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September 2014

Experience Virtual Reality, FREE! Brought to you by HLS SALDF

September 12, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Experience virtual reality--FREE! We will bring a state-of-the-art virtual reality machine to campus. Stop by anytime from 9am-4pm to try out the technology, and experience life as an animal. Brought to you by the HLS Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, with help from our friends at PETA.

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November 2014

Scales of Justice Fall Concert

November 21, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom

Fall concert for the Scales of Justice, HLS's only a cappella group!

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January 2015

Parody Auditions

January 28, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West AB

Now holding auditions for the 2015 Harvard Law Parody! Sign up at http://hlsparody.org.

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Parody Auditions

January 28, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Now holding auditions for the 2015 Harvard Law Parody! Sign up at http://hlsparody.org.

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March 2015

Dying While Black and Brown

March 6, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WCC 4056 Champ Room
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Dying While Black and Brown

March 6, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West AB
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April 2015

And Still We Rise: Theater That Transforms

April 2, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Austin Hall 111 Classroom – West

And Still We Rise is a collaborative theater project dedicated to healing, public awareness, and social change through empowering the voices of formerly incarcerated people and their loved ones. The cast will perform material that they have written based on their experiences with the criminal justice system and with the challenges of reentry. The performance will be followed by a talkback session with the audience. Co-sponsored by the Life After Conviction and Incarceration Reading Group, the Criminal Justice Program of…

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And Still We Rise: Theater That Transforms

April 2, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Austin Hall 100 Classroom – North

And Still We Rise is a collaborative theater project dedicated to healing, public awareness, and social change through empowering the voices of formerly incarcerated people and their loved ones. The cast will perform material that they have written based on their experiences with the criminal justice system and with the challenges of reentry. The performance will be followed by a talkback session with the audience. Co-sponsored by the Life After Conviction and Incarceration Reading Group, the Criminal Justice Program of…

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And Still We Rise: Theater That Transforms

April 2, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom

And Still We Rise is a collaborative theater project dedicated to healing, public awareness, and social change through empowering the voices of formerly incarcerated people and their loved ones. The cast will perform material that they have written based on their experiences with the criminal justice system and with the challenges of reentry. The performance will be followed by a talkback session with the audience. Co-sponsored by the Life After Conviction and Incarceration Reading Group, the Criminal Justice Program of…

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November 2015

An Evening of Performance and Politics: Sliver of a Full Moon

November 19, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

"Sliver of a Full Moon" is a powerful reenactment of the historical congressional reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in 2013: a movement that restored the authority of tribal governments to prosecute non-Native abusers who assault and abuse Native women on tribal lands.

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December 2015

Scales of Justice Fall Concert

December 4, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East C

Scales of Justice - Harvard Law's only a cappella group - presents our fall concert, featuring a mix of genres and, of course, classic law school parodies.

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February 2016

Parody (Law Wars: Attack of the Loans)

February 26, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Second Floor, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

Come see the most anticipated parody musical of the year! Doors open at 7:00pm. We're already sold out for Saturday - get your ticket online: http://hlsparody.org/tickets. Open to students and non-students alike. Star Wars knowledge is not required. The 2016 Parody Law Wars: Attack of the Loans is presented by the Harvard Law School Drama Society. It is a comedic theatrical event which parodies life at the law school using song, dance, and stage performance.

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Parody (Law Wars: Attack of the Loans)

February 27, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Second Floor, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

Come see the most anticipated parody musical of the year! Doors open at 7:00pm. We're already sold out for Saturday - get your ticket online: http://hlsparody.org/tickets. Open to students and non-students alike. Star Wars knowledge is not required. The 2016 Parody Law Wars: Attack of the Loans is presented by the Harvard Law School Drama Society. It is a comedic theatrical event which parodies life at the law school using song, dance, and stage performance.

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Parody (Law Wars: Attack of the Loans)

February 28, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Second Floor, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

Come see the most anticipated parody musical of the year! Doors open at 7:00pm. We're already sold out for Saturday - get your ticket online: http://hlsparody.org/tickets. Open to students and non-students alike. Star Wars knowledge is not required. The 2016 Parody Law Wars: Attack of the Loans is presented by the Harvard Law School Drama Society. It is a comedic theatrical event which parodies life at the law school using song, dance, and stage performance.

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Parody (Law Wars: Attack of the Loans)

February 29, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Second Floor, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

Come see the most anticipated parody musical of the year! Doors open at 7:00pm. We're already sold out for Saturday - get your ticket online: http://hlsparody.org/tickets. Open to students and non-students alike. Star Wars knowledge is not required. The 2016 Parody Law Wars: Attack of the Loans is presented by the Harvard Law School Drama Society. It is a comedic theatrical event which parodies life at the law school using song, dance, and stage performance.

