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2008

January 7, 2008

The New Green—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff are professors at Yale Law School and Yale School of Management. They are regular columnists for Forbes and co-authors of Why Not?
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January 10, 2008

Cindy Alexander To Give Wasserman Lecture Jan. 31

Cindy Alexander of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will discuss “The Role of Advisory Services in Proxy Voting” at the Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance Jan. 31 at Yale Law School.
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January 11, 2008

YLS Clinic Argues Case in U.S. Supreme Court January 15

Yale Law School’s Supreme Court Clinic presents its oral argument in United States v. Rodriquez on January 15.
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January 14, 2008

Balkinization Blog Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Professor Jack Balkin’s Balkinization blog celebrated its fifth anniversary on January 13, 2008.
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January 14, 2008

Lucchino ’71, Red Sox Bring Second World Series Trophy to Law School

The Boston Red Sox visited Yale Law School on Friday, January 11, to show off both the 2007 World Series trophy and the trophy they won in 2004.
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January 15, 2008

Checks, please—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism.
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January 16, 2008

Information Society Project Names Executive Director and A2K Program Director

The Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale Law School has announced the appointment of a new Executive Director and a new Access to Knowledge (A2K) Program Director.
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January 23, 2008

Swimming Pools and ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t-Tell’—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Straightforward: How to Mobilize Heterosexual Support for Gay Rights.
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January 23, 2008

Panel Discussion To Compare Latin American Security Regimes to U.S. ‘War on Terror’

A panel discussion titled “Disappearance and Extraordinary Rendition: Comparing Latin American Security Regimes to the U.S. ‘War on Terror’” will be held February 7 at Yale Law School.
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January 23, 2008

Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy Releases 2008 Environmental Performance Index

The 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI), produced by environmental experts at Yale and Columbia University, was released January 23 at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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January 24, 2008

Harvard Law’s David Wilkins To Discuss Lawyer Careers Feb. 11

Harvard Law Professor David B. Wilkins will deliver a lecture on February 11 at the Law School titled “After the J.D.:  Preliminary Evidence from a Ten-Year Longitudinal Study of Lawyer Careers.”
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January 25, 2008

Rebellious Lawyering Conference Feb. 22-24

The 14th Annual Rebellious Lawyering Conference will be held Friday, February 22, through Sunday, February 24, at Yale Law School.
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January 26, 2008

Where money is no object—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Ian Ayres ’86

Bruce Ackerman ’67, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School, and Ian Ayres ’86, William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School, are co-authors of Voting With Dollars: A New Paradigm for Campaign Finance.
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January 27, 2008

Lose weight? Bet on it—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and co-founder, with Dean Karlan, of stickK.com.
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January 28, 2008

Dispute Resolution Feb. 29 Features Kansas Law’s Christopher Drahozal

The Quinnipiac-Yale Dispute Resolution Workshop series continues Feb. 29 with a lecture by Christopher Drahozal of the University of Kansas School of Law titled “Is There a Flight from Arbitration?”
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January 29, 2008

The U.N.'s Human-Rights Sham—A Commentary by Ronan Farrow ’09

Ronan Farrow ’09 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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January 29, 2008

Information Society Project Lunch Speaker Series Begins Feb. 5

The Information Society Project’s Spring 2008 Lunch Speaker Series begins Tuesday, Feb. 5, and runs through Tuesday, May 6. 
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January 30, 2008

Can Bail Bond Dealers Reduce Discrimination?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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January 31, 2008

China Law Center Co-Hosts Workshop on Anti-Corruption Reform in China

On January 12-13, 2008, Yale Law School’s China Law Center co-hosted a successful workshop in Beijing on anti-corruption reform in China.
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February 4, 2008

The Constitution and the Candidates; What would the framers say?—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is the Southmayd Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School.
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February 4, 2008

YJIL Young Scholars Conference March 1

The Yale Journal of International Law will host its sixth annual Young Scholars Conference on March 1, 2008, at Yale Law School.
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February 4, 2008

New Book Symposium Feb. 8 On 100 Million Unnecessary Returns by YLS Professor Michael Graetz

The Lillian Goldman Law Library will host a New Book Symposium on February 8 to discuss YLS Professor Michael J. Graetz’s new book, 100 Million Unnecessary Returns: A Simple, Fair, and Competitive Tax Plan for the United States.
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February 4, 2008

2008 Commencement To Be Held Memorial Day, May 26

Yale Law School’s 2008 Commencement ceremony will take place May 26—Memorial Day.
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February 5, 2008

What’s the Probability That Romney Is Leading in California?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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February 7, 2008

Who’s Against Transparency in Government?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author, with Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67, of Voting With Dollars: A New Paradigm for Campaign Finance.
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February 7, 2008

Symposium March 8 Looks At Corporate Social Responsibility in the Extractive Industries

The Yale Human Rights & Development Law Journal will host its inaugural symposium on “Corporate Social Responsibility in the Extractive Industries” on Saturday, March 8, at Yale Law School.
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February 11, 2008

ISP To Host A2K3 Conference September 8-10 in Geneva

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School will host the third Access to Knowledge Conference September 8-10, 2008, in Geneva, Switzerland.
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February 11, 2008

