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October 2018

HIALSA Arbitration Workshop Sessions 3 & 4

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East C

Join HIALSA for an engaging evening of discussion and debate on Monday, October 22.

At 4:00 pm, Workshop Panel 3—featuring five prominent practitioners from Washington, D.C., New York, and London—will address written submissions in international arbitration. Thereafter, at 6:00 pm, in Workshop Session 4, Mr. Brian King and Mr. Luke Sobota will engage in a moderated debate, pitting the virtues of litigation against those of arbitration.

Between the Panel and the Debate, please join HIALSA and our distinguished guests for…

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Pro Bono Week 2018: Pro Bono Recruitment Fair & Open House

October 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Suffolk Law School (1st Floor Function Room)

The Pro Bono Recruitment Fair & Open House provides attorneys and law students with a range of pro bono opportunities. The event, held at Suffolk University Law School, is sponsored by the Boston Bar Association and Suffolk University Law School. The Fair is a part of the National Pro Bono Celebration sponsored by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service.

Attendees are encouraged to drop in and meet representatives from local legal services organizations and…

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BHR Workshop

October 22 @ 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hauser Hall 103 Clark Meeting Room

Business and Human Rights workshop hosted by human rights attorneys Tyler Giannini and Amelia Evans.

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Health Law Policy, Bioethics and Biotechnology Workshop: Natalie Ram

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hauser Hall 104 Lumbard Classroom

Natalie Ram will present her paper, “Rebuilding Privacy Practices After Carpenter.”

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“The Judge” film screening and discussion

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Palestinian Judge Kholoud Al-Faqih became the first woman to be appointed to a Shari’a bench in the Middle East in 2009. “The Judge” follows her journey, from defending victims of domestic violence as a young lawyer, to her tenacious ability to maintain her position – showcasing the power of women’s leadership both inside and outside of the courtroom. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the film’s director, Erika Cohn, and Palestine legal historian Professor Elizabeth Brownson (University…

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Self-Assessment Workshop – MBTI

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

The MBTI is a widely used self-assessment tool that will help you learn more about your preferences and can provide insight into the types of careers and practice settings that you might enjoy.

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Education Law Week Mixer

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
HLS Pub

Please join Advocates for Education and our co-sponsors, Child and Youth Advocates and The Urbanists, for a mixer at the HLS Pub to celebrate our second annual Education Law Week.

This year’s theme is A Local Issue: Education in Boston, where we’ll focus on the way that wide-spread forces affect students in Boston’s schools.

Stop by for a drink and appetizers and get to know other members of the Harvard community active in education in the Boston metropolitan area.

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MELSA Monday

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 3007 Room

Middle Eastern Law Students Association General Body Meeting

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HLS First Class- Monday Night Dinner

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom

An inclusive and intersectional space for first-generation college students and students from low-income backgrounds to share and affirm our experiences, advocate for our communities, attend to our well-being, advance accessibility within the legal profession, and support our career aspirations.

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Pro Bono Week 2018: Civil Rights and Economic Justice with Prof. Nikolas Bowie and Oren Nimni

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lewis International Law Center 214A Room

Join us for a conversation about civil rights and economic justice with Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard Law School Nikolas Bowie ’14 and Oren Nimni, a Civil Rights Fellow at Lawyers for Civil Rights Boston. Oren’s legal practice focuses on cutting-edge constitutional litigation on behalf of people of color and immigrants. Oren is currently litigating the first lawsuit filed in the country against the Trump Administration to save TPS on behalf of Haitian, Honduran and Salvadoran immigrants. He…

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Building a 21st-Century City: 60 Years of the Boston Planning & Development Agency

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
WCC 2004 Classroom

The Boston Planning & Development Agency has played a remarkable role in shaping Boston’s landscape. Brian Golden, Director of the BPDA, will deliver a talk on the agency’s powers, its failures and triumphs, and how it is approaching the 21st-century challenges that face the City of Boston. A Q&A period will follow.

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Life in Law: Speaker Series

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3009 Room

Please join us for a Student Panel: “Building Resiliency: Planning for Challenging Moments in Law Careers” Non-Pizza lunch served

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Registration Information Session for 1L Students

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Langdell Hall 225 Vorenberg Classroom – North

The Office of the Registrar will be holding a 1L Registration Information Session where you can learn more about the registration process, specifically for 1L students. Lunch will be provided.

