- 12:10PM to 1:00PM
- Room 122
Yale Law Women presents Amal Bass, staff attorney at the Women's Law Project in Philadelphia, for a talk on social justice lawyering.
Jonathan Smith, an attorney at Earthjustice's New York office and recent YLS graduate, will speak about the Port of Albany case: a dispute involving a crude-by-rail translating facility in Albany, New York, that is directly adjacent to a low-income housing complex. In addition, Jonathan will talk about charting a career in environmental law, and his own experiences clerking and working for Oceana and Earthjustice.
Please join YLBS and Professor Darren Rosenblum from Pace Law School in a discussion on sex equality in corporations. Professor Rosenblum's recent scholarship examines the burgeoning movement for corporate board quotas for women. In 2011, he was awarded a Fulbright Research Scholarship for France, where he performed an empirical study on the French quota involving board members of leading French companies. He has presented his work in several languages across the world. Non-pizza lunch will be served.
Join the Refugee Law and Policy in Crisis Workshop for a discussion about how the American legal community and the federal government have responded to the Central American refugee crisis. Our speaker this week is Stephen Manning, a partner at Immigrant Law Group PC.