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The Administrative-Private Law Interface in IP

March 29
WCC 2036 Milstein East ABC

Intellectual property law is historically part of American private law. IP rights are generally understood to constitute property rights; infringement is tortious conduct; and licenses are governed by principles of contract law. However, in the twenty-first century IP law is increasingly created and influenced by administrative agencies. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board institutes about […]

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11:00 am

Harvard International Office (HIO) Open Office Hours

March 29 @ 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

HIALSA Lunch Talk with Lucila Hemmingsen

March 29 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Please join HIALSA for a lunch talk with Lucila Hemmingsen, a partner in the International Arbitration practice of Kirkland & Ellis. Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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EIP & BBQ with Baker Botts

March 29 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Pound Hall 101 Ballantine Classroom

Join Baker Botts for Barbecue from The Smoke Shop and a presentation on what you need to know to get ready for EIP!

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ABA Model Rule 8.4(g): The ABA’s New Speech Code for Lawyers?

March 29 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

The ABA's proposed model Rule 8.4(g) that would make it an ethical violation for lawyers to harass or discriminate against another on the basis of “race, sex, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or socioeconomic status in conduct related to the practice of law.” But some contend that the […]

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Out in the Workplace: EIP Edition

March 29 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Lambda’s “Out in the Workplace” panel will discuss with students the experience, challenges, and benefits of being openly LGBTQ in modern legal practice settings. In our spring panel, students will hear from panelists about going through EIP while openly identifying as LGBTQ+ We will be joined by the following attorneys: - Davis Polk & Wardwell […]

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11:50 am

Women in Public Service with Caitlin Halligan

March 29 @ 11:50 am - 12:45 pm
WCC 2009 Classroom
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12:00 pm

Empirical Legal Studies: Respect, Reciprocity, and Relationships in Interview-based Research

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Speaker: Prof. Sarah Dryden-Peterson, Harvard Graduate School of Education Through a series of mini-cases, we will think about the processes of doing interview-based research. In particular, we will grapple with these kinds of questions: How do you develop a relationship for research? What are the expectations on both sides? What are your ethical responsibilities to your research […]

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Considering Empowerment – Stories of Self-Advocacy from South Africa

March 29 @ 12:00 pm
Morgan Courtroom

Harvard Law School Project on Disability Lunchtime Talk with Jean Elphick, General Manager Afrika Tikkun Empowerment Programme at Afrika Tikkun Questions? hpod@law.harvard.edu  Light fare will be served.

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What Lawyers Can Do To Build Strong Towns: Chuck Marohn at The Harvard Law Forum

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Charles "Chuck" Marohn is the Founder and President of Strong Towns, a leading non-profit advocating for models of city planning and development that allow for financially strong and resilient cities, towns and neighborhoods. Marohn is a Professional Engineer licensed in Minnesota, a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, and the lead author of […]

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Law + Social Change Presents: The Debt Collective

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 102 Classroom

Join the Law + Social Change Program of Study and the Predatory Lending and Consumer Protection Clinic for a talk by the organizers of Debt Collective, a group of organizers that offer a platform for debtors to mobilize for direct action.

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HALB presents Karen Solomon, Acting Senior Deputy Comptroller and Chief Counsel of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 102 Malkin Classroom

HALB presents Karen Solomon, Acting Senior Deputy Comptroller and Chief Counsel of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. She will discuss financial regulations under the new administration and the OCC's proposed Fintech Charter, which regulates online lenders and Fintech companies.

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The Opioid Crisis and the Law

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3016 Room

Join ACS, HLS Dems, Harvard Health Law Society, and HLS Urbanists on March 29th at 12PM in WCC 3016 for a conversation on the local judiciary’s response to the opioid crisis. This will be the second event in our series on the Opioid Crisis and the Law. The speaker will be Dudley District Court Judge […]

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Frontiers of Food Justice: More Than Just Food with Garrett M. Broad. Part of the Just Food? event series

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 100 Cahill Classroom

How can local, community organizing around food challenge the industrial food system and the nonprofit industrial complex? What role does local food organizing serve in the age of Trump? And how should lawyers engage with community food justice movements? Garrett M. Broad, researcher, activist, and Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University, […]

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Electronic Health Records: A barrier to adequate physical healthcare for persons with psychiatric diagnoses?

