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Yale law professor on ‘Lincoln’s Code’ and the laws of war

November 16, 2018

John Witt spoke as part of the university’s week-long series of events commemorating Veterans Day and the 100th anniversary of the World War I armistice.

Invisible

November 15, 2018

Stephen L. Carter, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law (Henry Holt and Co.)

Yale Law School unveils Pauli Murray portrait

November 14, 2018

A new portrait of Murray, the first African American to receive a J.S.D. degree at Yale, was unveiled during a ceremony on Nov. 12.

‘RBG’ director Betsy West to discuss her work as Poynter Fellow

November 9, 2018

Betsy West will talk about the making of her documentary “RBG,” about about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg, on Tuesday, Nov. 13 as a Poynter Fellow.

Yale Law School initiative files amicus brief in support of health plans

November 8, 2018

The joint brief, filed with advocacy organization Public Justice, argues that documents regarding a controversial diabetes medication should be made public.

CANCELED: Legal expert Benjamin Wittes to speak about Mueller investigation

November 7, 2018

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been canceled.

SOM Insights: How can we make elections work better?

November 5, 2018

Heading into the 2018 midterms, Yale SOM faculty in operations, game theory, finance, and design discuss their best ideas to improve how Americans vote.

In podcast, Lui and Freeman discuss 1882 law banning Chinese citizenship

October 30, 2018

Yale history professors Mary Lui and Joanne Freeman discussed the Chinese Exclusion Act on the podcast BackStory’s new series on the history of citizenship.

Diplomat named senior fellow at Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center

October 25, 2018

Former Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Susan A. Thornton is joining the Paul Tsai China Center as a senior fellow.

Yale hosts conference on “Fighting Modern Slavery: What Works?”

October 24, 2018

The Gilder Lehrman Center and the Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration are cosponsoring the event, to be held Nov. 1-3.