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Schedule and order of events subject to change. Please check back, as our program details will be updated frequently (including times and locations).

Friday, October 28

8:00am – 11:45am: Class Visitations

12:00-1:45 pm: Reunion Lunch

2:00-3:30 pm: Concurrent Sessions 

3:30-5:00pm: Optional Area Tours

3:45-5:00pm: Individual Class Social Breaks

5:30-6:30 pm: 50th Reunion Champagne Toast

5:30-10:00pm: Welcome Back Reception/Dinner

Saturday, October 29

8:00-9:30am: Breakfast and Class Symposia

10:00-11:00am: Conversation with the Dean

11:00am-12:00pm: Climate Change at a Crossroads

12:00-1:15pm: Reunion Lunch

12:00-5:00pm: Optional Area Tours

1:30-3:00pm: Class Photos

3:15-4:45 pm: Concurrent Sessions

6:00-10:00pm: Class Specific Receptions and Dinners

Sunday, October 30

9:15-10:00am: Celebration of Life

10:00am – 12:00pm: Brunch

Topics and Speakers

Note: Topics and speakers are subject to change

  • Reunion Weekend program topics include (but not limited to):
    • War in Ukraine
    • Election Law
    • Democracy
    • Ambassador’s Panel
    • Climate Change at a Crossroads
    • Executive Branch Accountability
    • Conversation with the Dean
  • Speakers include:
    • Gabriella Blum LL.M. ’01, S.J.D. ’03, Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and Vice Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies, Harvard Law School
    • Guy-Uriel Charles, Charles J. Ogletree Jr. Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    • Jody Freeman LL.M. ’91, S.J.D. ’95, Archibald Cox Professor of Law and Director of the Environmental and Energy Law Program, Harvard Law School
    • Jack Landman Goldsmith, Learned Hand Professor of Law, Harvard University 
    • Ruth Greenwood, Director of the Election Law Clinic and Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    • Michael E. Horowitz ’87, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice 
    • Philip Lader ’71, Former U.S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James’s
    • John F. Manning ’85, Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    • Naz Modirzadeh ’02, Professor of Practice, Harvard Law School
    • Congressman Jamie Raskin ’87, Maryland’s 8th Congressional District, U.S. House of Representatives
    • Larry Schwartztol, Professor of Practice and Faculty Director, Democracy and the Rule of Law Clinic, Harvard Law School
    • Nicholas Stephanopoulos, Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    • Laurence H. Tribe ’66, Carl M. Loeb University Professor, Emeritus, Harvard Law School
    • Barry White ’67, Former U.S. Ambassador to Norway