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9:00 am

Crawford; Talk with Mayor James

November 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
WCC 2012 Classroom

Join Prof. Susan Crawford, the HLS Democrats, and the HLS Urbanists for a breakfast discussion with Kansas City Mayor Sylvester "Sly" James. Come learn about applying legal training in political leadership, bidding for Amazon's HQ, Silicon Prairie, bow ties, and more! Light breakfast served

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11:00 am

Alianza Gives Thanks

November 15, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
WCC 3009 Room

Join us in writing thank you notes to HLS workers during this Thanksgiving season.

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11:30 am

Housing Defense as the New Gideon

November 15, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Pound Hall 100 Cahill Classroom

Join the Journal of Law and Gender for this Author Talk with Lunch! New York City has recently become the first city in the country to guarantee a civil right to counsel for poor people facing eviction. Eviction threatens severe economic and social harm on individuals and their families, as well as society at large, […]

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11:45 am

Music in the Courtroom with Dr. E. Michael Harrington

November 15, 2017 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Pound Hall 101 Ballantine Classroom

Join the Recording Artists Project and learn more about the role of a musicologist in copyright matters from the expert witness in cases regarding “Blurred Lines,” “We Shall Overcome” and “This Land Is Your Land.” Dr. E. Michael Harrington is a musicology and copyright expert who has worked as consultant and expert witness in hundreds of music copyright/IP matters, […]

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Summer Experiences in Child and Youth Advocacy from Your Fellow Child Advocates

November 15, 2017 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Come meet other students interested in advocacy for children and youth! This will be a wonderful opportunity for new students to hear from others who have worked on a variety of topics pertaining to children, including juvenile justice, child welfare, and education, as well as in various settings domestically and internationally, including government, non-profit, the […]

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12:00 pm

The Dirty Harry Syndrome: Preventing and Remedying Police Misconduct

November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Please join the Federalist Society in welcoming law professor and former FBI Special Agent Alicia Hilton for a discussion on strategies for preventing police misconduct.

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New Externship Opportunity: Election Law and Voting Rights Clinic Info Session

November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 104 Lumbard Classroom

Join Professors Lawrence Lessig and Charles Fried to learn about Harvard’s new Election Law and Voting Rights Clinic, set to launch in the Spring of 2018. Students will be placed with leading organizations in the field of election law, working on such issues as racial and partisan gerrymandering, voter I.D. legislation, campaign finance reform, and the […]

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Life in Law – Lawyers Speak About Their Careers

November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3036 Room

Life in Law: Speaker Series – Lunch and Conversation with Professor Susan Farbstein of the International Human Rights Clinic. WCC 3036, Noon-12:50 pm

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PLAP Talk: Farewell to the Felonry

November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Even beyond the well-documented “collateral” consequences of a felony conviction, the classification of persons as felons is central to the mechanics of mass incarceration and to racial inequality both in and out of the criminal justice system. Professor Alice Ristroph explains how bidding farewell to the felonry could be a first step toward reclaiming responsibility […]

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Environmental Law Society Summer Internship Mixer and Lunch

November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East C

Interested in working in environmental law this summer? Come hear from 2L and 3L students about their experiences working at a diverse array of environmental internships. There will be a panel discussion followed by Q&A. Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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The Dirty Harry Syndrome: Preventing and Remedying Police Misconduct

November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Please join the Federalist Society in welcoming law professor and former FBI Special Agent Alicia Hilton for a discussion on the use of force and strategies for preventing police misconduct. Boloco burritos will be served.

