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2006

January 10, 2006

Where Does Alito's Advocacy End?--A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Where Does Alito's Advocacy End?
By Lincoln Caplan, Knight Senior Journalist at YLS
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January 13, 2006

YLS Community Discusses Alito Nomination

The confirmation hearings of Yale Law School alumnus Samuel A. Alito '75 began on Monday, January 9. We intend to catalog on this website the discussion in the Yale Law School community concerning his nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. Updates will be posted as events warrant.
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January 26, 2006

The China Law Center Holds Conference on Homosexuality in China

The conference was called "Diversity, Equality and Harmony: International Workshop on Sexuality, Policy and Law," and was held in conjunction with Fudan University in Shanghai on January 7-8.
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January 30, 2006

When the Blind See Better--A Commentary by Ian Ayres and Barry Nalebuff

When the Blind See Better
By Ian Ayres, William K. Townsend Professor of Law, and Barry Nalebuff, Milton Steinbach Professor of Management, Yale School of Management
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January 31, 2006

Samuel Alito '75 Sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

The nomination of Samuel A. Alito '75 to be an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme court was confirmed by the Senate today in a 58 to 42 vote. Within hours, Alito was sworn in during a ceremony held at the Supreme Court.
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February 2, 2006

Opening the Door--A Commentary by Prof. Judith Resnik

Opening the Door
By Judith Resnik, Arthur Liman Professor of Law
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February 13, 2006

Yale Law Journal to Host Conference on Executive Power, March 24-25

The Yale Law Journal will host a symposium entitled "The Most Dangerous Branch? Mayors, Governors, Presidents and the Rule of Law: A Symposium on Executive Power," on March 24-25, 2006, at Yale Law School.
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March 3, 2006

Black History, American History--A Commentary by Stephanie Robinson

Black history, American history
By Stephanie Robinson, Senior Research Scholar in Law

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March 8, 2006

The Asbestos Mess--A Commentary by Peter Schuck and Anthony Sebok

The Asbestos Mess
By Peter H. Schuck, Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law at YLS, and Anthony J. Sebok '91, Centennial Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School
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March 23, 2006

High Times and Misdemeanors--A Commentary by Judy Coleman '06

High Times and Misdemeanors
What the Supreme Court's drug cases may tell us about limits on federal powers.
By Judy Coleman '06
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March 23, 2006

Make the President Prime Minister . . .--A Commentary by Roman Martinez '08 and Dan Senor

Make the President Prime Minister . . .
By Dan Senor and Roman Martinez '08
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April 5, 2006

Robert L. Bernstein Symposium at YLS, April 20-21, 2006

The Demands Of Memory: The Purposes, Forms And Moral Obligations Of Remembering Atrocities
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April 12, 2006

Heather Gerken to Join Yale Law School Faculty

Professor Gerken 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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April 17, 2006

Nancy L. Rosenblum to Give Storrs Lectures, April 17 and 18

The Storrs Lectures, one of Yale Law School's oldest and most prestigious lecture programs, were established in 1889. These annual lecture are given by a prominent scholar within the broad topic of fundamental problems with law and jurisprudence.

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April 17, 2006

Yair Listokin Appointed Associate Professor at Yale Law School

His primary research and teaching interests are business organizations, bankruptcy, contracts, corporate finance, and empirical legal studies. His additional interests are in federal income taxation and secured transactions.

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April 19, 2006

Oliver Hart to Give Raben Lecture on April 24, 2006

Oliver Hart is one of the world's most distinguished economic theorists working on the theory of the firm and organization, firm financial contracting, and contract theory.
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April 27, 2006

Prof. Ian Ayres Voted a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

His subject areas are antitrust; business associations; civil rights; contracts; corporate finance; law and economics; and property.
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May 16, 2006

The Ticket to Savings--A Commentary by Ian Ayres and Barry Nalebuff

Why not create a new lotto that lets people have the excitement of a traditional lottery while they are investing for their retirement?

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May 16, 2006

'Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny,' by Amartya Sen: We Contain Multitudes--A Commentary by Kenji Yoshino

"We Contain Multitudes", a review by Kenji Yoshino, Deputy Dean for Intellectual Life and Professor of Law at YLS, of Amartya Sen's book, Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny, appears in the May 14 issue of The New York Times.
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May 16, 2006

Information on Commencement 2006

The Class of 2006 has elected Deputy Dean and Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law  Dan Kahan to be its class speaker.