Yale ISP Forms Coalition To Address Challenges of Education in the Digital Era

The Yale Law School Information Society Project (ISP) has joined with more than a dozen institutions and individuals from around the world to create a coalition dedicated to providing teachers and students with better access to digital information.
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February 11, 2008

Judge Nancy Gertner ’71 Receives Marshall Award for Contributions to Civil and Human Rights

Judge Nancy Gertner ’71, District of Massachusetts, has been awarded the 2008 Thurgood Marshall Award for her contributions to the advancement of civil rights, civil liberties, and human rights.
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February 13, 2008

ICC President Philippe Kirsch To Discuss International Criminal Court March 3

Judge Philippe Kirsch Q.C., President of the International Criminal Court, will deliver a lecture on March 3 titled “From Rome to The Hague:  The Creation and Development of the International Criminal Court.”
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February 13, 2008

Iraqi Refugee Crisis - Panel Discussion Feb. 21

The Schell Center for International Human Rights will host a panel discussion on “The Iraqi Refugee Crisis: The Human Impact/The Human Response” February 21 at Yale Law School.
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February 13, 2008

NYU Law’s Cristina Rodriguez ’00 To Discuss Immigration at Thomas Lecture March 10

NYU Law Professor Cristina Rodriguez ’00 will deliver the 2007-2008 James A. Thomas Lecture on March 10, speaking on “Burden Sharing in an Age of Migration.”
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February 16, 2008

An Agreement Without Agreement—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Oona Hathaway ’97

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism.  Oona Hathaway is an associate professor of law at Yale Law School.
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February 18, 2008

Barack’s Prosody Problem—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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February 19, 2008

China Law Center Co-Hosts Anti-Discrimination Workshop in Chengdu

Yale Law School’s China Law Center co-hosted a workshop on anti-discrimination law with Sichuan University Law School on January 19 and 20 in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. 
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February 19, 2008

One Olympic Victory—A Commentary by Ronan Farrow ’09 and Mia Farrow

Ronan Farrow ’09 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 22, 2008

The Bluebook Legal Citation Guide Now Available Online

The Yale Law Journal has announced that The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation is now available online.
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February 25, 2008

Liman Colloquium Goes Local: Federalism and Public Interest Law, March 6-7

Yale Law School will host the 11th annual Arthur Liman Public Interest Law Colloquium—“Liman at the Local Level: Public Interest Advocacy and American Federalism”—March 6 and 7, 2008.
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February 25, 2008

Ethiopia's war on its own—A Commentary by Ronan Farrow ’09

Ronan Farrow ’09 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 25, 2008

What Are the Origins of “Reasonable Doubt”?—A Commentary by James Q. Whitman ’88

James Whitman ’88 is the Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law at Yale Law School and author of The Origins of Reasonable Doubt: Theological Roots of the Criminal Trial.
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February 26, 2008

Could You Lose a Pound a Week to Save $500?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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February 27, 2008

Auret van Heerden To Discuss Workers’ Right March 4

Auret van Heerden, CEO of the Fair Labor Association, will speak March 4 on “Can Voluntary Private Initiatives Save Labor Law Enforcement? Multinational Enterprises’ Role in Protecting Workers’ Rights.”
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February 28, 2008

Panel Discussion March 4 on Steroids, HGH, and the Future of Baseball

YLS Dean Harold Hongju Koh will moderate a panel discussion on March 4 titled “The Mitchell Report and Beyond: Steroids, HGH, and the Future of Baseball.”
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February 28, 2008

Remembering a friend, William F. Buckley Jr.—A Commentary by Michael Seringhaus ’10

Michael Seringhaus ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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March 1, 2008

Mining Unconscious Wisdom—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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March 3, 2008

A Poll Tax on Selfishness—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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March 5, 2008

Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Conference May 20-23 in New Haven

The “Computers, Freedom, and Privacy: Technology Policy ’08” conference will be held May 20-23 at the Omni Hotel in New Haven.
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March 5, 2008

Law and Media Panel Discussion—"Covering Scandals"—April 1

The Yale Law School Law and Media Program will host a panel discussion on April 1 titled “Covering Scandals: Investigative Reporters, Their Lawyers, and the Process of Breaking Controversial News.”
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March 11, 2008

Is Tooth Cleaning a Scam?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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March 12, 2008

Graduate Programs Works-in-Progress Symposium March 28-29

The Graduate Programs at Yale Law School will hold its second annual Works-in-Progress Symposium, titled “Next Generation Legal Scholarship,” on March 28 and 29.
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March 12, 2008

Yale Law School Students Named 2008 Soros Fellows

Four Yale Law School students, along with a student entering Yale Law School in the fall, are among 30 extraordinarily accomplished young people named Paul & Daisy Soros New American Fellows for 2008.
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March 13, 2008

Virginia Law’s Paul Mahoney ’84 To Give Wasserman Lecture April 17

University of Virginia Law Professor Paul Mahoney ’84 will discuss “The Public Utility Pyramids” at the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance April 17 at Yale Law School.
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March 17, 2008

