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Thursday, May 26, 2016


In The Press

Important First Step by HPSCI on Pre-Publication Review Reform—A Commentary by Oona Hathaway and Jack Goldsmith

Just Security

Oona Hathaway is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and director of the Center for Global Legal Challenges at Yale Law School. Jack Goldsmith is the Henry L. Shattuck Professor at Harvard Law School and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.

Thursday, September 8, 2016


Events

Book Talk: The Future of Law and Economics

Thursday, September 8, 2016
6:10PM
Room 121

Monday, September 12, 2016


Events

Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women's Rights given by Asma Jahangir

Monday, September 12, 2016
4:30PM
Room 127

Monday, September 12, 2016


Events

Book Talk: The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right By Michael J. Graetz and Linda Greenhouse

Monday, September 12, 2016
6:10PM
Room 120

Tuesday, September 13, 2016


Events

Roundtable Discussion in Conjunction with Asma Jahangir, Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women's Rights

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
12:00PM
Faculty Lounge

Friday, September 23, 2016


Events

Real Women Real Voices

Friday, September 23, 2016
5:00PM
Auditorium

Wednesday, September 28, 2016


Events

Talk by Anne Pasternak, Former Head of Creative Time and Current Director, Brooklyn Museum

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
6:10PM
TBD

Friday, May 27, 2016


2:01

Monday, May 23, 2016


2:14

Friday, May 20, 2016


3:40

Thursday, May 19, 2016


2:00

Thursday, May 26, 2016


In The Press

Important First Step by HPSCI on Pre-Publication Review Reform—A Commentary by Oona Hathaway and Jack Goldsmith

Just Security

Oona Hathaway is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and director of the Center for Global Legal Challenges at Yale Law School. Jack Goldsmith is the Henry L. Shattuck Professor at Harvard Law School and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016


In The Press

The Supreme Court’s Wishful Thinking About Compromise—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, May 23, 2016


In The Press

After Supreme Court victory, Stephen Bright won’t rest his defense of the poor and the powerless

Atlanta Magazine

A profile of Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen B. Bright about his work as a defense attorney. 

Saturday, May 21, 2016


In The Press

The End of the Open Market for Lethal-Injection Drugs—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

NewYorker.com

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, May 20, 2016


In The Press

Duty, Justice and Discipline

The Wall Street Journal

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt wrote a review of Chris Bray’s book Court-Martial.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016


In The Press

Are Prosecutors the Key to Justice Reform?

The Atlantic

Associate Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an article about the role of the prosecutor in the justice system.

The Yale Law School you are entering has never been a law school that simply defends what is. Your law school —Yale Law School—has always been a law school that fights for what ought to be.”


Harold Hongju Koh

Sterling Professor of International Law and Former Dean