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May 26, 2006

The China Law Center Hosts Workshop on Exercising the Legislative "Power of the Purse"

The China Law Center hosted an "International Workshop on the Legislature, Budget Supervision, and Public Finance" in Beijing on May 13-14.
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June 2, 2006

Christine Jolls to Join Yale Law School Faculty

Christine Jolls, one of the nation’s leading scholars in employment law, law and economics, and one of the founders of behavioral law and economics, will join the Yale Law School faculty as of July 1, 2006.

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June 12, 2006

Prof. Judith Resnik’s Convocation Address at Bryn Mawr College

Prof. Resnik’s remarks addressed issues of the American Constitution and international lawmaking.
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June 12, 2006

Marriage Protection From What?--A Commentary by William Eskridge, Jr. and Darren Spedale

William Eskridge, Jr. is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and is co-author with Darren Spedale of Gay Marriage: For Better or For Worse? (Oxford University Press, 2006).
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June 12, 2006

Eyewitness Testimony Doesn't Make It True--A Commentary by Steven B. Duke

Professor Steven B. Duke teaches and writes on criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, and drug policy.
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June 13, 2006

Who's Afraid of Gay Marriage?--A Commentary by William Eskridge, Jr. and Darren Spedale

William Eskridge is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School. Darren R. Spedale is an attorney at White & Case LLP in New York City. Eskridge and Spedale co-authored Gay Marriage: for Better or for Worse?
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June 16, 2006

Dean Harold Koh's Remarks at ALI

Dean Harold Hongju Koh delivered remarks on law and globalization at The American Law Institute's Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., on May 17, 2006.
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June 20, 2006

Prof. Ronald Sullivan Comments on Supreme Court Ruling on NPR’s Morning Edition

Prof. Sullivan commented on this week’s Supreme Court decision on Davis v. Washington.

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June 20, 2006

The Battle of Hudson Heights– A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar

Akhil Reed Amar 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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June 21, 2006

Prof. Akhil Amar Wins ABA Silver Gavel Award for America’s Constitution

Given annually since 1958, the ABA Silver Gavel Awards recognize works that help foster public understanding of the law and legal system.
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June 22, 2006

Prof. Michael Graetz Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee

Professor Michael Graetz testified on the subject of international tax reform before the House Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures on June 22.

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June 28, 2006

Bush administration cries wolf on security leaks—A Commentary by Jack M. Balkin

Jack M. Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School. His political and legal commentary can be found at balkin.blogspot.com.
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June 29, 2006

Before the next attack—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman

Bruce Ackerman is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale. His most recent book is Before the Next Attack (Yale University Press, 2006).
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June 30, 2006

Yale Law School’s Ties to Hamdan v. Rumsfeld

More than twenty students and several faculty members from Yale Law School have assisted Neal Katyal ’95 with Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.

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July 5, 2006

Putting reason back into emergency powers—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman

Bruce Ackerman is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale, and the author of over a dozen books, including Before the Next Attack (Yale University Press, 2006).
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July 5, 2006

Prof. Akhil Reed Amar Interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition

Professor Amar was interviewed for a National Public Radio story titled “Supreme Court More Conservative, Fragmented.”

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July 5, 2006

The Knicks Boldly Go Where Companies Have Not—An Article by Ian Ayres and John J. Donohue III

Ian Ayres is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School. John J. Donohue III is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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July 6, 2006

"Representing Children Worldwide" Chosen as Site of the Month by American Association of Law Libraries OBS-SIS

Representing Children Worldwide is a research project which compiles information and resources on how children's voices are heard in child protective proceedings around the country and around the world.

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July 7, 2006

Dean Harold Hongju Koh to Receive Immigration and Civil Rights Award

Dean Koh’s advocacy work will be recognized at an awards ceremony sponsored by the Immigrant Legal Resource Center on July 21.
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July 7, 2006

How to strengthen shareholder democracy—An Audio Commentary by Ian Ayres

William K. Townsend Professor of Law Ian Ayres commented on "rational apathy" among small shareholders on Marketplace.
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July 11, 2006

Dean Harold Hongju Koh Testifies Before U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Regarding Hamdan v. Rumsfeld

Dean Koh testified on July 11 before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on "Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: Establishing a Constitutional Process."
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July 13, 2006

Professor Bruce Ackerman on NPR’s Talk of the Nation

Professor Ackerman spoke about the nature of conspiracy charges, the use of pre-emptive arrests, and the protection of civil liberties on Talk of the Nation on Wednesday, July 12.

