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March 2019

LGBTQ Conference at Harvard

March 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2019

Harvard Law School

Through the theme Partners in Equity and Justice, this year’s LGBTQ Conference at Harvard will explore how LGBTQ+ people -- activists and advocates, inside and outside of social and political institutions -- are working to bring explicitly queer values of love, courage, and liberation to the places where they are needed most. Our goal is to think, plan and implement in the direction of a better future, not just for LGBTQ+ people, but for all. The conference will be March…

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LGBTQ Conference at Harvard

March 9, 2019
Austin Hall MA United States

Join conference attendees from across the Harvard schools and speakers from around the nation at the LGBTQ Conference at Harvard. Tickets available now through sponsoring student organizations or on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lgbtq-conference-at-harvard-2019-tickets-53614923680. LGBTQ Conference at Harvard: Partners in Justice and Equity Today's political and social climate makes it increasingly important to uplift and center LGBTQ+ people. As a community, this requires us to empower historically oppressed and excluded voices, and consider new dialogues and actions in solidarity. Genuine partnership with one…

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Int’l Law Journal 60th Anniversary Symposium

March 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

The Harvard International Law Journal, Jessup Moot Court Team, WTO Moot Court Team, Human Rights & Business, Tax Law and Financial Regulation Students Association, National Security and Law Association, National Security Journal, SEALS, Law and Philosophy, are delighted to announce that the 2019 ILJ Symposium will take place on Saturday, March 9, 2019. With panels on Populism and International Trade Law, The Rise of China and Its Implications on International Law, Harmonizing Financial Regulatory Standards Across Borders, and The Future…

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Harvard Law School Food Justice Symposium

March 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Milstein West A

The Harvard Food Justice Symposium aims to address the impact of America's food system on our health, economy, and environment. At a moment when systemic inequities shape the kind and quality of food available to our communities, FJS examines the competing priorities and legal challenges that obstruct the food justice movement. The Symposium will attract attorneys, policy experts, and practitioners from across industries and economic sectors to expose the Harvard legal community to myriad opportunities for impactful work in food…

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April 2019

2019 CSEL Sports Law Symposium

April 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West A

The Harvard Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law and the Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law present the 2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium. An annual event, the Symposium is intended to bring together sports industry–focused practitioners, academics, and students for meaningful discussions on the most pressing business and legal issues in the sports world. This year, we will have panels on critical questions facing the business of sports from a legal perspective (e.g., SCOTUS’ recent Murphy v. NCAA decision,…

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2019 CSEL Sports Law Symposium

April 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West B

The Harvard Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law and the Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law present the 2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium. An annual event, the Symposium is intended to bring together sports industry–focused practitioners, academics, and students for meaningful discussions on the most pressing business and legal issues in the sports world. This year, we will have panels on critical questions facing the business of sports from a legal perspective (e.g., SCOTUS’ recent Murphy v. NCAA decision,…

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Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium

April 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom

The Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium, held at Harvard Law School from April 2 - 4 and sponsored by the Harvard Law and Technology Society, brings together leaders in the burgeoning field of litigation finance across three key areas of expertise: practice, regulation and academia.

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Overflow room – Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium Reception

April 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Austin Hall 100 Classroom – North

The Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium, held at Harvard Law School from April 2 - 4 and sponsored by the Harvard Law and Technology Society, brings together leaders in the burgeoning field of litigation finance across three key areas of expertise: practice, regulation and academia.

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Reception for Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium

April 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom

The Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium, held at Harvard Law School from April 2 - 4 and sponsored by the Harvard Law and Technology Society, brings together leaders in the burgeoning field of litigation finance across three key areas of expertise: practice, regulation and academia.

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Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium

April 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom

The Harvard Litigation Finance Symposium, held at Harvard Law School from April 2 - 4 and sponsored by the Harvard Law and Technology Society, brings together leaders in the burgeoning field of litigation finance across three key areas of expertise: practice, regulation and academia.

