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October 6

Thursday

  • Learn About Hotshot Legal

    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Learn more about a useful resource available to you- Hotshot. Hotshot Legal uses short videos to teach a range of legal and business topics. The videos provide simple explanations of complex concepts. Drop by the table near the ramp to the Hark. Thursday, October 6, 10:00 am-1:00 pm, WCC Table 1 (ramp to the Hark).
  • Masterclass Workshop

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    International arbitration workshop on “The Past, Present and Future of Investment Protection”.
  • Co-Clerks and Colleagues: A Conversation with Judges Daniel Bress and Eric Murphy

    12:25 pm - 1:15 pm

    Judges Eric Murphy and Dan Bress share their experiences clerking together and now serving as federal appellate judges, including how clerking prepared them for careers in the law and the differences between their respective circuits. All are welcome.
  • OPIA’s 1L Domestic Job Search Strategy Session

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    This event is designed to help 1L students navigate domestic summer employment options in the public sector. We will review essential topics to help you get started on your search. Lunch provided.
  • Defending Substantive Due Process

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join ACS for a lunch conversation with Professor James Fleming about his book, “Constructing Basic Liberties: A Defense of Substantive Due Process.” This book is a strong and lively defense of substantive due process. From reproductive rights to marriage for same-sex couples, many of our basic liberties owe their…
  • Lunch Discussion: ​​Planetary Defense and Existential Risk

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Major asteroid impacts are one of a handful of catastrophes—alongside nuclear war, engineered pandemics, and risks related to advanced artificial intelligence—that, if they occurred, have the potential to radically reshape humanity’s future or end life as we know it.   NASA invests in defending Earth from asteroid impacts:…
  • Byse Workshop Fall 2022: Constitutions, Courts and Climate Change

    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    The Climate Crisis is the defining challenge of the 21st century. Despite the urgency of the challenge, many governments have failed to enact the transformations necessary to avert disaster. This workshop considers the role of constitutional law and theory both as a cause and a response to the Climate Crisis.
  • AALDEF Volunteer Training

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) is gearing up for the 2022 Midterm Elections in full-force. As part of these efforts, AALDEF conducts an exit poll which provides a snapshot of voting patterns, candidate preferences, party enrollment, and issues of significance to Asian American voters in 5…

October 7

Friday

  • Just Show Up Reading Club – Compassion & Conviction

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    We live in a very polarized time – a time when people are being asked to put themselves in very narrow political boxes in order to be heard. Many people – and many Christians – are dissatisfied with the limited options. Is there another way? How should the Church respond…
  • A Conversation with Rez Gardi

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join Advocates for a conversation with Harvard Law School Alumna and International Human Rights Lawyer, Rez Gardi. Rez is the founder of ‘Empower’ – a refugee-led organization which aims to address the underrepresentation of refugee youth in higher education. Rez will speak about her experience working in Kurdistan on accountability…
  • Alaska Spring Break Information Session – TaxHelp

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Come learn about an amazing opportunity to travel to Alaska during Spring Break 2023 to provide critical tax services to indigenous Alaskans. No tax experience or knowledge required!…
  • HLSCF Friday Night Gathering: Game Night

    5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join us for a game/social night this Friday! We will begin with food at 5:45pm, ending around 7pm. Feel free to bring your favorite game or peruse our selection of three versions of pandemic (we also have other games). Please email hlscf@mail.law.harvard.edu for the location/address.

October 11

Tuesday

  • ABA Mental Health Day | Wellness Break

    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Happy ABA Mental Health Day! To celebrate ABA Mental Health Day and kick off our week of wellness, this cider break will be brought to you by our partnership with AccessLex Institute. Drop by to enjoy a seat in our massage chairs and a fall-themed treat while learning more about…
  • The State of Abortion Post-Dobbs: A Conversation with Prof. Mary Ziegler

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join ACS and the Alliance for Reproductive Justice for an event with Professor Ziegler on the State of Abortion Post-Dobbs. RSVP HERE: https://forms.gle/eo7i3dUxGamthVEDA This event is in person and on Zoom at: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/97068540173…
  • Data at the End of the World: A Book Talk with Brian Michael Murphy

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Is datafication a means to immortality, or a harbinger of the apocalypse? Brian Michael Murphy’s searching, creative new book “We the Dead: Preserving Data at the End of the World” tracks the evolution and growing power of what he terms the “data complex”; the vast quantities of information about us…
  • LL.M Series: Public Interest Job Search Strategy Session