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July 14, 2006

Too Good for Marriage—A Commentary by Kenji Yoshino

Professor Yoshino's published works include the recent book, Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights (Random House, 2006).
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July 18, 2006

Detain Game—A Commentary by Prof. Bruce Ackerman

Bruce Ackerman is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale. His op-ed titled "Detain Game" originally appeared on Slate.com.

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July 20, 2006

Stealing First—A Commentary by Prof. Akhil Amar

Akhil Reed Amar is the Southmayd Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His most recent book, America's Constitution: A Biography, received the 2006 ABA Silver Gavel Award.

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July 27, 2006

YLS Co-sponsors International Conference on Access to Justice

Yale Law School, the Legal Education and Research Society (LEARS) of India, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will co-sponsor the "International Conference on Access to Justice: Law, Policy and Institutions" in New Delhi, India, August 11-13, 2006.

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August 8, 2006

YLS Information Society Project Examines Public Opinion and Freedom of Speech

Yale Law School's Information Society Project (ISP) recently analyzed over fifty years of existing research with an eye toward determining the extent to which public opinion both responds to and influences Supreme Court rulings on freedom of speech.
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August 14, 2006

Ayres and Klass Receive Scribes Book Award

Insincere Promises: The Law of Misrepresented Intent, co-authored by Professor Ian Ayres and Gregory Klass, has been selected as the 2006 winner of the Scribes Book Award.
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August 14, 2006

Give N.Y.'s poor what they need most: a voice—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman and Ian Ayres

Professors Bruce Ackerman and Ian Ayres co-authored Voting with Dollars: A New Paradigm for Campaign Finance (Yale University Press, 2002).

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August 15, 2006

Is China’s Government Becoming More Open?

An interview with Jamie Horsley, deputy director of The China Law Center at Yale Law School.

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August 21, 2006

In Case of Emergency—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman

"In Case of Emergency," an opinion article by Bruce Ackerman, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale, originally appeared on The American Prospect website.

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August 21, 2006

Good Cop, Bad Cop—A Commentary by Peter Schuck

"Good Cop, Bad Cop," an opinion article on U.S. immigration policy by Peter H. Schuck, the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law at YLS, appears in the August 2006 issue of American Lawyer.

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August 24, 2006

Easy Savings—A Commentary by Ian Ayres '86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres and Barry Nalebuff are professors at Yale Law School and Yale School of Management, respectively. They are coauthors of Why Not? and regular columnists for Forbes.

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August 25, 2006

American Association of Law Libraries Recognizes YLS Library Staff

Four members of the Lillian Goldman Law Library staff received awards at the annual meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries, held in St. Louis this summer.

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August 29, 2006

Alumni Weekend 2006—Crafting a Life: Private, Public, and Professional

Join fellow YLS alums October 13-15 in New Haven for Alumni Weekend 2006.

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August 30, 2006

Yale Ranked Among Top Global Universities by Newsweek

The August 21, 2006, international edition of Newsweek ranked Yale University No. 3 among global universities, and included an article written by Yale President Richard Levin.

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August 30, 2006

Dean Harold Hongju Koh Welcomes New Students

Dean Koh spoke of the Law School as a "community of commitment" and urged new students to use their time at YLS to find new ideas, combine theory and practice, and discover what they stand for.

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September 1, 2006

Professors Reva Siegel and Robert Post on Judicial Independence

Professors Reva Siegel and Robert Post were guests on Connecticut Public Radio's The Faith Middleton Show on Tuesday, August 29, 2006.
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September 6, 2006

Matthew Bloom '08 Wins IP Writing Contest

The title of Bloom's winning paper is "Subpoenaed Sources and the Internet: A Test for When Bloggers Should Reveal Who Misappropriated a Trade Secret."

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September 12, 2006

Talk of 'war' is misleading and dangerous—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman '67

Bruce Ackerman '67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale, and the author of over a dozen books, including Before the Next Attack (Yale University Press, 2006).

