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September 2017

Mock Trial Team Tryout’s

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Austin Hall 100 Classroom – North

Tryouts for the HLS Mock Trial Team. Email hlsmocktrial@gmail.com for details

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Love Your Library Fest

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
HLS Library,
MA 02138 United States

HLS students, join us for the Library’s annual welcome event and…

  • Learn about library services that students love
  • See unique items from our Historical & Special Collections
  • Meet your friendly neighborhood library staff, plus legal information vendors and staff from other Harvard libraries
  • …and more!

Visit three or more Library Fest stations to get a free movie ticket (HLS students only; one ticket per student) and for each station you visit, get an entry into our raffle for…

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HIALSA Kick-Off Reception: How to Break into International Arbitration

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
WCC Pub

Please join the Harvard International Arbitration Law Students Association (HIALSA) and two practitioners from Three Crowns at the WCC Pub on Friday, September 22 for an informal conversation about breaking into international arbitration!

Exxon Mobil’s Law Department’s Gene Silva and Three Crowns’ Director of Practice and senior associate Hugh Carlson (https://www.threecrownsllp.com/team/hugh-carlson/) will offer practical guidance on breaking into international arbitration, followed by Q&A. The event will be a great opportunity to socialize with others interested in international dispute resolution and…

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HLSCF Weekly Meeting

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Join us for our weekly gathering where we eat some home-cooked food, discuss Biblical topics, share and discuss with each other, and pray together.

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OPIA’s Fall Public Interest Potluck

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
OPIA Potluck Location,
20 Clark Road
West Newton, MA 02465 United States
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Enjoy the company of other public interest minded folks as well as some good food at the annual OPIA Fall Potluck! Please complete our Doodle poll to register, including what you will be bringing and whether you’ll be taking the bus.

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International Law Journal Fall Subcite

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Langdell Hall 225 Vorenberg Classroom – North

Subcite for the Harvard International Law Journal! Please sign-up here (https://goo.gl/forms/EAnr1PBT7X2geEck2) by Wednesday, Sep 20 at 11:59PM. The subcite schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, Sep 19 at 7:30-9PM in WCC 2004 or Thursday, Sep 21 at 6-7:30PM in WCC 1010 Subcite Training (Please attend either one if you are subciting. Dinner will be served.) Come learn editing tips, including tips specific to international sources!

Saturday, Sep 23 at 9:30AM-mid-afternoon starting in Langdell North Fall…

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International Law Journal Fall Subcite

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
WCC 5044 Room

Subcite for the Harvard International Law Journal! Please sign-up here (https://goo.gl/forms/EAnr1PBT7X2geEck2) by Wednesday, Sep 20 at 11:59PM. The subcite schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, Sep 19 at 7:30-9PM in WCC 2004 or Thursday, Sep 21 at 6-7:30PM in WCC 1010 Subcite Training (Please attend either one if you are subciting. Dinner will be served.) Come learn editing tips, including tips specific to international sources!

Saturday, Sep 23 at 9:30AM-mid-afternoon starting in Langdell North Fall…

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International Law Journal Fall Subcite

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
WCC 5048 Room

Subcite for the Harvard International Law Journal! Please sign-up here (https://goo.gl/forms/EAnr1PBT7X2geEck2) by Wednesday, Sep 20 at 11:59PM. The subcite schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, Sep 19 at 7:30-9PM in WCC 2004 or Thursday, Sep 21 at 6-7:30PM in WCC 1010 Subcite Training (Please attend either one if you are subciting. Dinner will be served.) Come learn editing tips, including tips specific to international sources!

Saturday, Sep 23 at 9:30AM-mid-afternoon starting in Langdell North Fall…

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International Law Journal Fall Subcite

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
WCC 5052 Room

Subcite for the Harvard International Law Journal! Please sign-up here (https://goo.gl/forms/EAnr1PBT7X2geEck2) by Wednesday, Sep 20 at 11:59PM. The subcite schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, Sep 19 at 7:30-9PM in WCC 2004 or Thursday, Sep 21 at 6-7:30PM in WCC 1010 Subcite Training (Please attend either one if you are subciting. Dinner will be served.) Come learn editing tips, including tips specific to international sources!

Saturday, Sep 23 at 9:30AM-mid-afternoon starting in Langdell North Fall…

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International Law Journal Fall Subcite

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
WCC 4063 Room

Subcite for the Harvard International Law Journal! Please sign-up here (https://goo.gl/forms/EAnr1PBT7X2geEck2) by Wednesday, Sep 20 at 11:59PM. The subcite schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, Sep 19 at 7:30-9PM in WCC 2004 or Thursday, Sep 21 at 6-7:30PM in WCC 1010 Subcite Training (Please attend either one if you are subciting. Dinner will be served.) Come learn editing tips, including tips specific to international sources!

