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February 6

Monday

  • Holding the Federal Government Accountable: A Conversation with Keller Postman on Camp Lejeune 

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    In 1982, Marine Corps scientists discovered toxic chemicals in the tap water at Camp Lejeune. The government waited decades before notifying the families, leaving injured veterans with no relief. Join HPLA and members of the Keller Postman team—including Managing Partner Warren Postman and Director of Camp Lejeune Operations Fred Messner—to…
  • Diversity in Israel

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh, Israel’s first Druze Woman Knesset Member will speak on diversity in Israel.
  • From Trauma to Hope in the Gaza Strip

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join us for lunch and a discussion with Dr. Yasser Abu Jamei, psychiatrist and Director General of the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme (GCMHP), and Dr. Sara Roy, on the human rights and mental health crisis in the Gaza Strip. We will learn more about current developments in Gaza…
  • HLS Beyond Presents: The Art of Listening, Asking, & Storytelling for Advocacy & Beyond (A 3-Part Series)

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Session 1: Storytelling and Advocacy: A Screening and Intimate Conversation – Watch the Boston premiere of an episode from America in Transition (AIT), a Sundance-backed series by and about BIPOC trans people. Afterward, get a behind-the-scenes peek via a conversation between AIT Director Andre Perez, and the Director of the…
  • JOLT Boba Social

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Subcite for Harvard’s Journal of Law & Technology!  JOLT is currently seeking subciters to participate in our Spring Subcite on February 11 and 12. We will have boba at Harkbox on Monday, February 6th (2/6, 12:30-1:30p) for you to sign up for subcite, learn about upcoming elections, and hang out…
  • Changing Antitrust Strategy with Jonathan Kanter, Assistant Attorney General, DOJ Antitrust Division

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    How is antitrust law changing today, and how do those changes affect everyone? Please join us on Monday, February 6th at 6pm in Milstein West for a conversation with Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter about the DOJ Antitrust Division’s successes and challenges in developing antitrust law. Dinner will be provided.

February 7

Tuesday

  • Space Law 101

    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come to Dr. Haddaji’s introductory crash course on Space Law. Learn about the legal frameworks and treaties structuring the field to understand what Space Law is all about in the first place.
  • Litigating Palestinian Rights in the Israeli Supreme Court: Legitimation or Resistance

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    This talk explores cause lawyering and strategic litigation of Palestinian rights before the Israeli Supreme Court. It reflects on the fundamental question of bringing Palestinian cases before the Israeli Court: is it a strategy that ultimately contributes to legitimizing fundamentally unjust policies, or is it a medium of legal resistance?…
  • HALB Investor Series: Ted Berk, HBS and Bain Capital

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Ted retired in 2016 as a managing director of Bain Capital, one of the world’s leading alternative investment firms, after nearly 20 years as a private equity investor. Ted was based in London for the majority of his career, where his primary focus was private equity investments supporting consumer-facing businesses…
  • HALB x Davis Polk: Corporate Lawyering 101

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join HALB and Davis Polk to learn about the various areas of corporate law that new lawyers can specialize in and, more generally, what makes for a successful corporate lawyer. The attorneys will discuss specifics as it pertains to Davis Polk and will answer general questions about the firm.
  • A Discussion with Varty Hindoyan

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join the Women’s Law Association and Armenian Law Students Association for Vartanoush Hindoyan’s discussion of the various roles she has held throughout her exceptional legal career, including Associate General Counsel for the Brands and Marketing Legal team at Meta, in-house counsel at Disney, and business litigation at O’Melveny &…
  • METAVERSE: Legal Issues in Games in a Metaversal Market

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    The presentation will commence with a short history of the Metaverse concept and what it actually means. The presentation will discuss platforms like the Sims, Fortnite and Meta’s Horizon as they strive to fulfill the Metaverse promise. From a legal perspective the various issues of IP licensing, UGC, Right of…
  • Alston & Bird Virtual Chat

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • Using an International Human Rights Framework for Climate Justice Advocacy in the United States

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Frontline communities affected by the climate crisis and other environmental harms may pursue various legal strategies to achieve climate and environmental justice, including both domestic civil rights and international human rights frameworks. Join OPIA for a community discussion with Wasserstein Fellow Maryum Jordan ’14, Climate Justice Attorney at Earthrights International, who will discuss such strategies and share some of her ongoing work with a coalition of Indigenous Tribes threatened by forcible climate displacement. Maryum will also discuss career paths for climate and environmental justice advocacy both in the U.S. and abroad. Lunch provided. RSVP.
  • Ken Roth

    5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Journal on Legislation Elections

    6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

    Please join the Harvard Journal on Legislation to elect Volume 61’s masthead! All people listed on the Winter Issue are eligible to run and vote.
  • Open Inquiry Discussion and Dinner

    7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

    We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming discussion on Tuesday, February 7th at 7pm in the Hark Concourse (2nd Floor Hark). About Us Our Goal: Open Inquiry (OI) aims to create spaces for informed and educational conversations between HLS students across demographics and affinity groups, with all ideas open…

February 8

Wednesday

February 9

Thursday

  • Quinn Emanuel Attorney Office Hours at OCS

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • White & Case Attorney Office Hours at OCS

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • Student Wellbeing Working Group Info Table

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    The Well is Harvard Law School’s community effort to destigmatize mental health and prioritize well-being. Think of The Well as a source of support. A hub for dialogue. A space for sharing needs and accessing resources. Interested in learning more? Stop by our info table on 2/9 to connect with…
  • The Hidden Administrative State: The National Association of Attorneys General and Its Kin

