We are a student group dedicated to the pursuit of Jesus Christ in our everyday lives as graduate students. Come join us as we explore the Museum of Fine Arts (free admission with Harvard ID) with a tour curated by ABSK members. Afterwards we will eat dinner together. We will meet at Johnston Gate at 1:50 pm and take the T together. Or meet us at the MFA Huntington entrance at 2:30 pm. For more information, visit our Facebook page…More event details »
Come join us as we watch the movie “I Can Only Imagine” to discover the power of forgiveness and change behind MercyMe’s hit song of the same name. Nachos and popcorn will be served.
Based on the incredible true-life story that inspired the beloved, chart-topping song, I Can Only Imagine is a song that brings ultimate hope to so many – often in the midst of life’s most challenging moments. Amazingly, the song was written in mere minutes by MercyMe…More event details »
Come to tryouts for the HLS Mock Trial Team! No experience necessary.More event details »
Come to tryouts for the HLS Mock Trial Team! No experience necessary.More event details »
Harvard Law School’s Public Service Venture Fund (PSVF) awards $1 million in grants every year to help graduating students pursue public service careers. If you are a budding social entrepreneur looking to start an organization from the ground up, or planning to begin your career through a fellowship with a nonprofit or government agency, the PSVF can help you achieve your goals. Join OPIA’s Assistant Dean for Public Service Alexa Shabecoff and PSVF Coordinator Tasha Griffiths to learn more about…More event details »
Join the Human Rights Program (HRP) for a lunch discussion with Professor Flávia Piovesan, a commissioner for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, on the impact of and challenges currently facing the Inter-American human rights system. Dr. Piovesan is a professor of Constitutional Law and Human Rights at the Catholic University of São Paulo. She also teaches at the University of Buenos Aires and at the Academy on Human Rights at the American University Washington College of Law. Previously, she…More event details »
The Journal of Law and Public Policy (JLPP) will be kicking off the semester with information about the journal and about subciting on Issue 1 for the year. Thai food will be served.More event details »
The Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review is now accepting submissions for student writing for publication in Volume 54.2! Stop by our information session for lunch, a brief presentation, and Q & A time for all potential student authors.More event details »
Nahed Samour, Early Career Fellow, Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Göttingen Institute for Advance Study The talk focuses on the judge’s authority as it emanated from the judicial organization under the early Abbasids. It discusses the concept of office as well as theories of professionalization and bureaucratization and their applicability to the Islamic history of adjudication.
Dr. Nahed Samour is an Early Career Fellow at the Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Göttingen Institute for Advance Study, Germany and pursues her Habilitation at the Humboldt University, Berlin, Faculty…More event details »
Book talk with Bernard Harcourt,the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Professor of Political Science, Executive Director of the Eric H. Holder Initiative for Civil and Political Rights, and Founding Director of the Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought at Columbia University.
Professor Carol Steiker will introduce Professor Harcourt.
Lunch will be provided. Hosted by the Criminal Justice Policy Program. Co-sponsored by HLS ACLU and the HLS Program on International Law and Armed Conflict.
“The Counterrevolution is…More event details »
Are you interested in getting more involved with the Women’s Law Association? We will be having an info session for 1Ls, LLMs, and any other interested students. Come hear more about our organization and what we do for the HLS community, and learn how you can become a part of it! Our committee chairs will be there to answer all of your questions. Lunch will be served.More event details »
Join us for the Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution.More event details »
Zack Buck will discuss his paper, “”The Price of Universality: Sustainable Access and the Twilight of the ACA.”More event details »
Join us for a panel discussion previewing the upcoming Supreme Court term. Panelists will be Professors Nikolas Bowie, Alexandra Natapoff, and Adrian Vermeule, moderated by Climenko Fellow Thomas Frampton. Co-hosted by the American Constitution Society, the Federalist Society, and the Harvard Law Review. Dinner served.More event details »
Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Seminar
Join us for a semester-length seminar to develop skills and strategies for resolving disputes. Role plays and exercises will provide the opportunity to practice theory, and complete the class as a more effective and reflective negotiator.
Mondays, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., beginning Sept. 24th
For more information & to register online visit the Program on Negotiation’s website.More event details »
Harvard Business Law Review fall subcite training session. All students interested in joining the journal must attend the training before receiving subcite assignments. Dinner will be provided.More event details »
Do you want to learn more about the Women’s Law Association? In the evening following our lunchtime info session, the WLA is hosting a welcome mixer for all interested students as an opportunity to get any questions answered and find out more about the WLA’s contribution to the HLS community. Come enjoy drinks and appetizers while getting to know more WLA members and learning how you can get involved!More event details »
The majority of BigLaw jobs are obtained, and often even created, through networking. Attend this program to learn what networking is, and to learn about the basics of how to creatively, enthusiastically and professionally network your way to a job. Lunch will not be served so feel free to bring food.
If you or an event participant requires disability-related accommodations, please contact HLS Accessibility Services in the Dean of Students Office at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (617) 495-1880 in advance of…More event details »
Do you speak a language other than English? Are you interested in helping clients as an interpreter for the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC)? Join us for a training and discussion! We will provide basic information about the Clinic and our clients and we will run through the dos and don’ts of interpretation.