Saturday, Sep 23 at 9:30AM-mid-afternoon starting in Langdell North Fall…

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International Law Journal Fall Subcite

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Subcite for the Harvard International Law Journal! Please sign-up here (https://goo.gl/forms/EAnr1PBT7X2geEck2) by Wednesday, Sep 20 at 11:59PM. The subcite schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, Sep 19 at 7:30-9PM in WCC 2004 or Thursday, Sep 21 at 6-7:30PM in WCC 1010 Subcite Training (Please attend either one if you are subciting. Dinner will be served.) Come learn editing tips, including tips specific to international sources!

Saturday, Sep 23 at 9:30AM-mid-afternoon starting in Langdell North Fall…

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Populist Plutocrats: Lessons from Around the World

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
2019 Milstein West AB

This one-day conference, co-sponsored by Harvard Law School and the Stigler Center at the University of Chicago, will focus on an important and dangerous political phenomenon: the “populist plutocrat.”

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Mock Trial Team Tryouts

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

Tryouts for the HLS Mock Trial Team. Email hlsmocktrial@gmail.com for details

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International Law Journal Fall Subcite

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
WCC 205 Harkness South Dining Room

Subcite for the Harvard International Law Journal! Please sign-up here (https://goo.gl/forms/EAnr1PBT7X2geEck2) by Wednesday, Sep 20 at 11:59PM. The subcite schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, Sep 19 at 7:30-9PM in WCC 2004 or Thursday, Sep 21 at 6-7:30PM in WCC 1010 Subcite Training (Please attend either one if you are subciting. Dinner will be served.) Come learn editing tips, including tips specific to international sources!

Saturday, Sep 23 at 9:30AM-mid-afternoon starting in Langdell North Fall…

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Recording Artist Project Training

September 23 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Mandatory training session for all students wanting to participate in a Recording Artist Project team. This will be the only training for the year, so all students planning on joining a Fall or Spring project should attend.

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HLEP New Member Training

September 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
WCC 1010

New to HLEP and hoping to work with clients this semester? Attendance at a training session is required for participation on a project team. Training will cover the basics of the project cycle, expected work product, and professional responsibility. Please RSVP to Meg Muncey (mmuncey@jd18.law.harvard.edu).

Breakfast will be served.

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HLEP Client Pitch Event

September 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
WCC 1010

HLEP members are invited to attend the Fall Semester Client Pitch Event. Clients applying for HLEP services will give short presentations about their companies and legal issues. Student and attorney advisors will have an opportunity to ask follow up questions regarding either. If you’re interested in joining a project team for the Fall Semester, this is a great way to learn more about potential clients!

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Mock Trial Team Tryouts

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

Tryouts for the HLS Mock Trial Team. Email hlsmocktrial@gmail.com for details

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New Hampshire District Court Judge Paul Barbodoro Judging Mock Argument and Speaking with Students

September 25 @ 8:30 am - 10:10 am
Ames Courtroom

The Honorable Paul Barbadoro of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire will hear mock claim construction arguments by students in the Harvard Law School Patent Trial Advocacy course in the Ames Courtroom. Following the arguments, Judge Barbadoro will speak about his career and offer advice for oral argument. All are welcome to watch the arguments and participate in the post-argument discussion with Judge Barbadoro.

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Mock Trial Team Tryouts

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
WCC 5056 Room

Tryouts for the HLS Mock Trial Team. Email hlsmocktrial@gmail.com for details

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LLM Memo Training with Lexis (with a raffle for Beats Wireless Headphones)

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 101 Ballantine Classroom

This is a free, 35 minute training that reviews how to conduct legal research for a memo assignment using Lexis Advance. Using the LLM memo fact-pattern, I’ll go over how to build a search using terms and connectors; how to leverage secondary sources to find case law; and how to determine if a case is still “good” law using Shepard’s. All attendees that have opted into the Lexis Reward’s program will earn points for attending the training. Additionally, one lucky…

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Journal on Racial & Ethnic Justice Interest Meeting

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

The Harvard Journal on Racial & Ethnic Justice is excited to kick-off a year of commentary, critique, and community! Come learn more about JREJ and opportunities to join! Lunch will be provided.

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Meet and Greet: Title IX Office, HLS Title IX Coordinators, and OSAPR

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Come meet the University Title IX Officer, the HLS Title IX Coordinators, and the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response. Stop by to ask any questions you have about the Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy and Procedures. Stop by for a few minutes or stay longer to chat.