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Automating Inequality

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East C (Room 2036, Second Floor)

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How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor Featuring Virginia Eubanks

Event will be live webcast and recorded at 12:00 pm on day of event.

In Automating Inequality, Virginia Eubanks systematically investigates the impacts of data…

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Shepardizing Training

October 23 @ 12:05 pm - 12:50 pm
Pound Hall 101 Ballantine Classroom

Two identical sessions: 12:05-12:25pm and 12:35-12:55pm

Join Lexis for a training on how to use Shepards to verify your case or statute is still good law, and to find other sources. We will go over advanced techniques such as Shepardizing by Headnote, and Shepardizing a statue’s subsection. We will use some cases given to you in your memo assignment as examples.

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Trump, Brexit, and the Rise of Authoritarian-Populism

October 23 @ 12:05 pm - 12:50 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Please join us in welcoming Professor Pippa Norris from Harvard’s Kennedy School for a discussion on “Cultural Backlash: Trump, Brexit, and Authoritarian Constitutionalism.” Professor Norris will discuss the theory that polarization over the cultural cleavages that divide social liberals and social conservatives in the electorates and how these values translate into support for Authoritarian-Populist parties in the U.S. and Europe.

Pippa Norris is the Paul F. McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government,…

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Open Memo Session

October 23 @ 1:05 pm - 1:50 pm
WCC 3012 Room
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BHR Workshop

October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hauser Hall 103 Clark Meeting Room

Business and Human Rights workshop hosted by human rights attorneys Tyler Giannini and Amelia Evans.

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Masterclass & The Art of Mingling

October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East ABC

Networking is a fact of life in the legal field and much of your career will rely on strong relationships. As early as 1L year, law firms will host receptions which present an opportunity to develop new connections and learn more about the profession. Masterclass will provide you with a concrete, step-by-step…

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Drug Pricing Policies in the United States and Globally: From Development to Delivery

October 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East BC

Join us for a one-day conference exploring the current pharmaceutical pricing landscape. This event will bring together leaders from the pharmaceutical industry, policymakers, legal practitioners, and scholars to engage in novel, interdisciplinary discussions to better understand current challenges and articulate best practices to address these issues. To better promote creative thinking rather than well-worn presentations, the discussions will be constructed as case studies, asking stakeholders to articulate their own unique perspectives on the challenges of pharmaceutical pricing. Participants will assess…

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Flu Clinics

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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Pound Hall Basement – Multi-Purpose Room

Don’t miss out – three chances to get your flu shot at HLS this fall! The Law School Health Services will be holding flu clinics for all Harvard affiliates in the multi-purpose room in the basement of Pound Hall.

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Targeting the Victims: Defending Immigrant Survivors of Abuse in an Era of Enforcement

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3019 Classroom

Join Wasserstein Fellow Stacie Jonas for a discussion of her work at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid and Justice in Motion on behalf of victims of trafficking and other abuse, as well as ongoing efforts to reunite migrant parents with children from whom they were separated at the border.

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OCS and BSA Present: “Litigation v. Corporate Practice,” A Discussion with Attorneys from O’Melveny

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

OCS and BSA Present: “Litigation v. Corporate Practice,” A Panel Discussion with Partners and Associates from O’Melveny’s New York and California offices.

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Study Strategies for the Bilingual Mind

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC B010 Singer Classroom

Explore cognitive processes of bilingualism and strategies for reading, writing, and public speaking/presentation in academic settings. Includes an introduction to techniques and approaches to enhance the learning experience for bilingual students at Harvard Law School. Sponsored by Harvard’s Bureau of Study Counsel.

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Lawyer Well-Being: Time Management

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3009 Room

Please Join us for Time Management for Law Students with Sara Dana JD and Marla Allisan JD, LICSW

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Canadians at HLS: Jobs and Clerkships

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hauser Hall 102 Malkin Classroom

Harvard Law Canadians’ Students Association is hosting a jobs/clerkship panel. If you are a Canadian looking to return, or to stay in the US, come by and hear about the experiences of upper-Year students.

