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Events for March 23, 2018

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9:00 am

Changing the Conversation to Change Criminal Justice: Activism and Lawyering

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Milstein East & West

In this full-day event, we will explore the ways that the athlete activists can join forces with lawyers, experts, and grassroots organizers to highlight the nation’s deepest injustices in the criminal justice system, and promote and push forward meaningful solutions. Topics will include the school-to-prison pipeline, drug reform, the bail system, reentry, policing, and what it means to be a progressive prosecutor.

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12:00 pm

ClinicTalks: Supreme Court Litigation Clinic

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom
Flowers blooming on a tree on campus

HLS offers one combined Supreme Court Litigation Clinic in which students have the opportunity to gain experience in Supreme Court and appellate-level litigation through involvement in pending cases. Students work in teams under the supervision of prominent and experienced attorneys to learn the skills, structure, and methodology of litigating a Supreme Court case. Join us to learn more about this clinic.

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Reshaping Ukraine’s Banking Landscape in 2 Years: From Oligarchy to Market

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 104 Lumbard Classroom

Ukraine’s banking sector has undergone a major transformation since 2014. More than half of all banks were sent into liquidation due to insolvency, while Privatbank, the country’s largest lender, was nationalized. Three years ago, Ukraine’s banking sector served mainly as a funding vehicle for oligarchs and it’s only now that it’s starting to operate as […]

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Arts Based Alternatives to Incarceration

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1019

The problems of mass incarceration and racially disproportionate rates of incarceration have led many to consider more transformative and restorative means of redress for harm and trauma. This panel will explore current arts based practices of people engaged in this mission. How do art based methods help individuals involved in criminal legal carceral system? How […]

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African Development Conference 2018

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - March 24 @ 6:00 pm
Wasserstein Hall

The African Development Conference at Harvard is an annual forum that convenes global leaders, government officials, business professionals, scholars, and students for the advancement of discourse on potential solutions to challenges facing the African continent. It is the largest African development conference in North America. This year, we explore the theme: Our Time; Our Vision: […]

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Private Sector and Corruption: Lessons from the Petrobras-Pasadena Case

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3011 Room

An acquisition of a small American oil refinery located in Pasadena (Texas) by Brazil’s state-owned oil giant Petrobras would be an unremarkable fact. However, the transaction that came to be known as the Pasadena case, mobilized Brazilian society due to allegations of major losses and corruption. It became another chapter in the turbulent year of […]

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Public Interest Careers in Health Law

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Learn more about public interest careers in health law from three attorneys.

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Careers in Data Privacy

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC B015 Classroom

Thinking about pursuing a career in data privacy law? Don't know what it's all about? Join us for a panel discussion to answers your questions about the practice of data privacy law at law firms. Sponsored by OCS, the National Security Journal and the National Security Law Association. Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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New Findings in the Field of Negotiation: Mounia Mostefaoui and Aluma Zernik

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Hauser Hall 102 Malkin Classroom

Every year, the Program on Negotiation welcomes a group of doctoral students as Graduate Research Fellows. Our Fellows spend a year at PON researching and writing about current topics in the fields of negotiation and mediation, with the goal of publishing their work after their time at PON. This lunch provides an opportunity for two […]

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How To Stop Human Trafficking

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Austin Hall 100 Classroom – North

Human trafficking is an evil practiced from Boston to Bangkok, but its prevalence and perniciousness seem largely to have escaped public notice until recent years, certain noble efforts notwithstanding. The Abigail Adams Institute and Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy are pleased to host Assistant Attorney General Beth Williams to address this pressing issue […]

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The Role of Truth in the Law

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom
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Problems Facing Women’s Shelters

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2012 Classroom

Please join the MSLA, the Homeless Coalition and the Women's Law Association for a unique panel discussion on the practical challenges facing women’s shelters in the United States and Europe (with a particular focus on Germany). This panel will feature contributions from Ms. Malika McDonald, the National Director of ICNA Relief USA’s Women’s Shelter Network, […]

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1:30 pm

Be Real Black For Me Workshop

March 23 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
WCC 3019

This multi-medium workshop, performance and presentation—including poetry, creative prose, legal theory and arguments/practices of fugitive lawyering/planning—seeks to chart a path forward in the understanding of how law operates as the public logic of power and how Black interdisciplinary scholars and practitioners of law might engage in re-readings of legal texts, histories and aftermaths in this […]

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Human Rights in a Time of Populism

March 23 @ 1:30 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on March 24, 2018 at 9:00am

An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating indefinitely

Langdell Hall 272 Kirkland and Ellis Classroom – South

Please join the Human Rights Program for a multidisciplinary conference that will examine the challenges that current developments characterized as populist pose to the goals of the international human rights system. Speakers will address a range of issues, including: • The causes and effects of populism • Populism in national and regional contexts such as […]

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3:00 pm

Giving Birth to Yourself: Revolutionary Storytelling for Indigenous, Black, and Racialized Artists Workshop

March 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
WCC 3019

As racialized, Indigenous, and mixed-race folk, we very often come into the world with a story of what we are not: white, whole, beautiful, enough. This story is the soul of colonization: it drains us of the will to struggle, of the confidence to name ourselves and our ancestors, the vision to see each other […]

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5:30 pm

HLS Christian Fellowship Gathering

March 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 20, 2018

WCC 3019 Classroom

Join HLS Christian Fellowship every Friday at 5:30pm! Meet fellow believers on campus, have a chance to discuss what it means to follow Christ with fellow students, and come together in prayer as God's church in the name of Jesus Christ. Dinner will be served! Contact us at with further inquiries or questions.

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