NYU Law’s Stephen Holmes To Discuss War on Terror at April 8 Jorde Symposium

NYU Law Professor Stephen Holmes will deliver the keynote lecture at the 11th annual Thomas M. Jorde Symposium to be hosted by Yale Law School on Tuesday, April 8.
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March 17, 2008

Forget being accepted by Yale, it's hard enough to make it into a good preschool—A Commentary by Ken Harbaugh ’08

Ken Harbaugh ’08 is a former Navy pilot and a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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March 17, 2008

Putting the Second Amendment Second—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is the Southmayd Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School.
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March 18, 2008

Stan Wheeler Memorial Concert April 13

A jazz concert to celebrate the life and music of Professor Stanton Wheeler will be held April 13, 2008, at Yale Law School.
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March 18, 2008

Bernstein Symposium April 3-4—“Justice Delayed? The Impact of Time on the Trials of Gross Atrocities”

The Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowship Symposium will be held April 3 and April 4 at Yale Law School on the topic, “Justice Delayed?  The Impact of Time on the Trials of Gross Atrocities.”
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March 18, 2008

Homeland Security Chief Michael Chertoff To Speak at Inaugural Heyman Colloquium April 7

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff will be the keynote speaker at the first annual Heyman Federal Public Service Colloquium taking place April 7 at Yale Law School.
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March 18, 2008

Dispute Resolution April 18 Features Illinois Law’s Jennifer Robbennolt

The 2007-2008 Quinnipiac-Yale Dispute Resolution Workshop series concludes April 18 with a lecture by University of Illinois Law School Professor Jennifer Robbennolt titled “Good Lawyers Should be Good Psychologists: Insights for Interviewing and Counseling Clients.”
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March 20, 2008

The Racial Tipping Point—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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March 20, 2008

Dr. John Tedstrom To Discuss U.S. Health Policy Abroad

Dr. John Tedstrom will discuss “The Business of Public Health:  How U.S. Health Policy Abroad Can Help Promote Economic Development & Save More Lives in the Process” on March 31 at Yale Law School.
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March 24, 2008

Divided and Conquered—A Book Review by Amy Chua

Amy Chua, John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law, is the author of World on Fire and Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance — and Why They Fall.
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March 25, 2008

Clinton-Obama, Obama-Clinton—A Commentary by Akhil Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is the Southmayd Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School.

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March 25, 2008

Thomas Merrill Appointed Professor of Law

Thomas W. Merrill, the Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law at Columbia University, will join Yale Law School on July 1, 2008, as Professor of Law.

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March 26, 2008

Linda Greenhouse Returning To Yale Law School in 2009 as Journalist-in-Residence

Linda Greenhouse ’78 M.S.L., Pulitzer Prize-winning legal writer and Supreme Court reporter for The New York Times for the past three decades, will return to Yale Law School in January 2009 as the Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence and Joseph Goldstein Senior Fellow.

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March 27, 2008

With great power and wealth come…‘hot girls’?—A Commentary by Michael Seringhaus ’10

Michael Seringhaus ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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March 28, 2008

Stephen Lewis To Discuss HIV/AIDS Efforts April 10

Stephen Lewis, former Special Envoy to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan for HIV/AIDS in Africa, will discuss efforts to promote more urgent and effective global responses to HIV/AIDS on April 10 at Yale Law School.
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March 28, 2008

Susan Neiman To Lecture on Moral Clarity April 28

Einstein Forum Director Susan Neiman will discuss “Achieving Moral Clarity: Reflections For Grown-Up Idealists” when she delivers the Cover Lecture in Law and Religion on April 28.
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March 28, 2008

Professor Akhil Amar ’84 Honored For Outstanding Teaching

Southmayd Professor of Law Akhil Reed Amar ’84 has been honored with the 2008 William Clyde DeVane Award, the oldest and highest-ranking award for excellence in scholarship and undergraduate teaching at Yale.
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March 31, 2008

Brave New Fed—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is Deputy Dean and Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.
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March 31, 2008

Purim and Penelope—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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March 31, 2008

A Day in Court Denied—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is Dean of Yale Law School and Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law.
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April 1, 2008

Chicago Prof. Raghuram Rajan To Deliver Raben Lecture April 29

Raghuram G. Rajan will deliver the John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Fellow Lecture on April 29, speaking on “Landed Interests and Financial Underdevelopment in the United States.”
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April 1, 2008

A Conversation With Award-Winning Author Michael Pollan on Obesity Epidemic, April 24

In a conversation with the Yale Law School community on April 24, acclaimed author Michael Pollan will share his fascinating ideas on the state of American eating and how it, and our health, are being affected by federal policies.
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April 1, 2008

Bruce Shapiro Discusses Human Rights and Trauma April 8

Bruce Shapiro, a veteran reporter on human rights and criminal justice, will speak on “The Cost of Bearing Witness: Understanding Human Rights and Trauma” on April 8 at Yale Law School.
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April 1, 2008

Jokes, Jingles, Stories and More from Robin Batteau, April 11

The Yale Law School community is invited to a Dean’s Concert and a whole lot more on April 11, when Robin Batteau, award-winning musician and jingle producer extraordinaire, presents “How to Turn a Harvard B.A. and a Career in Folk Music Into a Living Writing Jingles.”
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April 2, 2008