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Global Inequality Symposium: Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in the Developing World

April 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC Milstein West

Professors Margo A. Bagley and Ruth Okediji will discuss their work on the international intellectual property regime and its relation to the entrenchment of global inequality. The discussion will center on the implications of international intellectual property and the multilateral trading regime for access to medicines in the Global South. The workshop will offer critical analyses of recent developments in national patent laws and will review current efforts to reform the global patent system. The panel will also offer a…

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Global Inequality Symposium Workshop: The Reality of Rights in the Developing World

April 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Milstein West B

This event is part of the 2019 Harvard Law and International Development Society Symposium on Global Inequality and Building Economic Justice. This workshop will examine the organization, exercise, and sustainability of human rights throughout the Global South. Topics will include the difficulties and opportunities of widening access to medicine, the role that oil and extraction industry revenues can play in the guarantee of human rights, and the urgency of ensuring that persons of all abilities be recognized in the “human” of human rights. This discussion will be an opportunity to tackle some of the most difficult problems in ensuring that basic needs are recognized and provided in the developing world and beyond. Come for a presentation and interactive discussion over the current state of affairs for rights in the developing world and various visions for how to improve it.

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Global Inequality Symposium: Lessons from Activism & Academia – Tech, Health & Political Economy

April 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2012 Classroom

Professors Amy Kapczynski of Yale Law School and Yochai Benkler of Harvard Law School will talk about their work on technology, health, and political economy. Themes will include the future of robots, labor automation, the fallacy of technological determinism, and the allyship between activism and academic movements.

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Global Inequality Symposium: Addressing Global Inequality – What Can Law Do?

April 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WCC 2012 Classroom

The long-term growth of global inequality presents unique challenges to the law. This panel will center on the legal dynamics that drive the genesis, elaboration, reinforcement, and maintenance of hierarchies of privilege and disadvantage across individuals, groups, nations, and regions. Panelists will identify key legal drivers of the growing wealth gap as well as propose changes in legal ordering that could shift bargaining power, (re)distribute resources in a more equitable manner, or otherwise ameliorate inequality’s negative effects. The discussion will span various areas of public and private law, from the relationship between human rights and economic fairness to the different ways that financial advantage is coded into law, thereby shaping the distribution of wealth.

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WilmerHale Legal Services Center 40th Anniversary

April 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Legal Services Center in Jamaica Plain, and Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall, see above + Google Map

A series of highly interactive roundtables held at LSC as faculty, graduates, current students, and current and former staff of the WilmerHale Legal Services Center come together to commemorate 40 years training more than 4,000 attorneys and law students and providing high quality, pro bono civil legal services to thousands of Greater Boston’s most vulnerable residents. Faculty/Alumni Roundtables will focus on: #Spark: The Influence of the Bellow-Charn Model on Legal Education #Uplift: Using the Law to Create Economic Justice #Flex:…

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Global Inequality Symposium: Money, Finance and Sustainable Development

April 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound 102

Economic stagnation, financial crisis, and increasing inequality have provoked worldwide debate about the “winners” and “losers” of globalization. This panel will offer a deeper view of law’s role in the creation and distribution of wealth in a financialized world. The linkages among law, money, and finance drive the macroeconomic dynamics that bring growth, employment, and long-term wealth accumulation.

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Global Inequality Symposium: What is Law and (International) Political Economy? with David Singh Grewal

April 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pound 102

Professor David Singh Grewal and students will lead a discussion about how to challenge and expand modes of legal thinking which embed the economy in social life — whether those challenges begin by pushing back against the normalization of “law and econ” frameworks in first year law school or countering corporate power in an increasingly globalized international market.

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Brazil Legal Symposium

April 8, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 6:15 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom

The Harvard Law Brazilian Association Legal Symposium is an annual congress designed and organized by current students and alumni of Harvard Law School from Brazil. Our goal is to nurture a unique opportunity for networking and learning, by bringing together high-profile speakers, who will convey their lessons about hot-button, legal-related issues to an audience of seasoned professionals and promising students.

