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September 10

Saturday

September 11

Sunday

  • Student Practice Organizations Panel

    10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Join representatives from each Student Practice Organization (SPO) to learn more about their work and how to get involved. The panel will take place on Sunday, September 11, 10:30-11:30 am, in Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall If you have any accessibility needs, please reach out to accessibility@law.harvard.edu.  …
  • Student Activities Fair

    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Please join leaders from all HLS student organizations, student journals, and student practice organizations to learn more about all the exciting extracurricular activities that HLS has to offer.

September 12

Monday

  • Harvard Association for Law & Business Potential New Member Info Session

    12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

    Please join for information on HALB and its general body membership for all programs and class years, and on board membership for 1Ls, Transfers, and LLMs by application. Lunch will be provided, and attendees will receive drink tickets for Felipe’s Welcome (Back) Happy Hour later that evening. RSVP by 9/4.
  • OPIA’s Postgraduate Fellowships Insider Session

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Fellowships can be the gateway to new ideas and innovations and a critical component to a successful postgraduate public interest job search. Join Fellowships Director Judy Murciano for an overview of fellowships, grants, and scholarships that will support public interest work, study, research, and entrepreneurship in the U.S. and abroad.
  • HALB Welcome (Back) Happy Hour at Felipe’s

    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Come meet Harvard Association for Law & Business (HALB) board members to learn about joining the Board and find out about what HALB has planned for the new academic year. Open to all HALB general body membership and potential new members. Food and non-alcoholic drinks provided; drink tickets for beer,…

September 13

Tuesday

  • OPIA’s 2L Job Search Strategy Session

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join us for an overview of the 2L summer public interest job search. If you are a 2L planning to seek a public interest job and have not yet started your search, we particularly encourage you to attend!
  • Harvard Law School Project on Disability Open House

    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Join the members of the Harvard Law School Project on Disability for our IN-PERSON Open House. Meet the team, hear about our work and reconnect with our community. Light snacks will be served. September 13th, 4 PM  …
  • ACS Progressive Pizza Welcome Back Social

    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    The American Constitution Society (ACS) is hosting a welcome back social for progressive law students. Come hear about our plan for progressive change at HLS this year, play some games, and enjoy friendship and pizza.
  • HLS Parody Writers Room Information Session

    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    The HLS Parody is looking for writers! Parody is an annual student-written and produced musical-comedy show that pokes fun at the law, law students, and the law school. The Writers Room is responsible for choosing the theme of the show and writing the script and songs. Join us for an…
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Night

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Excited by negotiation and mediation? Curious about the student groups related to ADR (alternative dispute resolution)? Come chat with members of the Harvard Mediation Program, Negotiation Law Review, and Negotiators, plus faculty from the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program to hear about ways you can get involved!

September 14

Wednesday

  • Wellness Fair

    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Join the Dean of Students Office and campus partners for our annual Wellness Fair on Wednesday, September 14 from 11:00am-2:00pm in Milstein. The Wellness Fair is an annual event that brings together student leaders, campus partners, and community organizations to promote mental health and student well-being at HLS. We will…
  • OCS Welcome Back for 2Ls and 3Ls

    12:15 pm - 2:15 pm

    OCS would like to welcome back all returning 2Ls and 3Ls. Stop by for Lizzy’s ice cream with all the trimmings and let us know your progress in your private sector job search. OCS advisers will be on-hand to answer any questions you may have.
  • 2L Judicial Clerkship Update and Q&A

    12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

    2Ls, if you are interested in clerking, what should you be doing now? After reviewing last fall's Introduction to Judicial Clerkships for a big-picture overview, come to this important meeting for a refresher, an update on the application timeline, and answers to any questions you have. Feel free to bring your lunch.
  • LL.M. Series: Drafting Job Search Materials

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Professional and polished job search documents are the foundation for every successful LL.M. job search. Attend this session to learn the basics about how to draft a U.S. style resume and cover letter, how to choose a writing sample, and how to create a list of references. This event is…
  • HLS Advocates for Human Rights Open House

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join us during lunch hour on September 14 to learn more about the HLS Advocates for Human Rights Student Practice Organization, to meet our Executive Board, and to hear from our amazing Project Leaders about our projects for the coming semester!…
  • Creating Sustainable Infrastructure for Pandemic Preparedness and Response

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    The COVID-19 pandemic has reinvigorated the national and global conversation about disrupting the panic-neglect cycle in public health. It has also shown us that no single sector can do this alone—for instance, the rapid delivery of mRNA vaccines and the establishment of large-scale, end-to-end testing infrastructure for COVID-19 were products…
  • HELR General Body Meeting

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    The Harvard Environmental Law Review is hosting its general body meeting on Wednesday, September 14 at 12:30pm. We will be sharing general information about the organization, updating members on this semester’s articles, and signing up article teams. All prospective members and members should attend. Lunch will be served.