If you have not already signed up to interpret, you can do so through the Developing Justice Translator website: https://www.developingjustice.com/translate
Please RSVP to email@example.com.More event details »
Bring your lunch and join us on the steps of the HLS Library as members of the Harvard 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 Harvard faculty, student, or staff and would like to be a reader, please contact Meg Kribble in the Library (mkribble@law) by Friday, September 21, and we’ll add you to the roster–or just show up with a banned book!More event details »
Join the HLS Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapter for our first general meeting of the year! We’ll introduce your executive board, let you know about our upcoming events, and share opportunities to get involved this year. Lunch will be provided. Please note this event is open to the HLS community only.More event details »
Please join the Student Chapter of the Animal Legal Defense Fund (formerly SALDF) for an open informational meeting, for returning and new members alike! Lunch will be served.More event details »
Why You Should Study Law and History: Opening Reception for Harvard Law School Program on Law & History
Panelists include law professors Nikolas Bowie, Daniel Coquillette, Charles Donahue, Elizabeth Kamali, Adriaan Lanni, Anna Lvovsky, Bruce Mann, and Laura Weinrib. Law and History co-directors Kenneth Mack and Intisar Rabb will moderate the panel.
Lunch will be provided.More event details »
Michèle Penzer, the Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins’ New York office will share her experience as a woman leader in a major law firm. Sugar & Spice (Thai food) will be provided!More event details »
HLS offers 2Ls, 3Ls and LL.M. students the opportunity to spend Winter Term pursuing independent clinicals or research and writing projects. Representatives from International Legal Studies, the Graduate Program, the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs, the Office of Academic Affairs, and the HLS Registrar’s Office will discuss finding a clinical placement, developing a research and writing proposal, and funding through the Winter Term International Travel Grant program, as well as registration and deadlines.More event details »
Join the Fellows and Faculty Leaders to learn about the Law and Government Program of Study! Featuring Profs. Vicki Jackson, Daphna Renan, and Richard Lazarus.
The program creates events for students who are interested in working in local, state, or federal government at some point in their career. Come learn how HLS can help you pursue your government interests!
All are welcome–1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, LLMs.More event details »
An Inside Look into the DOJ Civil Appellate Staff – Info Session with Mark Freeman, Director of the Appellate Staff, Civil Division
Join OPIA for an insider’s look in the DOJ, Civil Appellate Staff, with HLS alumnus Mark Freeman ’03, Director of the Civil Appellate Staff.More event details »
East Asian Legal Studies Open House An opportunity to meet EALS Faculty, Staff, Research Fellows, and the 2018-2019 Visiting Scholars Tuesday, September 25, 2018 2:30–4:00 p.m. Remarks at 3:00 p.m.
Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall 308 Harvard Law School
Light refreshments will be served.More event details »
Join the HLS Alliance for Reproductive Justice and other feminist organizations at HLS for a happy hour!More event details »
Over the last two decades a number of refugees, mostly from Africa, have arrived in Israel seeking political asylum. Israel set up a regime to deal with them, which has lately become increasingly exclusionary, to the point of preventing the entry of any asylum seekers and promoting the deportation of those in the country. Earlier this year the issue erupted into a political crisis that has not yet fully settled. This talk will describe these processes in a comparative context,…More event details »
This November, Massachusetts voters will decide whether to repeal a law protecting transgender people from discrimination in public accommodations. Help protect the rights of transgender people by participating in a phone bank to urge Massachusetts to vote Yes on Three! No experience with phone banking required. Dinner will be served. Please RSVP at bit.ly/YesOn3HLS. This week’s phone bank is co-sponsored by Lambda and CR-CL.More event details »
We are excited to invite you all to La Alianza’s First General Body Meeting. Please join us Tuesday, September 25th at 7pm in WCC 3018 to learn more about our organization! We will introduce our board, and discuss upcoming La Alianza events such as our annual fall retreat and the Familias Mentorship Program.
Delicious Latin American food will be served. Hope to see you there!More event details »
Led by HGHI, Outbreak Week is a University-wide effort to commemorate the 1918 influenza pandemic that killed more than 50 million people around the globe.
This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and registration is required. Register now on our website: http://petrieflom.law.harvard.edu/eventsMore event details »
Bring your lunch to this in-depth look at how to develop a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard’s University-wide flexible work guidelines.More event details »
Hear from attorneys who are fighting inequality and injustice through the practice of community lawyering.More event details »
Since 2003, hundreds of thousands of people from Darfur have been killed by the Sudanese government and its militia, Janjaweed. Over 2.5 million people were forced to leave their homes, among them thousands who have fled to Israel.
Join HIRC for a lunch and discussion with Mutasim Ali, the first and only person from Sudan to be recognized as a refugee in Israel. Mutasim will highlight the journey of African refugees and asylum seekers in Israel and allow time…More event details »
Steven Engel, Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel and Professor Jack Goldsmith will have a conversation about the role of the Office of Legal Counsel and the challenges Engel faces as an Assistant Attorney General. Hosted by the Harvard Federalist Society. Bolocco burritos will be served.More event details »