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HLS Brazilian Association Legal Symposium

April 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:45 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East B

The Harvard Law Brazilian Association Legal Symposium is an annual congress designed and organized by current students and alumni of Harvard Law School from Brazil. Our goal is to nurture a unique opportunity for networking and learning, by bringing together high-profile speakers, who will convey their lessons about hot-button, legal-related issues to an audience of seasoned professionals and promising students.

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HLS Brazilian Association Legal Symposium

April 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:45 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East B

The Harvard Law Brazilian Association Legal Symposium is an annual congress designed and organized by current students and alumni of Harvard Law School from Brazil. Our goal is to nurture a unique opportunity for networking and learning, by bringing together high-profile speakers, who will convey their lessons about hot-button, legal-related issues to an audience of seasoned professionals and promising students.

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HALB Presents: PE Roundtable Lunch Panel

April 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1015

Harvard Association for Law and Business (HALB) Private Equity Roundtable will feature industry leaders for a discussion on the current state of private equity. This year, PE Roundtable features keynote speaker David Rubenstein (Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman of the Carlyle Group) and a lunch panel with A.J. Murphy (Managing Director of Silver Lake), Daniel Brand (Senior Managing Director of CVC), Eric Lee (General Partner of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe), Adam Nebesar (Managing Director of Bain Capital), and Kristin Steen…

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Harvard Law Review Prison Abolition Symposium

April 11, 2019 - April 12, 2019
Austin Hall MA United States

The Developments in the Law issue of Volume 132 of the Harvard Law Review focuses on the topic of prison abolition for the first time in the publication's history, with contributions from Patrisse Cullors, Angel Sanchez, Dylan Rodríguez, Allegra McLeod, and Dorothy Roberts. As part of this issue, the Law Review and a broad coalition of other student organizations are hosting a symposium for scholars, organizers, and stakeholders in this field to identify intersections of abolitionist theory and praxis. The…

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HLS Brazilian Association Legal Symposium

April 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East B

The Harvard Law Brazilian Association Legal Symposium is an annual congress designed and organized by current students and alumni of Harvard Law School from Brazil. Our goal is to nurture a unique opportunity for networking and learning, by bringing together high-profile speakers, who will convey their lessons about hot-button, legal-related issues to an audience of seasoned professionals and promising students.

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Blockchain, FinTech and the Law – First Annual HLSBFI Conference

April 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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WCC

The Harvard Law School Blockchain and Fintech Initiative (HLSBFI) is proud to present its 1st Annual Blockchain & Fintech Conference, "Blockchain, FinTech and the Law". Our conference will highlight the legal issues surrounding the use of blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and other FinTech technologies. The conference aims to teach and to connect law students to leaders, lawyers, regulators and other industry pioneers grappling with the legal treatment of these new innovations. Schedule: Monday, April 15th 12:00 - 1:00 pm. WCC 1015.…

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HLSBFI Conference (Blockchain, FinTech and the Law) – the FinTech ecosystem, regulatory challenges and international expansion issues

April 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom

The Harvard Law School Blockchain and Fintech Initiative (HLSBFI) is proud to present its 1st Annual Blockchain & Fintech Conference, "Blockchain, FinTech and the Law". Our conference will highlight the legal issues surrounding the use of blockchain technology, FinTech, cryptocurrencies, and other financial technologies. The conference aims to teach and to connect law students to leaders, lawyers, regulators and other industry pioneers grappling with the legal treatment of these new innovations. Schedule: Monday, April 15th 12:00 - 1:00 pm. WCC…

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HLSBFI Conference (Blockchain, FinTech and the Law) Keynote with Tim Draper on Cryptocurrency Regulation

April 15, 2019 @ 5:05 pm - 6:05 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