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September 14, 2006

Lord Woolf of Barnes to Give Anderson Lecture, Sept. 18

The Right Honorable the Lord Woolf of Barnes will lecture on "How to Change the Litigation Culture" on Monday, September 18, 2006, at Yale Law School.

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September 15, 2006

Pretexting is already fraud—An Audio Commentary by Ian Ayres '86

Ian Ayres '86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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September 19, 2006

Bad Party Line—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman '67

Bruce Ackerman is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale. "Bad Party Line: All the reasons to hate Bush's wiretapping bill" originally appeared on Slate.com.

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September 20, 2006

Alumni Weekend: October 13-15, 2006

Dine with friends and faculty. Remember the old times. Debate current events. Play croquet in the courtyard. Celebrate Yale Law School.

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September 21, 2006

Mommy Dearest?: The Next Antiabortion Argument—An article by Reva Siegel '86

Reva Siegel is Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law and Professor of American Studies at Yale University.

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September 25, 2006

Bruce Katz '85 Receives Heinz Award for Public Policy

The award recognizes Katz for championing creative solutions for metropolitan reshaping and restoration.

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September 26, 2006

Professor Jonathan Macey '82 Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Professor Macey testified during the Senate Judiciary Committee's Sept. 26 hearing to examine reports of insider trading activities in U.S. financial markets.

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September 26, 2006

Public Knowledge Presents IP3 Award to Professor Yochai Benkler

Public-interest advocacy and education organization Public Knowledge recently announced that Professor of Law Yochai Benkler is a winner of its 2006 IP3 award for his work on Information Policy.
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September 27, 2006

Deans and Professors Urge Congress to Amend Bills on Military Commissions and FISA

In a letter to U.S. Senators and Members of Congress today, a group of more than seventy law school deans and professors from across the country express concern about the Military Commissions Act and the National Security Surveillance Act.

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September 28, 2006

The White House Warden—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman '67

"The White House Warden," an op-ed by Sterling Professor of Law Bruce Ackerman '67, appeared in the September 28 issue of the Los Angeles Times.

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September 29, 2006

Alumni Weekend Registration Deadline Extended

A variety of activities—from public service to sport and play to serious discussions and timely panels—will be offered during Alumni Weekend, October 13-15, 2006.

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October 3, 2006

A Message from Dean Harold Hongju Koh: FAIR Forum at Yale Law School

Members of the Yale Law School community have organized panels to discuss "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" on Thursday, October 5 and Friday, October 6.

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October 3, 2006

It's Easy Being Green—A Commentary by Daniel Esty '86

Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Daniel Esty co-wrote "It's Easy Being Green" with Andrew Winston, Director of Yale University's Corporate Environmental Strategy Project.

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October 3, 2006

Prof. Jonathan R. Macey '82 to Give Inaugural Lecture, "Where's the Theory in Corporate Governance?"

Prof. Jonathan Macey will deliver his inaugural lecture as the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law on Monday, October 9.

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October 5, 2006

Promises, not policies—A Commentary by Ian Ayres '86

William K. Townsend Professor of Law Ian Ayres '86 discusses the use of a proposed "Fair Employment" mark.

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October 9, 2006

What Was He Thinking?—A Commentary by Kenji Yoshino '96

Professor of Law Kenji Yoshino '96 is the author of Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights (Random House, 2006).

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October 9, 2006

"Darfur: Day of Action," Oct. 16

International human rights experts will meet at Yale on October 16 to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Sudan.

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October 10, 2006

A Dishonest Debate on The Iraq War—A Commentary by Jonathan Finer '09

Now a first-year student at Yale Law School, Jonathan Finer was a Washington Post correspondent in Baghdad from May 2005 to July 2006.

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October 10, 2006

Senator Arlen Specter '56 to Speak on "The Senate's Hot-Button Issues," Oct. 13

Senator Specter will speak on Friday, October 13 at 12:30 p.m. in Room 127.

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October 16, 2006

Yale Law School Launches $200 Million Capital Campaign

In conjunction with the launch of Yale University’s "Yale Tomorrow" capital campaign, Yale Law School has launched its own "Law Tomorrow" capital campaign, expected to raise $200 million over the next five years for student financial assistance, residential housing, faculty support, and additional funding for new and existing academic programs.
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October 17, 2006

Dean Koh Announces New Faculty Chairs

The Yale Corporation approved the appointment of four members of the Law School faculty to endowed Chairs.
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October 18, 2006

The China Law Center Sponsors Roundtable on Drug Law and Policy

The China Law Center co-sponsored a “Roundtable on Drug Law and Policy” on September 20-21, 2006 with the Legislative Affairs Commission of the National People's Congress. 

