Yale Law School Events

Week of February 5, 2016

February 1 Monday

Increasing Citizen Participation and Improving Government Outcomes

  • 12:10PM
  • Room 122

Professor Beth Noveck directs The Governance Lab and its MacArthur Research Network on Opening Governance. She is currently the Jerry Hultin Global Network Professor at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering. Her new book, Smart Citizens, Smarter State, explores how governments can combine new technology with citizens' expertise to improve public decision-making. Her previous book, Wiki Government, discusses the creation of Peer-to-Patent and the benefits of collaborative democracy.

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February 1 Monday

Loan Repayment- Pick Your Plan

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • Room 120

What loan repayment is right for you? Lori Moore from the Access Group will focus this session on repayment strategies for individuals pursuing public interest/ governmental positions.

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February 1 Monday

Silent Meditation

  • 12:15PM to 12:45PM
  • Room 112

Free, afternoon group meditation for Yale faculty, staff and students on Mondays, from 12:15 - 12:45 p.m., 127 Wall Street, Sterling Law Building, room 112.

During the afternoon meditation, practitioners find a comfortable seated position, either on the floor or in a chair. The meditation bowl is rung at 12:15 p.m. and meditation begins. At 12:45 p.m. the bowl is rung again indicating the end of meditation. Any kind of seated meditation may be practiced. Beginners welcome! No experience necessary. No special equipment required.

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February 1 Monday

Cameron Hudson, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, “Challenges and Opportunities in Genocide Prevention"

  • 6:10PM
  • Room 129

Cameron Hudson is director of the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide. Previously he served as the Center’s policy director, overseeing initiatives on early warning and the responsibility to protect. From 2009 to 2011, he served as the chief of staff to the President’s Special Envoy for Sudan.

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February 2 Tuesday

Moving New Haven Forward: A Conversation with Mayor Toni Harp

  • 12:00PM
  • Room 129

YCS, BLSA and Yale Law Women present a conversation with Mayor Toni Harp on women in local politics and New Haven social justice issues.

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