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Events for March 8, 2017

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10:00 am

March to Graduation  Cancelled

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

CONGRATULATIONS TO 3Ls & LL.M.s Class of 2017!! Hosted by the Class Marshals, please join us to mark this celebration and prepare for graduation. We’ll have a mini-fair with vendors available to help you plan for the rest of the semester, including the Dean of Students Office, HLS Coop & Herff Jones, the Alumni Association,

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11:45 am

Lunch Talk w/ Albert Woodfox and Robert King

March 8 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm

The two surviving members of the Angola 3 will speak about their experiences in solitary confinement and mass incarceration in a talk specifically geared towards law students interested in anti-incarceration work and criminal justice reform. This event is Sponsored by BLSA, ACS, the Warren Center for American History, the Harvard Organization for Prison Education, CJI

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11:55 am

HBLR Lunch Panel  Cancelled

March 8 @ 11:55 am - 12:55 pm

HBLR lunch panel

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12:00 pm

Countering Violent Extremism

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm

Based on the Center for Strategic and International Studies(CSIS) recent Commission Report.
A panel discussion with Dean Martha Minow and Juan Zarate ’97, CSIS Senior Adviser.

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Diversity and Social Justice Lecture Series: Haves, Have Nots, and Diversity in Civil Procedure

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm

A talk by Professor Glenn Cohen as part of the Diversity and Social Justice in First Year Classes Series. Cosponsored by the Dean's office in collaboration with Prof. Mark Tushnet's seminar. Lunch will be provided. Other speakers in the series include: February 16 International Law – Samuel Moyn February 22 Criminal Law – Jeannie Suk

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ClinicTalks: Judicial Process in Trial Courts Clinic

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3011,
1585 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA United States
bk.hls.20160823.1733

Do you want to talk about legal opinions, sentences, and judicial matters with a judge? Join us for a discussion of the Judicial Process in Trial Courts Clinic and the opportunity to work with real judges.

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HALB & Weil Gotshal Presents: M&A 101 Panel

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

TIPT lawyers spend 100% of their time on technology and intellectual property transactions. Hardly a day goes by without some sort of cybersecurity or data privacy threat making global headlines. TIPT lawyers provide guidance on protecting clients from external cyber threats or “hacktivism,” complying with statutory and regulatory requirements, and managing a crisis in the

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HALB & Weil Gotshal Presents: M&A 101 Panel

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The Elastic Ceiling: Gender and Professional Career in Chinese Courts

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Morgan Courtroom,
Ames Hall 308
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

EALS Lunchtime Talk Series delivered by: Sida Liu Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto Faculty Fellow, American Bar Association

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Last Lecture Series

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Cheers to the Class of 2017! Celebrate this year’s graduating class with the Last Lecture Series, an opportunity for selected faculty members to impart final words of wisdom on the graduating class. This is a four-part series and lunch will be served. More information can be found on the Class Marshals website: https://orgs.law.harvard.edu/marshals/

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RAP Lunch talk with Jonathan Wolff, Hollywood Composer, “Seinfeld Music Guy”

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the Recording Artists Project in this exciting lunch talk with Jonathan Wolff, the “Seinfeld Music Guy” responsible for the iconic theme songs of Seinfled and Will & Grace and who has created music for 75+ primetime network series. Wolff will discuss the business of being a creative professional and his experience with the structures

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Albert Woodfox and Robert King of the Angola 3–Lunch Talk

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Albert Woodfox and Robert King of the Angola 3 will be speaking at in WCC 1023 at noon on March 8. King and Woodfox were exonerated after spending decades imprisoned in Angola Penitentiary (formerly Angola Plantation) in Louisiana. King spent 29 years in solitary confinement before his release in 2001. Woodfox spent 41 years in

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Working In-House at Amazon

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Come learn what it's like to work as an in-house attorney at Amazon and how you can position yourself for an in-house career path.

