Yale Law School Events

Week of September 30, 2016

September 26 Monday

What's in a Name? The Naming and Symbolism Controversy on University Campuses

  • 12:00PM to 1:30PM
  • Room 120

Naming change controversies have roiled university campuses in the United States and around the world in the past several years. The Committee to Establish Principles on Renaming is bringing a select group of leading decision-makers and faculty from universities around the country for a moderated conversation on naming and symbols on campuses.

Titled “What’s in a Name? The Naming and Symbolism Controversy on University Campuses,” the event will take place on Monday, Sept. 26 noon-1:30 p.m. in Rm. 120 of Yale Law School, 127 Wall St.

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September 26 Monday

The Legal Causes of - and Solutions to - the Drug Price Problem

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • Room 121

From price hikes on the EpiPen, to the actions of "pharmaBro" Martin Shkreli, to the nearly $100,000 price tag (and subsequent rationing) of new medicines for Hepatitis C, public attention in the US has never been more focused on the issue of drug pricing. What are the facts behind the recent media storm? Are drug prices really a problem? Are they increasing, and if so why? What are the consequences, and what, if anything, can be done about it?

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September 26 Monday

Protecting the Right to an Adequate and Equitable Education: CCJEF v. Rell

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Room 124

Please join ACS and PLEY for a conversation with the YLS legal team behind the landmark education lawsuit CCJEF v. Rell. After more than 11 years of litigation and an appeal to the Connecticut Supreme Court, the Yale Law School’s Education Adequacy Project (EAP) Clinic won a sweeping victory for its client, the Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding (CCJEF).

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September 26 Monday
September 26 Monday

YLW Off the Record: The Ins and Outs of 1L Fall

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Room 122

2L and 3L women panelists will discuss their own experiences at YLS and answer questions about how to make the most of 1L classes and writing assignments, brainstorm summer job ideas, juggle extracurricular commitments, find professor mentors, and more. YLW will circulate a Google form beforehand so that students may submit questions to be asked during the event. The event will consist of both moderated questions and audience questions. Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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