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October 2017

HLS International Film Series Presents: Shahid

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 2063 (Student Orgs Lounge)

A year-long series of films from around the world, featuring introductions from the students who selected them.

All students are welcome. Light snacks will be provided.

HLS Int Film Festival Schedule1 

Sponsored by the Graduate Forum

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Walk-Ins with Dovie King

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 9:40 am
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Weekly on the same day until December 15, 2017
OPIA’s suite, WCC 4039,
Wasserstein 4039

Have a quick question about the public interest job search? Come by OPIA’s walk-in hours for assistance. Please note that walk-in hours are for quick questions only on a first come, first served basis.

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AALDEF Election Day Volunteer Training

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

This is a mandatory one-hour training session for those intending to volunteer with AALDEF on Election Day.

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Lunch Talk with Khaled Beydoun

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 101 Ballantine Classroom

Join CR-CL for a Lunch Talk with Khaled Beydoun, part of the speaker series: The Political Role of Legal Scholarship. Professor Beydoun will discuss his scholarship, including “Acting Muslim,” a critical piece on the performance of religion influenced by an Islamophobic public, and recent op-eds regarding double standards when it comes to race, religion, and mass shootings.

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HALB Presents Amanda Bradford, Founder/CEO of The League dating app

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Austin Hall 101 Classroom – East

Join HALB for a conversation with Amanda Bradford. Amanda Bradford is the Founder and CEO of The League, an exclusive dating app aimed toward ambitious young professionals.

Often coined as ‘The Tinder for elites’, it was launched in 2015 with $2.1 million in seed round funding. The League has since rapidly expanded into new markets and is now live in over 20 cities, most recently launching in cities such as London, Toronto, Atlanta, and Minneapolis. It boasts a waitlist…

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Of Skinned Knees and Downed Trees: Trinity Lutheran and Disaster Relief

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Hurricane Harvey’s devastation didn’t discriminate between secular and religious buildings, but FEMA’s disaster relief policies do. After the Supreme Court’s ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley, can government agencies continue to exclude churches and religious organizations from neutral government programs? Eric Rassbach, Deputy General Counsel at Becket, will speak on his on-going litigation in Harvest Family Church v. FEMA.

Chick-fil-a will be served.

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1L Registration Information Session

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Austin West

Lunch from Sugar and Spice Thai will be provided. For 1Ls to learn about the course registration process.

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Conversation on Needs of First-Generation Students

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Student Orgs Room

The Diversity and Inclusion Committee is committed to supporting students who are the first in their family to attend college/law school and students who identify as coming from socioeconomically-disadvantaged backgrounds. Please consider being part of this effort and sharing your stories with us over lunch. We want to learn how the administration can better support you.

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ILSP LUNCH TALK :: Resurrecting the Ancient Jurists in Print

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Austin Hall 102

ILSP: SHARIAsource Visiting Fellow Ahmed El Shamsy will be discussing his work on early Islamic legal thought.

The publication of al-Shāfiʿī’s (d. 204/820) multivolume magnum opus, al-Umm, in 1903-7 opened a window into early Islamic legal thought and provided the basis for all subsequent historiography of Islamic law. However, the work’s publication was anything but inevitable: though it is today considered a seminal text, in the late nineteenth century the Umm, like the writings of most other early jurists, languished…

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Walk-Ins with Catherine Pattanayak

October 23 @ 3:40 pm - 4:20 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 15, 2017
OPIA’s suite, WCC 4039,
Wasserstein 4039

Have a quick question about the public interest job search? Come by OPIA’s walk-in hours for assistance. Please note that walk-in hours are for quick questions only on a first come, first served basis.

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Pro Bono Recruitment Fair & Open House

October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Suffolk Law School – 1st Floor Function Room,
120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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You are cordially invited to attend the Pro Bono Recruitment Fair & Open House for attorneys and law students at Suffolk University Law School.

This event, sponsored by the Boston Bar Association and Suffolk University Law School, provides attorneys and law students with a range of pro bono opportunities. The Fair is held as part of the National Pro Bono Celebration sponsored by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service.

Attendees are encouraged to drop in…

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Masterclass: The Art of Mingling and Working a Room for 1Ls

October 23 @ 4:45 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East

Networking is a fact of life in the legal field and much of your career will rely on strong relationships. Masterclass will provide you with a concrete, step-by-step approach to making a great impression at a professional cocktail reception. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served and there will be an open bar.

