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11:00 am

Harvard International Office (HIO) Open Office Hours

March 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
WCC 5046 Room

Peter O’Meara, HIO Advisor for HLS, holds walk-in office hours for HLS students and scholars in WCC 5046 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the following dates: Thursdays, 2/1/18, 2/15, 3/1, 3/29, and 4/12. Please feel free to drop by to see Peter with immigration-related questions. No appointment is needed.

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11:45 am

Criminal Abortion in the United States

March 1 @ 11:45 am - 12:40 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

The Human Rights Program invites you to a lunch talk on human rights and the criminal punishment of abortion with Carol Sanger, Austin Wakeman Scott Visiting Professor of Law at HLS and Barbara Aronstein Black Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, and Mindy Roseman, Director of International Programs and Director of the Gruber Program […]

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Shepardize Like a Pro (with a Sonos speaker given away in each class)

March 1 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
WCC 3007 Room

There’s a reason why attorney’s use the word “Shepard’s” as a verb – it gives you more thorough detail than other citators. In fact, the federal courts Shepardize over 30,000 times a month! Come learn how to improve your research with Shepard’s. Each attendee that is enrolled in Lexis Rewards will earn $5.00 in points […]

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FDI Moot Court Info Session

March 1 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Lewis International Law Center 202 Meeting Room

Attention 1Ls and 2Ls—come learn more about the HLS Foreign Direct Investment Moot Court Team, which will be competing at the world championships in Stockholm, Sweden from November 8–11, 2018! Tryouts for the team will be held on March 6–8. Brief writing will take place over the summer. If you would like to try out […]

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How to Worry About Climate Change

March 1 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
WCC 2012 Classroom

How should economists, policymakers, and the public make sense of scientific conclusions about climate change in the context of policy debates? Join the Federalist Society for a discussion of these issues Oren Cass, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and Professor Daniel Schrag, Director of the Harvard University Center for the Environment. Chick-fil-a will be […]

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11:50 am

Litigation: Working with Chinese Clients Facing US Proceedings

March 1 @ 11:50 am - 12:50 pm
WCC 4059 Room

CLA will host a talk on dealing with US Clients Facing US Proceedings, provided by Meng Jia Yang, associate from William & Connelly.

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12:00 pm

ClinicTalks: Child Advocacy Program

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

The Child Advocacy Program educates students about different social change strategies by placing them in external organizations doing child welfare, education, and/or juvenile justice work and using one or more advocacy methods to advance children’s interests, including direct services, impact litigation, legislative reform, and grassroots organizing, among others. Join us to learn more about these opportunities.

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Combating Wall Street Lawlessness: Jesse Eisinger at the Harvard Law Forum

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Jesse Eisinger is a Pulitzer Prize-winning senior investigative reporter for ProPublica. He is the author of "The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives," a widely praised book that takes its name from what insiders call the group of prosecutors "who were too scared of failure and too daunted by legal impediments" […]

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Combating Wall Street Lawlessness: Jesse Eisinger at the Harvard Law Forum

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Jesse Eisinger is a Pulitzer Prize-winning senior investigative reporter for ProPublica. He is the author of "The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives," a widely praised book that takes its name from what insiders call the group of prosecutors "who were too scared of failure and too daunted by legal impediments" […]

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International Opportunities at HLS

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC B010 Singer Classroom

A panel of 2Ls and 3Ls at HLS will discuss and field questions on the various sorts of international opportunities available at HLS. This includes clinical work, writing credit, student projects, moot court teams, and study abroad, among others. Panelists will talk about skills they developed, time commitments, and the experiences they found most rewarding. […]

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Dina Nayeri: ‘The Ungrateful Refugee’

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 2009 Classroom

Dina Nayeri is an Iranian American novelist and a former refugee. She is the author of the acclaimed essay “The Ungrateful Refugee: We Have No Debt to Repay,” published in The Guardian as a Long Read in 2017, and published "Refuge," a New York Times editor’s choice book, in the same year. She has had […]

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HLSGives Pledge Table

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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First-floor entrance to the Hark

Interested in making effective, sustainable charitable giving a part of your life? Stop by the HLSGives pledge table by the Hark ramp to talk about promising just 1% of your summer or permanent income to those in need. Every pledger will receive a ticket to a raffle at this week's Bar Review-- prizes include two […]

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Opioid Crisis and the Law

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 102 Classroom

Please join ACS, HLS Democrats, the Harvard Health Law Society, and HLS Urbanists for the first panel event in a series on the Opioid Crisis and the Law. Boston City Councilor Frank Baker, Fall River Mayor Jasiel F. Correia, II, and Massachusetts State Senator Cindy Friedman will speak about their experiences dealing with the current […]

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“HIV Criminalization: Creating a Viral Underclass in the Law”

