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12:00 pm

1L FTCA Memo Research with Lexis (and an Apple Watch given away in each class!)

October 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 100 Cahill Classroom

This is a free, 40 minute training that walks 1L’s through how to conduct legal research for a memo assignment. Using the FTCA memo fact-pattern, I’ll introduce you to terms and connectors, teach you how to use secondary sources to find primary law, and touch on Shepard’s. All attendees that have opted into the Lexis […]

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1L Resume Workshop

October 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Starting to think about your 1L summer job? Come hear tips from OCS Advisor Yih-Hsien Shen on how to format and edit your resumes and cover letters to include your new involvements in law school and get started on that job search process. Thai food will be served. Sponsored by Shearman & Sterling.

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Law Enforcement and Technology Panel

October 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 101 Ballantine Classroom

Join Neema Guliani from the ACLU, Matt Perault from Facebook, Andrew Woods from the University of Kentucky, and Professor Seth Berman formerly from the Massachusetts US Attorney’s Office, as they discuss their work on policy at the intersection of law enforcement and technology. Lunch will be provided.

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Research-based Advocacy Abroad: Reflections from 2017 Chayes Fellows

October 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East A

Hear from a panel of HLS students about their experiences from and perspectives on their summer work abroad, and learn more about the Chayes International Public Service Fellowship. Lunch will be served.

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Is There a State Obligation to Prevent Candidates like Trump from Running for Office?

October 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 105 Jackson Meeting Room

Join HALA for a lunch talk featuring Dr Thompson Chengeta from the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa. He will discuss the fundamental question of whether states have a legal duty to exclude populist demagogues from running for public office – in particular, those candidates who plan to violate human rights norms that […]

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12:10 pm

Matt Stoller at the Harvard Law Forum: On Lawyers, Monopoly Power and Breaking Up Amazon and Google

October 19, 2017 @ 12:10 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Matt Stoller is a fellow at the Open Markets program, where he researches the history of the relationship between concentrated financial power and the Democratic Party in the 20th century. Prior to joining the Open Markets program, he was senior policy advisory to the Senate Budget Committee on trade, competition policy, and financial services. His […]

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12:30 pm

1L FTCA Memo Research with Westlaw

October 19, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Langdell Hall 272 Kirkland and Ellis Classroom – South

This Westlaw lecture will use the FTCA fact pattern as the focus and will teach students the most efficient way to retrieve relevant primary and secondary sources for your open memo assignment.

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1:15 pm

Law Enforcement and Technology Policy Careers Panel

October 19, 2017 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Pound Hall 101 Ballantine Classroom

Join HLS grads Neema Guliani from the ACLU, Matt Perault from Facebook, and Andrew Woods from the University of Kentucky, as they discuss policy careers at the intersection of law enforcement and technology. RSVP here, but feel free to bring others who haven't RSVP'ed!:

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3:00 pm

Byse Workshop – Law and Colonialism: Legal Debates in the British Empire

October 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 16, 2017

WCC 3015

The relationship between law and empire has been a fraught one and the subject of intense academic scrutiny. In this workshop, we will explore various strands in the literature by examining the role of law in the context of the British Empire. Was law "the state’s emissary," a tool of resistance or something more complicated […]

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5:00 pm

Essential Partners Training

October 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WCC 3007 Room

HLS Negotiators will host Katie Hyten of Essential Partners for an interactive, informative training to introduce participants to new ADR techniques, particularly Essential Partner's community-focused dispute resolution practices. Due to space constraints, the event will be capped at 25 participants. Individuals must have completed either the Negotiators' basic training or Negotiation Workshop to participate, but […]

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5:30 pm

Lure of Chambers: Panel of Judicial Clerks

October 19, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Why would you want to clerk? What do clerks actually do? How does the job vary by type of court and judge? What does the application process look like from the inside? How can you make the most of a clerkship once you have one? Come get the answers to these questions and more from […]

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7:00 pm

WLA Fall Conference – Intersectionality, Feminism and Womanism

October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Student Orgs Room

The Harvard Women’s Law Association presents its inaugural Fall Conference, “Feminism and Womanism Week.” Please join us from on Thursday, October 19th from 7:00 - 9:00 PM for a Student, Faculty, & Alumni Mixer and Reception in the Student Orgs Room. Drinks and and a taco bar will be served!

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Lambda General Meeting

October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Lambda General Meeting + Elections

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