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Health Law Policy, Bioethics and Biotechnology Workshop: Belinda Bennett

October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hauser Hall 104 Lumbard Classroom

Belinda Bennett will discuss her paper, “Law, Transformative Technologies and the Automation Age: Lessons from the Past for a High-Tech Future.”

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Criminal Justice Career Night with CJPP & OPIA

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC Pub

Join the Criminal Justice Policy Program and OPIA for an informal night of networking about criminal justice reform opportunities.

RSVPs are encouraged: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScDoh-nRl7rM-a7Owtq9eoececM1eaoNZgAILQmJxZsgzOiEw/viewform

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Canadian Reading Group

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 4063 Room

Join the HLS Canadians for our first reading group session of the year! We will be discussing “Canada’s Place in the World”. Materials can be requested from canadian@mail.law.harvard.edu

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La Alianza — General Body Meeting

October 23 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Join La Alianza for our second general body meeting of the year, where we will discuss upcoming events like La Alianza Gives Thanks and Familia Activities! Dinner will be served.

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Expert-in-Residence One-on-One Meeting: Neil Flanzraich

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
i-Lab (HBS),
Batten Hall - 125 Western Ave.
Boston, MA
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Come to the Harvard Innovation Lab for office hours with Expert-in-Residence Neil Flanzraich, Chairman and CEO of Cantex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. a biotech company developing novel therapies for cancer.

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Aeyal Gross Book Talk, The Writing on the Wall: Rethinking the International Law of Occupation”

October 24 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Lewis International Law Center 214A Room

The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law present a book talk on Prof. Aeyal Gross’ recently published, “The Writing on the Wall: Rethinking the International Law of Occupation” (Cambridge University Press, 2017) on Tuesday, October 24th at Harvard Law School in Lewis 214A. With responses by: Prof. Gabriella Blum Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Harvard Law School

Prof. Duncan Kennedy Carter Professor of General jurisprudence, Harvard Law School

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Conservative/Libertarian Job Search Lunch

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 101 Ballantine Classroom

This lunch will explore career paths for students interested in working on behalf of conservative/libertarian causes.

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Coaching Seminar for Success in Law

October 24 @ 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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Careers in Management Consulting

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall HAU102

Does solving business problems interest you more than solving legal problems? If you want to become an expert in operations, marketing or the use of information technology across a wide variety of industries, management consulting might be for you. Come hear representatives from BCG and McKinsey as they talk about careers in management consulting and steps to getting a job in this industry. Co-sponsored with HALB. Panera lunch will be provided.

If you or an event participant requires disability-related accommodations,…

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Tara Grove on Judicial Independence

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Visiting professor Tara Grove will address judicial independence and the role of the courts and the rule of law in the current political climate.

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IRAP Legal Dir. Stephen Poellot

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom
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Open the Books – Government Transparency with Adam Andrzejewski

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Adam Andrzejewski will be discussing his work as founder and CEO of OpenTheBooks.com, the largest private repository of U.S. public-sector spending. To date, OpenTheBooks.com has captured 3.5 billion government-spending records, including nearly all disclosed federal government spending since 2000; 48 of 50 state checkbooks; and expenditures in 60,000 localities across America.

In 2016, OpenTheBooks.com exposed the $20 million luxury-art procurement program at the Department of Veterans Affairs, which forced a public apology from the V.A. Secretary and the adoption of…

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CLP Speaker Series – Driving Change in a Global Law Firm in an Era of Innovation and Disruption

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 201

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 12:00 -1:00pm Pound 201 Lunch will be provided!

Join us for a stimulating conversation with Matthew Layton, the Managing Partner of Clifford Chance, as he discusses the development of Clifford Chance into a global firm, the forces shaping the legal market today, and how he and his firm have interpreted those forces into an innovative strategy to navigate these changing times in the legal profession.

About Matthew Layton:

Matthew Layton is Clifford Chance’s…

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Time Management: Considering Options

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
WCC 3015

Together, we will consider ways to self-assess the efficiency of time management and consider hypotheticals – how would you manage your time in different contexts?  When is time management more than prioritizing your calendar? Are all hours of the day, the same? How do you think about your time? Does working faster or slower (depending on the type of endeavor) save time? What have you found helps with efficiency? Do you know how to say “no” to some engagements so…

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Law Teaching Colloquium: Choosing Law Teaching as a Career

October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
WCC 2004

Law Teaching Colloquium

a yearlong series of information sessions highlighting various aspects of law teaching

CHOOSING LAW TEACHING AS A CAREER

Are you thinking about becoming a law professor? Are you trying to decide whether to go into practice or pursue a career in academia? What goes into choosing to dedicate one’s life to teaching law?

