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9:00 am

Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium

April 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom

The Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium, held at Harvard Law School from April 2 - 4 and sponsored by the Harvard Law and Technology Society, brings together leaders in the burgeoning field of litigation finance across three key areas of expertise: practice, regulation and academia.

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10:30 am

Securitizing Justice: The Market for Legal Risk

April 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ames Courtroom

Join Lauren H. Cohen, Professor at Harvard Business School, T. Wynne Morriss, Co-founder, COO at GC at Arrowhead Capital and Selvyn Seidel - Founder & Chairman of Fulbrook Capital as they discuss how legal risk is being securitized and traded through litigation finance. This panel is part of the Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium - one […]

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11:30 am

A Confederacy of Prodigies: On the Ascendancy of Reason and the Extinction of Conservatism in America

April 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
2019 Milstein West AB

The Herbert W. Vaughan Academic Program - A lecture by Professor Yoram Hazony, President of The Herzl Institute and a panel discussion with Professors Mary Ann Glendon, Jack Goldsmith, and Cass Sunstein. Lunch will be served.

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OCP Tabling at the Hark

April 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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The Hark in Caspersen Student Center

Questions about clinical registration? Curious about clinic logistics and credits? Stop by the tables at the Hark to speak with staff from the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs! Ask the OCP advisors questions regarding clinical registration, clinical opportunities and pro bono requirements.

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12:00 pm

ClinicTalks: Criminal Justice Appellate Clinic

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Through the Criminal Justice Appellate Clinic, students will participate in an externship with the Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center (“MJC”) in Washington, D.C., working on appeals before federal circuit courts and/or the U.S. Supreme Court that raise important issues related to civil rights and the criminal justice system. Students will learn the ins-and-outs of litigating appeals in the criminal justice field by performing research and drafting legal analysis for briefs that will be filed in federal court. Join us to learn how you could participate in this clinic.

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Professor Neil Eggleston on the Role of White House Counsel

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Please join ACS in welcoming Professor W. Neil Eggleston for a discussion on the "Role of White House Counsel." Neil Eggleston served as Counsel to the President from May 2014 to January 2017. As the President’s chief lawyer, Mr. Eggleston advised the President on all legal and Constitutional issues across a broad spectrum of domestic […]

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The Underline Miami: Transforming Public Spaces and the Legal Design of Grassroots Private-Public Partnerships

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

The Underline, planned by the architects of New York's High Line, will transform the land below Miami's elevated commuter rail into a 10-mile linear park, urban trail, and living art destination. Meg Daly, founder of the nonprofit behind the project, and Daniel Balmori, an associate at Hogan Lovells who has worked extensively with the group, […]

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APALSA Diversity in Clerkship Panel

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom

This event is open to general HLS community! Interested in clerking? Come to APALSA’s Spring Clerkships Panel! Current APALSA members who have successfully navigated the clerkship application process will share their selection, application, and interview experiences. They will be clerking for California Supreme Court, Massachusetts Appeals Court, and Delaware Chancery Court. Additionally, two associates from […]

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Critical Race Theory: History of Campus Activism for Racial Justice

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

Join the organizers of the upcoming Critical Race Theory Conference and HLS 3L Emanuel Powell to trace the history of campus activism for CRT and racial justice to the present moment. We will connect this history to our current "asks" for faculty and classes in CRT.

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The Syrian Conflict and Displaced Children and Youth

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 102 Malkin Classroom

Join the Child and Youth Advocates, Middle Eastern Law Students Association, Advocates for Education, the Human Rights Journal, Advocates for Human Rights, and HLS Immigration Project for a discussion with Mohammed Alsaleh, a young Syrian who was forced to flee his country, about the Syrian conflict’s impact on children who have been displaced by fighting, […]

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Muslim Law Students Association Response to Christchurch

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East A

a panel of HLS students alongside the Harvard Chaplain, open to the HLS community where we can personally give important context to the NZ event and make our concerns heard

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Ethics of Litigation Finance: Champerty and Other Doctrines

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom

Join Owen Cyrulnik, Managing Principal of Curiam Capital, Timothy D. Scrantom, Managing Director of Legis Finance and Will Marra, Portfolio Counsel at Validity Finance, as they discuss the ethical dimension of litigation finance. This panel is part of the Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium - one of the largest and most interdisciplinary global litigation finance events. […]

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The April 2019 Israeli Elections: A Discussion with Arbel Astrachan

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 101 Borenstein Meeting Room

“The April 2019 Israeli Elections” Arbel Astrachan Legal Advisor to the Knesset

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12:05 pm

GM Ignition Switch Litigation: Running Multidistrict Litigation

April 2 @ 12:05 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Flour sandwiches, salads, and cookies will be served! Kirkland & Ellis attorneys will present on the lessons learned during the defense of GM LLC in the multidistrict litigation that arose after the ignition switch recall. The presentation will discuss the process of choosing bellwether plaintiffs, strategic decisions made while prosecuting bellwether case, as well as […]

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1:30 pm

Litigation Finance: Truly an Uncorrelated Asset?

