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11:55 am

Ron Shapiro: The Art of Negotiation and the Sports Industry

March 6 @ 11:55 am - 12:50 pm
WCC 2009 Classroom

Ron Shapiro (HLS ’67) is an expert negotiator and sports agent. Shapiro has been called “one of baseball’s most respected agent-attorneys” by USA Today and named one of the “Top 100 most powerful people in sports” by The Sporting News. Outside of the sports industry, Ron has negotiated on behalf of many Fortune 500 companies, government […]

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12:00 pm

ClinicTalks: Employment Law Clinic

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom
Students relaxing on bench outside

Are you interested in addressing issues such as unemployment benefits, wage and hour claims, severance negotiations, union issues, workplace safety, discrimination or sexual harassment? Join us to learn more about these opportunities.

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Brandeis Center and JLSA present Eugene Kontorovich

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Austin Hall 111 Classroom – West

Professor Eugene Kontorovich teaches at Northwestern University School of Law and is the head of the International Law Department the Kohelet Policy Forum, a Jerusalem-based think tank. He specializes in constitutional and international law. He is one of the world’s preeminent experts on international law and the Israel-Arab conflict. He is regularly called on to […]

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APALSA-HLR Lunch Chat

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3007 Room

1Ls interested in APALSA! Come hear about the Harvard Law Review from HLR editors who are also in APALSA. HLR is a two year commitment during your 2L and 3L years, and is a student-run organization whose primary purpose is to publish a journal of legal scholarship. Harvard Law Review comes out monthly from November […]

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The Accuracy, Fairness, and Limits of Predicting Recidivism

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Pound Hall 101 Ballantine Classroom

berkman klein luncheon series> Featuring Julia Dressel Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 12:00 pm Harvard Law School campus Pound Hall, Ballantine Classroom Room 101 RSVP required to attend in person Event will be live webcast at 12:00 pm Algorithms for predicting recidivism are commonly used to assess a criminal defendant’s likelihood of committing a crime. Proponents of these […]

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Discovery Tools on Lexis Advance

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Chances are high that unless you have previous legal work experience, you haven’t yet been exposed to discovery. Discovery is an important part of all cases that can take years. While the discovery process requires little traditional legal research, you may do a lot of things like due diligence. Come learn about tools such as […]

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Current Issues In Humanitarian Disarmament: Targeting, Toxicity, Technology, And Trade

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Austin Hall 100 Classroom – North

The directors of four civil society campaigns will examine how the humanitarian approach to disarmament has influenced their work and how they have adapted it to respond to contemporary challenges. They will discuss efforts to curb the urban use of certain explosive weapons, reduce the environmental impacts of armed conflict, preempt new technology that could […]

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Rejecting Long-Term Encampment: Towards A Moral Framework for Responsibility for Refugees

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC B010 Singer Classroom

Join the Human Rights Journal in a talk with Professor Serena Parekh, Associate Professor at Northeastern University. She will discuss the changing moral questions regarding refugees. In her talk, she suggests there is a need for a new paradigm for understanding the moral obligations towards refugees by states, namely, rejecting long-term encampment as the de […]

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March to Graduation

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East ABC
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Juvenile Justice Series: Educating Incarcerated Youth

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Education matters. More attention must be given to our nation's incarcerated youth, the majority of whom will one day return to our communities. Exposing incarcerated youth to high-quality education programs can serve as critical keys to unlocking opportunities for themselves, their communities, and society. Come hear from Dr. Lynette N. Tannis on this critical subject […]

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Arnold & Porter National Security Practice Lunch Panel

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 102 Malkin Classroom

Come hear Arnold & Porter attorneys discuss their national security law practice, how to get into the national security space, and opportunities to transition to the public sector. Sugar & Spice Thai food will be served!

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Clash of the Titans: EU Law v. International Law

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC B015 Classroom

Just a few hours before this event, the European Court of Justice is scheduled to release its highly anticipated decision in Slovak Republic v. Achmea. The case tests the compatibility with European Union law of investment arbitrations conducted under dozens of so-called "Intra-EU Bilateral Investment Treaties". Erica Stein, partner at Dechert LLP and counsel to […]

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Donziger v. Chevron: $9 Billion Environmental Settlement

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 2012 Classroom

Donziger represented indigenous groups and farmer communities in Ecuador against Chevron Corporation for oil pollution, winning a 9 billion dollar verdict in Ecuador. However, Chevron refused to pay the award and brought RICO charges against Donizger. Lewis Kaplan, a judge on the Southern District of New York, accepted Chevron's allegations and found that Donziger had […]

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Islamic Finance: Principles and Strategies

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Islamic finance is a thriving sector. With over $2 trillion in assets, Islamic finance is growing faster than conventional finance in many markets. The governments of the UK and Luxembourg have issued Islamic debt (sukuk), as have GE and Goldman Sachs. Our speakers, Hdeel Abdelhady (MassPoint PLC) and Aamir A. Rehman (Hoopoe Capital) are leading […]

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12:05 pm

Liberal Suppression: Section 501(c)(3) and the Taxation of Speech

March 6 @ 12:05 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code requires religious, educational, and charitable organizations to refrain from campaign speech and much speech to influence legislation. Professor Philip Hamburger joins the Federalist Society to discuss the history of these speech restrictions as a broad assault on minority rights.

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12:15 pm

JOL Symposium

March 6 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Pound Hall 100 Cahill Classroom
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2:00 pm

Rejecting Long-Term Encampment: Towards A Moral Framework for Responsibility for Refugees

March 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WCC 5046 Room

Join the Human Rights Journal in a talk with Professor Serena Parekh, Associate Professor at Northeastern University. She will discuss the changing moral questions regarding refugees. In her talk, she suggests there is a need for a new paradigm for understanding the moral obligations towards refugees by states, namely, rejecting long-term encampment as the de […]

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4:00 pm

Graduating Students Toast & Reception

March 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East ABC
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6:00 pm

Beyond the Gates: The Past and Future of Prison Education at Harvard

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Memorial Hall

This capstone event will bring together representatives from the most innovative and dynamic programs in the country to testify to the range, scope, and depth of prison education. We will highlight the work that has been done at Harvard, and where we can go from here. MICHELLE JONES New York University Prison Education Program GARRETT […]

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