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Join the Student Mental Health Association (SMHA) for a conversation with Susan Fendell, Senior Attorney with the Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee. Thai food will be served.

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Nothing About Us Without Us: Putting Refugees at the Center of Cause Lawyering

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

Sana Mustafa, Founding Member of the Network for Refugee Voices Alice Farmer, Protection Officer, UNHCR The shortcomings of the international humanitarian response architecture, traditionally reactionary and top-down in nature, have been put to the test by the recent rise of of people on the move. Affected communities of refugees are now beginning to challenge hierarchies […]

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1:00 pm

Urbanists Roundtable on Strong Towns

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
WCC 3012 Room

Join the HLS Urbanists for a roundtable discussion about urban development and building community in America. We will be joined by Chuck Marohn and Joe Minocozzi, and members of the local Strong Towns movement community. Chuck Marohn, AICP is the Founder and President of Strong Towns and host of the Strong Towns Podcast. He has […]

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3:00 pm

Byse Workshop – Critical Legal Thought in Contexts

March 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
WCC 3008

Session 7: Conclusion: Beyond Critical Legal Thought The final session of the Workshop is meant to conclude by examining the implications of critical legal thought for politics and society. Led by SJD Candidate Pieter Van Malleghem, this workshop discusses critical legal theory in two contexts. It discusses the techniques of critical legal thought against a […]

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HIP Coffee Chat with Sana Mustafa

March 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

HIP welcomes you to a coffee chat with Sana Mustafa on innovative ways to bring refugee voices to the policymaking table. Mustafa fled the war Syria as a refugee in 2013. She advocates for refugee resettlement & the social/political engagement of refugees in the U.S. Mustafa is a founding member of The Network For Refugee […]

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4:30 pm

HHLS Coffee Chat with Professor Jasanoff

March 29 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
WCC 4057 Room

Join the Harvard Health Law Society for a coffee chat with Professor Jasanoff from HKS. Professor Jasanoff has authored more than 120 articles and chapters and is author or editor of more than 15 books, including The Fifth Branch, Science at the Bar, Designs on Nature, and The Ethics of Invention. Her work explores the […]

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A Response to Overincarceration: No-Entry Programs in the Federal System

March 29 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Griswold Hall 110 Classroom

The move to determinate sentencing in the federal and state systems a generation ago has produced a serious overincarceration problem. It has many dimensions, and the efforts to address it include calls for: bail reform; reforms to mandatory sentencing laws; less harsh sentencing guidelines; “second look” mechanisms for lengthy prison terms; more diversion and alternative […]

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5:30 pm

Tribal Justice

March 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom

Screening of the documentary film Tribal Justice. Synopsis: Two Native American judges reach back to traditional concepts of justice in order to reduce incarceration rates, foster greater safety for their communities, and create a more positive future for their youth. By addressing the root causes of crime, they are providing models of restorative justice that […]

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6:00 pm

La Alianza Spring Networking Reception

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC 205 Harkness South Dining Room

Want to learn more about Firms before EIP? Wondering which practice areas or cities you might be interested in? Want to connect with a specific firm? Come to La Alianza's Third Annual Spring Firm Networking Reception and network with attorneys from different firms across the US. Hors D'oeuvres and drinks will be served. All students […]

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Board Game Night

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West A

Please join us for ice-cream, pizza, and board games. Sponsored by the Student Mental Health Alliance, Student Government, and the Dean of Students Office

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7:00 pm

Lambda General Elections

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Lambda Spring Elections

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