Law Schools Shouldn't Grub For Rankings—A Commentary by Michael Seringhaus ’10

Michael Seringhaus ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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April 4, 2008

Moot Court Finals May 5 To Consider Damages in Exxon Valdez Disaster

The finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals will be held May 5 and will consider the case, Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker.
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April 5, 2008

The War's Expiration Date—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Oona Hathaway ’97

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism.  Oona Hathaway is an associate professor of law at Yale Law School.
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April 8, 2008

Will law ban messages from mayor's trial?—A Commentary by Susan Crawford ’89

Susan Crawford is a Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School, where she teaches Internet law and communications law.
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April 8, 2008

Neal Katyal ’95 To Be Honored at May 2 PANA Alumni Banquet

The Pacific Islander, Asian, and Native American Students Association (PANA) will honor Georgetown Law Professor Neal Katyal ’95 at its second annual Alumni Banquet on May 2.
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April 9, 2008

How Late Will You Really Be?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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April 14, 2008

Yale Law School Expands Public Interest Program, Financial Support for Graduates

Yale Law School will enhance its public interest program and improve financial support for alumni.
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April 15, 2008

Professor Roberta Romano ’80 Receives Prize for Paper on Corporate Governance

Yale Law School Professor Roberta Romano ’80 has been awarded The De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek Law Prize from the European Corporate Governance Institute.
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April 18, 2008

Hillhouse Professor Dan Esty '86 Organizes Climate Change Conference at Yale

U.S. Governors and top environmental officials met at Yale University on April 18, 2008, to exchange ideas and develop a strategy on global warming.
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April 20, 2008

An Olympic Force for Change—A Commentary by Sue Meng ’09

Sue Meng ’09 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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April 22, 2008

Honor Joey’s Legacy of Compassion and Service—Give Blood This Week

Yale Law School students, faculty and staff are invited to give the gift of life in honor of Joey Hanzich ’10 during the Joey Hanzich ’10 Memorial Blood Drive April 23-25 at the Payne Whitney Gymnasium.
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April 25, 2008

Clinic Students Argue For Adequate Education To Connecticut Supreme Court

On April 22, Yale Law School’s Education Adequacy Clinic argued before the Connecticut Supreme Court that all Connecticut students have the constitutional right to an adequate education.
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April 28, 2008

Reva Siegel ’86 Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Professor Reva Siegel ’86 has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and independent policy research centers.
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April 29, 2008

Anonymity Because—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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April 30, 2008

Why Tolerate 42,000 Traffic Deaths A Year?—A Commentary by Hunter Smith ’10

Hunter Smith ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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April 30, 2008

Information Society Project Issues Technology Policy Recommendations

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School has issued a set of technology policy recommendations aimed at helping shape public debate on the topic during the current U.S. presidential election.
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April 30, 2008

Nicholas R. Parrillo ’04 Appointed Associate Professor of Law

Nicholas R. Parrillo ’04 will join the Yale Law School faculty in July 2008 as Associate Professor of Law.
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May 1, 2008

Scott J. Shapiro ’90 Appointed Professor of Law and Philosophy

University of Michigan Professor Scott J. Shapiro ’90 will join the Yale Law School faculty in July 2008 as a professor of law and philosophy.
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May 1, 2008

Best and Brightest, but Not the Nicest—A Commentary by Amelia Rawls ’10

Amelia Rawls ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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May 2, 2008

Understanding America—A Commentary by Peter Schuck

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Targeting in Social Programs: Avoiding Bad Bets, Removing Bad Apples.
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May 2, 2008

Hey, What About the 24th?—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Jennifer Nou ’08

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is the Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Jennifer Nou ’08 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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May 2, 2008

Obama's Other Radical Friends—A Commentary by Elizabeth Wurtzel ’08

Elizabeth Wurtzel ’08 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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May 4, 2008

Plenty of Juicy Plot Twists in a Thriller of a Race—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of New England White.
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May 5, 2008

Out of the Shadows—A Commentary by Heather Gerken

Heather Gerken is Professor of Law at Yale Law School where she specializes in election law, constitutional law and civil procedure.
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May 5, 2008

Kids and Congress—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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May 13, 2008

Surfing the Class—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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May 14, 2008

Clay Shirky and Letter to the President Among Highlights of CFP Technology Policy ’08 Conference

Clay Shirky and Konstantinos Karachalios will deliver the keynote talks at the Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Conference being held May 20-23 at the Omni Hotel in New Haven.
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May 15, 2008

Magisterial Conviction—A Commentary by Kenji Yoshino ’96

Kenji Yoshino '96 is the Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights.
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May 19, 2008

An Equity Kicker—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff are professors at Yale Law School and Yale School of Management. They are regular columnists for Forbes and co-authors of Why Not?
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May 19, 2008

ISP Announces Kaltura Prize in A2K3 Writing Competition

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School and the International Journal of Communications Law and Policy have announced their fifth interdisciplinary writing competition in conjunction with the third Access to Knowledge (A2K3) Conference taking place September 8-10 in Geneva, Switzerland, will feature an award sponsored by Kaltura.
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May 19, 2008

I’ll Be Brief—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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May 21, 2008

Was Bear Stearns Too Big to Fail?—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is Deputy Dean and Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.

