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March 2019

CAP Working Paper Lunch Series: Illegal Adoptions and the Right to Truth – Ireland’s Obligations Under International Human Rights Law and Transitional Justice

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Child Advocacy Program

“Illegal Adoptions and the Right to Truth – Ireland’s Obligations Under International Human Rights Law and Transitional Justice,” a discussion with Tara Casey, Harvard Law School LL.M. Candidate.

This talk is part of the spring 2019 Child Advocacy Program (CAP) Working Paper Lunch Series featuring CAP Graduate Program Participants.

Lunch will be provided. If you would like to attend one or more of the Lunch Series talks, please RSVP here.

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HLSEA AI Policy Discussion Group

March 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC 4057 Room

Discussion of recent scholarship on long-term AI policy. Email organizers for this week’s readings

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The Fuzzy Line Between Mediation and Facilitation

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 101 Borenstein Meeting Room

Please join the Harvard Mediation Program for a talk with Elissa Tonkin on the fuzzy line between mediation and facilitation. Elissa Tonkin, a senior attorney and experienced mediator and facilitator with the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Boston office, currently serves as Director of EPA’s leading Regional ADR Program, charged with promoting the Agency’s effective use of alternative dispute resolution to settle cases, promote constructive dialogue on environmental issues, and enhance environmental decision-making.

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April 2019

Public Health Approaches to the Opioid Crisis: Overcoming Obstacles to Community-Driven Solutions

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East

This panel will discuss community-driven, evidence-based public health strategies aimed at reducing overdose deaths in hard-to-reach populations in Massachusetts, including fishing families, veterans, and individuals who are incarcerated. The panel will also examine federal, state, and local obstacles that undermine the implementation and success of community-driven approaches to the crisis.

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A Confederacy of Prodigies: On the Ascendancy of Reason and the Extinction of Conservatism in America

April 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
2019 Milstein West AB

The Herbert W. Vaughan Academic Program – A lecture by Professor Yoram Hazony, President of The Herzl Institute and a panel discussion with Professors Mary Ann Glendon, Jack Goldsmith, and Cass Sunstein. Lunch will be served.

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The April 2019 Israeli Elections: A Discussion with Arbel Astrachan

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 101 Borenstein Meeting Room

“The April 2019 Israeli Elections” Arbel Astrachan Legal Advisor to the Knesset

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Bail and Jail: A Comparative Look at Pretrial Detention Reform in the USA and Europe

April 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East C

The bail reform movement in the USA is in a state of flux, caught between discriminatory cash bail systems and the controversial risk assessment tools replacing it. Meanwhile European systems, which feature neither cash nor algorithms, are experimenting with other methods to reduce detention rates. This event brings together key criminal justice reformers from the USA and Europe to share strategies, challenges and successes in the movement for liberty pending trial.

Speakers: Sandra Mayson, Professor, University of Georgia School…

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Jay Shooster Coffee Chat

April 3 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
WCC 3011 Room

Jay Shooster is Of Counsel to the Richman Law Group. His work is focused on animal welfare litigation. Jay strives to combat all forms of discrimination as a part of a broad coalition of advocates working for food justice, workers’ rights, environmental protection, and animal rights.

This event is sponsored by the Harvard Animal Law Society, Food Law Society, Effective Altruism, and DOS Grant Fund

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HLSEA AI Policy Discussion Group

April 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC 4057 Room

Discussion of recent scholarship on long-term AI policy. Email organizers for this week’s readings

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Educating Incarcerated Youth: Coffee chat with Dr. Lynette Tannis

April 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WCC 3011 Room

Join Advocates for Edcuation for a coffee chat with Dr. Lynette Tannis. More attention must be given to our nation’s incarcerated youth, the majority of whom will one day return to our communities. Exposing incarcerated youth to high-quality education programs can serve as critical keys to unlocking opportunities for themselves, their communities, and society. Come hear from Dr. Tannis on this critical subject matter at the intersection of education and juvenile justice. Dr. Tannis is an adjunct lecturer at the…

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Coffee Chat with Parimal Garg HLS ’14 – Deputy Chief Counsel to Governor Murphy

April 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
WCC 3013 Room

Parimal Garg HLS ’14 and Deputy Chief Counsel to New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will share reflections on how to navigate campaigns, transition, and finding a job in an administration.

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JOLT Plugged In Discussion #3

April 4 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
WCC 3034 Room
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HLSBr Lunch Talk: Perspectives in Dispute Systems & ADR

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
Pound Hall 100 Cahill Classroom

Join the HLSBr for a Lunch Talk on Perspectives in Dispute Systems & ADR

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HLSBr Lunch Talk: Pension and Labor Reform

April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East A

Join HLSBr for a lunch talk on Brazil’s Pension and Labor reform

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OSAPR Focus Group Lunch for 1 L’s

April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
WCC 3034 Room

The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR) is partnering with HLS to offer more tailored programming and resources for the HLS Community. We would like to invite all the 1L Students to discuss your experiences and needs as it relates to gender-based harassment and gender equity.

Lunch will be served.

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HLSBr Lunch Talk: Empiricism and Hard Cases

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom
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HLSBr Coffee Chat: U.S. Sentencing Policy – Past, Present and Future

April 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Join the HLSBr for a coffee chat about U.S. sentencing policy with Jonathan Wroblewski . Pao de queijo, brigadeiro and coffee will be served. WCC 1029

Jonathan Wroblewski has been the Director of the Harvard Law School Semester in Washington Program since 2010. He is also the Director of the Office of Policy and Legislation in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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HLSEA AI Policy Discussion Group

April 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC 3016 Room

Discussion of recent scholarship on long-term AI policy. Email organizers for this week’s readings

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Book Discussion: “The Best Lawyer You Can Be,” Stewart Levine, Esq.

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Come hear Stewart Levine, Esq. speak about his hot-off-the-press book, published in 2018 by the ABA, including tips and tools for being “The Best Lawyer You Can Be.”

Lunch provided.

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OSAPR Focus Group Dinner for 2/3 L’s

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 3036 Room

The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR) is partnering with Harvard Law School to offer more tailored programming and resources for the HLS community. We would like to invite all 2/3 L’s to discuss your experiences and needs as it relates to gender-based harassment and gender equity.

Dinner will be provided.

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OSAPR Focus Group Dinner for Affinity Goups

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 3034 Room

The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR) is partnering with Harvard Law School to offer more tailored programming and resources for the HLS community. We would like to invite you to discuss your experiences and needs as it relates to gender-based harassment and gender equity.

Dinner will be provided.

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JOLT Plugged In Discussion #4

April 16 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
WCC 5044 Room
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HLSEA AI Policy Discussion Group

April 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC 4057 Room

Discussion of recent scholarship on long-term AI policy. Email organizers for this week’s readings

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Benefit Corporations Coffee Chat

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
WCC 5048 Room

This coffee chat will provide an opportunity for more intimate discussion preceding the lunch talk “Benefit Corporation Legislation: Assessment of a US Legal Export” (https://hls.harvard.edu/event/benefit-corporation-legislation-assessment-of-a-u-s-legal-export/). Bill Clark will be joined by relevant academics and practitioners who have experience with the Benefit Corporation Legislation.

This event is by invite only. Please sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/qyOtuAHw4o1y2AEs1 and contact hubs@mail.law.harvard.edu with any questions.

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HLSEA AI Policy Discussion Group

April 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC 4057 Room

Discussion of recent scholarship on long-term AI policy. Email organizers for this week’s readings

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