The Harvard Law School Blockchain and Fintech Initiative (HLSBFI) is proud to present its 1st Annual Blockchain & Fintech Conference, "Blockchain, FinTech and the Law". Our conference will highlight the legal issues surrounding the use of blockchain technology, FinTech, cryptocurrencies, and other financial technologies. The conference aims to teach and to connect law students to leaders, lawyers, regulators and other industry pioneers grappling with the legal treatment of these new innovations. Schedule: Monday, April 15th 12:00 - 1:00 pm. WCC…

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HLSBFI Conference (Blockchain, FinTech and the Law) – The Blockchain Industry: Legal and Regulatory Challenges

April 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

The Harvard Law School Blockchain and Fintech Initiative (HLSBFI) is proud to present its 1st Annual Blockchain & Fintech Conference, "Blockchain, FinTech and the Law". Our conference will highlight the legal issues surrounding the use of blockchain technology, FinTech, cryptocurrencies, and other financial technologies. The conference aims to teach and to connect law students to leaders, lawyers, regulators and other industry pioneers grappling with the legal treatment of these new innovations. Schedule: Monday, April 15th 12:00 - 1:00 pm. WCC…

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Blockchain, FinTech and the Law – First Annual HLSBFI Conference – Keynote with Gary Gensler, CFTC Chair (2009-2014)

April 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Come hear from leading Fintech and blockchain regulators, entrepreneurs, and lawyers at the 2019 Blockchain & Fintech Conference on April 15th-April 16th, 2019 at Harvard Law School. Gary Gensler served as Chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) from 2009-2014. Gary has worked on various political campaigns, most recently as CFO for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. He is currently Senior Advisor to the director of the MIT Media Lab and a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School…

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2018-19 Harvard China Law Symposium

April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Langdell Hall 272 Kirkland and Ellis Classroom – South

12-1:30PM(Boxed Lunch provided) Dialogue between Professor Mark Wu and Stephen Orlins, President of National Committee on United States-China Relations, Former Director of Carlyle Asia, Former President of Lehman Brothers Asia. We will potentially cover the recent developments on U.S.-China trade negotiations, One Belt One Road Initiative and other issues. All questions are welcome. Panel: Risk and Rewards: Cross-Border Transactions Involving China 1:45 PM-3:00 PM This panel will comprise of issues specific to investments in each direction, and all types of…

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May 2019

2019 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference: Consuming Genetics: Ethical and Legal Considerations of New Technologies

May 17, 2019
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West B (Room 2036, Second Floor), 1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School is pleased to announce plans for our 2019 annual conference: “Consuming Genetics: The Ethical and Legal Considerations of Consumer Genetic Technologies.” This year’s conference is organized in collaboration with Nita A. Farahany, Duke Law School, and Henry T. Greely, Stanford Law School. Breakthroughs in genetics have often raised complex ethical and legal questions, which loom ever larger as genetic testing is becoming more commonplace, affordable, and…

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Prepare to Practice: Legal Research Conference

May 21, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
WCC

HLS Students- Please join us for a full-day legal research conference on Tuesday, May 21st from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Get up to speed on research methods for fact-finding, corporate law, immigration, and many other topics. There will be speakers from firms, courts, non-profits, and law schools, so wherever you’ll be researching this summer, there will be sessions you’ll find useful. You’ll also have the chance to speak with legal database providers about some of their latest and greatest services! We’ll…

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August 2019

Mizrahi Legal Studies Conference

August 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
WCC Milstein West

The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at Harvard Law School presents: Mizrahi Legal Studies an International Conference Keynote: Yifat Bitton Opening Conversation: Sami Shalom Chetrit & Noah Feldman Day 1 (Tuesday December 10, 2019) 9-945am: Opening Session: Mizrahi Jewish History 9:50 – 11:20am: Mizrahi Interventions in Political/Legal Thought 11:30 – 12:15pm: Keynote 12:15 – 1pm: Lunch 1-2:30pm: Mizrahi Legal History/ies 2:45 – 4:15pm: Mizrahi Discrimination and Clinical Education Day 2 (Wednesday December 11, 2019) 9 -10:30am: Spatial Dimensions…

