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September 14


  • PON Live! Book Talk Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School is pleased to present authors Sheila Heen and Doug Stone at talk discussing the 10th anniversary edition of their book, Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most, including an updated section “Answers to Ten Questions People Ask.” Visit the PON website…
  • Equal Democracy Project Recruitment Coffee Hour

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Are you passionate about voting rights? Do you care about election reform? Do you want to work directly with voting rights organizations while building community with like-minded students? The Equal Democracy Project at HLS might be for you! Swing by, enjoy some coffee and pastries, and chat with current members…
  • CSEL Guest Speaker – Jeff Pash

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join the Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law for a discussion with Jeff Pash, the Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the NFL. Mr. Pash will discuss his career as well as current legal and business events in professional football. Lunch will be provided for students who RSVP here:…
  • JLPP Issue 1 Kick-Off

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy will be kick-off Issue 1 of Volume 47. Lunch will be provided.
  • Women’s Law Association General Body Meeting

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join us for the first Women’s Law Association general body meeting of the year! This will be an opportunity to learn more about WLA, meet board members, and hear about the WLA committee’s work. Lunch will be provided. We will send the location in our newsletter. Subscribe to our…
  • Human Rights at Harvard Law Orientation

    12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

    Join us for pizza and an overview of the Human Rights Program and the International Human Rights Clinic. Learn about summer and post-graduate fellowship opportunities, events, and how to get involved in your 1L or LLM year. Then it’s your turn: mix and mingle with instructors from the Clinic and…
  • OPIA’s 2L Job Search Strategy Session

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join OPIA for an overview of the 2L summer public interest job search. If you are a 2L planning to seek a public interest job and have not yet started your search, we particularly encourage you to attend! Lunch provided. Please RSVP.
  • Lunch Talk with NFL General Counsel Jeff Pash

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join a lunch talk with the NFL’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel Jeff Pash on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 12:30-1:15pm in WCC 1019!  Lunch will be provided.  Brought to you by the Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law (CSEL).
  • 2L Welcome Back BBQ

    3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Calling all 2Ls! Join your classmates and DOS on the Belinda Sutton Quadrangle on Thursday, September 14, from 3:30-6:00pm for a Welcome Back BBQ! Traditional BBQ fare and beverages will be on the menu along with music and lawn games. Please note this event is restricted to current HLS 2Ls. 
  • HIO Remote Office Hours for HLS Students and Scholars

    3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

    Peter O’Meara, HIO Advisor for HLS, holds remote office hours for HLS students and scholars via Zoom every other Thursday from 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. on the following dates during the Fall, 2023 semester.  Please feel free to log on to see Peter with immigration-related questions. No appointment is needed. …
  • The Fall 2023 Byse Workshop — Activists, Rebels and Beyond: Different Ways of Lawyering for Social Justice

    3:45 pm - 5:45 pm


    Presented by Angel Cabrera Silva, S.J.D. candidate How can lawyers be agents of change? How can they avoid hijacking social struggles? Join us for a collective reflection on the influence legal professionals wield in contemporary social movements, sometimes supporting and, at times, inadvertently affecting them. Each session of this workshop…
  • WLA Welcome Back Social

    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Join the Women’s Law Association for a classic Felipe’s rooftop social. Come learn more about our different committees and our programming for the upcoming year. Food and drink provided. Please RSVP at
  • Women’s Law Association Welcome Back Social

    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Please join the Women’s Law Association for a classic Felipe’s Rooftop gathering. Come learn more about the different committees and what the association has planned for this year! Food and drink provided.  …
  • Global Advocacy Against Police Violence

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Recent years have seen unprecedented protests against police violence, from the massive civil rights protests following the murder of George Floyd in the US to the historic #EndSARS protests in Nigeria. This event brings together advocates and activists from three continents for a conversation about civil-society-led strategies to combat police…

September 15


  • Project No One Leave INFO LUNCH

    12:20 pm - 1:30 pm

    Interested in housing justice, grassroots organizing, or an easy way to fulfill your pro bono hours? Join us for lunch to learn about this community lawyering Student Practice Organization! Please RSVP at Can’t join us at lunch? Join our mailing list here:
  • JOLT Subcite Boba Event!

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join JOLT for free boba and popcorn chicken! The Harvard Journal of Law & Technology has ordered so many delicious drinks, we cannot finish them alone… Please join us in WCC 3050 this Friday, September 15, from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM. This is a great chance to meet the…
  • OPIA’s 3L Public Interest Job Search Q&A

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join OPIA for an open Q&A session on the 3L job search. Snacks provided.
  • HLSCF Picnic and Lawn Games

    5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

    Weather permitting, join the Harvard Law School Christian Fellowship at Holmes Field this Friday for lawn games and a picnic dinner from Anna’s Taqueria. If it rains, we’ll regroup in the Harkness Glass Room. Dinner will be served at 5:45pm. All are welcome, regardless of faith tradition (or lack thereof).
  • MLSA 1Ls + LLMs Tips Session

    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Join the Muslim Law Students Association (MLSA) for an insightful session tailored for 1L students and LLM students on excelling during your first year at HLS! Our discussion will encompass a wide array of topics, including strategies for managing your coursework, achieving academic success, and beyond.