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From the Garage to the Corner Office: Legal Issues from Start-Ups to IPOs

November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom

Chick-Fil-A, cookies, and lemonade will be served! From inception to IPOs and M&A, start-up companies face unique legal challenges that can make or break their success. Come join the West Coast Law Students Association to learn about some of these unique issues in a brief lunch talk with attorneys from technology-focused firm Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich […]

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Life in Law Lunch Conversations Speaker Series: Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP

November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3036 Room

Please join us for a lunch time talk & conversation with Author Caroline Miller MAPP. Harvard ’83 graduate, Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP is an internationally-known coach, author and speaker on the topic of grit, goal accomplishment and their connection with happiness, and is recognized as one of the world’s leaders on this research and how […]

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HALB Presents: Robert Crowley, Managing Director of Moelis & Co., on Managing a Global Investment Bank

November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Hauser Hall 102 Malkin Classroom

Please join HALB for a fireside chat with Bob Crowley, Managing Director and Head of the Boston office at Moelis & Company. He joined at the Firm’s founding to manage the build-out of the Firm’s first office in Boston and to lead its expansion in the homebuilding sector. Mr. Crowley has over 20 years of […]

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Join Us for Lunch and Conversation with: Caroline Miller (Harvard ’83/ MAPP) in WCC 3036, Author of, “Getting Grit”

November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
WCC 3036 Room

Author Caroline Miller is an internationally-known coach, author and speaker on the topic of grit and goal accomplishment and their connection to happiness. At HLS, she will speak about how her work applies to law students and legal professionals. Please join us in WCC 3036 for lunch and conversation with the Author.

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Dementia and Democracy: America’s Aging Judges and Politicians

November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Pound Hall 102 Classroom

Our judiciary and our elected officials are getting old. Five of the nine Supreme Court Justices are 67 or older, with two over age 80. The President is 71, the Senate Majority Leader is 75, and the House Minority Leader is 77. Does the public have a right to know whether these officials have been […]

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12:05 pm

Exam Prep with Lexis

November 15, 2017 @ 12:05 pm - 12:35 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

Stop by and pick up some exam prep tips that come from HLS students using Lexis Advance. We’ll also show you where to find free outlines for classes as well as how to harness the power of Lexis to fill in that outline and catch you up with your reading. All attendees will earn Lexis […]

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12:15 pm

Talent Representation: From Traditional Sports to Esports

November 15, 2017 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Join CSEL and JOLT for a talk with Hal Biagas about his career in sports law, as well as legal issues arising in the nascent world of professional esports. Hal is President of Sideline Sports Management, a company that represents coaches and front office executives in the NBA, NFL and college basketball, baseball and football. […]

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3:15 pm

Cover Letter & Resume Workshop w/OCS for 1Ls

November 15, 2017 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
WCC 4057 Room

In OCS’ workshop, our 3L Peer Advisors 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. […]

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4:00 pm

OPEN HOUSE: Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic

November 15, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
WCC 4119 (4th floor of the Clinical Wing)

Come speak with Clinic Director Wendy Jacobs, Deputy Director Shaun Goho, and Clinical Instructor Aladdine Joroff about the fantastic and diverse opportunities to work on ground-breaking environmental and energy issues. Expand your lawyering skills and substantive knowledge by defending the role of science in decision-making, protecting our National Monuments and the Arctic from off-shore oil […]

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5:00 pm

1L Judicial Clerkship Group Q&A

November 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
WCC 2012

The 1L Judicial Clerkship Orientation introduced what 1Ls need to know for now about applying for 2020 clerkships.  Individual appointments also will be available in the spring.  If you have any questions in the meantime, bring them and your lunch to this interactive, purely Q&A session with HLS clerkship advisors Kirsten Solberg and Betsy DiPardo. […]

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HBLR Corporate Law Panel

November 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West A

Come hear experienced corporate attorneys from top firms discuss their lives and careers in the law. Our panelists will then join HBLR and attendees for a post-panel reception! Heavy apps, beer, and wine will be served.

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5:15 pm

LAWYER STRONG: Your Blueprint for Stress Resilience

November 15, 2017 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Workshops with Paula Davis-Laack, JD, MAPP Challenge, change and uncertainty are the new norm in today's legal profession. Busy lawyers are maxed out as they deal with the stress and pressure of a demanding profession, and those entering the profession are expected to be "practice ready" on day one. Luckily, there are specific research-based strategies […]

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