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May 23, 2008

What’s the Best Way to Predict American Idol?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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May 26, 2008

The buck should stop here—A Commentary by Cyrus Habib ’09

Cyrus Habib ’09 is a Rhodes Scholar and JD candidate at Yale Law School.
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May 26, 2008

232 Graduates Honored at Memorial Day Commencement Ceremonies

232 members of the Yale Law School Class of 2008 were honored at Memorial Day Commencement ceremonies on May 26.
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May 27, 2008

Meet a Nym—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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June 1, 2008

Stuck in Syria, With No Way Home—A Commentary by Jonathan Finer ’09 and Jennifer Rikoski

Jonathan Finer ’09 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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June 1, 2008

Marriage Partners—A Commentary by Kenji Yoshino ’96

Kenji Yoshino '96 is the Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights.
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June 4, 2008

Yale JREG Announces Walton H. Hamilton Prize

The Yale Journal on Regulation has announced The Walton H. Hamilton Prize for Outstanding Scholarship, which will go to the article in each volume judged most likely to have a significant impact on the study and understanding of regulatory policy.
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June 9, 2008

Should You “Ferberize” Your Baby?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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June 12, 2008

Dean Koh Discusses YLS Accomplishments in 2008 Letter to Alumni

Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh discussed the state of the Law School in his annual letter to alumni.
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June 17, 2008

Busy, Productive 2007-08 for YLS Center for the Study of Corporate Law

The Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law was busier than ever this past academic year, organizing more events in 2007-2008 than in any year since it was founded in 1999.
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June 17, 2008

A better way with referendums—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and James Fishkin

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is the Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.
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June 18, 2008

Putt Probabilities—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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June 23, 2008

Two Takes: With 'Boumediene,' the Court Reaffirmed a Basic Principle—A Commentary by Jack M. Balkin

Jack M. Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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June 23, 2008

Rebound Rates—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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July 1, 2008

Can a Draft Regression Outpredict NBA Experts?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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July 3, 2008

Getting Past Black and White—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Palace Council.
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July 3, 2008

Fixing the System Obama Broke—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86, William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and Bruce Ackerman ’67, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School, are authors of Voting with Dollars: A New Paradigm for Campaign Finance.
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July 6, 2008

Affirmative Distraction—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Palace Council.
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July 7, 2008

Eugene Fidell Appointed Rogatz Visiting Lecturer

Eugene R. Fidell, a leading expert in military justice, will join Yale Law School as the Florence Rogatz Senior Visiting Lecturer in Law.

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July 8, 2008

What’s Your Wilhelm Scream?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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July 11, 2008

No Olympic Medal for Bush—A Commentary by Ronan O’Sullivan Farrow ’09

Ronan Farrow ’09 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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July 12, 2008

‘Generation Kill’ Captures War's Lulls and Horrors—A Commentary by Jonathan Finer ’09

Jonathan Finer ’09 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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July 13, 2008

Beijing Games; …and why he should stay home—A Commentary by Mia Farrow and Ronan Farrow ’09

Ronan Farrow ’09 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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July 15, 2008

Take Your Paws off the Presidency!—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is the Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of Before the Next Attack.
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July 21, 2008

Quote…Misquote—A Commentary by Fred R. Shapiro

Fred Shapiro is Associate Librarian for Collections and Access and Lecturer in Legal Research at Yale Law School and editor of The Yale Book of Quotations.
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July 21, 2008

YLS Students Helped Prepare Case Detailed in Business Week

Yale Law School students played a key role in a lawsuit that is the subject of Business Week magazine’s June 5 cover story.
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July 22, 2008

The Unending War; Argentina’s quest for justice—A Commentary by Sam Ferguson ’09

Sam Ferguson ’09 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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July 23, 2008

Google Should Give You Some of Its Ad Revenue—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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July 24, 2008

YLS Receives $3 Million Gift from Robina Foundation to Support Human Rights Fellowship Initiative

Yale Law School has received a $3 million gift from the Robina Foundation that will support creation of the Robina Foundation Human Rights Fellowship Initiative at Yale Law School.
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July 25, 2008

Into no-man's land—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Oona Hathaway

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism. 
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July 25, 2008

Creative Capitalism—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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July 28, 2008

Alumni Weekend 2008—Imagining the Future: Challenges and Opportunities for the Three Branches of Government

The Yale Law School community of alumni, faculty, students, and friends will gather October 3-5 for Alumni Weekend 2008.
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July 30, 2008

A better way for jobless pay—A Commentary by Theodore R. Marmor and Jerry L. Mashaw

Jerry L. Mashaw is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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August 5, 2008

Governing After 2008 Conference Sept. 27 at Yale Law School

On September 27, the Yale Law & Policy Review will host a conference at Yale Law School on “Governing After 2008.”
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August 5, 2008

Obama and Me—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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August 11, 2008

