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August 2017

A Conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan

August 31 @ 12:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East

Q&A between Dean John F. Manning and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan

A Harvard ID will be required for admission to the lecture and no backpacks, laptops, recording devices, cameras, food, or drink will be allowed in the Milstein East rooms. Overflow seating available in Milstein West.

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September 2017

OPIA’s 2L Job Search Strategy Lunch

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser 102

Join us for an overview of the 2L summer public interest job search.

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The History of Harvard Law School

September 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
WCC Milstein West

Dan Coquillette will discuss the founding of Harvard Law School and the early years, leading up to the Civil War, followed by commentary and discussion with a panel of HLS faculty and closing remarks by Dean John F. Manning.

This talk and session will focus on the first fifty-five years of Harvard Law School. Founded as a radical experiment – after a bequest from a slave holder – the school barely survived its first decade. It was down to the last…

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Life in Law – Lawyers Speak About Their Careers

September 6 @ 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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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Lunch Talk

September 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 104 Lumbard Classroom

Learn about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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OPIA’s 3L Job Search Strategy Lunch

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018

Join us for an overview of what to expect as students embark on their post-graduate public interest job search!

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Human Rights Program Orientation

September 7 @ 12:15 pm - 1:05 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Join us for pizza and an overview of the Human Rights Program and how you can get involved! We’ll give you information on our International Human Rights Clinic; summer funding for human rights internships; post-graduate fellowships; events and conferences; and the larger human rights community at Harvard Law School. Then it’s your turn: mix and mingle with instructors from the Clinic, Visiting Fellows from the Academic Program, as well as representatives from student groups focused on human rights, such…

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Coaching Seminar for Success in Law

September 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 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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OPIA’s Public Service Kick-Off

September 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Austin Hall 100 Classroom – North

Do not miss our inspiring keynote speaker and HLS alumnus Janson Wu ’03, Executive Director of GLAD! Further remarks from First Circuit Judge David Barron, Dean Manning, and Assistant Dean for Public Service Alexa Shabecoff.

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OPIA’s Public Service Gathering

September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
HLS Pub

Come mingle with your classmates and OPIA staff.

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OPIA’s Fellowship Insider

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC B015 Classroom

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.

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International JD Student Orientation

September 8 @ 12:05 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Please join Peter O’Meara, Harvard International Office’s Advisor to International Students & Scholars, for a discussion about adjusting to life at HLS and in the U.S.

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Student Activities Fair  Cancelled

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West AB

Meet the Law Schools Organizations, Journals, Student Practice Organizations and Programs of Study.

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Student Activities Fair  Cancelled

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East ABC

Meet the Law Schools Organizations, Journals, Student Practice Organizations and Programs of Study.

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OPIA’s Massachusetts Attorney General Honors Program Information Session

September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4062 Room

Come find out more about the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Fellowship Program!

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Federalist Society Welcome BBQ  Cancelled

September 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Outdoor Spaces Holmes Field

The Federalist Society is thrilled to welcome the class of 2020 as well as transfer and LLM students. Please join us for delicious BBQ and a chance to learn more about our organization.

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Federalist Society Welcome BBQ

September 12 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Outdoor Spaces Holmes Field

The Federalist Society is thrilled to welcome the class of 2020 as well as transfer and LLM students. Please join us for delicious BBQ and a chance to learn more about our organization at the picnic area in front of Langdell Library.

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International Opportunities for 1Ls

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 2009 Classroom

Learn about the options for studying abroad and the range of opportunities for HLS students to explore international, foreign, and comparative law.

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Changes to Immigration Practice and Deportation Defense post-Trump Election

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser 102

Join us for a discussion of the Trump administration’s travel ban and the response from immigration law advocates. The panel features: Alvaro Huerta, Staff Attorney, National Immigration Law Center and 2017-2018 Wasserstein Fellow; and Andrea Saenz ‘08, Supervising Attorney for Immigration Practice, Brooklyn Defender Services.

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Federalist Society Welcome BBQ Rain Location

September 12 @ 12:05 pm - 1:15 pm
Austin Hall 101 Classroom – East

The Federalist Society is thrilled to welcome the class of 2020 as well as transfer and LLM students. Please join us for delicious BBQ and a chance to learn more about our organization at the picnic area in front of Langdell Library.

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Practicing Law at the State Department  Cancelled

September 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East A

A talk about practicing law at the State Department, including a scan of current issues, with two “L” lawyers.

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ELP Welcome Reception

September 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East A

Come and learn about the Environmental Law Program’s exciting plans for the school year over food, drinks and desserts.

