION
October 9

The Next Technological Revolution: The Legal Challenges Posed by Emerging Technologies From Nano to Neuro
Moderator: Dan M. Kahan, Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law, Yale Law School
PANEL DISCUSSION
October 8

Science and the Three Branches of Government: How Congress, Courts, and Executive Branch Agencies Use (or Misuse!) Scientific Information
Moderator: E. Donald Elliott '74, Professor (Adjunct) of Law, Yale Law School, and Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher
DEAN'S LECTURE
October 5

Law and Morality in the Jewish Tradition
Izhak Englard, Bora Laskin Professor of Law (Emeritus) at Hebrew University, and former justice of the Supreme Court of Israel
RABEN LECTURE
October 4

The Behavioral Economics of Swindling and Selling: A Lecture in Honor of Arthur Leff
John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Fellowship Lecture: Richard H. Thaler, Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business
BOOK TALK
September 21

Carrots and Sticks
Professor Ian Ayres discusses his newest book and describes strategies you can employ to meet your personal and professional goals.
STUDENT GROUPS
September 14

Scenes from the Student Organization and Journal Fair
New students have the chance to hear about the more than 50 student organizations and journals at the Law School.
COMMENCEMENT
May 24

Commencement 2010
Speakers include Dean Robert Post '77, Professor Peter Schuck, Professor Brett Dignam, Massachusetts Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall '76
MOOT COURT
April 26

Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals - Spring 2010 Finals
Snyder v. Phelps: Travis Crum '11, Zach Jones '11, Tanya Abrams '11, Mark Hatch-Miller '10
DEAN'S LECTURE
April 19

Rationality and Justice
Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate in Economics and Thomas W. Lamont University Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Harvard University
INAUGURAL LECTURE
April 12

Democracy in the Balance: Strengthening Accountability in U.S. International Lawmaking
Oona Hathaway '97 presents her inaugural lecture as Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law
COVER LECTURE
March 22

Confronting the Seduction of Choice: Law, Education, and American Pluralism
Robert M. Cover Lecture in Law and Religion: Martha Minow '79, Dean and Jeremiah Smith Jr. Professor, Harvard Law School
INAUGURAL LECTURE
March 8

Federalism All the Way Down?
Heather Gerken presents her inaugural lecture as the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law
LIMAN COLLOQUIUM
March 5

Over-incarceration and Decarceration
Robert Post, Dean, Yale; Judith Resnik, Arthur Liman Professor of Law, Yale; Sarah Russell, Director of Liman Public Interest Program and Clinical Lecturer in Law, Yale; Lewis Liman, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York.
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LIMAN COLLOQUIUM
March 5

Courts, Congress, Prisons
Mark Agrast, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legislative Affairs, U.S. Department of Justice (tentative); Lois Bloom, U.S. Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York; Brett Dignam, Clinical Professor of Law and Supervising Attorney, Yale; Nancy Gertner, U.S. District Judge, District of Massachusetts; Anya McMurray, Counsel to Senator Patrick Leahy, Senate Judiciary Committee; Dennis Parker, Director, ACLU Racial Justice Program
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LIMAN COLLOQUIUM
March 5

Changing Prison Conditions and Cultures
Kathy Boudin, Director, Criminal Justice Initiative: Supporting Children, Families and Communities, Columbia University School of Social Work; Lynn Branham, Visiting Professor of Law, St. Louis University School of Law; Martin Horn, Distinguished Lecturer, John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Alice Ristroph, Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center; Rebekah Tosado, Senior Advisor, Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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LIMAN COLLOQUIUM
March 5

From Classification to Reentry: Gender, Race, and Incarceration
Kim Buchanan, Assistant Professor of Law, USC Gould School of Law; Brenda Murray, Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Co-chair, Women in Prison Committee of the National Association of Women Judges; Brenda V. Smith, Professor, Washington College of Law, American University
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LIMAN COLLOQUIUM
March 4

Criminal v. Civil Incapacitation: Local Jails, State Prisons, and Federal Detention
Dora B. Schriro, Commissioner of the Department of Correction, New York; Commentator: Ashbel T. Wall, II, Director, Rhode Island Department of Corrections
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LIMAN COLLOQUIUM
March 4

Welcoming Remarks
Robert Post, Dean, Yale; Judith Resnik, Arthur Liman Professor of Law, Yale; Sarah Russell, Director of Liman Public Interest Program and Clinical Lecturer in Law, Yale; Lewis Liman, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York
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LIMAN COLLOQUIUM
March 4

The Hardening of Prison Conditions: Supermax, Segregation, and Solitary Confinement
James Austin, President, JFA Institute; Sharon Dolovich, Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University and Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law; David Fathi, Director, ACLU National Prison Project; Craig Haney, Professor of Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz
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DEAN'S LECTURE
March 1

The World's Dream About Itself: The Story You Must Tell
Heidi W. Durrow '95, author, The Girl Who Fell from the Sky
DEAN'S DISTINGUISHED LECTURE
February 23

Part III: Academic, Scholarly and Law Reform Interaction with China

Jerome A. Cohen '55, China law scholar, teacher, writer, and lawyer
Jump to: Part I, Part II
COLLOQUIUM
February 22

Issues Related to the First Amendment Online
Liberty Tree First Amendment Online Colloquium: Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief, The Huffington Post
JUSTICE STEPHEN BREYER LECTURES
February 15

History: Challenges the Court Has Faced
Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
JUSTICE STEPHEN BREYER LECTURES
February 15

Interview with Professor Paul Gewirtz '70
Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
JUSTICE STEPHEN BREYER LECTURES
February 15

Future: Will the People Follow the Court?
Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
DEAN'S DISTINGUISHED LECTURE
February 9

Part II: Lawyering to Foster China's Economic and Legal Development
Jerome A. Cohen '55, China law scholar, teacher, writer, and lawyer
Jump to: Part I, Part III
THOMAS LECTURE
February 8

Beyond Recognition
James A. Thomas Lecture: Dean Spade, Assistant Professor of Law, Seattle University School of Law
DEAN'S DISTINGUISHED LECTURE
February 2

Part I: Taiwan's Rule of Law Development
Jerome A. Cohen '55, China law scholar, teacher, writer, and lawyer
Jump to: Part II, Part III
DEAN'S LECTURE
January 26

The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law

Albie Sachs, former South Africa Constitutional Court Justice
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