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March 2016

Parody (Law Wars: Attack of the Loans)

March 1, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Second Floor, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

Come see the most anticipated parody musical of the year! Doors open at 7:00pm. We're already sold out for Saturday - get your ticket online: http://hlsparody.org/tickets. Open to students and non-students alike. Star Wars knowledge is not required. The 2016 Parody Law Wars: Attack of the Loans is presented by the Harvard Law School Drama Society. It is a comedic theatrical event which parodies life at the law school using song, dance, and stage performance.

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April 2016

Justice for Palestine Presents: Solidarity Through Art

April 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Pound Hall 101 Ballantine Classroom

Performances and discussion with Aja Monet, Karlene Griffits Sekou and Remi Kanazi. Moderated by Zena Agha. Co-sponsored by BLSA and The Dignity Project International at the Harvard Divinity School.

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Plays That Don’t Play: The Drama of Lynching

April 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Austin Hall 200 Ames Courtroom
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September 2016

Banned Books Week Read-Out

September 27, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
HLS Library MA 02138 United States

Bring your lunch and join us on the steps of the HLS Library as members of the HLS community read excerpts from our favorite banned books. We'll be reading from classic literature, children's picture books, and everything in between! If you're HLS faculty, student, or staff and would like to be a reader, please contact Meg Kribble in the Library (mkribble@law) by Thursday, September 22, and we'll add you to the line-up!

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October 2016

The Rita E. Hauser Forum for the Arts: Anna Deavere Smith, “Radical Hospitality” A Lecture/Performance

October 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre Cambridge, MA United States

The Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard presents The Rita E. Hauser Forum for the Arts: Anna Deavere Smith (New York University Tisch School of the Arts) "Radical Hospitality", A Lecture/Performance Followed by a conversation with Homi Bhabha (Director, Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard) Event is free, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available starting at noon on Wednesday, September 28, at the Harvard Box Office in Farkas Hall. Tickets will also be available online or by phone (handling fees…

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November 2016

Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program (HNMCP) 10th Anniversary Symposium

November 5, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
WCC 2012

On Saturday, November 5, 2016, the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program (HNMCP) at Harvard Law School will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with a public symposium from 9:00AM – 3:30PM in WCC 2012 at Harvard Law School. During the past 10 years, the program has grown from a handful of students pursuing independent clinical work, to a robust program of global clinical work in dispute systems design, innovative pedagogy around teamwork, and expanded course offerings in multiparty negotiation, group decision-making,…

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December 2016

Scales of Justice Fall Concert

December 2, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ames Courtroom

Scales of Justice – Harvard Law’s best (and only) a cappella group – presents our fall concert, featuring a mix of genres and, of course, classic law school parodies.

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February 2017

The Murder of Vincent Chin: A Trial Reenactment

February 4, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East BC

On June 19, 1982, Vincent Chin, a 27-year-old Chinese American, was beaten to death by two autoworkers amidst rising Asian American sentiment fueled by a declining auto industry. Chin was bludgeoned to death with a baseball bat on the night of his bachelor party and buried on what was supposed to be the day of his wedding. Chin’s murderers did not serve any jail time and were never fully brought to justice in the months and years following his death.…

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HIP Symposium – Day 1

February 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Milstein West B

Join Harvard Immigration Project at HLS for Day 1 of our annual symposium, featuring our keynote slam poet, Marlene Mayren. Marlene is a rising leader in Indianapolis in the movement for undocumented people's rights and empowerment. She began as a youth poet for Indy Pulse (indypulse.org). She was a speaker and presenter at the first annual Indy Youth Empowerment Summit sponsored by Angie's List and TFA. HIP Symposium, Feb 22-24 When so much of a person's life is dictated by…

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March 2017

Albert Woodfox and Robert King of the Angola 3–Lunch Talk

March 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wasserstein Hall 1023

Albert Woodfox and Robert King of the Angola 3 will be speaking at in WCC 1023 at noon on March 8. King and Woodfox were exonerated after spending decades imprisoned in Angola Penitentiary (formerly Angola Plantation) in Louisiana. King spent 29 years in solitary confinement before his release in 2001. Woodfox spent 41 years in solitary confinement before his release in 2016. The third member of the Angola 3, Herman Wallace, passed away in 2013 days after being released. This…

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September 2017

Scales of Justice Auditions

September 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WCC 5048 Room

Come and audition for Harvard Law School's best and only a cappella group, the Scales of Justice! All voices and experience levels are welcome to audition for this fun musical group. Auditions will be held on Saturday 9/16 and Sunday 9/17 from 12pm to 3pm. To sign up for an audition, please send an email to kkariyawasam@jd18.law.harvard.edu with your name and availability. If you’re interested in auditioning but unable to attend the weekend auditions, please contact us about making other…

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November 2017

Ames Final Round Competition 2017

November 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ames Courtroom

Presiding over this year's Competition are the Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr. Chief Justice of the United States, the Honorable Carl E. Stewart of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the Honorable Debra A. Livingston of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The teams members are: The John Hart Ely Memorial Team David Beylik Jason Ethridge, Oralist Jenya Godina Isaac Park David Phillips, Oralist Derek Reinbold The Fred T. Korematsu Memorial…

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Scales of Justice Fall Concert

November 29, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
2019 Milstein West AB

Celebrate the end of the fall semester with Harvard Law School's best a cappella group, the Scales of Justice! Fresh off their Bicentennial performance, Scales is ready to wow you with a set of old favorites and new jams. Doors to Milstein West open at 7:15, concert starts at 7:30! Free admission.