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Music Trivia and Drinks with RAP

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC Pub

Join the Recording Artist Project for an evening of music trivia, drinks, and appetizers to kick off the new semester. Get to know the organization and hang out with its members! https://www.facebook.com/events/455864724771659/

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Harvard Law Review Public Interest Fellowship Launch

September 13 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

The Law Review will award its inaugural Public Interest Fellowship in 2017.  The Fellowship sponsors one fellow with a demonstrated interest in both public interest work and legal scholarship to spend one year working in a public interest–related role at a government agency or nonprofit organization. Any person who will graduate from HLS at the end of the academic year in which he/she applies, or who has graduated from HLS in either of the previous two academic years, will be eligible. Please…

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Life in Law – Lawyers Speak About Their Careers

September 13 @ 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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Francis Shen Lecture

September 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom
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The Neurolaw Revolution, a lecture by Francis X. Shen

September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East A

Rapid advances in the brain sciences offer both promise and peril for the law. In light of these developments, Dr. Francis Shen will explore how neuroscientific analysis of law may revolutionize legal doctrine and practice. Dr. Shen is the third Senior Fellow in Law and Neuroscience at the Project on Law and Applied Neuroscience, a collaboration between the Center for Law, Brain & Behavior at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Petrie-Flom Center.

Learn more on our website: http://petrieflom.law.harvard.edu/events

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Innovation@Harvard

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Harvard Innovation Lab

Don’t miss this chance to see how Harvard can help you unlock your inner innovator. Whatever flavor of innovation you’re interested in – from learning about innovative thinking to launching a startup (and everything in between) – no matter what stage you’re at, you’ll find something here!

We’ve brought together everything you need at the largest innovation event at Harvard, which will:

1. Highlight and map out how the Harvard Innovation Labs helps you take your ideas further faster…

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2017 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Open House

September 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WCC Pub

Join faculty, colleagues, and students with shared interests in health law policy, biotechnology, and bioethics to learn about what the Petrie-Flom Center does and how people can get involved. Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen will review our sponsored research portfolio, introduce our staff and fellows, including new Executive Director Carmel Shachar, and describe various opportunities for students and others. In addition, our partners including colleagues from the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School and the Center for Law, Brain…

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Coaching Seminar for Success in Law  Cancelled

September 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 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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Student Activities Fair

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East ABC

Meet the Law Schools Organizations, Journals, Student Practice Organizations and Programs of Study.

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HLS 200: HLS in the Arts

September 15 - September 16
HLS Campus

Featuring “legal talent” writ large! Celebrate the dazzling creativity of the HLS community during two days of extraordinary programs, performances, and exhibitions.

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OPIA’s Presidential Management Fellowship Information Session

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Join OPIA staff to get the inside scoop on the Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) and its application process.

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Can You Have Your Cake and Keep the First Amendment Too? A Conversation with Sherif Girgis on Masterpiece Cakeshop

September 15 @ 12:05 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

The Federalist Society welcomes Sherif Girgis, author of Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination, for a discussion of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.

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Politics and Policies of the US Health Care System

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center,
10 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Health care and political systems are deeply intertwined, with implications for the quality and equality of access to health care.

This symposium will explore the political dynamics of health care laws and the way they affect people not only as patients but also as citizens. Health professionals, policy and public health experts, economists, sociologists, and political scientists will draw on comparative politics and policies of the US states—alone and as part of a federalist system—and on international perspectives to explore…

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Couples and Family Ice Cream Social

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lewis International Law Center 214A Room

HLS Couples and Family Association hosts an ice cream party. Children welcome!

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Introduction to Career Advising

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East AB

Join the Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA) and the Office of Career Services (OCS) for an introduction to our offices.

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Child Advocacy Program (CAP) Open House

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Child Advocacy Program,
23 Everett Street, Suite G24
Cambridge, 02138
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Join the Child Advocacy Program (CAP) for a:

CAP Graduate Program Open House Mon, Sept. 18, 2017 Noon – 1:00 PM 23 Everett Street, Suite G-24 (the CAP suite, Ground Floor) *We intend to begin the event promptly at noon.

The CAP Open House will provide an informal opportunity for Graduate Program students to get to know others at HLS who share an interest in children’s issues. CAP faculty and affiliates will provide information about the Child…

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Program On Negotiation Open House

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East C

Great negotiators are made, not born. Interested in the fields of negotiation, conflict resolution, and mediation? Come to the Program on Negotiation Open House!

Find out how you can get involved, get informed, learn about the Program on Negotiation Student Interest Group, and become a great negotiator, conflict resolver, or mediator yourself. Meet Program on Negotiation faculty and other interested students from Harvard, MIT, Tufts, and the greater Boston area.

Complimentary food, beer, and wine provided. No RSVP required.

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Federalist Society Welcome BBQ (Rain Date)  Cancelled

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Outdoor Spaces Jarvis Field and Caspersen Patio

The Federalist Society is thrilled to welcome the class of 2020 as well as transfer and LLM students. Please join us for delicious BBQ and a chance to learn more about our organization.

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