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Buckley Student Fellows meeting Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh 
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Human Rights Advocate, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, speaking at Yale for the Buckley Lecture Series 

Upcoming Events

Is Free Speech Dead on Campus?

Judges James Ho and Elizabeth Branch, Moderated by Akhil Reed Amar

Wednesday, November 30th

Twelfth Annual Conference

Friday, December 2nd

Firing Line Debate: Do We Need Police Reform?

Rafael Mangual and Alex Kingsbury

Thursday, December 8th


Fall 2022 Essay Contest

We are accepting submission for both our Yale College and High School Essay Contests. The top three winners of each contest will receive a monetary prize. View the prompt, get more details, and submit your essay by clicking below!

Buckley Fellows attend our Annual Conference

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