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    OH Skinner of the Alliance for Consumers will discuss his thoughts for how to reform consumer protection litigation and, in particular, the role of state attorneys general and the National Association of Attorneys General in conversation with Ethan Harper. All are welcome.
  • Tax Talk with Kirkland & Ellis

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Lawyers from Kirkland & Ellis will be discussing the practice of tax at their firm as well as how M&A deals are structured from a tax perspective. Pizza will be served.
  • Student Salon Series: Moral Futurism: Digital Citizenship and the Rights of Youth in the Metaverse and Beyond

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    The Student Salon Series is a student-led event series bringing Harvard students into dialogue about tech topics, hosted by the Berkman Klein Center.  This inaugural student salon series explores gaps and issues in today’s laws, policies, and product designs that impact the digital rights and freedoms of children and young…
  • Harvard Law West Coast Club’s Spring Career Fair

    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    Come talk to attorneys and law firm reps living their #bestlife at top law firms’ West Coast offices! Food will be provided – All student attendees will be entered into a raffle for prizes. Dress is casual and firms know students will be coming between classes, so make sure to
  • West Coast Club Career Fair

    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    Come talk to attorneys and law firm reps living their #bestlife at top law firms’ West Coast offices!
    Food will be provided – All student attendees will be entered into a raffle for prizes. Dress is casual and firms know students will be coming between classes, so make sure…
  • Kenneth Roth at HLS – Global Contest between Democracy and Autocracy: Less dire than it seems

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    The common wisdom these days is that in the global contest between democracy and autocracy, the autocrats are ascendant. That is wrong. Putin’s disastrous invasion of Ukraine and Xi Jinping’s “zero Covid” debacle are highly visible illustrations of the risks inherent in unaccountable government. It is not surprising that people…
  • Mastering Money w/ Norm Champ

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Recurring

    What is your relationship to money? Are you a saver or a spender? Do you think and plan for the future or look away, thinking you’ll get to it later? Have you ever made or followed a budget? HLS Beyond has invited Norm Champ (JD ‘89), partner at…
  • Alumni in Residence with David Singleton JD’91 of the Ohio Justice & Policy Center

    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    David A. Singleton has served as the Executive Director of the Cincinnati-based Ohio Justice & Policy Center since 2002. David is also a tenured Professor of Law at NKU Chase College of Law, where he teaches the Constitutional Litigation Clinic, Criminal Law, and Criminal Procedure. David has worked as a public defender for seven years, first with the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem and then with the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. Click to register.
  • Halfway through Harvard celebration for 2Ls and LLMs

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Calling all 2Ls and LLMs! You are officially Halfway Through Harvard! Celebrate with your classmates on Thursday, February 9th, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in Milstein East. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Business casual attire is encouraged. Organized in partnership with the Dean of Students Office,…
  • Kirkland & Ellis 1L Reception

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.

February 10

Friday

  • Space Law 101

    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come to Dr. Haddaji’s introductory crash course on Space Law. Learn about the legal frameworks and treaties structuring the field to understand what Space Law is all about in the first place.
  • Originalist Perspectives on Courts of Equity

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    From where do American courts derive their equitable powers? Professor Owen Gallogly has explored the constitutional source of equity in a new paper, and he will discuss his findings with Professor Henry Smith, the king of equity. Lunch will be served, and all are welcome.
  • Activist Survivor Movement After the Bhopal Gas Tragedy

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Harvard Law School student Apoorva Dixit discusses the Bhopal gas tragedy and her podcast series aimed to uplift the voices of the victims of ‘the world’s worst industrial disaster.’…
  • Climate Change and Health: A Health Policy and Bioethics Consortium

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    As one of the largest economic sectors globally, health care represents nearly 10% of GDP spending across O.E.C.D. countries. This significant activity produces an estimated 5-10% of global greenhouse gases, presenting opportunities to directly reduce this impact through changes to energy supply, waste, purchasing, and care models. Equally important, health…
  • Skadden Sponsored Coffee at OCS

    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.

February 11

Saturday

  • APALSA Annual Conference

    All day

    The 29th Harvard APALSA Conference will take place in person at Harvard Law School on Saturday, February 11, 2023. Our theme this year is “Belonging”—for AAPIs belonging in American society, for us as AAPIs belonging with one another, and for finding belonging within ourselves as we navigate our own multiple identities. We…
  • Lambda’s Career Conference

    8:30 am - 3:00 pm

    We’re excited to announce HLS Lambda’s first ever career conference on Saturday, February 11th! This event is open to HLS Lambda members only.  It features both private and public interest employers, who will speak about their substantive practice areas and their experiences navigating the legal profession as queer attorneys.  Breakfast…
  • Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT) Spring Subcite

    February 11, 2023, 9:00 am – February 12, 2023, 5:00 pm

    Join JOLT, the top-ranked law & technology journal! JOLT isn’t just for those with science backgrounds or those interested in practicing patent law. This issue, we’re publishing pieces discussing a vast range of issues, including consumer consent in digital markets, cyberattacks, and the privacy risks of large language models. More…
  • Conversation with Julie Fink (Kaplan Hecker & Fink) – Open to all students

    9:30 am - 10:30 am

    HLS Lambda invites all HLS affiliates to an event with Julie Fink of Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP (bio linked here).  Ms. Fink will speak on how she developed her litigation career, the work she does now at Kaplan Hecker & Fink, and her experience as a queer attorney in…