Hear from a panel of 2L and 3L international students discuss how they navigated EIP, from preparing for the interviews and researching visa policies, to choosing their employers.
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A talk by Tarun Khaitan, Associate Professor and the Hackney Fellow in Law at Wadham College, University of Oxford (currently on special leave) and Future Fellow, University of Melbourne
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Judge Trevor McFadden of the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia will join the Federalist Society to discuss the difficulties of conducting trials in administrative law disputes. Chick fil a will be served.More event details »
This is a space to share and reflect on what we learned at the CRT conference (April 12-13) and discuss moving forward with organizing for Critical Race Theory course offerings and faculty hiring. All who attended the conference or are interested in advancing these goals are welcome.
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Join JOLT for a conversation on emerging issues in commercial human spaceflight. Panelists will include Mike French and Richard DalBello. Mike French is the Senior VP for Commercial Space at Bryce Space and Technology and formerly NASA’s Chief of Staff. Richard DalBello is the VP of Business Development and Government Affairs at Virgin Galactic and served as the Director of Space and Aeronautics in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. The conversation will be moderated by former…More event details »
Please join three Skadden M&A attorneys as they discuss their practice group and OCI-related advice. Lunch will be provided.More event details »
Film Description: A dynamic story of how students and immigrant janitors took on—and defeated—one of the most powerful corporations in the world, Occupationdocuments thehistoric three-week sit-in by the Harvard Living Wage Campaign. The Campaign won unprecedented gains for low-wage workers at the world’s richest university, and catapulted the living wage movement to the center of public attention. In demonstrating one local response to corporate power in an age of globalization, Occupation powerfully depicts how people from dramatically different backgrounds were…More event details »
Can Ethical Labelling Make Food Systems Healthy, Sustainable and Just? Lessons from a Critical Evaluation of the Democratic Governance Capacity of Animal Welfare Labeling
In this talk, Professor Christine Parker will critically investigate the role of food labeling and its contestation as a governance pathway towards healthy, sustainable, fair food systems. Consumers are often encouraged to “vote with their fork” and “say no” to unhealthy, unsustainable and unfair food. As a result the food label has become a heavily contested governance space – an arena in which governments, activists, social entrepreneurs and industry all seek to influence both consumer choices and the food chain…More event details »
The 2019 Class Marshals invite the graduating class to join us for the first event in our Last Lectures Series, featuring Professor Klarman. The Last Lectures are a tradition for the graduating class which provide students with an opportunity to hear selected HLS Professors impart words of wisdom before we leave HLS. Lunch will be provided.More event details »
Debra LaPrevotte is the Senior Investigator for The Sentry, investigating greed that fuels war crimes and atrocities in Sudan, South Sudan Congo (DRC) and the Central African Republic (CAR). Prior to joining The Sentry, Debra retired after 20 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Debra served as a Supervisory Special Agent on the International Corruption Unit at FBI Headquarters and was instrumental in initiating the FBI’s Kleptocracy program. Debra traced and seized more than $1 billion dollars from…More event details »
Coffee Chat with Suzette Long, Caterpillar Chief Legal OfficerMore event details »
The Gary Bellow Public Service Award was created in 2001 to honor Professor Gary Bellow, his commitment to public service, and his innovative approach to the analysis and practice of law. Each year, the Gary Bellow Public Service Award recognizes students who—like Professor Bellow—exemplify how lawyers can litigate, educate, advocate, and organize to promote social justice.
Join us to celebrate the winner and finalists, who will give talks on their public service experience.
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Join The Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project for drinks and hors-d’oeuvres with our Spring 2019 clients, attorney advisers, and law firm sponsors. This is a great opportunity to learn about our spring client projects, make new connections, and catch up with old friends. All clients, attorney advisers and HLS students interested in HLEP are invited to attend.More event details »
Come visit the Ask the Registrar informational table by the ramp leading up to the Harkness dining hall. Stop by to grab some candy and ask members of the Registrar’s Office your most pressing questions!More event details »
Join Global South Dialogue and HLS Advocates for a frank discussion about representation in international human rights work. Experts in the field will address issues with tokenism, white saviors in the works place, and the problematic nature in deciding what the “in” issues are in human rights while offering advice and solutions.More event details »
Join ACS, the HLS Democrats, and the JD/MPP Joint-Degree Students Association for lunch with Justin Levitt and a discussion of election law and voting rights.
Professor Levitt is an american constitutional law scholar at Loyola Law School. He previously worked at the U.S. Department of Justice in the Civil Rights Division as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General. He was the National Voter Protection Counsel in 2008.
