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October 2019

Lunch Talk with Julia Olson of Our Children’s Trust

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 5116, 6 Everett Street, Suite 5116
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Join us in welcoming Julia Olson, Executive Director and Chief Legal Counsel of Our Children’s Trust. She is the lead attorney in Juliana v. United States, the constitutional climate change case brought by 21 youths against the U.S. government for violating their Fifth Amendment rights to life, liberty, property, and public trust resources. Over her 22-year career, she has represented grassroots conservation groups working to protect the environment, organic agriculture, and human health. She founded Our Children’s Trust in 2010…

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Immigration and Visa Information

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Please join immigration attorneys for a discussion about employment authorization and immigration policies. Sponsored by HLS's Coalition of International Students and Global Affairs(CISGA), the Dean of Students Office, and the Harvard International Office.

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One Belt, One Road: Implications for International Investment Arbitration

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Join China Law Association (CLA) and International Arbitration Law Students Association (HIALSA) fo a discussion with Professor Tung Ko-Yung, an eminent international lawyer, practicing in both the public and private sectors. Lunch provided.

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November 2019

HELA lunch talk on the Tax Impacts of Brexit

November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

Join HELA lunch talk on the Tax Impacts of Brexit with Kathleen Saunders Gregor and Stephen Shay. Kathleen Saunders Gregor is a tax partner and co-founder of the Tax Controversy Group. Kathleen regularly handles disputes with the IRS, DOL and other administrative bodies, and assists clients in managing disputes with non-U.S. tax authorities. Kathleen represents public companies, private investment funds, institutional investors, private companies and high net worth individuals before the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Federal Claims and…

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The legal challenges of a Fintech Startup – HLSBFI

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Bryce Galen is the founder and CEO of Zero financial, a Fintech startup based in San Francisco that aims to revolutionize the payments industry. Come hear him share his experience working around banking regulations to develop the credit/debit card of the future.

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Take-A-Break Space

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3038

Responding to interest in the community, OSAPR is holding an open drop-in space for 1Ls to decompress from the current Criminal Law module. You’re invited to join us from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM in WCC 3038 for food, chill music, and a place to just be. ***If you need a assistance with reasonable accommodations or any questions about the accessibility of this lunch talk, please contact Harvard Law School's Accessibility Services at studentsupport@law.harvard.edu or (617)495-1880***

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Collective Resistance in the Courthouse: How Communities are Contesting Mass Incarceration

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Pound Hall 100 Cahill Classroom

Professor Simonson, a former Bronx Defender, will discuss her current work on reforming the criminal legal system, with a focus on bail funds, bailouts, participatory defense, and courtwatching as tactics of collective resistance.

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CROSS-EXAMINE YOUR THINKING™: DEVELOPING A RESILIENT MINDSET TO MANAGE STRESS & PRESSURE

November 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

How you think under stress and pressure is critical to your success as law students and future practitioners. The ability to “think flexibly” and to quickly reframe perceived challenges helps you to problem solve more effectively, see other perspectives, think creatively and better manage stress in general. During this workshop, you’ll learn about and practice some of following research-based strategies to help you develop a more resilient mindset: • A five-step process to stop worst-case scenario thinking • Key thinking…

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Carding and Flagging Racism: A Transatlantic Conversation with Lilian Thuram and Michael Bennett

November 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom

New England Patriots star Michael Bennett and famed French soccer player Lilian Thuram will discuss race, class and sports in the aftermath of the Colin Kaepernick protest.

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A Discussion with Harvard Counsel from SFFA v. Harvard

November 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2009 Classroom
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Fasting in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Learn about the law of the fast for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and participate in commencing a fast which will benefit the homeless.

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