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9:00 am

Morning Coffee with Our International Exchange Students

November 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Graduate Program Lounge WCC 5053

Are you interested in studying abroad? Come meet our international exchange students for a first-hand look at studying law in Brazil, England, France, China and Switzerland.

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11:00 am

Eat, Vent, Study with SMHA

November 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
WCC 3015 Room

Hungry? Come get some food / fruit / ice cream / candy / nuts / chocolate. Stressed? Come complain about life. Lonely? Come study in a room with another person. We’ll even provide earplugs. Stay for as long or as short as you want, no commitment. We will have coloring books and coloring utensils. Brought […]

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12:00 pm

OPIA’s Conservative/Libertarian Job Search Lunch

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

Please join OPIA Attorney Advisor Ginny Greiman to learn about career paths for students interested in working on behalf of conservative/libertarian causes.

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HALB Presents: Daniel Yi, Senior Counsel of Innovation at the U.S. Department of Justice

November 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

HALB presents Daniel Yi, Senior Counsel of Innovation at the U.S. Department of Justice. Mr. Yi runs an innovation lab where he uses design thinking and creative tools familiar to the entrepreneurial world to tackle problems that the Department of Justice encounters. Please join us for a conversation that will explore the value of business […]

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JOLT Presents: What the California Consumer Privacy Act Means for Tech Lawyers

November 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Join JOLT for a lunch talk with Zach Lerner, attorney at ZwillGen, an Internet/tech law firm in Washington, DC. Zach will speak about the California Consumer Privacy Act and what it means for the companies it regulates and the lawyers that serve them. ***Panera lunch will be served***

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International Alumni Private Sector Panel

November 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 2009 Classroom

Please join the Coalition of International Students and Global Affairs (CISGA) in hosting HLS' first ever international alumni private sector panel. We will be having international associates from Sullivan & Cromwell, Latham & Watkins, White & Case, and Cleary, who will talk about navigating BigLaw as an international associate. Non-pizza lunch provided.

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Sovereignty, Reconciliation, and Cannabis

November 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3011 Room

Please join the Harvard Mediation Program for a lunch talk exploring the intersection of entrepreneurship, reconciliation, and Indigenous/non-Indigenous relations in Canada. The speakers work together to lead a vertically integrated cannabis and hemp company with an express goal of facilitating reconciliation.

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Collective Resistance in the Courthouse: How Communities are Contesting Mass Incarceration

November 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Pound Hall 100 Cahill Classroom

Professor Simonson, a former Bronx Defender, will discuss her current work on reforming the criminal legal system, with a focus on bail funds, bailouts, participatory defense, and courtwatching as tactics of collective resistance.

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Necessity, Taking Property, and the Dilemma of Compensation in the Islamic Legal Tradition

November 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Austin 102

Jurists in the Islamic legal tradition discussed over centuries whether one must compensate for taking or consuming another person’s property due to necessity, and if so, why this is the case. In this talk, Dana Lee provides a historically-rooted account of how the jurists engaged the hypothetical case of the starving person taking food to construct and evaluate obligations and claims, test liability and compensation rules, and negotiate foundational values through the law.

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HLEP – Board Application Info Session

November 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3008 Room

Bring your lunch and join us for an info session about HLEP's board application for the spring semester! 1Ls and 2Ls who want to be more involved with HLEP are highly encouraged to attend. We will describe in details the role of each position and the application process. (Materials and Q&As will be distributed via […]

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NYPD Intelligence Bureau Threat Briefing and Recruiting Event

November 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Griswold Hall 110 Classroom

The NSJ and NSLA are bringing members of the NYPD's Intelligence Bureau to campus to provide a threat briefing and discuss what it is like to be an intelligence analyst in one of the most dynamic police departments in the world. Pinnochio's Pizza will be served.

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12:15 pm

PON Book Talk: Post-Colonial Settlement Strategy: Power, Negotiations, and Territorial Expansion

November 12, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
WCC B015 Classroom

About the book: Settlement projects are sustained clusters of policies that allow states to strategically plan, implement and support the permanent transfer of nationals into a territory not under their sovereignty. Ehud Eiran explains why states launch settlement projects into occupied areas and introduces the international environment as an important enabling variable. By drawing comparisons […]

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5:00 pm

Grieving Together

November 12, 2019 @ 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

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7:00 pm

Antitrust Reading Group

November 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC 3016 Room
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DLSA General Meeting

November 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

Join the Disability Law Students Association (DLSA) to find out ways to be involved in DLSA and how DLSA is here to support you.

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7:30 pm

WLA Ames Finals Watch Party

November 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Austin Hall 100 Classroom – North

Join the Women's Law Association for our annual Ames Finals Watch Party! Shake Shack will be served.

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