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12:00 pm

The Institute for Justice and Other Opportunities to Litigate for Liberty

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Come learn from and network with one of our highly esteemed and deeply knowledgeable Wasserstein Fellows, Renée Flaherty, Attorney with The Institute for Justice, as she discusses her work at the Institute for Justice and similar opportunities to litigate for liberty.

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HLS Beyond: Plain Language and the Law

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Langdell Hall 233

A growing sentiment exists that plain language must be incorporated into the law. This includes not only legal resources intended for self-represented litigants, but also legal documents and forms submitted to or coming from the court and other justice system actors. In this session participants will learn what is an effective plain language resource, the […]

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HELA lunch talk with Judith Merkies and Alvaro Renedo Zalba

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2009 Classroom

Join HELA lunch talk on the Fragility of EU Law-making with Judith Merkies and Alvaro Renedo Zalba. Judith Merkies is a former Member of the European Parliament (for the Netherlands). Experienced international lawyer specialized in European law. Has worked in the private sector and in the European Commission before being elected to Parliament. Special focus: […]

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Lexis Transactional Resources – Skadden

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Austin Hall 100 Classroom – North

From 12-12:30 pm Lexis Transactional Resources - Skadden

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Intro to Corporate Law: Thoma Bravo’s $2.4B Take-Private of Compuware

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

A panel made up of the Kirkland & Ellis team that guided the take private of Compuware by leading software private equity firm, Thoma Bravo, will discuss how the cross-office and cross-practice group team collaborated on this complex transaction that included a subsequent IPO of key subsidiary, Dynatrace. Our panelists include Brad Reed, P.C. (Mergers […]

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Forgiveness, Religion, and the Law: A Conversation with Professor Martha Minow

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

Please join the Jewish Law Students Association (JLSA) for a conversation with Professor Martha Minow for a conversation about the ways that her Judaism has influenced her legal philosophy, particularly in the context of her new book, "When Should Law Forgive." Following her lecture, there will be time for questions. Lunch will be served!

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Whether and When to Litigate: Tactical Quandaries for Social Reform Litigation Through the Lens of History

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Austin Hall 101 Classroom – East

Throughout history, public litigation groups have had their missions tested in times of tension. In the 1940s, many civil rights groups turned a blind eye to Japanese internment in an attempt to preserve favor with the Roosevelt administration. In the 1950s, many were tested in their responses to the Second Red Scare. Organizations consistently make […]

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[Berkman Klein Center Luncheon Series] North of Havana: A Lawyer’s Truth

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East C (Room 2036, Second Floor), 1585 Massachusetts Aven
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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FEATURING MARTIN GARBUS TO DISCUSS HIS BOOK DETAILING DIRTY POLITICS, SECRET DIPLOMACY, AND THE TRIAL OF THE CUBAN FIVE RSVP Here! During his distinguished career, Martin Garbus has established himself as a well-known trial lawyer representing the likes of Daniel Ellsberg and Leonard Peltier. But there is no story Garbus wants to tell more than […]

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Constitutional Options for Presidential Accountability Under Trump with Professor Gerhardt

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Join ACS to hear Professor Michael Gerhardt's inside view of the constitutional options of for presidential accountability under Trump. Michael Gerhardt is Burton Craige Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of North Carolina School of Law. He has served as special counsel, public commentator, and expert witness before Congress on all the major constitutional […]

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Whether and When to Litigate: How Civil Rights and Public Litigation Groups Decide Whether to Sue

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Austin Hall 101 Classroom – East

Throughout history, public litigation groups have had their missions tested in times of tension. In the 1940s, many civil rights groups turned a blind eye to Japanese internment in an attempt to preserve favor with the Roosevelt administration. In the 1950s, many were tested in their responses to the Second Red Scare. Organizations consistently make […]

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HALA and the African Policy Journal Present: Jacob Omorodion (JD ’20) in conversation with Jidenna: Music, Memory & The Black Atlantic

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Milstein East B

HALA and the African Policy Journal Present: Jacob Omorodion (JD '20) in conversation with Jidenna: Music, Memory & The Black Atlantic

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12:05 pm

Cambridge Analytica and the Fight for Data Privacy

October 29 @ 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm
WCC B015 Classroom

Human Rights Lawyer of the Year Ravi Naik will be speaking about his experiences suing Cambridge Analytica and fighting for data rights in the social media age. Ravi is a London-based attorney with ITN Solicitors who has represented clients in British and international courts. Thai food will be served!

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4:00 pm

The Polarization of Justice: A talk by Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella, Supreme Court of Canada

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Milstein East B

During her distinguished public service career, Justice Abella spent many years on the Ontario Family Court and Court of Appeal, presided over the Royal Commission on Equality in Employment, and served on the Ontario Human Rights Commission.  Since her appointment as the youngest and first pregnant person appointed to the judiciary in Canada, she has […]

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5:00 pm

Grieving Together

October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WCC 5051 Room

This is a group for students who are grieving a loss such as the death of a parent/relative, friend, colleague or similar type of loss. This may be a recent loss or an old loss that is affecting you at this time. For more information, please contact Marla Allisan, JD, LICSW, 617-495-4414 or mallisan@huhs.harvard.edu

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6:00 pm

Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Seminar

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 24, 2019

HLS Campus

The course brings together professionals, executives, graduate students, fellows, and community members in learning how to skillfully mediate to create value and resolve disputes. Participants will emerge from the course with a toolkit of skills, approaches, and tactics to negotiate and manage disputes in any setting. Participants will also receive a signed certificate of completion […]

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7:00 pm

Canadian Clerkship Panel

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom

A panel discussion on clerking and applying to clerk in Canada.

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Immigration and Visa Information

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

Please join immigration attorneys for a discussion about employment authorization and immigration policies. Sponsored by HLS's Coalition of International Students and Global Affairs(CISGA), the Dean of Students Office, and the Harvard International Office. Dinner provided.

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