Speaker:

John C.P. Goldberg, Eli Goldston Professor of Law, Deputy Dean

Thursday, October 24, 2017

3:00-4:30pm

WCC 2004, Harvard Law School

Co-sponsored by the Office…

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Cover Letter & Resume Workshop w/OCS

October 24 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
WCC 4056 Champ Room

In OCS’ workshop, we will walk you through how to put together an excellent resume and draft a persuasive cover letter for your 1L private sector job search. You can work on your application materials during the workshop or simply take notes for later. There will also be ample time for Q&A. There is no need to RSVP, just stop by and join us.

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National Security Journal Subcite

October 24 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lewis International Law Center 301 Meeting Room
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‘Safe Spaces, Brave Spaces’ Book Talk with author John Palfrey

October 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wasserstein Hall 1023

Can diversity and free expression co-exist on our campuses? How about in our town squares, our cities, and our world? Join us for a discussion of two of the foundational values of our democracy in the digital age.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:00-6:15 pm Book Talk, followed by 6:30-7:30 pm Reception Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University Harvard Law School campus Wasserstein 1023 RSVP required to attend in person (https://cyber.harvard.edu/events/2017/10/Palfrey)

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Walk-Ins with Joan Ruttenberg

October 25 @ 9:40 am - 10:20 am
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Weekly on the same day until December 15, 2017
OPIA’s suite, WCC 4039,
Wasserstein 4039

Have a quick question about the public interest job search? Come by OPIA’s walk-in hours for assistance. Please note that walk-in hours are for quick questions only on a first come, first served basis.

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Expert-in-Residence One-on-One Meeting: Dennis Berman

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
i-Lab (HBS),
Batten Hall - 125 Western Ave.
Boston, MA
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Students who are interested in entrepreneurship and technology, are invited you to take this opportunity to meet with with Dennis Berman.

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Harvard Law School Library Book Talk Series: Sanford Levinson Fault Lines in the Contution: The Framers, Their Fights, and the Flaws that Affect Us Today by Cynthia Levinson & Sanford Levinson

October 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East C
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Paul Porter, Author of BLACKOUT: My 40 Years in the Music Business

October 25 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

Join the Recording Artists Project in hearing from radio and TV veteran Paul Porter. Paul Porter was the Program Director at BET for 10 years, and is a major thought leader in the radio and music industry. Mr. Porter is the co-founder of music industry nonprofit IndustryEars.com, music and culture website RapRehab.com, and is the Program Director at The Wire 98.5 in Orlando, FL. His book “Blackout” has been described as “an explosive look at the corruption running rampant in…

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Life in Law – Lawyers Speak About Their Careers  Cancelled

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3036 Room

Each week, a new attorney, working on the front lines of key legal issues, will share personal perspectives on their work and how they have navigated their careers, thus far. An opportunity for a more personal look at choosing a career path and how others have shaped their careers. See bulletin board flyers for who is scheduled to speak.

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New Approaches to Youth Gang Involvement

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2012

Join us for a discussion about various approaches to youth gang involvement from the perspective of a city attorney and non-profit advocates. This program will feature: Anne Tremlay, Director of Gang Reduction and Youth Development, Los Angeles Mayor’s Office and 2017-2018 Wasserstein Fellow; Mickey Belaineh ‘15, Innercity Weightlifting.

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Masterpiece Cakeshop and the First Amendment  Cancelled

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Richard Katskee, legal director of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, will discuss the First Amendment and the Masterpiece Cakeshop case currently before the Supreme Court.

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HLS Monthly Green Team Meeting

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3036 Room

Join the HLS Sustainability Manager, Staff, and Students as we discuss sustainability projects and opportunities on campus.

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Immigration Lunch Talk with Professor Cox

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Adam Cox, Robert A. Kindler Professor of Law at NYU and a visiting professor at HLS, will discuss current topics in immigration law.

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Maritime Interdiction of Weapons of Mass Destruction

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Professor James Kraska, Visiting Professor of Law and John Harvey Gregory Lecturer on World Organization, and Howard S. Levie Chair, Professor, Stockton Center for the Study of International Law, U.S. Naval War College, will present on Maritime Interdiction of Weapons of Mass Destruction.

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