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11:15 am

“The End of Reality”

November 28, 2018 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Lewis International Law Center 214A Room

Professor Sinan Aral from MIT will be talking about the media, false news, and "the end of reality," in the post-truth era.

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12:00 pm

OCS Presents: Introduction to Geographic Markets in Private Practice

November 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound 101

How are geographic markets different when it comes to private practice? Can you do the same type of work at a firm in California as you can at a firm in New York? OCS presents this high level introduction to the key distinctions between the major legal markets.

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Francophone Africa

November 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3007 Room

Francoise Lionnet of Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences will deliver a talk on Francophone Africa. Lunch will be provided.

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Photographing the Black Docker: Labor and the Global Port City

November 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3007 Room

Professor Françoise Lionnet of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard will discuss the post-Independence transformations of the main port city and capital of the Republic of Mauritius--a francophone African island, member of the African Union--and the way such changes and the development of EPZs announced the neoliberal contemporary order. Lunch will be provided.

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Exam Training Session

November 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Langdell North

It is highly recommended that all LLMs, non-HLS students taking HLS exams, and 1Ls who missed their section meeting on exams attend an Exam Training session to learn about HLS exam policies and procedures. Please visit the examination page for more information on the policies and schedules: https://hls.harvard.edu/dept/registrar/examinations/ For students who are not able to […]

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Community Organizing for Water Justice: A discussion with Celeste Cantu

November 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC B015 Classroom

Harvard Kennedy School Alumna Celeste Cantu began her career working to support migrant farmers and later transitioned to water management and water justice. Ms. Cantú served as the executive director for the California State Water Resources Control Board. During the Clinton Administration, she served as the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development State Director for […]

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Empirical Legal Studies: The Common Place of Law

November 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
WCC 3034 Room

Speaker: Prof. Susan Silbey, MIT Department of Anthropology Professor Susan S. Silbey is Leon and Anne Goldberg Professor of Humanities, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, and Professor of Behavioral and Policy Sciences, Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Abstract: Why do some people not hesitate to call the police to quiet […]

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Winter Term International Travel Information Session

November 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East B

Attendance is REQUIRED for all students traveling abroad with Harvard funding or for HLS credit, and recommended for all students traveling abroad during Winter Term. Health and safety, travel tips, and more. The session will be offered twice; you only need to attend once. RSVP to ils@law.harvard.edu indicating which session you will attend. Lunch will […]

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Can Law Enforcement Really be Reformed? A Conversation about Representation, Power, and the Possibilities for the Transformation of Policing and Prosecution

November 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC B010 Singer Classroom

Join CJPP for an event featuring newly elected Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins & national policing expert Ronald Davis. Lunch will be provided. Cosponsored by the Houston Institute, CJI, and BLSA.

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SHARIAsource Lunch Talk :: Between Legal Conservatism and Legal Change: Fault Lines in Ayyūbid Damascus

November 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Austin 102

MARIAM SHEIBANI, VISITING FELLOW, ILSP: SHARIASOURCE, HARVARD LAW SCHOOL This paper explores the tensions between conservative and innovative strains in Islamic law in twelfth-century Ayyūbid Damascus. The newly restored refugee capital of Damascus inherited the Shāfiʿī traditions of both Khurāsān and Iraq, which had developed autonomously throughout the tenth and eleventh centuries. While formal attribution […]

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1:30 pm

Coffee Chat with Jonathan Lovvorn

November 28, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
WCC 5044 Room

Join Food Law Society, Animal Law Society, and Effective Altruists for a coffee chat with Professor Jonathan Lovvorn! Students will be able to discuss with Professor Lovvorn his extensive experience in litigation in the areas of animal agriculture, climate change, and wildlife law as well as his background in academia. Professor Lovvorn is a Lecturer […]

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6:00 pm

3L/LL.M. Cookie Reception

November 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC 205 Harkness South Dining Room

A casual reception for the 3L & LL.M. class to decorate cookies, socialize with each other. Hosted by the Graduating Class Campaign & Annual Fund.

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8:00 pm

HLSEA AI Discussion Group

November 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC 4061 Room

Discussion of AI policy topics and careers. Email for more info.

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