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Yale Law School Today

Tuesday, November 29, 2016


In The Press

‘All Resistance Is Local’: A Plan of Progressive Action for the Trump Years

The Nation

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken authored part of a roundtable debate about federalism.

Thursday, November 24, 2016


In The Press

The Next Four Years: A Thanksgiving Strategy—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Just Security

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, December 5, 2016


Events

Classes end. Last day to drop fall examination courses.

Monday, December 5, 2016
(All day)
YLS

Monday, December 5, 2016


Events

End of period to request changes for examinations.

Monday, December 5, 2016
(All day)
YLS

Monday, December 5, 2016


Events

Opportunities in State and Local Government

Monday, December 5, 2016
12:45PM
129

Wednesday, December 21, 2016


Events

Examinations End, 5 p.m.; fall terms ends, winter recess begins

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
5:00PM
YLS

Monday, January 16, 2017


Events

MLK Holiday. No classes will meet.

Monday, January 16, 2017
(All day)
YLS

Monday, January 30, 2017


Events

Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Fellow Lecture: Evolutionary Perspectives on Business Strategy

Monday, January 30, 2017
4:30PM
Faculty Lounge

Tuesday, November 1, 2016


1:05:25

Monday, October 31, 2016


1:12:55

Tuesday, October 25, 2016


58:30

Tuesday, October 25, 2016


1:02:04

Friday, December 2, 2016


In The Press

A Response to the Pleas to Shut Up Trump—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, December 1, 2016


In The Press

A Wisconsin court case may be the last best hope to fix gerrymandering by 2020—A Commentary by Heather Gerken

Vox

Heather Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, December 1, 2016


In The Press

Yale Report Tries To Count People Held In Solitary Confinement

WSHU

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik was interviewed about Aiming to Reduce Time-In-Cell, a report by the Association of State Correctional Administrators and The Liman Program about the effects of solitary confinement.

Thursday, December 1, 2016


In The Press

Rolling Back Trade and Regulation Could Hurt Global M&A: Strine

The Street

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted about a panel discussion he took part in, titled “Beyond the Election: Regulatory Outlook for Corporate America and Wall Street.”

Wednesday, November 30, 2016


In The Press

Who’s in Solitary Confinement?

The Marshall Project

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article on Aiming to Reduce Time-In-Cell, a report by the Association of State Correctional Administrators and The Liman Program about the use of solitary confinement. Similar coverage appeared in The Atlantic.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016


In The Press

Donald Trump’s Vow to Exit His Businesses Draws Questions

Wall Street Journal

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article about the difficulties Donald Trump faces as he moves to separate himself from his business interests.

I’m really passionate about three things. I want to have less violence, fewer prisoners, and better schools.”


Professor James Forman, Jr.

Class of 1992