Join Professor Susannah Barton Tobin and the WLA to learn more about pursuing a career in academia! Professor Tobin will provide an overview of the job market in this field and discuss the path to becoming a law professor, including alternative and non-traditional paths. She will also discuss how students can use their time at HLS to prepare themselves for this career and answer several questions from students. Non-pizza lunch will be served.More event details »
Because juvenile courts hear cases in closed sessions, it is difficult for individuals to fully understand the work and impact these courts have on child welfare and juvenile justice. This lunch talk will unveil the efforts of juvenile courts in Massachusetts to protect children, as well as the initiatives spearheaded by the Boston Juvenile Court to further strengthen the system and its procedures. Come join Judge Joseph Johnston to hear about the crucial work of juvenile courts and why you…More event details »
Diversity and Social Justice in First Year ClassesMore event details »
Are you interested in developing cutting-edge policy recommendations at the state and national levels in both the legislative and regulatory arenas? Join us to learn more about the Health Law and Policy Clinic.More event details »
How do law firms operate as businesses? What do lawyers need to know about being rainmakers and business generators? How do compensation models differ in the law firm world, and how does that affect the general corporate culture? Join APALSA as we ask these questions and more from partners at two big law firms. Trust us, this information is going to come in handy during EIP interviews! Non pizza lunch will be served.More event details »
BBQ will be served, Starbucks gift cards will be distributed to attendees.
Join the West Coast Club for a lunch talk with a Kirkland & Ellis partner to learn about what private equity is, how it is different from general M&A, and how to succeed in the industry.
BBQ will be served, Starbucks gift cards will be distributed to attendees.More event details »
Restorative Justice, Social Movements, and the Law: Fania Davis & Peter Gabel at the Harvard Law Forum
Fania Davis is a leading national voice on restorative justice, a new way to think about and do justice, based on principles and practices that mediate conflict, strengthen community and repair harm. She is a long-time social justice activist, Civil Rights trial attorney, restorative justice practitioner, writer, and scholar with a PhD in Indigenous Knowledge.
Peter Gabel is former president of New College of California and was for thirty years a law professor at New College’s public-interest law school. He…More event details »
The Future of the Affordable Care Act Following the Elimination of the Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments
Michael Frakes is a Professor of Law at Duke Law School and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is generally interested in empirical research in the areas of health law and innovation policy. He will discuss the future of the ACA now that the CSRs have been eliminated. This event is co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society, the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and the Center for Health Law &…More event details »
Katie Biber Chen, General Counsel at Thumbtack, joins the Federalist Society to discuss the future of automation and how the law should adapt to meet innovation. Boloco burritos will be served.More event details »
1L members of La Alianza are invited to a lunch discussion with HLR editors about the experience of serving as a Harvard Law Review editor.More event details »
Are you interested in assisting progressive legal and policy organizations in underserved parts of the country, while not taking on an overwhelming time commitment? Come learn about opportunities to take on one-off, manageable, short-term projects that involve assisting progressive legal and policy organizations working in underserved red and purple states. Projects involve environmental issues, immigration, LGBT rights, women’s rights, and more.More event details »
Legal technology is rapidly transforming the practice of law. Get ahead of this transformation by learning about the current trends and future possibilities of legal tech from two attorneys who helped Google grow from formation to Fortune 500 public company. Miriam Rivera, Google’s second attorney ever hired and the current managing partner of Ulu Ventures, one of Silicon Valley’s most diverse portfolios, will also discuss the unique opportunities this transformation presents for female attorneys. Georgetown Cupcakes will be served.More event details »
National Security Journal – Spring subcite training and subciteMore event details »
This program is essential if you plan to participate in the Early Interview Program (EIP) this August. You will get important information about the program, how it will work and how you can prepare. You can then get a headstart for EIP by making connections with representatives from EIP firms from across the country. Delicious heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be provided.More event details »
“Real Leaders Negotiate! – Gaining, Using, and Keeping the Power to Lead Through Negotiation;” a Book Talk with Jeswald Salacuse
“Real Leaders Negotiate!” examines the central role of negotiation in gaining, exercising, and retaining leadership within organizations, large and small, public and private. Contrary to conventional wisdom that leaders command to achieve their goals, this book argues that to lead is to negotiate. Drawing on cases from government, business, and international relations, as well as his own wide ranging experience as a leader of various organizations over four decades, the author instructs readers on the ways to use negotiation to…More event details »
Join Fellowships Director Judy Murciano for an overview of fellowships, grants, and scholarships that will support public interest work, study, research, and entrepreneurship in the US and abroad.More event details »
Harvard Law & Policy Review’s Policy Forum: HLPR editors will be presenting and voting on the following year’s themes. Lunch will be provided.More event details »
Judge Denny Chin, a Circuit Judge on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, will speak about the history of discrimination against of Asian-Americans in the United States and how that history can inform us today. Cosponsored by ACS, BLSA, APALSA, La Alianza, and the DOS grant fund. A non-pizza lunch will be served.More event details »
Please join Rochael Adranly, GC of IDEO, to discuss her role as a general counsel of the world’s most innovative company and her approach to human-centric lawyering. IDEO is a global design and innovation consultancy firm whose clients include Procter & Gamble, Pepsi, Microsoft , Nokia , Intel, Eli Lilly, Samsung , and Steelcase. Non-pizza lunch will be served.More event details »
Over the past 20 years, innovation has been a key buzzword in China, and the role of venture capital in innovation and the growth of Chinese economy has become increasingly important. This talk will focus on the rise of innovation in China, the venture capital industry in China, risks and challenges of investing in China, innovation and investment trends, and where we are heading. The speakers, Mr. James Lin and Ms. Nisa Leung, have over 20 years of deal making…More event details »
An Exclusive Look at Paul Hastings Latin America Practice
Please join Paul Hastings partners for lunch and discussion of our comprehensive Latin America practice and some of the largest, most complex, and “first-ever” transactions throughout the region.
