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Yale Law School Today

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 20, 2016


3:40

Thursday, May 19, 2016


2:00

Wednesday, April 6, 2016


1:24:16

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.

Friday, May 13, 2016


In The Press

Activists say Airbnb drives up rents. But is that actually true? L.A. needs to find out—A Commentary by Gideon Yaffe

Los Angeles Times

Gideon Yaffe is a Professor of Law, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Psychology at Yale.

Thursday, May 12, 2016


In The Press

A simple way for the government to curb inflated drug prices—A Commentary by Amy Kapczynski ’03, Zain Rizvi ’17, and Aaron Kesselheim

The Washington Post

Zain Rizvi ’17 is a student at Yale Law School; Amy Kapczynski ’03 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and co-director of Yale’s Global Health Justice Partnership; Aaron Kesselheim is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a faculty member at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016


In The Press

An army officer sues Obama over the legality of the war on ISIS

PRI's The World

Sterling Professor of Law Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed about the case of Army Captain Nathan Michael Smith, who is suing President Obama over the constitutionality of the war on ISIS.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016


In The Press

A Soldier’s Challenge to the President

The New York Times

An editorial about Army Captain Nathan Michael Smith’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the war on ISIS. Sterling Professor of Law Bruce Ackerman ’67 is an advisor to Capt. Smith’s legal team.

It was an empowering experience to be at Yale Law School and it fundamentally changed my life.”


Senator Gary Hart

Class of 1964