Neither a Sidezoomer nor a Lineupper Be—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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August 12, 2008

What Georgia means for Europe—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism. 
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August 18, 2008

Pray at the Pump—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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August 21, 2008

Citizenship Flexibility at the Olympics Is a Good Thing—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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August 25, 2008

How Freedom Turned Talent Into Olympic Gold—A Commentary by George L. Priest and Minor Myers III

George L. Priest is the John M. Olin Professor of Law and Economics at Yale Law School.
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August 25, 2008

Who’s the World’s Fastest Runner?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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August 27, 2008

“Decide What You Stand For,” Dean Koh Tells New Students

Dean Harold Hongju Koh welcomed new students to Yale Law School during a convocation address on Wednesday, August 27.
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August 27, 2008

Dean Harold Hongju Koh Discusses Sustainability

Dean Koh sends a message to the Law School community regarding a sustainable Law School for the 21st century.

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September 2, 2008

What Chance of Change Is Enough?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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September 2, 2008

The coming transatlantic crisis—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism.
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September 3, 2008

Yale ISP Reaches New Milestones in Hosting Access to Knowledge Conference

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School is hosting its third Access to Knowledge Conference September 8-10 in Geneva, Switzerland.
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September 4, 2008

Dean’s Special Wine Law Seminar Sept. 23 and 25

Richard Mendelson will offer a Dean’s Special Seminar on “Wine Law in America” Sept. 23 and 25 at Yale Law School.
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September 4, 2008

Harvard’s Effi Benmelech To Give Wasserman Lecture Sept. 16

Effi Benmelech of Harvard University’s department of economics will discuss “Vintage Capital and Creditor Protection” Sept. 16 at Yale Law School.
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September 5, 2008

Bob Ellickson ’66 Awarded Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize

Professor Robert Ellickson ’66 has been named the 2008 recipient of the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize, given by William and Mary Law School. 
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September 5, 2008

Samuelson and Buckley at Yale—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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September 8, 2008

Connecticut Supreme Court to Hear Cases at Yale Law School

The Connecticut Supreme Court will come to Yale Law School on Friday, Sept. 12, to hear arguments in a criminal case and a civil case.
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September 9, 2008

Chief Justice Margaret Marshall ’76 to Give Anderson Lecture Sept. 22

The Honorable Margaret Marshall ’76, Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, will give the Robert P. Anderson Memorial Lecture on Sept. 22 at Yale Law School.
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September 10, 2008

What Bush Will Surrender in Iraq—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Oona Hathaway

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism.
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September 10, 2008

Global Constitutionalism Seminar Sept. 25-27

Leading constitutional court justices from around the world will gather Sept. 25-27 at Yale Law School for the 2008 Global Constitutionalism Seminar.
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September 16, 2008

Dean Koh Testifies Before Senate Constitution Subcommittee About Rule of Law

Dean Harold Hongju Koh testified Sept. 16 before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution about “Restoring the Rule of Law.”
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September 16, 2008

Robert Daines ’92 To Give Wasserman Lecture Oct. 2

Stanford professor and corporate law scholar Robert Daines ’92 will discuss “Rating the Ratings: How Good are Commercial Governance Ratings?” Oct. 2 at Yale Law School.
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September 17, 2008

A Bumper Sticker That Saves Lives—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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September 21, 2008

For Obama—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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September 23, 2008

A Hedge Fund Like No Other—A Commentary by Simon Johnson and James Kwak ’11

James Kwak ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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September 25, 2008

A Decentralized Bailout—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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September 25, 2008

Adam Smith Meets Climate Change—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Doug Kysar

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart. Doug Kysar is Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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September 26, 2008

Lawyer to Discuss Case Against Texas Utility Oct. 7

On Oct. 7, a pioneering commercial litigator will discuss his role in blocking construction of several coal-fired power plants in a landmark case that pitted 37 cities against a powerful Texas utility.
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September 26, 2008

Project to Measure China’s Environmental Performance Launched

The Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy and The Samuel Family Foundation have announced the launch of a project to assess environmental management and performance at the provincial level in China.
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September 29, 2008

How Should We Allocate CO2 Permits?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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October 1, 2008

Why Representatives Voted Against the Bailout — and a Suggestion on How to Change Their Minds—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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October 2, 2008

Abolish the vice presidency; The founders messed up. We should do away with the office—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of The Failure of the Founding Fathers.
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October 3, 2008

Conference Honoring Mirjan Damaška Oct. 31 – Nov. 1

A conference to honor the work of Professor Mirjan Damaška will be held Friday, Oct. 31, and Saturday, Nov. 1, at Yale Law School.
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October 5, 2008

Memo to Obama: Smile—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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October 6, 2008

Free Super-Crunching Software—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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October 7, 2008

Voting With Eyeballs—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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October 8, 2008

Tomiko Brown-Nagin ’97 Re-Envisions the Civil Rights Movement Nov. 3

Tomiko Brown-Nagin ’97 will deliver the 2008 Thomas Lecture on Nov. 3, speaking on “Re-Envisioning the Civil Rights Movement:  Courts, Communities, and Legal Liberalism.”
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October 8, 2008

