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8:00 am

Australian perspectives on disability and social inclusion

February 25 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
The Morgan Courtroom Austin Hall 308

Series of four drop-in workshops discussing Australian perspectives on disability and social inclusion. Session 1: Indigenous Australians with disabilities Session 2: Children and young people with disabilities who have intersecting vulnerabilities Session 3: Universal legal capacity and decision making support and protections for persons with disabilities Session 4: Working and studying in the academy with […]

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11:00 am

Open Office Hours with Harvard International Office (HIO)

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
WCC 4056 Champ Room

Peter O’Meara, HIO Advisor for HLS, holds walk-in office hours for HLS students and scholars in WCC 3012 every other Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates during the 2019-2020 academic year. Please feel free to drop by to see Peter with immigration-related questions. No appointment is needed.

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12:00 pm

The International Court of Justice Case on Genocide in Myanmar

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Austin Hall 100 Classroom – North

In November 2019, The Gambia filed a case with the International Court of Justice alleging that Myanmar military had violated the Genocide Convention for years in its treatment of the Muslim minority group, the Rohingya. A United Nations fact-finding mission had found similar patterns of abuse, documenting widespread violations of human rights in Myanmar against […]

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A Conversation with James Comey about Careers in Prosecution

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 101 Borenstein Meeting Room

James Comey was most recently the seventh Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He also served as Deputy Attorney General under Attorney General John Ashcroft and as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Jack Goldsmith, Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law, will provide an introduction. RSVPs are required for this event […]

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A Drink With: The Fat Jewish

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Entrepreneur, influencer, writer, actor, and model Josh Ostrovsky (“The Fat Jewish”) talks about his dynamic career. In 2011, Josh launched his viral Instagram account, @TheFatJewish, and has since amassed over 11 million followers. Leveraging this publicity, Josh has authored books, appeared in music videos, and has worked with companies such as Apple, Virgin Mobile, and […]

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Harvard Law School Library Book Talk: Recognizing Wrongs, John C.P. Goldberg & Benjamin Zipursky, Harvard University Press, Feb. 4, 2020

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West AB

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Milstein West A/B Recognizing Wrongs, John C.P. Goldberg & Benjamin Zipursky, Harvard University Press, Feb. 4, 2020. "Tort law is badly misunderstood. In the popular imagination, it is “Robin Hood” law. Law professors, meanwhile, mostly dismiss it as an archaic, inefficient way to compensate victims and incentivize safety precautions. In Recognizing […]

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Animal Law Weeks – Rajesh Reddy – “Judging the Greatness of a Nation: The Politics of Meat, Milk, Murder, and Moral Progress in India”

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Pound 102

Regarded as an animal rights leader on the global stage, India is increasingly being criticized for its human rights abuses, many of which are being carried out in the name of animal protection. This talk will shed light on the ethical and political controversy around advocating for the "voiceless" in both India and abroad and […]

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Prof. Sid Z. Leiman, “The Origins of the Daily Study of the Talmud”

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Griswold Hall 110 Classroom

The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at Harvard Law School “The Daf Yomi Phenomenon: Image and Reality” Professor Sid Z. Leiman (Touro College, Yeshiva University, and Brooklyn College) Tuesday, 25 February 2020 at 12pm Griswold 110 Harvard Law School 1525 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA Lunch from Milk Street Café In 1923, Rabbi Meir […]

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Lessons from Germany on Controlling Prescription Costs

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Harvard Law School Pound Hall, Room 100, 1563 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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To control the costs of prescription drugs, Germany combines immediate access to innovative drugs with price controls. The system assesses scientific evidence on the value of new drugs to determine adequate price ranges. While price controls are supervised by the government, the system is administered by public sickness funds, an independent scientific institute, and stakeholders. […]

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3:00 pm

Lexis Microsoft Office training

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Lexis Microsoft Office training

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Fried Frank Coffee Chat

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WCC 3008 Room

Fried Frank Coffee Chat: Join us for a chat with attorneys from Fried Frank. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the firm and talk to attorneys about their experiences. Coffee and Sofra baked goods will be provided!

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5:00 pm

HLS Beyond Improv and Storytelling Workshop with expert improviser Courtney Pong

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Langdell 232, 1545 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138-2903 United States
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Immerse yourself in an activity that will energize and empower you to take on the challenges and opportunities that come with your unique role as a lawyer! What will you do in this workshop? Up-level communication and leadership skills Practice improv as an iterative process in a supportive environment Experience the power of collaboration Receive […]

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IOP Special Event: A Student Q&A with Ambassador Samantha Power and Dan Pfeiffer

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wexner Commons, 79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Ambassador Samantha Power, 28th U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations; Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and William D. Zabel ’61 Professor of Practice in Human Rights, Harvard Law School Dan Pfeiffer Author, Un-Trumping America: A Plan to Make America a Democracy Again; Co-host of […]

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7:30 pm

Sa Pa and Job Search Q&A

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom
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