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New limits to arbitration for cross-border dispute settlement in the European Union and the US

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC B015 Classroom

Cross-border dispute settlement through arbitration keeps growing at the global level, especially on bilateral investment and international tax matters. Yet, the recent Achmea judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union establishes legal constraints to ad hoc international arbitration in order to protect the due process of law. A comparison between the legal framework for arbitration in the EU and the US is of paramount importance for predicting the future use of this tool for settling cross-border disputes…

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The School to Deportation Pipeline: Boston Public Schools & ICE

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Please join Advocates for Education and our co-sponsors, Child and Youth Advocates and The Urbanists, for our second annual Education Law Week.

This event will focus on Boston Public Schools and ICE (based on a recent law suit) with Elizabeth Badger from Kids in Need of Defense. Elizabeth has worked in immigration law for the last 10 years, predominantly in legal services focused on representing non-citizen children, asylum-seekers, victims of domestic violence and other crimes, and persons in prolonged immigration…

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Flexwork Overview for All Staff

October 24 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
114 Mt. Auburn St., Conference Room 406
Harvard Square at dusk

In this overview of Harvard’s updated, University-wide flexible work guidelines, you will learn about how to develop a well-thought out flexwork proposal and discuss it with your boss, why you don’t need to state your reason for submitting a proposal, potential business advantages of flexwork, the criteria managers will use to decide to approve or deny your proposal, and what is meant by an “equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals”.

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Unelected Power: A Book Presentation and Discussion with Sir Paul Tucker

October 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall

Pervasive reliance on technocratic government risks moving us all towards undemocratic liberalism, and a popular backlash. Among technocrats, few reach further than central bankers, who emerged from the financial crisis as a third great pillar of unelected power alongside the judiciary and the military. In his new book “Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State,” Paul Tucker outlines principles of delegation that can bring independent agencies into line with the deep political values of…

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A Conversation with Daniel Tarullo (former member of the Federal Reserve Board and Federal Open Market Committee)

October 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

The Harvard Law School Tax Law and Financial Regulation Students Association (Tax|Fin) is proud to present: A Conversation with Daniel Tarullo (former member of the Federal Reserve Board and Federal Open Market Committee). Professor Tarullo will discuss current developments in monetary policy, financial regulation, and central banking. Professor Tarullo returned to Harvard Law School following time in government service, teaching at various academic institutions including Georgetown Law, Princeton, and the University of Basel, and as a Visiting Scholar at…

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Reinforcing Financial Stability in a Crumbling International Order

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
JFK Jr. Forum

The 2018 Annual Robert Glauber Lecture with Sir Paul Tucker, M-RCBG research fellow and chair, Systemic Risk Council

Organized by the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School.

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HBLSA E-Board Meeting

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC 2012 Classroom
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Joshua Matz on “Constitutional Litigation Workshop: The Transgender Military Ban”

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Joshua Matz, a constitutional law attorney at Gupta Wessler and Kaplan Hecker & Fink, will lead a constitutional litigation workshop on the transgender military ban. Joshua will contextualize his discussion about presidential intent and judicial authority exploring topics such as JAG campus recruitment, the Trump Administration’s broad attacks on LGBTQ persons, and the travel ban litigation.

On July 3rd, Joshua filed a brief in the Ninth Circuit on behalf of transgender rights groups arguing that strict scrutiny applies to…

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“Vessel” Screening

October 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom
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HLSEA AI Discussion Group

October 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
WCC 4061 Room

Discussion of AI policy topics and careers. Email for more info.

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Harvard Worldwide Week: Working for and with European Union institutions: public and private sector careers in Brussels

October 25 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Hauser Hall 105 Jackson Meeting Room

The Harvard European Law Association would like to invite you to a presentation by Professor José Manuel Martínez Sierra, who will discuss options for legal careers in the European Union. This informal discussion will center around career paths working within the European Commission and other European Union Institutions as well as other public institutions in Europe. The second part will center around working with European institutions such as consulting for the Commission and the Parliament. The session will be followed…

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Government of Canada – Recruitment of Policy Leaders Program Information Session

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

The Government of Canada’s Recruitment of Policy Leaders (RPL) program targets and recruits exceptional candidates into mid- to senior-level policy positions in the Public Service of Canada.

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Flexwork Overview for Managers

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
114 Mt. Auburn St., Conference Room 406

In this overview for managers of Harvard’s updated, University-wide flexible work guidelines, you will learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flexwork; the business advantages of flexwork; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an “equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals”; flex and the HUCTW agreement; and special considerations for managing telework.

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The Nature and Experience of Academic Writing

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom
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