Thai food from Sugar & Spice will be ProvidedMore event details »
Please join Harvard Association for Law & Business in welcoming Tom Lauria, Global Head of Restructuring at White & Case.More event details »
The Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic offers students an opportunity to do real-life and real-time legal and policy work. Clinic offerings include local, national and international projects covering the spectrum of environmental issues. Join us to learn more about these opportunities.More event details »
Join us to learn how you can work with Professor Lucie White and Ghanian organizations that focus on the human rights dimensions of Ghana’s health policies and practices.More event details »
When should legal rules guide the decisions of major artistic institutions or the “tagmarks” of fortune 500 companies? Should ethical “norms” prevent a major museum from selling works in order to cover operating costs if other sources of funds have been exhausted? When and how should major companies be able to direct and restrict speech on social media?
Join professors Brian L. Frye and Alexandra Roberts as they discuss the legal rules that museums and major companies are forced to…More event details »
NSLA will host Colonel Mike McGinley from the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx). DIUx was created by former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter to support innovation and development of technology solutions for emergent defense challenges. It has invested in multiple ventures and facilitated the acquisition of many technology solutions in AI, information technology, space, human systems, and other areas. Col McGinley will address the unit’s mission, as well as the unique challenges it faces in forging collaboration between innovative private…More event details »
How Brexit is Saving the EU. On Identity, Dignity and Democracy in the Present European Circumstance
Herbert T. Vaughan Memorial Lecture by Joseph Weiler, Joseph Straus Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
Moderated by Mary Ann Glendon, Learned Hand Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Cosponsored by the Federalist SocietyMore event details »
The kick-off event for the Journal on Racial and Ethnic Justice’s Spring Symposium will explore questions about the construction of racial identity based on access to and control of the production of knowledge (in the form of art, pop culture, and mass media). How does intellectual property law facilitate cultural appropriation? How does it ascribe value to racialized representations for public consumption? How can it be leveraged to bring the means of (art) production to people of color? How do…More event details »
Join ACS, HLS Dems, Harvard Health Law Society, and HLS Urbanists on March 22nd at 12PM in WCC B010 for a conversation on the local judiciary’s response to the opioid crisis. This will be the second event in our series on the Opioid Crisis and the Law.
The speaker will be Dudley District Court Judge Timothy Bibaud. After serving as an ADA in Worcester County for 20 years, the Honorable Judge Bibaud was appointed as the First Justice of the…More event details »
Come and listen to former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Luis Moreno Campo, Human Rights Advocate Rodrigo Diamanti and former Political Prisoner Jose Gustavo Arocha discuss the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. The talk will explore the legal framework of the International criminal court in the context of human rights violation in Venezuela.
This is event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.More event details »
The Semester Abroad program is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in a foreign legal culture and to receive a semester of ungraded credit towards the Harvard J.D. degree for study at a law school overseas. HLS students can apply to study at one of our exchange partner schools, or for an independent semester abroad at another accredited law school.
The HLS-University of Cambridge Joint Degree program brings HLS students to the UK to spend a year at one of…More event details »
1L members of the Catholic Law Students Association are invited to a lunch discussion with HLR editors about the experience of serving as a Harvard Law Review editor.More event details »
1L members of the First Gen student group are invited to a lunch discussion with HLR editors about the experience of serving as a Harvard Law Review editor.More event details »
Briahna Joy Gray is a leading Millennial writer on identity politics, racial justice and economic power. She is a contributing editor at Current Affairs and has been featured in New York Magazine, Rolling Stone and The Guardian. She is the co-host of SWOTI (Someone’s Wrong on the Internet) podcast, “a podcast from two POCs who enjoy discussing politics, relationships, and pop culture.”
She is coming to Harvard Law to share her views on identity politics, racial and economic justice, and…More event details »
Chuck Rosenberg will share his experiences working as a lawyer at Main Justice, the FBI and DEA, and as a U.S. Attorney. He has held the following positions: criminal trial attorney at DOJ, counsel to the director of the FBI (Robert Mueller), counselor to the Attorney General (John Ashcroft), chief of staff to the Deputy Attorney General (James Comey), U.S. Attorney for both the Eastern District of Virginia and Southern District of Texas, chief of staff to the director of…More event details »
ELS Coffee and Careers Chat with Lana Pettus, Assistant Section Chief of the DOJ Environmental Crimes Section
Coffee & Snacks Provided
Join ELS for a coffee chat with Lana Pettus on Thursday, March 22, from 4-4:50 PM, in WCC 2071.
Lana N. Pettus is Assistant Section Chief of the Environmental Crimes Section (ECS) in the U.S. DOJ Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD). In addition to her J.D. in 2003, Lana received her BA in Environmental Science at the University of Virginia in 2000. After a clerkship with Justice Donald W. Lemons of the Supreme Court of…More event details »
Hear Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner describe his work as a newly-elected reformer DA. DA Krasner will talk about progressive prosecution and opportunities to get involved in this work.
Co-sponsored by the Criminal Justice Policy Program, Fair Punishment Project, and the Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising.
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A lecture by Professor Joseph Weiler, University Professor at NYU Law School and Senior Fellow at the Center for European Studies at Harvard. Hosted by Professor Ruth Okediji.
The Trial of Jesus is arguably the most important and certainly the most widely known in Western civilization. Hundreds of books and thousands of articles have been written about it in the last two millennia. Not one deals with the relationship of the Trial to our notion of…More event details »