April 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom

Join Christopher Malloy, Professor at Harvard Business School, Lee Drucker, Co-Founder of Lake Whillans and Andrew Woltman, Co-Founder and Principal of Statera Capital, as they discuss whether the returns of litigation finance are uncorrelated with the market and why this is extremely important to investors. This panel is part of the Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium […]

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3:00 pm

Bail and Jail: A Comparative Look at Pretrial Detention Reform in the USA and Europe

April 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East C

The bail reform movement in the USA is in a state of flux, caught between discriminatory cash bail systems and the controversial risk assessment tools replacing it. Meanwhile European systems, which feature neither cash nor algorithms, are experimenting with other methods to reduce detention rates. This event brings together key criminal justice reformers from the […]

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3:15 pm

Careers in Litigation Finance

April 2 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom

Join Mark Weber, Assistant Dean for Career Services at HLS, Elizabeth Korchin, Senior Investment Officer at Therium Capital, Emily Hostage, Vice President of Burford Capital, Selvyn Seidel, Founder & Chairman of Fulbrook Capital and Ian Cunningham, Founder & CEO of Affiniti Finance as they discuss their career paths and how students can enter the lucrative, […]

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3:30 pm

OCS and HALB Present: Moving to the Business Side

April 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
WCC 3007 Room

Join OCS and HALB for a conversation with an HLS Alum who moved from legal practice to a senior investing role at Fortress, Adam Rosenberg (bio below). Learn about his career path and how you can position yourself now for a move to the buy-side. Food from Dave's Fresh Pasta will be served. Adam Rosenberg […]

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5:00 pm

A Conversation with Olympic Medalist Michelle Kwan & Special Olympics Medalist Melissa Reilly, Moderated by Professor William Alford

April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wasserstein Hall 2004, 1585 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard Law School Project on Disability and the East Asian Legal Studies Program present A Conversation with Olympic Medalist Michelle Kwan & Special Olympics Medalist Melissa Reilly, Moderated by Professor William Alford Michelle Kwan is the most-decorated skater in U.S. Figure Skating history, having won two Olympic medals, five World titles and nine U.S. titles. […]

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5:30 pm

Brown Rudnick LLP – Speed Networking Event

April 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Off Site

Speed Networking at Brown Rudnick is an excellent opportunity for law student participants to meet our attorneys and ask them candid questions about their practices and what it is like to work at Brown Rudnick. Participants will get to know what’s special about our firm by rotating through stations and meeting representatives from various practice […]

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6:00 pm

Litigation Recruiting Roundtable

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Milstein West AB

Join seventeen top litigation firms at HLS Mock Trial Association’s Litigation Recruiting Roundtable. Start off with rotating informational interviews where you will meet litigators from several firms for (think "speed dating meets legal recruiting"). You will get exposed to a wide range of litigation practices: from specialized litigation boutiques to global firms with strong trial […]

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7:00 pm

Alternative Dispute Resolution Open House

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Pound Hall 5th Floor, 1563 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Come join members of the Harvard Negotiation Law Review, Harvard Negotiators, Harvard Mediators, and the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program for the Alternative Dispute Resolution Open House on the 5th Floor of Pound Hall!

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Reception for Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom

The Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium, held at Harvard Law School from April 2 - 4 and sponsored by the Harvard Law and Technology Society, brings together leaders in the burgeoning field of litigation finance across three key areas of expertise: practice, regulation and academia.

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Overflow room – Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium Reception

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Austin Hall 100 Classroom – North

The Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium, held at Harvard Law School from April 2 - 4 and sponsored by the Harvard Law and Technology Society, brings together leaders in the burgeoning field of litigation finance across three key areas of expertise: practice, regulation and academia.

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Litigation Finance Symposium Keynote & Reception

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom

Harvard Law Professor David Wilkins, Director of the Center on the Legal Profession and Vice Dean for Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession will giving the keynote speech at the Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium at 7:15pm. Afterwards, we invite you to meet and network with leaders in the litigation finance industry over drinks and hors […]

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7:30 pm

La Alianza Elections

April 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Please join us for La Alianza's General Body Meeting. Delicious Latin Food will be served.

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