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Are you an LL.M interested in public interest lawyering? Join OPIA for an information session on the LL.M post-graduate public interest job search. We will provide an overview of public interest employment opportunities (and challenges) for LL.M’s to help you better strategize your job search.
  • Sex Exceptionalism in Criminal Law

    3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

    Aya Gruber, Professor of Law, University of Colorado Law School This presentation is offered in conjunction with the Legal History Workshop: Sex and the Law. This workshop aims to provide students with a historical perspective on the intersections between law and society in the United States, focusing on the intersections…

October 12

Wednesday

  • Alumni in Residence with Jeremiah Gordon JD’03 of CapitalG

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Jeremiah joined Google in 2011 and has been the General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer of CapitalG since its creation. In this role, Jeremiah manages legal and regulatory affairs for CapitalG and is involved in all aspects of CapitalG, including fund formation, deal execution, portfolio management and international investments. Before CapitalG, Jeremiah was a senior counsel at Google where he worked with Google’s corporate development team on acquisitions, investments and special projects. Click to register.
  • [HALB] Salad Chain to New York Stock Exchange: A Conversation with sweetgreen’s VP of Legal, Risk and Business Development

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join the Harvard Association for Law and Business for a conversation with Andrew Glickman, Vice President of Legal, Risk and Business Development at sweetgreen. Mr. Glickman will discuss his career as a business executive running the legal department of a public company legal team and his role in taking two…
  • Navigating YOUR international career in human rights (no Google Maps available)

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join OPIA for a community discussion with international human rights lawyer and Wasserstein Fellow-in Residence María Cecilia Ercole. In a tumultuous world facing a backlash on human rights, legal practitioners can make a real difference. Like many public interest practice areas, there is no set formula to land a job in human rights and the start of your career can feel disorienting (no google maps available!) but the possibilities are immense and rewarding. Drawing on her own career experiences with the United Nations and in nonprofits, Cecilia will shed light on the prospects and challenges of working in international human rights, and the breath of possible career choices in this field. Lunch provided. RSVP below.
  • Q&A with Boston City Councilor Ruthzee Louijeune

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join ACS, BLSA, and HLAB for a conversation with HLS alumna and current Boston City Councilor At-Large Ruthzee Louijeune! RSVP here: https://forms.gle/mBNLhYum5zxYzEUJA…
  • Faculty Perspectives on Well-Being

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join faculty members Professor Ardalan, Professor Gregory, and Professor Westfahl for a candid conversation around self-care practices and general well-being while at law school. This panel will be moderated by student members of the HLS Well-Being working group, Sammy Camy’23 and Alice Hu’24. Lunch will be provided. Registration is recommended;…
  • Conversation with Arsalan Suleman JD ’07 – former Acting Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

    12:30 pm - 1:20 pm

    Arsalan Suleman is currently helping to lead Gambia’s genocide suit against Myanmar before the ICJ. He will discuss with attendees his experiences at the State Department, how he got involved in the Gambia case, and the role and challenges of international courts in atrocity prevention and accountability.
  • Capital Punishment: Where We Stand

    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    All HUID holders are invited to the Library’s first event in a yearlong series of programs about capital punishment, to coincide with the exhibit "Visualizing Capital Punishment: Spectacle, Shame, and Sympathy." Join Carol Steiker, Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law, for a conversation about the state of capital punishment today. KB Beck, Manager of the Library’s Historical & Special Collections, will introduce the exhibit, followed by a reception and exhibit viewing in the Caspersen Room.
  • Berkman Klein Center Open House!

    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Harvard University Community: Come one, come all to our Fall 2022 Open House! The Berkman Klein Center is pleased to invite you to this annual gathering where you’ll have the chance to mingle with our faculty, fellows, and staff, and to learn about the many ways you can get involved…
  • DLSA General Body Meeting

    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Join the Disability Law Students Association for our first General Body Meeting of the year! We will discuss our plans for the year, share information about securing needed accommodations, and more. Food will be provided. Email Ali & Marty at dlsa@mail.law.harvard.edu with any accessibility needs.
  • Working in Congress on Tech Policy: Conversation and Q&A with a Current Staff Member

    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    As law students, we spend plenty of time reading and interpreting statutes, but have you ever wondered what it might be like to help write them?   For lawyers interested in positively shaping the long-term future, working as a staff member in Congress might be an especially promising career option.