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October 18, 2006

Chief Justices Margaret Marshall '76, Drayton Nabers, Jr. '65, and Randall Shepard '72 Receive Yale Law School Award of Merit

The awards were presented on Saturday, October 14, at the 2006 Alumni Weekend luncheon.

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October 19, 2006

We Answer to the Name of Liberals—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman '67

"We Answer to the Name of Liberals," was co-written by Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman '67 and Todd Gitlin, professor of journalism and sociology at Columbia University.

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October 20, 2006

Lillian Goldman Law Library Receives Significant Collection of Rare Books

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York has transferred 1,641 volumes from its rare book collection to the Law School's library.

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October 23, 2006

Moving from the War to Law School at Yale—A Commentary by Ken Harbaugh '08

Ken Harbaugh '08 spent nine years in the Navy before he enrolled at Yale Law School. "Moving from the War to Law School at Yale" originally aired as a commentary on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered."
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October 24, 2006

Regulatory McCarthyism—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 25, 2006

UN Deputy Secretary-General Mark Malloch Brown to Speak at YLS

Mark Malloch Brown, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, will give a public address on the challenge of managing global change on October 30, at 5 p.m. in the Law School's Levinson Auditorium.

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October 27, 2006

Skin in the game—A Commentary by Ian Ayres '86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres and Barry Nalebuff are professors at Yale Law School and Yale School of Management, respectively. They are coauthors of Why Not? and regular columnists for Forbes.

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October 27, 2006

The Hitch—A Commentary by William Eskridge, Jr. '78

William Eskridge, Jr. '78 is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School. Darren R. Spedale is an investment banker in New York City. Eskridge and Spedale co-authored Gay Marriage: for Better or for Worse?

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October 30, 2006

Urban Renewal's Final Implosion—A Commentary by Jonathan Finer '09

Now a first-year student at Yale Law School, Jonathan Finer is on leave from his position as a staff writer for The Washington Post.

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October 30, 2006

When the Justice Department Played Defense—A Commentary by Judith Resnik

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, where she teaches about federalism, procedure, feminism, and local and global interventions to diminish inequalities and subordination.

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November 1, 2006

Alumni Weekend 2006 Videos and Photos

Alumni Weekend 2006 saw the return of hundreds of Law School graduates to the Sterling Law Building, where they attended panels and met with former classmates.

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November 8, 2006

Opening Argument Launches Website

The student-run publication can now be found online at www.openingargument.com.

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November 14, 2006

Ortega's Sandinista baggage—A Commentary by Jonathan Finer '09

Now a first-year student at Yale Law School, Jonathan Finer is on leave as a reporter for The Washington Post.
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November 17, 2006

Associate Justice Antonin Scalia Speaks at YLS

On Friday, November 10, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia participated in a question and answer session with the Law School community.

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November 21, 2006

Wise strategy on same-sex unions—A Commentary by William Eskridge, Jr. '78

Darren R. Spedale and William N. Eskridge Jr. '78, a Yale Law School professor, are authors of Gay Marriage: For Better or For Worse? What We've Learned from the Evidence.
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November 27, 2006

Robert Greenstein to Speak at Yale Law School

On Thursday, Nov. 30, Robert Greenstein, executive director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, will speak to the Yale Law School community. 
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November 28, 2006

Law School Clinic Sues Department of Homeland Security

Yale Law School’s Allard K. Lowenstein Human Rights Clinic National Litigation Project sued the Department of Homeland Security in federal court in New Haven last Tuesday, seeking records of a program known as “Operation Front Line.”
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November 28, 2006

Ben Heineman ’71 Delivers Preiskel-Silverman Lecture

In the 2006-2007 Preiskel-Silverman Lecture held Monday, November 27, 2006, Ben W. Heineman, Jr., ’71, spoke on “Law and Leadership.”
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November 30, 2006

