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February 2018

Advancing Justice in Global Trade: Lori Wallach at the Harvard Law Forum

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom

Lori Wallach (HLS Class of 1990) is the founder of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch. She is a 25-year veteran of congressional trade battles, from the 1990s NAFTA fight to the TPP fight this past year. Named a “Politico 50” thinker, doer and visionary, she is one of the nation’s leading advocates of the public interest within the global trade regime.

She is coming to Harvard Law to share with students how they can advance justice and the public…

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ClinicTalks: Criminal Prosecution Clinic

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018
Exterior of Caspersen Student Center

Are you interested in a clinical placement with a local district attorneys’ office, where you can represent the Commonwealth, prosecuting non-jury criminal cases in district court? Do you want to learn more about how you can prepare for arraignments, motion hearings, and trials? Join us to learn more about these opportunities.

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HALB Presents: Current Trends in Private Equity

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 102 Malkin Classroom

Please join HALB for a conversation with Amala Ejikeme, a partner with Kirland & Ellis LLP, about current trends in private equity. Amala is an English qualified lawyer currently on secondment in Kirkland’s New York office. His diverse investment funds practice encompasses both transatlantic and emerging markets private equity investments.

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Lunch Conversation with Senator Mo Cowan and Arthur Bernard

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Join the HLS Democrats for a lunch conversation with former US Senator Mo Cowan and former Chief of Staff to Gov. Patrick, Arthur Bernard.

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Libby Adler Book Talk

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 101 Ballantine Classroom

Professor Libby Adler from Northeastern Law School will be speaking about her forthcoming book, Gay Priori, and ways in which LGBTQ activism can change in order to protect the most marginalized members of the community.

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Careers in National Security: Thinks Tanks

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 3007 Room

Ms. Liza Goitein will discuss her career path and offer career insights to students. Ms. Goitein co-directs the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program. Before coming to the Brennan Center, Ms. Goitein served as counsel to U.S. Senator Russell Feingold, Chairman of the Constitution Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee. As counsel to Sen. Feingold, Ms. Goitein handled a variety of liberty and national security matters, with a particular focus on government secrecy and privacy rights. Previously,…

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Necessary Evil: How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West B

Please join us for a talk by Professor David Kinley, Chair in Human Rights Law at the University of Sydney and an Academic Expert Member of Doughty Street Chambers in London. He is a former Fulbright Senior Scholar at American University Washington College of Law, and has taught at Oxford and George Washington Universities, as well as the Sorbonne. He specializes in the area of the global economy and human rights and has worked for more than 25 years with…

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Report from the Hill: Immigration in the Age of Trump

February 20 @ 12:05 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

The Federalist Society welcomes Tamar Jacoby of ImmigrationWorks USA for a discussion of DACA, changing immigration enforcement, proposals for “merit-based” immigration and the immigration debate in Congress. Shake Shack will be served.

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HLS Library Tour

February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
HLS Library – meet at Circulation Desk

HLS Library tours are offered to the Harvard community on the second Tuesday of every month at 2:00 p.m. during the academic year.

Tours last 30-40 minutes and provide an overview of the HLS Library spaces and services available to the Harvard Law School community.

Please sign up at the link in advance to help us plan for numbers. We’ll meet across from the Circulation Desk just inside the main entrance of Langdell Hall.

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Wilmerhale Coffee Chat

February 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm
WCC 4063 Room

Come join the Women’s Law Association and WilmerHale attorneys for networking, coffee, and snacks!

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Baker Botts – 1L Receptions

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
See CSM for more details. (link provided above)

For more details about this and other employer receptions, including how to RSVP, please check the CSM Events module.

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Muslim Family Law Reform – Author Talk

February 21 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
WCC B015 Classroom

Professor Kristen Stilt and Clinical Instructor Salma Waheedi of the International Human Rights Clinic will discuss their upcoming Journal of Law & Gender article examining reform efforts in family law in Muslim countries. They will discuss how change in family law can be achieved through arguments based on or justified by Islamic law. They will present and analyze legal strategies of family law reform and identify the possibilities and the limitations of each strategy. Their upcoming article is directed towards…

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“Common Roots, Diverging Branches: Dynamism in Islamic and Jewish Law,” Lecture by Prof. Gideon Libson

February 21 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 100 Cahill Classroom

The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at the Harvard Law School presents a lunchtime lecture with Professor Gideon Libson (Professor Emeritus, Hebrew University of Jerusalem):

“Common Roots, Diverging Branches: Dynamism in Islamic and Jewish Law”

The lunchtime discussion will take place on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 in Pound Hall 100 Cahill Classroom. (Gideon Libson is Professor Emeritus of Jewish and Islamic Law and Comparative Jewish and Islamic Law in the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University…

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Life in Law: Speaker Series

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3038 V& E Room
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Diversity and Social Justice in First Year Classes

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Diversity and Social Justice in First Year Classes

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ClinicTalks: Food Law and Policy Clinic

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom
Hauser Hall

FLPC provides legal advice to nonprofits and government agencies seeking to increase access to healthy foods, prevent diet-related diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, and reduce barriers to market entry for small-scale and sustainable food producers, while educating law students about ways to use law and policy to impact the food system. Join us to learn more about these opportunities.