YLS and SOM Professors Discuss Financial Crisis

The YLS Center for the Study of Corporate Law hosted a panel discussion Oct. 2 to consider the causes of the U.S. financial crisis and offer opinions on the proposed bailout.
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October 8, 2008

Faith-Based Dieting—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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October 8, 2008

Samuel Bowles To Give Leff Lecture, “Good Government and Human Behavior,” Nov. 10

Professor Samuel Bowles will deliver the Arthur Allen Leff Fellowship Lecture November 10, speaking on “Good Government and Human Behavior:  New Evidence on Enduring Questions.”
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October 11, 2008

The Government Is Contributing to the Panic; It's time to let markets do their messy work—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is Deputy Dean and Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.
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October 13, 2008

Alumni Weekend 2008 Hosts Panel on Environmental Policy

Yale Law School’s Alumni Weekend 2008 featured a panel discussion titled “Toward the Next Generation of Environmental Policy.”
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October 13, 2008

Sell the Conventions—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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October 13, 2008

Yale ISP Celebrates Open Access Day with New Book

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School has announced the launch of a new book, Access to Knowledge in Brazil: New Research on Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development.
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October 14, 2008

A secret memo controls the rules of the presidential debates - should it?—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinksy ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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October 14, 2008

Photos and Videos of Alumni Weekend 2008 Now Online

Photos and streaming videos of Alumni Weekend 2008, including former President Bill Clinton's talk, are available on the Yale Law School Alumni website.
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October 14, 2008

Shiller’s Subprime Solution(s)—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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October 15, 2008

How to Manage The Banks—A Commentary by Peter Boone, Simon Johnson and James Kwak ’11

James Kwak ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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October 15, 2008

My Wedding Ring—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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October 17, 2008

The Wall Street-Main Street Power Game—A Commentary by James Holdcroft and Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is Deputy Dean and Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.
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October 21, 2008

Bush's Final Illusion; The president's agreement with Iraq bypasses Congress. Again—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Oona A. Hathaway

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism.
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October 23, 2008

The LAPD and racial profiling—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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October 24, 2008

Jonathan Karpoff To Give Wasserman Lecture Nov. 18

Professor Jonathan Karpoff of the Foster School of Business, University of Washington, will give the Wasserman Lecture Nov. 18 at Yale Law School.
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October 28, 2008

John Ashcroft Discusses “Leadership in Challenging Times” Oct. 30

Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft will deliver a lecture titled “Leadership in Challenging Times” Thursday, October 30, at Yale Law School.
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October 28, 2008

Yale Law School Doubles Public Interest Fellowships

Yale Law School has expanded on its longstanding commitment to public service by doubling the number of public interest fellowships it offers.
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October 29, 2008

Early Italian Statutes Exhibition Honors Guido Calabresi ’58

An exhibition of early Italian statutes in The Lillian Goldman Law Library is dedicated to Judge Guido Calabresi ’58 in honor of the 50th anniversary of his graduation from Yale Law School.
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October 30, 2008

Judge Ralph Winter ’60 Receives Simeon E. Baldwin Award

Judge Ralph K. Winter ’60 is the recipient of the 2008 Simeon E. Baldwin Award, given annually by Yale Law School’s Center for the Study of Corporate Law.
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October 31, 2008

Sarah Palin on Wednesday Morning—A Commentary by Michael Seringhaus ’10

Michael Seringhaus ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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November 1, 2008

Genomics Confounds Gene Classification—An article by Michael Seringhaus ’10 and Mark Gerstein

Michael Seringhaus ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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November 4, 2008

Pregnancy Discrimination Act Symposium Nov. 7-8

The Yale Journal of Law and Feminism will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act by hosting a symposium November 7-8 at Yale Law School.
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November 5, 2008

Yale ISP Hosts Alumni Reunion and Conference Nov. 15-16

As part of its ten-year anniversary celebration, the Information Society Project at Yale Law School is hosting an alumni reunion and conference November 15-16 at Yale Law School. 
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November 5, 2008

The Great Repudiator?—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Gerard Magliocca ’98

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of We the People.
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November 5, 2008

What We Will Remember: Obama's Victory Speech and McCain's Concession—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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November 6, 2008

Heather Gerken Named J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law

Heather Kristin Gerken, the inaugural J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law, is one of the country's leading experts on voting rights and election law, the role of groups in the democratic process and the relationship between diversity and democracy.

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November 6, 2008

Akhil Amar '84 Appointed Sterling Professor of Law

Akhil Reed Amar, newly designated as Sterling Professor of Law, is a scholar of constitutional law, the Bill of Rights and criminal procedure.