CED Clinic Helps Client Break Ground for New Senior Housing

On November 14, 2006, St. Luke’s Senior Housing, Inc.—a client of the Community and Economic Development (CED) Clinic—broke ground on Josephine Jarvis Gray Senior Housing in New Haven’s Dixwell neighborhood.
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December 1, 2006

Gerhard Casper To Deliver Inaugural Kronman-Postol Lecture December 7

Gerhard Casper will deliver the inaugural Kronman-Postol Lecture on Thursday, December 7, speaking to the Yale Law School community on “Caesarism in Democratic Politics: Reflections on Max Weber.”
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December 1, 2006

Professor J. L. Pottenger Honored by Connecticut Voices for Children

Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law and Supervising Attorney J. L. Pottenger Jr. ’75 has been honored by Connecticut Voices for Children for his work in developing a partnership between Connecticut Voices and Yale Legislative Services.
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December 4, 2006

Politician, Police Thyself—A Commentary by Josh Chafetz ‘07

Josh Chafetz is a third-year student at Yale Law School. He is the author of the forthcoming “Democracy’s Privileged Few: Legislative Privilege and Democratic Norms in the British and American Constitutions.”
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December 5, 2006

Professor Gerald Torres '77 To Give Dean’s Lecture on December 12

On Tuesday, December 12, Professor Gerald Torres ’77 will give a Dean’s Lecture entitled “The Red and The Black: Culture, Anti-Discrimination and Human Rights.”
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December 6, 2006

Professor Susan Rose-Ackerman Opens “In the Company of Scholars” Series

Susan Rose-Ackerman, the Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and Professor of Political Science, discussed “Corruption and Democratic Transitions” in the opening “In the Company of Scholars” lecture held October 31. 
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December 7, 2006

Blind Side—A Commentary by Kenji Yoshino

Professor of Law Kenji Yoshino '96 is the author of Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights (Random House, 2006).
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December 7, 2006

Yale Law School Introduces Law and Globalization Breakfast Series

"The Changing Dynamics of International Arbitration" was the topic of Yale Law School's first Law and Globalization Breakfast, held November 29 in New York City.
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December 8, 2006

Morris Tyler Moot Court Competition December 11

The Morris Tyler Moot Court will consider the case of Massachusetts v. EPA on Monday, December 11, in the Levinson Auditorium.
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December 11, 2006

Floyd Abrams '60 To Speak on December 14

On Thursday, December 14, Floyd Abrams '60 will give a Dean’s Program on the Profession talk entitled "The Rwanda Media Genocide Appeal:  When is a Journalist Guilty of Genocide?"
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December 11, 2006

Sex and the City—A Commentary by Kenji Yoshino

Kenji Yoshino '96 is the Guido Calabresi Professor of Law and author of Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights (Random House, 2006).
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December 12, 2006

Professor Kenji Yoshino Receives 2006 Myers Outstanding Book Award for “Covering”

Guido Calabresi Professor of Law Kenji Yoshino has been honored by The Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights for his most recent book, Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights.
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December 13, 2006

Dean Harold Hongju Koh Files al-Marri Brief

Yale Law School Dean Harold Koh was one of 29 constitutional law professors from around the U.S. who filed an amicus brief December 12 in the case of Ali Saleh Kahlah al-Marri.
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December 16, 2006

What if terrorists destroy Washington?—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman

Bruce Ackerman '67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and the author of Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism.
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December 19, 2006

YLS Partners with San Francisco City Attorney and Boalt Law School in Affirmative Litigation Working Group

Yale Law School students will get an opportunity to explore innovative public policy litigation strategies as the result of a unique collaboration with the San Francisco Attorney’s Office and the University of California, Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law.
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December 25, 2006

Environmental Atonement—A Commentary by Ian Ayres '86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres and Barry Nalebuff are professors at Yale Law School and Yale School of Management, respectively. They are co-authors of Why Not? and regular columnists for Forbes.
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December 27, 2006

Yale Law School Mourns Former President Gerald Ford '41

"Chance thrust upon Gerald Ford a succession of crucial historic roles—President, Vice President, House Minority Leader, and member of the Warren Commission. He answered each of those challenges with courage and humility,” Dean Harold Hongju Koh said.

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December 29, 2006

Greener Pastures--A Commentary by Daniel Esty '86

Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Daniel Esty '86 is the author, with Andrew Winston, of Green to Gold (Yale University Press, 2006).
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