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Women’s Law Association: Career Planning in the Private Sector

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Women’s Law Association Presents: Career Planning in the Private Sector. Please join the WLA for a panel discussion with prominent female partners from four firms – Covington & Burling; Munger, Tolles & Olson; Williams & Connolly; and Debevoise & Plimpton.

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Women in Arbitration and Gender Issues

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Please join HIALSA for a lunch panel discussion with top practitioners from major global law firms to discuss about women in arbitration and gender issues. Professor Maya Steinitz will moderate, and we will be joined by four panelists: Ms. Diora Zeyaeva (Dentons, Senior Managing Associate), Ms. Laura Sinisterra (Deveboise & Plimpton, Associate), Dr. Stefanie Pfisterer (Homburger, Associate) and Mr. Viren Mascarenhas (King & Spalding, Partner).

The Panel will address issues like how to break into arbitration, how to break the…

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Which box do I check? Race, applications, the “Limits of Whiteness.”

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Neda Maghbouleh, an assistant professor of sociology at University of Toronto and the author of the book “Limits of Whiteness,” will be joining us to discuss the issues around racial categories, specifically with respect to applications. She will describe the issues minorities have faced due to the history behind these boxes and categories.

Lunch will be served.

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Interview Tips Session

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom

Want some more information on law firm interviews? Want to meet Baker Botts attorneys? Come join Harvard APALSA for our interview tips panel. Attorneys will be present to discuss their thoughts on this subject and a mock interview will be conducted. Thai food will be provided.

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The Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review Student Writing Q & A : WCC 2004 Classroom

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

Civil Rights–Civil Liberties Law Review is now accepting student writing submissions on any topic related to civil rights or civil liberties! Whether you have a polished draft or just an idea, get all of your questions answered regarding the submissions process at this informational session. For more information, visit www.harvardcrcl.org/student-writing. Submissions must be sent to eics.crcl.vol.54@gmail.com by March 23. Lunch will be provided!

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Building a Table of Authorities with Lexis for Microsoft Office

February 21 @ 12:05 pm - 1:00 pm
Langdell Hall LAN233

As if drafting an appellate brief wasn’t time consuming enough, making the Table of Authority can be tricky! Did you know that Lexis has a plug-in for Microsoft Office? Not only can it do things like check quotes (and for upperclassmen, check citations), it can also build a TOA in seconds! It’s available for both PC and Macs. All attendees enrolled in Rewards will earn $5 in Lexis Reward Points. Come check it out in the second floor library computer…

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New Deep South with HLS QTPOC and MDP

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC B015 Classroom

A short screening of “New Deep South,” a video series exploring the complex queer culture in Mississippi, with informal discussion. Hosted by HLS QTPOC and the Mississippi Delta Project.

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Russia’s “Gay Propaganda Law” and LGBTQ Human Rights

February 22 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Please join us for a talk with Melissa Hooper, Director of Human Rights and Civil Society at Human Rights First, on Russia’s global efforts to promote “traditional values” that curtail the rights of LGBTQ people. This agenda is demonstrated in the “gay propaganda law” which penalizes those who share ideas about the equal value of same-sex relationships to children. In addition, Russia has advocated for U.N. resolutions, and supported legislatures in other countries to pass laws that favor “family values”…

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HIALSA Lunch Talk with Jonathan Hamilton & Hansel Pham (White & Case)

February 22 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
WCC B010 Singer Classroom

White & Case and HIALSA invites you to join lawyers from White & Case for a lunch discussion on real-world practice examples from lawyers working on some of the most important complex international arbitration matters today. White & Case Partners, Jonathan Hamilton and Hansel Pham, will present.

Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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Take it Like a Man

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 104 Lumbard Classroom

Much research has been done to show the gender differences in negotiation. Advice up to this point has primarily focused on women—how to be more assertive or how to be more like men. On the other hand, more recent research shows that, in fact, men are punished even more severely for aggressive or bullying behavior in negotiation. In addition, while research often celebrates the perceived advantage that women have in terms of empathy or trustworthiness, the same research has not…

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Urban Farming & Food Justice: Karen Washington at the Harvard Law Forum

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Karen Washington is a New York City community activist, community gardener and board member of the New York Botanical Gardens. She has worked with Bronx neighborhoods to turn empty lots into community gardens, helped launched a City Farms Market, is a member of the La Familia Verde Garden Coalition, is a Just Food board member, is a board member and former president of the New York City Community Garden Coalition and is the co- founded Black Urban Growers (BUGS). She…

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Urban Farming & Food Justice: Karen Washington at the Harvard Law Forum

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Karen Washington is a New York City community activist, community gardener and board member of the New York Botanical Gardens. She has worked with Bronx neighborhoods to turn empty lots into community gardens, helped launched a City Farms Market, is a member of the La Familia Verde Garden Coalition, is a Just Food board member, is a board member and former president of the New York City Community Garden Coalition and is the co- founded Black Urban Growers (BUGS). She…

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HALB and S&C Present: M&A and Antitrust Panel

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 102 Malkin Classroom

Please join HALB for a panel discussion on M&A and Antitrust with Melissa Sawyer, Renata Hesse, and Samantha Hynes from Sullivan and Cromwell.

Melissa Sawyer is a partner in Sullivan & Cromwell’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group and is co-head of the Firm’s Consumer & Retail Group. Renata Hesse is a partner in the Litigation Group, and her practice focuses on antitrust counseling and merger clearance. Samantha Hynes is an associate in the litigation group. The panel discussion will…

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ClinicTalks: Veterans Law and Disability Benefits Clinic: Veterans Justice Project

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom
Student walking on campus

Do you want to help low-income veterans who need legal representation to access healthcare, disability benefits, and other critical supports?  Do you want to represent clients in appeal hearings, in state and federal court, and before armed services boards of review? Join us to learn more about these and other opportunities. 

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Take it Like a Man

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 104 Lumbard Classroom

Much research has been done to show the gender differences in negotiation. Advice up to this point has primarily focused on women—how to be more assertive or how to be more like men. On the other hand, more recent research shows that, in fact, men are punished even more severely for aggressive or bullying behavior in negotiation. In addition, while research often celebrates the perceived advantage that women have in terms of empathy or trustworthiness, the same research has not…

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Book Talk: Feminist Judgments – Rewritten Tax Opinions

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Professor Bridget Crawford (Pace University) will discuss her most recent book project, Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Tax Opinions (2017). This is the first in a series of subject-matter-specific books to be published by Cambridge University Press, following the success of Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court (2016) (Stanchi, Berger & Crawford, eds.). Professor Crawford will locate the U.S. Feminist Judgments Project in the context of a global trend toward rewriting judicial opinions as a new form of…

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From the Bargaining Table to the Ballot Box: Political Effects of Right to Work Laws

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 100 Cahill Classroom
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Corporate Turnaround

February 22 @ 12:05 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 3016 Room

Please join Harvard Association for Law and Business (HALB) in welcoming Howard Brownstein (JD/MBA ’75), President of The Brownstein Corporation, a nationally-known turnaround management and restructuring firm. He has handled high-profile cases, including Montgomery Ward, the largest retail liquidation in history, and U.S. Mortgage, involving a $138Mil theft from Fannie Mae and financial institutions. Mr. Brownstein also has served for over 40 years as an independent corporate board member for publicly-held and privately-owned companies, and has dealt with shareholder activism,…

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Byse Workshop – Critical Legal Thought in Contexts

February 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
WCC 3008

Session 4: Legal Fictions

The critique of conceptualism gave rise to a theory of legal fictions. If one accepts, indeed, that property (for instance) is merely a “bundle of rights”, one might assert that the concept of property is no more than “shorthand” used to bring order into the complexity of property law. A moderate and radical…

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HALB Presents: Introductory Excel Modeling for Attorneys Workshop

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WCC 3034 Room

Planning on a future in family law, solo practice, corporate law, poverty, business/non-profit administration, government administration, litigation, or IP law? A familiarity with excel model may very well play a part in your future.

Join HALB for an introduction to basic excel functions, formatting, model design, and data analysis. Targeted at students who were unable/uninterested in the multi-credit courses offered through the school, this workshop will move quickly through many aspects of excel modeling and involve working through examples.

Please…

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Lambda General Meeting

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Lambda General Meeting – come hear about upcoming events, learn about running for the Board, and join us for food and drinks!

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Screening of “Birthright: A War Story”

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Join Harvard Law Students for Reproductive Justice and Harvard RAD for a screening of Birthright: A War Story and a conversation with producer Civia Tamarkin. Birthright is a documentary that tells the story of women who have become collateral damage in the aggressive campaign to take control of reproductive health care and to allow states, courts and religious doctrine to govern whether, when and how women will bear children.

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Journal of Law & Gender – Subcite Training

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom

Journal of Law & Gender – Subcite Training

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Class Marshals Present: Family Feud

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom
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