Yale Law School Events

Week of February 12, 2016

February 8 Monday

Coker Fellow Information Session

  • 12:10PM
  • Room 122

Those students who will be third-year students (or the equivalent) in the Fall are eligible to apply for positions as Coker Fellows, teaching assistants that work with the first-year small groups. This session will provide information about the application process and provide students the opportunity to hear from past Coker Fellows.

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February 8 Monday

Meet & Greet with Norma D’Apolito

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • YLS Dining Hall

We are pleased to inform you that Norma D’Apolito has joined CDO as the new Director of Public Interest! Norma has extensive public interest experience working with the Juvenile Law Reform Project, the Prisoners’ Rights Project and most recently as the Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice in Boston. She also brings to the position academic experience, having previously served as an Associate Dean and Adjunct Professor at Cardozo School of Law and as an Assistant Professor at Johnson & Wales University’s Law Department.

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February 8 Monday

The Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • 12:10PM
  • Room 128

Professor Lisa Sachs, Director of the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), will discuss how extractive industry investments can be leveraged for sustainable and equitable development, particularly in low-income, resource-rich countries.

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February 8 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 8 Monday

Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice: T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Deputy High Commissioner, UNHCR

  • 4:30PM to 6:00PM
  • Yale Law School, Room 127

The Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice will be given by T. Alexander Aleinikoff (‘77). The Lecture is entitled “Rethinking the International Refugee Regime.”

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