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12:00 pm

The Next Frontier of Neuroscience and Juvenile Justice

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
2019 Milstein West AB

In the fifteen years since the United States Supreme Court referred to developmental science in ruling the death penalty unconstitutional for juveniles in Roper v. Simmons, state and federal courts have seen a wave of neuroscience-informed juvenile justice litigation. But the full potential of neuroscience in juvenile justice has yet to be reached. This panel will discuss scientific and legal developments, and the new innovations they suggest at the intersection of neuroscience and juvenile justice.

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Public Reading of Scripture

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC B015 Classroom

The Program on Biblical Law and Christian Legal Studies invites students, staff and faculty to a weekly Public Reading of Scripture (PRS). The PRS is the practice of reading and listening in community. Reading the Bible in community was foundational to the life of God's people in the Old and New Testaments. Passages in Psalms, […]

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City Lawyering: A Conversation with Andrea Fastenberg, Senior Counsel at the New York City Law Department Office of Legal Counsel

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom
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JOLT: Young Lawyers in Tech

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

Please join JOLT for a panel discussion by young lawyers at the ACLU, Orrick, Gibson Dunn, ZwillGen, and Fish who work in technology and IP law. This talk will be moderated by Jessica Fjeld of the Berkman Klein Center and Cyberlaw Clinic. Lunch will be provided!

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Judge Julius N. Richardson: “The Federal Prosecutor in our System of Separated Powers”

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Judge Julius N. RIchardson will address the Federalist Society on "The Federal Prosecutor in our System of Separated Powers.” Lunch will be served.

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Ash Wednesday Mass (Catholic Law Students Association)

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Langdell Hall 272 Kirkland and Ellis Classroom – South

Ash Wednesday Mass organized by the Catholic Law Students Association. All welcome.

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The Politics of Dignity

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3007 Room
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Lunch Talk:: Tribal Law as Islamic law: The Berber Example

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Austin 102

Lawrence Rosen, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Anthropology Emeritus, Princeton University Tribes are characterized less by their structural forms and purported evolutionary history than by their cultural orientations and shape-shifting capability. In many parts of MENA and Asia these qualities have also contributed to tribes’ amalgamation of Islamic law. Using as the main example the […]

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Animal Law Weeks – Nicole Negowetti & Deepti Kulkarni – “Cell-Based Meat: The Pathway to Market and Implications for Society”

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound 102

The field of cellular agriculture—growing meat from cells rather than from whole animals, is advancing rapidly. In addition to technological developments, regulators have been responding with unprecedented speed to establish a regulatory pathway for cell-based meat. This talk will discuss the legal and regulatory issues of bringing cell-based meat to market in the U.S. and […]

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Private Equity and M&A in Silicon Valley

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Interested in doing Private Equity and M&A in Silicon Valley? Attorneys from Weil, Gotshal & Manges’ Silicon Valley office are here to give us a peek into one of the most interesting markets in the world. Join us as they discuss the Silicon Valley legal market, what makes these practice areas unique, high profile transactions […]

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BigLaw in Boston: A Regional Comparison w/ Ropes & Gray

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom

Please join Harvard's APALSA for a lunch panel discussing BigLaw in Boston, featuring Boston's #1 ranked law firm Ropes & Gray! In this lunch panel, attorneys from Ropes will discuss the Boston legal market and compare/contrast it to other regional markets such as New York, California, and D.C. Come find out more about the strengths […]

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Statelessness in India: A Human Rights Crisis

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 2009 Classroom

On August 31, 2019, the northeast state of Assam in India released a list of citizens and a list of 1.9 million labelled as "foreigners" or "illegal migrants" after a harrowing citizenship verification exercise across the state. To be counted as a “citizen” on the National Register of Citizens (NRC), every child and adult in […]

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12:05 pm

Introduction to “M&A Attorney: A Day in the Life” Panel with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

February 26 @ 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm
Pound Hall 101 Ballantine Classroom

Curious about what a Day in the Life of an M&A Attorney is like? HALB is hosting attorneys from Weil to share their experiences. Lunch from Dig Inn will be served.

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12:15 pm

Lexis Microsoft Office training

February 26 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC B010 Singer Classroom

Lexis Microsoft Office training

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4:30 pm

Book talk: “The Universal Enemy: Jihad, Empire, and the Challenge of Solidarity”

February 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St
Cambridge St., 02138 United States

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Program In Islamic Law welcomes, Darryl Li, Assistant Professor Of Anthropology and Social Sciences in the College, and Lecturer in Law, University Of Chicago as part of the CMES Modern Middle East Speaker Series. Location: Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138 Please note: this […]

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5:30 pm

Jerry Wurf Memorial Forum – Demanding Change in the Loopholes: Protecting Workers Left Out By Our Laws

February 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Milstein West B

We are proud to present this year's Jerry Wurf Memorial Forum speaker: Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO, National Women's Law Center (NWLC)

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6:00 pm

HHRJ Mixer

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC Pub

Harvard Human Rights Journal Spring Mixer. Come meet the HHRJ crew and have a few drinks on us!

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6:30 pm

Morgan Lewis – 1L Reception

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
See CSM for more details. (link provided above)

For more details about this and other employer receptions, including how to RSVP, please check the CSM Events module.

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7:00 pm

Seats at the Table

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Langdell Hall 272 Kirkland and Ellis Classroom – South

The Program on Negotiation and Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project present Seats at the Table. A feature documentary film by Chris Farina (Rosalia Films) portraying a remarkable college class that connects university students with prisoners of a maximum security juvenile facility as they discuss classic works of Russian Literature. University of Virginia Lecturer Andrew Kaufman […]

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