Appetizers, sandwiches, and cookies will be served

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The Emoluments Clauses: A Discussion 200 Years in the Making

September 25 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom

The Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society will host a discussion on the meaning and enforcement of the foreign and domestic emoluments clauses of the Constitution. The two speakers will be Deepak Gupta, a founding partner of Gupta Wessler PLLC, a private Supreme Court and appellate litigation boutique​ ​that focuses on the representation of plaintiffs and public interest clients​, and Ilya Shapiro, senior fellow in constitutional studies at the Cato Institute and editor-in-chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review.…

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ACS Coffee Chat – Deepak Gupta, Gupta Wessler PLLC

September 25 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
WCC 3011 Room

ACS and OPIA invite Deepak Gupta of Gupta​ Wessler PLLC, a private Supreme Court and appellate litigation boutique​ ​that focuses on the representation of plaintiffs and public interest clients​, for a coffee chat with students.

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A New Vision For the 21st Century Prosecutor: Reflections of Newly Elected Prosecutive Leaders

September 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Austin Hall 100 Classroom – North

A New Vision for the 21st Century Prosecutor – Reflections of Newly Elected Prosecutive Leaders

Hear from elected leaders who will talk about new thinking among prosecutors committed to change and innovation.

Following the panel there will be a reception with Harvard faculty and students.

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Health Law Policy, Bioethics and Biotechnology Workshop: Francis Shen

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hauser Hall 104 Lumbard Classroom

Francis Shen will present his paper, “How Dangerous are Youth Sports for the Brain? A Review of the Evidence.”

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HBLR Subcite Training

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Langdell Hall 225 Vorenberg Classroom – North

Join the Harvard Business Law Review to get oriented on source retrieval and citation checks. Attendance is mandatory for all those wanting to participate in the Fall 2017 subcite. Dinner will be provided.

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Federal Circuit Judge Linn Judging Mock Argument and Speaking with Students

September 26 @ 8:30 am - 10:10 am
Ames Courtroom

The Honorable Richard Linn of the United States District Court of appeals for the Federal Circuit will hear mock claim construction arguments by students in the Harvard Law School Patent Trial Advocacy course in the Ames Courtroom. Following the arguments, Judge Linn will speak about his career and offer advice for oral argument. All are welcome to watch the arguments and participate in the post-argument discussion with Judge Linn.

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Note Taking Panel

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Note Taking Panel Tuesday, September 26th, 12pm-12:45pm, WCC 1023

Do you have questions about how to take class notes, reading notes, or about outlining? Come ask your questions! A panel of Board of Student Advisers (BSAs) will share the strategies that have worked for them as law students. Graduate Student Learning Support (GSLS) Learning Specialist Dorothy Bisbee, JD will facilitate. Sponsored by the BSAs, GSLS, and the Dean of Students Office.

Lunch will be served.

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Coaching Seminar for Success in Law

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3015 Room

Join us for weekly presentation and conversation on topics that will support your success as a law student and law professional (including: networking, advanced communications, mindfulness & time management etc.)

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Dean Manning’s Guide to Office Hours

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Join Dean Manning for tips on effectively approaching office hours with professors to build relationships with professors! Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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Law and Government Program of Study Welcome Lunch

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Join the Law and Government Program of study faculty leaders and student fellows for a welcome lunch and to learn more about the Law and Government Program of Study.

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Banned Books Read-Out

September 26 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Langdell Hall Steps

Join the Law Library in celebrating the freedom to read at our second annual Banned Books Read-Out on the steps of Langdell. We invite you to join us to listen, or to read a brief excerpt from your favorite banned or challenged book. Can’t make it? You can participate in Banned Books Week by posing for a photo for our Instagram page – featuring you and your favorite banned or challenged book!

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Parents at the Law School Moana Party

September 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East A

Social event for students and their families. Parents at the Law School (PALS)

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Supreme Court OT17 Preview

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Austin Hall 100 Classroom – North

Join us for a panel discussion previewing the upcoming Supreme Court term. Co-sponsored by the Harvard Law Review, American Constitution Society, and Federalist Society.

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Harvard Law ACLU 1L Info Session

September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WCC 2012 Classroom

Come learn about how to get involved in the Harvard Law School Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. Insomnia cookies will be served.

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Book Talk: I. Glenn Cohen Law, Religion, and Health in the United States

September 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:15 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West A

The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend our first book talk and discussion of the new academic year in celebration of Law, Religion, and Health in the United States edited by Holly Fernandez Lynch, I. Glenn Cohen, and Elizabeth Sepper. Copies will be available for sale and Professors Cohen and Sepper will be available for signing books at the end of the talk.

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Fighting Debtors’ Prisons

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 104 Lumbard Classroom

Join us for a discussion about fighting criminal justice debt, featuring 2017-2018 Wasserstein Fellows Sara Zampierin, Southern Poverty Law Center and Eric Balaban, ACLU National Prison Project.

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JSEL Subcite Training

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 2009 Classroom

Join JSEL for subcite training.

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