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9:00 am

1L FTCA Memo Research with Westlaw

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Pound Hall 100 Cahill Classroom

This Westlaw lecture will use the FTCA fact pattern as the focus and will teach students the most efficient way to retrieve relevant primary and secondary sources for your open memo assignment.

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11:55 am

CLA Talk on Hong Kong

October 17 @ 11:55 am - 12:55 pm
WCC 2009 Classroom

20 Years After the Reunion: History and Future of the Changing China-Hong Kong Relations Since 1997 2017 marks the 20-year anniversary of Great Britain's transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong back to China. During the two decades, especially the past few years, subtle but constant changes have marked the relationship between Hong Kong and mainland

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12:00 pm

Book talk Humanization of Arms Control: Paving the Way for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons Armed Conflict and Civilian Protection

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3007 Room

Please join us for a talk with Daniel Rietiker to discuss his recent book, “Humanization of Arms Control: Paving the Way for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons,” in which he argues for putting human beings, rather than state security, at the center of disarmament law. After laying out the history of this approach in

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Study and Exam Tips Discussion – Co-Sponsored by APALSA, BLSA, Lambda, La Alianza, NALSA, and SALSA

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Come hear 2Ls and 3Ls from all sections share their study and exam tips for 1L year. There will first be a panel about general study and exam tips. We will then break off into groups and have representatives from each section provide professor-specific tips. Non-pizza lunch will be provided.

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HLS Zuckerman Session

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Daily until October 17, 2017
Lewis International Law Center 214B Room

Are you interested in making your impact in education, public health, or government? Pursue a master’s degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, or Harvard Kennedy School for free through the Zuckerman Fellows Program. The Zuckerman Fellows Program, run out of the Center for Public Leadership

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Law and History Program Fall Reception

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Hauser Hall 102 Malkin Classroom

Visiting fellow and Pulitzer Prize winner Heather Ann Thompson will join Harvard Professors Anna Lvovsky and Khalil Muhammad to talk about the history of the American criminal justice system and the study of legal history

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Public Education Policy and Consulting Clinic – Info Session

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3034 Room

The Center for Public Research and Leadership (CPRL) at Columbia University invites you to apply to participate in a 13-credit, full-semester course “Public Education Policy and Consulting Clinic”. This course brings together students from Harvard Law School and students in residence from law, business, education, and policy schools at Columbia, Harvard, Michigan, NYU, Penn, Vanderbilt,

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The Social Determinants of Health in the Mississippi Delta

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

David K. Jones is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management at Boston University’s School of Public Health. David’s research examines the politics of health reform and the social determinants of health. His book forthcoming with Oxford University Press focuses on how states made decisions around what type of health

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The Criminalization of Homelessness

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Griswold Hall 110 Classroom

Jedediah Mannis is a lawyer and the founder and minister of the Outdoor Church of Cambridge. Mannis ministers and provides pro-bono legal services to homeless and street-involved men and women in Cambridge. Join us to hear him speak about the intersection of homelessness and the law. Co-sponsored by CJPP and the HLS Homeless Coalition.

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HLS TaxHelp Information Session

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Join us for an information session for prospective HLS TaxHelp volunteers, the SPO which runs HLS' Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program! We teach tax preparation skills and prepare tax returns for low-income members of the Cambridge Community. Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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Study Strategies for the Bilingual Mind

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Explore cognitive processes of bilingualism and strategies for reading, writing, and public speaking/presentation in academic settings. Includes an introduction to techniques and approaches to enhance the learning experience for bilingual students at Harvard Law School. Lunch will be provided.

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Will Wikipedia exist in 20 years?

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East B

berkman klein luncheon series> Featuring Katherine Maher, Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, in conversation with Harvard Law School Professor Yochai Benker Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 12:00 pm Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University Harvard Law School campus Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East B, Room 2036 (HLS campus map) RSVP required to attend

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Coaching for Success in Law: Advanced Communication Skills

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3015 Room

The two Complex Communications sessions will be offered on the early end of the Coaching For Success In Law series in the Spring. The dates will be posted closer to the time.

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12:05 pm

1L Habitability Memo Research with Lexis (and an Apple Watch given away in each class!)

October 17 @ 12:05 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 100 Cahill Classroom

This is a free, 40 minute training that walks 1L’s through how to conduct legal research for a memo assignment. Using the Habitability memo fact-pattern, I’ll introduce you to terms and connectors, teach you how to use secondary sources to find primary law, and touch on Shepard’s. All attendees that have opted into the Lexis

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1L FTCA Memo Research with Westlaw

October 17 @ 12:05 pm - 12:55 pm
Pound Hall 102 Classroom

This Westlaw lecture will use the FTCA fact pattern as the focus and will teach students the most efficient way to retrieve relevant primary and secondary sources for your open memo assignment.

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Requirements and Registration Informational Session

October 17 @ 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm
Austin Hall 101 Classroom – East

Requirements and Registration Informational session for students.

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12:15 pm

Dishonesty and the Law: A Discussion by Dan Ariely

October 17 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
WCC B010 Singer Classroom

Join Alliance for Israel in hosting Professor Dan Ariely, the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University, for a discussion about how dishonesty provides us with a good example of why we need to understand psychology if we want to have effective laws. Read more about Dan, here: http://danariely.com/all-about-dan/

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4:00 pm

WLA Class of 2019 Mixer

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Harkness South Dining Room (205)

Here’s looking at you, women of the Class of 2019! Whether you’re a returning student looking to meet people outside your section, a new transfer to HLS, a dual-degree student balancing two programs, or a SJD candidate looking at the end of the finish line, join the Women’s Law Association for snacks, beer/wine, and games

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Advocate for Education’s Coffee Chat with Alejandro Reyes of OCR

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WCC 4056 Champ Room

Join us for a casual small- group conversation with Wasserstein Fellow Alejandro Reyes. Mr. Reyes is Director of the Program Legal Group in the US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. He previously worked at the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and he worked with the Migrant Farmworker Justice Project at Florida

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6:00 pm

Human Rights and Business Law Student Association Kickoff

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC Pub

Come meet and connect with others in the Human Rights and Business community at HLS! The Harvard Human Rights and Business Law Student Association (HuB) brings together students who have an interest in governance, corporate accountability, and collaboration between public, private, and civil society actors as a driver of international and domestic development. The organization

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7:00 pm

OPIA’s Student-to-Student Job Fair

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East ABC

2Ls and 3Ls will be available to answer questions about their previous summer employers and internship experiences.

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