September 15

Thursday

  • Reimagining the Role of Business in the Public Square: Multistakeholder Engagement on ESG Commitments, Metrics, and Accountability

    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

    To encourage collaboration, on September 15, 2022 the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession, together with the Harvard Business School Institute for the Study of Business in Global Society, the Harvard Kennedy School Center for Public Leadership, and the Harvard Data Science Initiative, will host Reimagining the Role of Business in the Public Square: Multistakeholder Engagement on ESG Commitments, Metrics, and Accountability.
  • PON Live! Musk – Twitter: A Case Study of the Merger Agreement

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    PON Live! presents a talk with Professor Guhan Subramanian titled, Musk – Twitter: A Case Study of the Merger Agreement, on Sept. 15 at 12pm. Prof. Subramanian will present his case study covering the background and legal issues surrounding Elon Musk’s acquisition of the initial stake in Twitter, the Twitter…
  • Human Rights at Harvard Law Orientation

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join us for pizza and an overview of the human rights activities at HLS and how you can get involved! We’ll give you information on the Human Rights Program and the International Human Rights Clinic; summer funding for human rights internships; post-graduate fellowships; events and conferences; and the larger human…
  • Testing 12:30 event

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Description for the calendar at 12:30…
  • How to Crush 1L: Practical Advice for Academic Success

    12:30 pm - 1:20 pm

    For many students, law school classes represent a whole new world from any previous academic experience. What are the best ways to handle that? What concrete steps should one take now to be prepared when exams roll around? What are exams really trying to assess anyway? We’ll address these questions…
  • How to Crush 1L: Practical Advice for Academic Success

    12:30 pm - 1:20 pm

    For many students, law school classes represent a whole new world from any previous academic experience. What are the best ways to handle that? What concrete steps should one take now to be prepared when exams roll around? What are exams really trying to assess anyway? We’ll address these questions…
  • Introduction to Effective Altruism

    12:45 pm - 1:15 pm

    Effective altruism is a philosophy and community focused on maximizing the good we can do through our careers, projects, and donations.  Said another way, it is about answering the question, “how can we best use our resources to help others? But what does that mean, exactly?  What does it look…
  • Byse Workshop Fall 2022: Constitutions, Courts and Climate Change

    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Recurring

    The Climate Crisis is the defining challenge of the 21st century. Despite the urgency of the challenge, many governments have failed to enact the transformations necessary to avert disaster. This workshop considers the role of constitutional law and theory both as a cause and a response to the Climate Crisis.
  • Faith and Reason: Amity or Enmity?

    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    With Prof. Robert P. George, The McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University Must we choose between “Athens” and “Jerusalem”—between faith and reason? Are the two in tension or even conflict? Taking as his point of departure the…
  • HLS Parody Writers Room Information Session

    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    The HLS Parody is looking for writers! Parody is an annual student-written and produced musical-comedy show that pokes fun at the law, law students, and the law school. The Writers Room is responsible for choosing the theme of the show and writing the script and songs. Join us for an…
  • APALSA General Body Meeting #1

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    The Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) is hosting its first general body meeting (GBM) of the academic year. The first GBM is an opportunity to meet fellow members, learn more about APALSA’s committees and upcoming events, and meet your SibFams. You won’t want to miss it! Food will…
  • West Coast Club Happy Hour at Felipe’s!

    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Welcome back to the second best coast! Come join the West Coast Club at Felipe’s on Thursday, September 15th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. The event will be right before Bar Review that night, which is also going to be held at Felipe’s. Food and drink tickets will be provided…
  • APALSA General Body Meeting #1

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    The Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) is hosting its first general body meeting (GBM) of the academic year. The first GBM is an opportunity to meet fellow members, learn more about APALSA’s committees and upcoming events, and meet your SibFams. You won’t want to miss it! Food will…

September 16

Friday

  • Derecka Purnell, “A Conversation about Law, Law School, Organizing, and Becoming Abolitionists”

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Members of the Harvard Law School Community are invited to attend a conversation with Derecka Purnell — HLS grad, human rights lawyer, organizer, and author — about her journey about Law, Law School, Organizing, and Becoming Abolitionists.” Derecka Purnell received her JD from Harvard Law School, and works to end…
  • Labor, Government, and the Vaccine Mandate: A Conversation with Sharon Block

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    In a conversation moderated by Professor Benjamin Sachs, learn about Professor Block’s journey since law school: Senior Counsel to the Senate HELP Committee, member of the NLRB, executive director of the Labor and Worklife Program, and most recently, acting administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA). Professor…
  • Labor, Government, and the Vaccine Mandate: A Conversation with Sharon Block

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    In a conversation moderated by Professor Benjamin Sachs, learn about Professor Block’s journey since law school: Senior Counsel to the Senate HELP Committee, member of the NLRB, executive director of the Labor and Worklife Program, and most recently, acting administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA). Professor…
  • Project No One Leaves LUNCH & Orientation – Fighting Housing Displacement in Boston

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED! (Please RSVP to get food). Project No One Leaves is an SPO canvassing group that partners with local community organizers to connect low-income and oppressed communities to resources that build community power and provide opportunities to protect and assert residents’ rights.
  • HLSCF Friday Night Gathering

    5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join us this Friday for a night of food, fellowship, and teaching as we hear from Professor Okediji about what it means to be salt and light in law school. We will begin with food at 5:45pm and programming at 6:15pm.