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10:00 am

Benefit Corporations Coffee Chat

April 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
WCC 5048 Room

This coffee chat will provide an opportunity for more intimate discussion preceding the lunch talk "Benefit Corporation Legislation: Assessment of a US Legal Export" ( Bill Clark will be joined by relevant academics and practitioners who have experience with the Benefit Corporation Legislation. This event is by invite only. Please sign up here: and […]

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11:00 am

Drop-in Counseling Sessions

April 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 17, 2019

Pound Hall Clinic, Basement of Pound Hall
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Feeling anxious, but, don't know if you need therapy? Have a problem that is circling your mind and it might be good to talk with someone about it? 30-minute drop-in sessions with Marla Allisan, JD, LICSW, are available for HLS students. Drop in sessions are available between 11am – 12pm or between 1pm- 2pm.

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12:00 pm

The Great Law School Taboo: 20 Things You Should Know About Corporate Crime in the USA

April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Russell Mokhiber, Editor of the Corporate Crime Reporter, will speak on the ongoing corporate crime wave. Crime in the suites goes underreported and underpunished--and Harvard Law graduates can change that. But despite our important potential, law schools rarely teach classes or encourage students to become the necessary "cops on the beat" at law schools. Russell […]

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Judge Andrew Gomma de Azevedo and Judge Etiene Martins – A better use of our courts: perspectives in court mediation

April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3038 V& E Room

Please join us for lunch as Judge Gomma de Azevedo (State Court of Bahia) and Judge Martins (federal judge serving in the District of São Paulo) reflect on their experiences with the judicial system and how mediation can help.

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Wasted! The Story of Food Waste – film viewing and discussion

April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Griswold Hall 110 Classroom

"Wasted! The Story of Food Waste" aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. "Wasted!" exposes the criminality of food waste and how it's directly contributing to climate change and shows us how each of us can make small changes - all of them delicious - to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century. Discussion to follow the movie. Pizza lunch provided! Sponsored by the Food Law and Policy Clinic and the HLS Green Team.

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“The Prison Litigation Reform Act Must be Rescinded”: Movement Organizing, Legal Repression and the Crises of Mass Incarceration

April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 101 Ballantine Classroom

Toussaint Losier, assistant professor in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, will discuss the fraught history of prisoner litigation and correctional reform. Professor Losier will highlight how the judiciary's "hands off" approach to oversight of state prison administration throughout the 80s and 90s, in combination with […]

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Gender Equality and Rule of Law

April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser 102

What are recent global initiatives and trends in women leadership in politics and law? What are the broader implications of women's leadership for enhancing the rule of law? Join us for a panel discussion on Gender Equality and Rule of Law to explore how women in political and judicial leadership can contribute to upholding Rule of Law. Ms. Anne Tierney Goldstein Esq., Human Rights Education Director of International Association of Women Judges and Dr. Paula Cecchi-Dimeglio, from Women and Public Policy Program at HKS and a joint postdoctoral fellow with the Program on Negotiations at HLS will join as panelists for this event.

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Hot Topics in Health Law: Gene Editing of Babies and Universal Human Rights

April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2009 Classroom

Come enjoy lunch and hear about hot topics in health law. Professor George Annas, beloved health law professor at Boston University, will be discussing gene editing of babies and the idea of health care as a human right.

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2018-19 Harvard China Law Symposium

April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Langdell Hall 272 Kirkland and Ellis Classroom – South

12-1:30PM(Boxed Lunch provided) Dialogue between Professor Mark Wu and Stephen Orlins, President of National Committee on United States-China Relations, Former Director of Carlyle Asia, Former President of Lehman Brothers Asia. We will potentially cover the recent developments on U.S.-China trade negotiations, One Belt One Road Initiative and other issues. All questions are welcome. Panel: Risk […]

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A Conversation with FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel: From Net Neutrality and Diversity in Tech to Media Consolidation

April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Join HLS Democrats, JOLT, and the Law & Tech Society for a conversation with FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel. She was named as one of POLITICO's 50 Politicos to Watch and profiled by InStyle Magazine in a series celebrating "women who show up, speak up and get things done." Prior to joining the agency, she served […]

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Benefit Corporation Legislation: Assessment of a U.S. Legal Export

April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom

A Benefit Corporation is a for-profit enterprise that has a social and environmental purpose, allowing long term mission alignment and value creation. Directors must consider the public impact of their decisions, rather than focusing solely on maximizing shareholder value. The legislation that facilitates this structure has passed in 35 U.S. states and D.C. Recently, many […]

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Grass Root Activism: The Challenges Human Rights Activist Face

April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West A

Please join us to hear from Luz Mary Pardo, Executive Director of Las Callejeras. She is an activist for the defense of the rights of sex workers, people in homeless situation and drug users.

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West Coast Club Presents: How-to-Prepare-for-EIP Panel for West Coast Students

April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC B015 Classroom

West Coast Club is throwing a student panel on how to prepare for EIP. We've invited 4 panelists (current 2Ls & 3Ls) to discuss what they did to prepare for EIP, what their timeline looked like, and any tips on do's and don't's. Come through, sit back, and learn about EIP! **ABUNDANT FRIED WINGS FROM […]

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12:05 pm

Student Government Teaching and Advising Award Celebration

April 19, 2019 @ 12:05 pm - 12:50 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

Come celebrate the recipients of Student Government's Teaching and Advising Award for 2019: Philip L. Torrey, Professor Hanson, Professor Renan, and Professor Charles! We will present them with the awards and share a few words about why they are so deserving of this recognition. Lunch will be provided!

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12:15 pm

Fellows Presentation 2

April 19, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Hauser Hall 104 Lumbard Classroom

New Findings in the Field of Negotiation: Research from the PON Graduate Research Fellows Presenters: Yasmin Zaerpoor and Gali Racabi Every year, the Program on Negotiation welcomes a group of doctoral students as Graduate Research Fellows. Our Fellows spend a year at PON researching and writing about current topics in the fields of negotiation and […]

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5:00 pm

Democracy, Fake News, Bots and Trolls, The Dark Side of Social Media

April 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West A

With the use of case-studies of campaigns in both USA (2016) and Mexico (2017), digital manipulation explains how psychology and technology worked together to create nano-segmentations that influenced public opinion, ultimately affecting voting intention of citizens. How was this achieved? What legal and ethical implications do these strategies have? *Non-pizza lunch will be served*

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7:00 pm

Alternative Dispute Resolution Open House

April 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

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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