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Join JOLT for an EIP Q&A Session with 2Ls and 3Ls in a variety of law and technology practice areas. Thai food will be served.More event details »
No Woman, No Cry: Delivering on the Promise of High Quality Maternity Care in Low and Middle Income Countries
Jigyassa Sharma will be speaking about quality of care for pregnant women in low- and middle-income countries, with a focus on mistreatment of women during facility-based care.
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David Pitofsky is General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of News Corporation, one of the largest media organisations in the world. Mr Pitofsky has had an incredibly diverse career, he was a criminal prosecutor and Assistant U.S. Attorney in New York for almost ten years, working on some of the most high profile corporate fraud cases of the past few decades. After that, Mr Pitosky spent nine years as Partner at Goodwin Procter, working predominantly in white collar defense…More event details »
As Amazon pulls out of its heavily-subsidized investment in New York because of political opposition, in the European Union it is the European Commission that has taken the lead against the tax deals granted by some EU Member States to multinationals such as Amazon, Apple, Starbucks, and FIAT. Allegedly, those companies have received illegal state aids worth over 15 billion euros via confidential tax rulings. This talk analyses this key development in international taxation and examines the possible outcomes of…More event details »
Join Sarah Stuart, HLS alumn and mindfulness expert, for a discussion about the practice of mindfulness and how mindfulness techniques may support you during the finals period.More event details »
Please come listen to students returning from Palestine.More event details »
Katherine Gehl, Former CEO of Gehl Foods, Inc., and Political Innovation Activist, and Michael Porter, Harvard University Professor, have used classic business school tools (Porter’s Five Forces) to analyze politics as an industry. In this session they will discuss the Gehl Porter Politics Industry Theory and participants will leave with an understanding of how our political system actually works, what is driving poor outcomes, and, most importantly, a comprehensive strategy for how we can recapture our democracy.
Daniella Ballou-Aares is…More event details »
Interested in learning about a career in Investment Banking? Lazard and HALB invite Harvard Law students to join for an information session on Wednesday, April 24 to learn more about the types of exciting transactions Lazard focuses on, as well as understand the roles that Lazard bankers play on a deal and the impact one can have at the firm. The session will include specific case study overviews and Q&A. Students will also have the opportunity to network with bankers…More event details »
Discussion of recent scholarship on long-term AI policy. Email organizers for this week’s readingsMore event details »
Havva Guney-Ruebenacker, HLS alum and current fellow at the HLS Program on Law and Social Change in the Muslim World, will speak about what she terms “Islamic legal realism,” seeking to unsettle some established notions of Islamic law. Non-pizza lunch will be served.More event details »
Please join us for lunch and a conversation on the status of free expression in the Middle East and North Africa. Our panelists will use specific case studies to discuss the legal frameworks regulating speech and analyze practical realities of criminalizing critical speech across the region. Speakers will include Deina Abdelkader, Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies; Salma Waheedi, Lecturer on Law and Associate Director of the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World;…More event details »
General interest meeting for HLS Law and Behavioral Science (LaBS). Non-pizza lunch will be served.
Join us for an open discussion on topics at the intersection of law and behavioral science and neuroscience. Everyone is welcome regardless of past LaBS participation. We will also discuss our priorities for next year including potential speakers and events.More event details »
Join HLSBFI in a lunch talk in which Cindy Yang, team leader of Duane Morris LLP’s Fintech practice group and partner in its intellectual property practice group, will discuss the challenges faced by innovative fintech companies in the intellectual property space.
Ms. Yang is a highly sought after lawyer in the Fintech industry and has been recognized by the National Law Journal as a 2018 Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and FinTech Trailblazer. She has broad experience counseling clients on legal and regulatory…More event details »
The Class Marshal’s invite the 3Ls and LLMs to the Last Lecture Series featuring Martha Minow. Coming eat a non-pizza lunch with us one last time.More event details »
Meet with the staff of the Clinical and Pro Bono Programs office during open office hours. Feel free to come ask questions about clinical registration, pro bono hours and requirements, independent clinical projects, and other topics related to clinical and pro bono activities.More event details »
Home to five percent of the world’s population but roughly 25 percent of its incarcerated population, America is beginning to reckon with the failed endeavor that is mass incarceration. Those fighting to end mass incarceration and immigrant detention have called attention to the ways in which legal actors and institutions have been central to the growth of the carceral state. These advocates have proposed and championed a host of steps state and private actors can take to end mass incarceration,…More event details »
Elections for the two 19-20 Co-President. All are welcome to participate.More event details »