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC B015 Classroom

A talk with legendary HIV activist Sean Strub on “HIV Criminalization: Creating a Viral Underclass in the Law”. Sean Strub is a longtime HIV survivor, founder of POZ magazine, director of the Sero Project and an advocate for people living with HIV. He is the author of Body Counts, A Memoir of Politics, AIDS, Sex […]

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Animal Law Week: David Carter the 300 lb. vegan

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Come hear David Carter, the “300 lb. vegan” and former NFL player, speak about his work in food justice and vegan activism. Join Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and the Harvard Animal Law and Policy Program for our annual Animal Law Week (every day this week at 12pm in WCC 1023)! Non-pizza lunch will be […]

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HBLR Corporate Law Panel: What Firms Are Looking For (with Chik-Fil-A, sushi, and Union Square Donuts!)

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Join us as we host a panel of experienced corporate lawyers from top law firms discuss what law firms are looking for in law students.

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HALB Symposium: Technology Talk with VP Legal of Tesla

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wasserstein Hall, Room 1010

HALB Symposium Day 4: Technology Talk with Phil Rothenberg, VP Legal of Tesla. Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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Finding Truth in Police Killings of Young Black Men

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lewis International Law Center 214A Room

Join us for this lunchtime talk by Ben Greenberg, journalist and founding member of the Civil Rights Cold Case Project of the Center for Investigative Reporting. He will be discussing the cases of Army Cpl. Roman Ducksworth, Jr. (1962) and Michael Brown (2014).

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Animal Law Week – Oppression in the Food System – David Carter

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom
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Overflow Room for Animal Law Week – Oppression in the Food System – David Carter

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West A
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Consistency and Coherence in Investor-State Arbitration: The European Court Proposal

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 102 Malkin Classroom

Professor Eric De Brabander (Leiden University), Kabir Duggal (Baker McKenzie, New York), Professor José Martinez (Harvard University) and Professor Mark Wu (HLS) will critically examine the European Proposal for the creation of an investment court. The panel will discuss whether the Investment Court will satisfy critics and skeptics and discuss other alternatives that are being […]

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3:00 pm

Byse Workshop – Critical Legal Thought in Contexts

March 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
WCC 3008

Session 5: The Is/Ought distinction The fifth session focuses on a classical problem of moral theory: is one allowed to conclude an ‘ought’ from an ‘is’ and vice versa? A fundamental thread throughout this session is the question of the link between these philosophical and conceptual debates and the everyday practice of legal interpretation. Led by […]

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Shepardize Like a Pro (with a Sonos speaker given away in each class)

March 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WCC 3009 Room

There’s a reason why attorney’s use the word “Shepard’s” as a verb – it gives you more thorough detail than other citators. In fact, the federal courts Shepardize over 30,000 times a month! Come learn how to improve your research with Shepard’s. Each attendee that is enrolled in Lexis Rewards will earn $5.00 in points […]

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4:00 pm

Coffee and Careers: A Chat with Clay Samford, Senior Trial Attorney, U.S. DOJ Environment and Natural Resources Division

March 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WCC 2072

Thursday, March 1 @ 4 PM WCC 2072 Coffee & Snacks Provided Join ELS for a coffee chat with Clay Samford on Thursday, March 1, from 4-4:50 PM, in WCC 2072. Clay’s practice focuses on administrative, federal public land, natural resources, and Endangered Species Act litigation on behalf the United States in in both federal […]

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5:45 pm

HALB Symposium Keynote: CEO of Dunkin’ Brands

March 1 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
Langdell Hall 225 Vorenberg Classroom – North

Dunkin' Brands Chairman and CEO, Nigel Travis, as HALB Symposium Keynote

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6:00 pm

Williams & Connolly LLP – 1L Reception

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
See CSM for more details. (link provided above)

For more details about this and other employer receptions, including how to RSVP, please check the CSM Events module.

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7:00 pm

HKS – HBS Social Innovation Case Competition: leveraging public–private partnerships to alleviate the Opioid crisis in America

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Belfer Building B-400 Land Hall

The HKS and HBS Management Consulting Clubs are proud to co-sponsor the Inaugural HKS – HBS Social Innovation Case Competition, with support from McKinsey & Company. This case competition will enable you form teams of 3-5 students and leverage core management consulting skills to solve a critical social sector crisis in the US. 

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Sister Simone Campbell

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Milstein West A

Changemaker Series - The Board of Student Advisers Presents Sister Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK, Attorney and advocate for economic justice and access to healthcare. Author of A Nun on a Bus; How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community.

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7:15 pm

MDP Mid Semester BBQ

March 1 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
WCC 3016 Room

MDP will gather for some barbecue and discussion of how the term is going!

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7:30 pm

La Alianza General Body Meeting

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Join La Alianza for our next general body meeting where we'll be discussing our spring firm networking reception, an opportunity to visit our sister Latinx org in New Haven, and Freedom Seder. Dinner will be served!

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