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November 6, 2008

A Hidden Side of Eugene O’Neill’s Hughie?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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November 7, 2008

Obama's Forgotten Inspiration: Theodore Parker—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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November 10, 2008

Symbolic Chalice On Display in Alumni Reading Room

A World War I chaplain’s chalice with ties to a noted Supreme Court case has been donated to Yale Law School and is on display in the Alumni Reading Room.
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November 11, 2008

Ben Heineman ’71 Discusses Performance with Integrity Dec. 2

YLS professor Tony Kronman ’75 and SOM professor Constance Bagley will co-host a conversation with former GE executive Ben Heineman ’71 on December 2 at Yale Law School.
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November 11, 2008

Jean-Marie Guéhenno To Give Sherrill Lecture Dec. 15

Jean-Marie Guéhenno will deliver the 2008-2009 Sherrill Lecture December 15, speaking on “Peacekeeping: Testing the Limits of the Concept of an International Community.”
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November 12, 2008

Morris Tyler Moot Court Finals December 11

The finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals will be held December 11 in the Yale Law School Auditorium.
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November 14, 2008

A Commitment Device for Energy Conservation—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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November 14, 2008

Monday, Nov. 17: Perfume as a Copyrightable Creative Work?

A lecture titled “Genius in a Bottle:  Perfume as a Copyrightable Creative Work?” will be held Monday, November 17, at the Sterling Memorial Library lecture hall.
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November 17, 2008

Yale Law School Mourns Professor Jay Katz; Read Dean Koh Memorial Remarks

Yale Law School Professor Jay Katz died Monday, November 17, 2008, in New Haven. Katz was the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor Emeritus of Law, Medicine, and Psychiatry and Harvey L. Karp Professorial Lecturer in Law and Psychoanalysis at Yale Law School.

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November 18, 2008

Larry Summers for Treasury Secretary—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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November 18, 2008

Second Circuit Court of Appeals to Hear Cases at Yale Law School on Nov. 25

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will hear oral arguments at Yale Law School on November 25, 2008.
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November 18, 2008

Second Circuit Court Sitting Nov. 25 – Briefs and Summaries

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will hear oral arguments in the following cases on November 25 at Yale Law School.
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November 20, 2008

Restoring the Rule of Law to the White House—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of The Failure of the Founding Fathers.
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November 21, 2008

Yale invests responsibly—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is Deputy Dean and Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.
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November 24, 2008

Your Personal Climate Exchange—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff are professors at Yale Law School and Yale School of Management. They are regular columnists for Forbes and co-authors of Why Not?
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November 25, 2008

Recourse, Of Course—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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November 25, 2008

April 24 Conference Will Honor W. Michael Reisman ’64 LL.M, ’65 J.S.D.

Yale Law School will hold a conference on April 24, 2009, to honor the work of W. Michael Reisman ’64 LL.M, ’65 J.S.D., Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.
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November 26, 2008

Executive action needed on stem cells—A Commentary by Sam Berger ’10

Sam Berger ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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November 26, 2008

Appointing advisers no fast task—A Commentary by Jack M. Balkin

Jack M. Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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December 1, 2008

Will Obama Reduce the Chance That You Are Called for Jury Duty?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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December 2, 2008

Who Killed Jdimytai Damour?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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December 3, 2008

Maximum city, not infinite justice—A Commentary by Darryl Li ’09

Darryl Li ’09 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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December 5, 2008

The Early Brief Gets the Worm—A Commentary by Adam Chandler ’11

Adam Chandler ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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December 7, 2008

What should the U.S. do about Gitmo?—A Commentary by Eugene R. Fidell

Eugene Fidell is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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December 8, 2008

Hillary Rodham Clinton ’73 Nominated for U.S. Secretary of State

U.S. Senator and former first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton ’73 has been nominated by president-elect Barack Obama to serve as America’s 67th secretary of state.
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December 8, 2008

Nanotechnology “Culture War” Possible, Says Yale Study

Members of the public who learn about nanotechnology tend to become sharply polarized along cultural line as to its safety, according to a study conducted by the Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School.
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December 9, 2008

Holding CEOs Accountable—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is Deputy Dean and Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School and author of Corporate Governance: Promises Made, Promises Broken.
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December 9, 2008

The debt we owe Iraqi interpreters—A Commentary by Michael Breen ’11

Michael Breen ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School. 
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December 11, 2008

Legal Historian John Fabian Witt ’99 to Join YLS Faculty

John Fabian Witt ’99, an expert in the history of American law, will join the Yale Law School faculty in July 2009.
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December 12, 2008

A legal time bomb in Iraq—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Oona Hathaway

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism.
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December 13, 2008

Elect Hillary's Replacement—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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December 16, 2008

Michael Murray ’09 and Lindsay Eyler ’09 Win Top Prize in Moot Court Finals

The finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals were held Thursday, December 11, at Yale Law School.
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December 16, 2008

An All-Pay Auction—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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December 17, 2008

Dubai, Shanghai, Mumbai, or the Highway—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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December 23, 2008

Corporate Law Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Financial Regulation Roundtable Feb. 13

Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law is co-sponsoring with the Yale Journal on Regulation the Weil, Gotshal and Manges Roundtable on “The Future of Financial Regulation” February 13, 2009, at the Law School.
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December 24, 2008

Good Economic News for the Holidays: Volatility Is Down—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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December 31, 2008

The Iraq War Is Now Illegal—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Oona Hathaway ’97

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism.
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December 31, 2008

How the Senate Can Stop Blagojevich—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84 and Josh Chafetz

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is the Sterling Professor of Law at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School.
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