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12:00 pm

Current Issues in Women’s Rights Advocacy – A Conversation with Wasserstein Fellows Julie Murray & Dina Bakst

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

From Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s temporary COVID-19 abortion ban to concerns of pregnant women about safe workplace conditions, the pandemic has surfaced a host of new issues that implicate women’s rights. Join OPIA for a conversation with Wasserstein Fellows Julie Murray, Senior Attorney with Planned Parenthood and Dina Bakst, Co-founder of A Better Balance, to learn more about current challenges and opportunities in the women’s rights advocacy landscape. 

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HIALSA Event: How International should International Arbitration be?

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

While answering this question, Professor Franco Ferrari (NYU Law School) will address the importance of international standards and interpretations–as opposed to domestic ones–in the international arbitration context. Ferrari posits that the answer cannot disregard the national rules applicable to a given arbitration, the application of which is often triggered, by the arbitration being “international” in […]

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Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law – Fireside Chat with Attorney Jeff Kessler on Name, Image, and Likeness and Legal Issues in College Athletics

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Please join Harvard’s Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law for a fireside-style chat with renowned sports law attorney Jeffrey Kessler. Mr. Kessler, Co-Executive Chairman of Winston & Strawn and Co-Chair of the firm’s Antitrust/Competition and Sports Law Practices, will be calling in to discuss recent developments in expanding NIL rights to college athletes, his work […]

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Prof. Steven Pinker on “Moral Psychology and Effective Altruism”

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom Webinar

Prof. Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard, will be giving a talk on how we can draw on insights from moral psychology to critique and defend effective altruism. The talk will be followed by a Q&A. Steven Pinker, Johnstone Professor of Psychology at Harvard University, is an experimental psychologist […]

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Intro to Hedge Funds and Investment Management

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom Webinar

Please join HALB and attorneys from Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) on Thursday October 8th at 12:00pm to learn more about Hedge Funds and Investment Management legal market. We will be joined by Stephanie Breslow and Chris Avellaneda from SRZ’s Investment Management group and are looking forward to an informative discussion regarding Hedge Fund formation, […]

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Health and Wealth with SFS and MAX

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online CA

Join SFS and MAX for a webinar on health and wealth: Did you know that financial stress and overall health are connected? Attend this 30-minute webcast which explores the link between the two and gives you tools for reducing stress to increase emotional and physical wellbeing. This event is part of the Mental Health Week […]

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In Pursuit of Fairness — Addressing Bias in Negotiation

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom

Join the Harvard Negotiation Law Review for a conversation with Ariel Eckblad and Debbie Goldstein about the impact of bias in negotiation standards and what we can do about it. Pre registration is required to attend! https://forms.gle/VfVt1YyLByZY2xLU7 Ariel Eckblad is currently the Chief of Staff for Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She has taught negotiation or alternative […]

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Create Your Own Independent Clinical Q&A

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Please join the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs' Director of Externships Liz Solar, Attorney Advisor Sheryl Dickey, and Associate Director Jill Crockett for an open Q&A about creating independent clinical projects. Register at https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUudeGgqj0rHdxdpU6mpwtl3hMntvVFJTQT

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2:00 pm

10 Years On: Lessons from the Cholera Epidemic in Haiti

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Live Zoom Webinar

October 2020 marks the 10-year anniversary of UN peacekeepers’ introduction of cholera to Haiti. The resulting epidemic has killed over 10,000 people and caused immeasurable losses in Haiti. The UN’s reluctance to accept responsibility and to remedy affected communities has also tested the organization’s commitment to human rights and spurred strong criticisms from inside and […]

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4:30 pm

ABA Mental Health Webinar: Exploring the Intersection Between Racial Justice, Social Activism, and Mental Health

October 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Zoom Webinar

Join the ABA for a national Zoom Webinar featuring Professor Rhonda Magee, Author of The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness, law professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law, and a new member of the ABA CoLAP. The webinar will include an Introduction by Janet […]

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6:00 pm

Simon Stern, University of Toronto Law: “Frame-Ups: Cross Examination and Narrative Surprise”

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom

Join Simon Stern, former Climenko Fellow and current Professor of Law and English and the Director for the Centre for Innovation Law & Policy at the University of Toronto for this talk on cross examination. Co-hosted by the Harvard English Department's Long Eighteenth Century & Romanticism Graduate Colloquium and Long Nineteenth Century and Modernism Graduate Colloquium. […]

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7:30 pm

JOLT Subciters & Line Editors Appreciation Party

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom

Calling all subciters and line editors! Thank you so much for your hard work in the subcite weekend and beyond. Come hang out with JOLT at 7:30 pm ET on Thursday, October 8th and let us say thank you!! We will have professionally hosted trivia (with prize!!) and foooooood. Please RSVP by 6:00 PM ET, […]

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Weekly Game Night: Among Us

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zoom

Join the Video Game Law Association for another weekly game night featuring Among Us! We had such a great time last week and would love to do it again. All are welcome, and if you've never played we'll teach you how! Bring your friends! Please download the Among Us app (for free!) before joining, and […]

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