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Scales of Justice Fall Concert

November 29, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West AB

Celebrate the end of the fall semester with Harvard Law School's best a cappella group, the Scales of Justice! Fresh off their Bicentennial performance, Scales is ready to wow you with a set of old favorites and new jams. Doors to Milstein West open at 7:15, concert starts at 7:30! Free admission."

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February 2018

APALSA Presents: Heart Mountain Trials – A Reenactment

February 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ames Courtroom

APALSA invites the entire HLS community to attend the 2018 Trial Reenactment, the marquee event of the 24th Annual HLS Apalsa Conference. This year's case - the Heart Mountain Trials - is about the prosecution of Japanese-Americans interned during WWII who refused to be drafted into the U.S. military, and touches on important questions of race, citizenship, and protest that remain relevant today. The hour-long reenactment will take place on Saturday, February 3rd at 4PM, and will be immediately followed…

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HLS Parody 2018

February 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Milstein East & West

The Harvard Law School Drama Society proudly presents the 2018 HLS Parody - Lord of the Deans: Return of the Rankings. Join Frodo and the rest of the fellowship as they journey to destroy the evil of the Ames plaque. But beware the prestige-hungry Dean Lord! She will stop at nothing to save Harvard from its third place squalor in the law school rankings. This year's show marks the 58th Annual Parody, an original comedy musical poking fun at HLS,…

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March 2018

Guy Ben-Aharon / Israeli Stage

March 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

A legal protocol that took place in January 2014 in Kiryat Tivon is now presented as a play, raising questions of freedom of expression in educational settings; what is legitimate to express as a teacher, and what is illegitimate to express?

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April 2018

Scales of Justice Spring Concert

April 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC 2009 Classroom

Come join the Scales of Justice, Harvard's best (and only) a cappella group, for our spring concert! We have some old and new tunes to close out the semester. Doors open at 7:30pm, concert starts at 8:00pm.

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February 2019

Fred Korematsu and His Fight for Justice

February 2, 2019 @ 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Ames Courtroom

For the 3rd Annual Trial Reenactment, we will be telling the story of Fred Korematsu and his fight for justice. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Korematsu v. United States and the 100th anniversary of Fred Korematsu's birthday (January 30, 1919). This event is affiliated with the Harvard APALSA Conference: Milestones, but is open to the public. There is no need to sign up for the conference to attend. Featuring: -Judge Denny Chin, Court…

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2019 Parody – Amenders: Indemnity War… In the Age of JOLTron

February 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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WCC 2036 Milstein East ABC

The Harvard Law School Drama Society proudly presents the 2019 HLS Parody — Amenders: Indemnity Wars . . . In the Age of JOLTron. Join our law school superheroes as they fight to protect the law school against the evil Dean Manos and a rogue outline bank. But beware! If they fail, half of our audience will be transferred . . . and no, not to Yale. This year's show marks the 59th Annual Parody, an original comedy musical poking…

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March 2019

Unveiled: A One Woman Play by Rohina Malik

March 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
WCC 1015

HLS Advocates is excited to host Rohina Malik at HLS! She is a Muslim American playwright, actor and storyteller and 'Unveiled' is the story of the human cost of Islamophobia.

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April 2019

Scales of Justice Spring Concert

April 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Join Harvard Law School's best (and only) a cappella group for our spring concert!

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October 2019

National Security Law Association Podcast Taping

October 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Austin Hall 111 Classroom – West

Come join the National Security Law Association for a live podcast taping with Stephen Vladeck and Bobby Chesney. A Q&A session will follow and dinner will be provided.

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November 2019

HKS Open Mic Night

November 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Malkin Penthouse, 4th Floor, Littauer Building, HKS, 79 John F. Kennedy St
Cambridge,
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The Arts and Culture Caucus, and Crimson Poets Society at HKS invite you to an Open Mic Night on Monday, November 18th, 8pm focused on the theme of belonging, and emceed by Professor Tim McCarthy. The theme can be interpreted liberally and we welcome performances in any medium – poetry, storytelling, dance, music, a scene, a piece of artwork, or something else entirely. There is also no need to perform in order to attend – we need an enthusiastic audience…

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April 2022

Scales of Justice Spring Concert

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hauser Hall 102 Malkin Classroom

A performance by the one and only HLS a cappella group, Scales of Justice!

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