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September 2019

2019 Harvard Legal Technology Symposium

September 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Austin Hall 100

The Harvard Law & Technology Society is hosting the 2019 Harvard Legal Technology Symposium from September 12-13, 2019 (agenda: https://orgs.law.harvard.edu/techsoc/2019-legal-technology-symposium/). We are bringing together a large interdisciplinary and international community to think deeply about how technology can improve and shape the law at the largest student organized legal technology event in the world. Our speakers include prominent professors, the founders and CEOs of numerous legal tech firms, general counsels, law firm attorneys and others.

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2019 Harvard Legal Technology Symposium

September 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Milstein West B

The Harvard Law & Technology Society is hosting the 2019 Harvard Legal Technology Symposium from September 12-13, 2019 (agenda: https://orgs.law.harvard.edu/techsoc/2019-legal-technology-symposium/). We are bringing together a large interdisciplinary and international community to think deeply about how technology can improve and shape the law at the largest student organized legal technology event in the world. Our speakers include prominent professors, the founders and CEOs of numerous legal tech firms, general counsels, law firm attorneys and others.

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Innovation, Justice, and Globalization Conference

September 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 27, 2019

Milstein East & West

In addition to speakers from government, international/inter-governmental organizations and faculty from the Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, the conference will feature two special keynote addresses. On Thursday, September 26, at 3:00pm in Milstein East, Yochai Benkler, Jack N. and Lillian R. Berkman Professor for Entrepreneurial Legal Studies, will give the opening keynote “Productivity and Power: The Role of Technology in Political Economy.” On Friday, September 27, at 2:45 pm in Milstein West,…

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October 2019

The Electoral College: Open Questions, Paths Forward

October 18, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Milstein East & West

Few institutions are as important to shaping the future of the United States as the electoral college. Please join Professor Lawrence Lessig and the Harvard Law & Policy Review on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19 for a series of conversations and presentations at Harvard Law School regarding the historical and philosophical foundations of the electoral college, as well as potential avenues to amend the institution in the current political climate. Through the conference, we hope to bring together…

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The Electoral College Open Questions, Paths Forward

October 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Milstein East & West

Few institutions are as important to shaping the future of the United States as the electoral college. Please join Professor Lawrence Lessig and the Harvard Law & Policy Review on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19 for a series of conversations and presentations at Harvard Law School regarding the historical and philosophical foundations of the electoral college, as well as potential avenues to amend the institution in the current political climate. Through the conference, we hope to bring together…

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Women’s Law Association Fall Conference: Gender, Health, and Justice

October 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 23, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Milstein East & West

Keynote Address—Reflecting on Health and Social Justice with Dr. Gloria Wilder October 23, 2019, 12:00-1:00 pm, Milstein West A Join the Women's Law Association for the first event of our fall conference on Gender, Health, and Justice! Lunch will be provided and t-shirts will be handed out while supplies last. Whose Life Counts—Examining Maternal Health Inequities in America October 23, 2019, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm, Milstein West A The WLA Fall Conference presents a panel on Maternal Health, Wednesday October 23rd…

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Seventh Annual Food is Medicine Symposium

October 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Austin Hall 100 Classroom – North

Join the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, and Community Servings, as we present data and recommendations from the recently launched, first-in-the-nation Massachusetts Food is Medicine State Plan report. The symposium will feature a facilitated discussion with health care providers, community-based organizations, and researchers about ongoing efforts to implement the State Plan. Keynote speaker Lauren Taylor will discuss upcoming opportunities and challenges for Massachusetts Food is Medicine…

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The Harvard Law School Conference: Intellectual Property Law

October 24, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Milstein East B

On October 24, Harvard Law School will host the Intellectual Property Law Conference, which will explore the latest trends and developments in intellectual property. Federal Circuit and US District Court judges, top legal scholars and experienced practitioners will discuss global legal and policy issues. Conference Agenda

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