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Harvard CR-CL Student Writing Info Session

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Harvard Civil Rights–Civil Liberties Law Review is now accepting student writing submissions for our next issue. If you have a finished piece, a paper in the works, or even just an idea on any topic within the wide world of civil rights and liberties, we want to hear from you. We believe our journal

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International Women’s Day

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Luncheon honoring the 2017 International Women’s Day honorees, which include lawyers and policymakers from around the world. Keynote by Justice Fernande R.V. Duffly, first Asian-American justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (retired). Italian food will be served. Organized by the Law and International Development Society (LIDS) and Women’s Law Association (WLA). Read more about

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Last Lecture Series  Cancelled

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Cheers to the Class of 2017! Celebrate this year’s graduating class with the Last Lecture Series, an opportunity for selected faculty members to impart final words of wisdom on the graduating class. This is a four-part series and lunch will be served. More information can be found on the Class Marshals website: https://orgs.law.harvard.edu/marshals/

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Can We Have Both Pluralism and Religious Liberty? Lessons from the Little Sisters of the Poor at the Supreme Court

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty joins the Harvard Federalist Society to discuss the aftermath of Zubik v. Burwell and its impact on religious liberty and the law. Chick-fil-A will be served.

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Mohsin Hamid’s Book Talk- “Exit West”

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Please join us on Wednesday, March 8th in Griswold 110 from 12:30pm -1:30pm for a book talk by Mohsin Hamid on his new book, "Exit West". Light refreshments will be served and book copies will be available for purchase.

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Life in Law: Guest Speaker Series  Cancelled

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Do you sometimes wish you could hear how accomplished attorneys and legal professionals have imagined and shaped their careers? How did they cope with the practical and personal decisions as aspiring law professionals? How have others found jobs that speak to their ideals and vision when the next steps toward finding those positions were not

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5:00 pm

EIP Orientation & Market Mixer

March 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This program is essential if you plan to participate in the Early Interview Program (EIP) this August. Delicious heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be provided.

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Screening of The Uncondemned

March 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a screening of The Uncondemned, to be followed by a moderated discussion with Professors Alex Whiting and Rebecca Cohen. "The Uncondemned tells the gripping and world-changing story of a group of young international lawyers and activists who fought to make rape a crime of war, and the Rwandan women who came forward

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International Women’s Day Reception

March 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Law and International Development Society (LIDS) and Women’s Law Association (WLA) for a reception celebrating the International Women’s Day 2017 honorees and the women of Harvard Law School. Open to all students, faculty, and staff. Hors d’oeuvres and limited drink tickets available. Read more about the 2017 International Women’s Day honorees at https://orgs.law.harvard.edu/womeninspiringchange/.

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Restitution and Unjust Enrichment Discussion Group – with Prof. Chaim Saiman

The RUED Group is thrilled to host at our next meeting Professor Chaim Saiman, HLS Visiting Professor in Talmudic Civil Law and an authority on comparative private law and restitution. The paper for discussion is Prof. Saiman's work-in-progress, The Distribution of Doctrinal Complexity Across Common Law Systems. Prof. Saiman would welcome receiving feedback on framing

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5:30 pm

Albert Woodfox and Robert King at Harvard

March 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

King and Woodfox were exonerated after spending decades imprisoned in Angola Penitentiary (formerly Angola Plantation) in Louisiana. King spent 29 years in solitary confinement before his release in 2001. Woodfox spent 43 years in solitary confinement before his release in 2016, the longest in US history. The third member of the Angola 3, Herman Wallace,

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Albert Woodfox and Robert King at Harvard

March 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

King and Woodfox were exonerated after spending decades imprisoned in Angola Penitentiary (formerly Angola Plantation) in Louisiana. King spent 29 years in solitary confinement before his release in 2001. Woodfox spent 43 years in solitary confinement before his release in 2016, the longest in US history. The third member of the Angola 3, Herman Wallace,

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6:00 pm

Ethics and the Global War on Terror

March 8 @ 6:00 pm
American Academy of Arts & Sciences,
136 Irving Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

The panelists will discuss how to manage conflicts with non-state actors, the rights of non-state actors under the laws of war, and the costs of the war on terror. The panelists will include: Gabriella Blum (Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Harvard Law School) Neta Crawford (Professor of Political Science, Boston

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Asian American Civil Rights Movements Reading Group

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Mississippi Delta Celebration

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for this annual celebration of the work students and faculty from schools around Harvard University are doing to improve economic, health, and social conditions in the Mississippi Delta! Open to anyone from the Harvard community – from those who have worked in the region to those who are simply interested in learning more

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Disability Rights

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join attorneys from the Disability Law Center to learn about employment and housing advocacy for individuals with disabilities. Dinner will be served.

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7:00 pm

Dems/ACS Pub Night

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come meet other progressive students while thinking and drinking about the future of our country (and its laws).

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