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  • Refugee Camps in the Global South as an Instrument of Global Refugee Containment: A Conversation with Professor Ralph Wilde

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Many cross-border forced migrants are in economically underprivileged states, many in camps, often long-term. Camps are supposed to be means of providing “temporary protection,” pending a “durable solution” of voluntary return, integration in the host state, or resettlement. But where voluntary return has not been possible, camps have become an…
  • Intro to Antitrust and HLSAA

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Get to know the exciting field of Antitrust and learn more about the Harvard Law School Antitrust Association. Lunch will be served!…
  • Human Rights Journal General Body Meeting

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Come join HHRJ to learn about this year’s editions, symposium, and other exciting events! Current members of the masthead will have an opportunity to meet in person, and prospective members can learn how to get involved.
  • An Introduction to Originalism: A Positivist Turn?

    12:25 pm - 1:15 pm

    Professors Stephen Sachs and Richard Fallon gather to discuss Originalism and its discontents. Topics will include whether the current Supreme Court is originalist, whether originalism is a neutral philosophy, and whether originalism and textualism are the same thing.
  • Xiconomics: What China’s Dual Circulation Strategy Means for Global Business

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    In this event, Andrew Cainey discusses his recently co-authored book, Xiconomics: What China’s Dual Circulation Strategy Means for Global Business, in conversation with Professor Mark Wu.
    At the heart of ‘Xiconomics’ is the Dual Circulation Strategy, which marks out clear dividing lines between China’s domestic economy and…
  • HLEP New Member Training

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Hoping to get hands-on experience advising a start-up or a non-profit on their legal issues? Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project (HLEP) is looking for project team members for Fall 2023! Fill out an interest form by Sunday, September 17th at 11:59 PM EST if you would like to be in a…
  • Supreme Court Litigation Clinic Information Session

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Kevin Russell from the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic will be hosting a Zoom information session to answer questions from students about the clinic and the application process.
  • Info Session: Narratives of Displacement and Belonging in Israel/Palestine

    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Please join us for this Zoom information session to learn about the immersive course on the case study of Israel/Palestine. This interdisciplinary course is open to students at Harvard Law School and all Harvard graduate schools, with enrollment capped at 16 participants. Students will take required pre-travel coursework, travel to the…

September 19


  • How ChatGPT and Other Digital Tools are Transforming Medical Diagnosis

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Studies have shown that ChatGPT — a generative AI chatbot — can help to diagnose a number of medical conditions. But generative AI is just one buzzy development in a field already crowded with technologies that promise to move diagnosis out of the confines of the clinic and into the…
  • JOL-ly Hour with the Journal on Legislation

    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Stop by the JOL Office (WCC 2050) between 12 and 1:30 for a free cookie (while supplies last)! Meet the Volume 61 Exec Team, and learn more about subciting and being part of the JOL Family.
  • Navigating Issues of Mental Health in Law School & the Legal Profession

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join us for a moderated panel discussion with mental health advocates Sonja Wasden and Payal Salsburg. Sonja is an award-winning speaker and author on driving inclusive, constructive conversations about mental health. Payal is a partner at Laredo & Smith and an advocate for mental health within the legal profession. Both are…
  • Texas Club Barbecue

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Enjoy southern-style barbecue, brought to you by the HLS Texas Club! All are welcome to attend.
  • Lunch Talk with Justice Goodwin Liu: Clerkships and Diversity in the Judiciary

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join us for a speaker event on clerkships and diversity in the judiciary with Justice Goodwin Liu, the Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP here so that we can order enough food.
  • Holistic Advocacy and Representation: How to be an Abolitionist Public Defender

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join OPIA for a community discussion with Wasserstein Fellow Robyn Mar, Deputy Executive Director at The Bronx Defenders. Robyn will talk about the joys and challenges of direct services work, as well as how representing individual people ensnared in oppressive legal systems can support efforts to achieve broader systemic transformation and abolition. Robyn will answer your questions about working as a public defender, using law school experiences to help you find a fulfilling legal career, and making public interest work sustainable.
  • HLEP New Member Training

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Hoping to get hands-on experience advising a start-up or a non-profit on their legal issues? Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project (HLEP) is looking for project team members for Fall 2023! Fill out an interest form by Sunday, September 17th at 11:59 PM EST if you would like to be in a…
  • OPIA’s Public Service Leaders Welcome Meeting + Social Hour

    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join OPIA to learn more about the Public Service Leaders (PSL) Program and connect across sections with fellow public interest-minded 1Ls. The PSL program is designed to build supportive relationships and leadership skills among Harvard Law School’s public interest community. It offers 1L participants the opportunity to connect with other public interest-oriented students, participate in unique leadership development programming, and receive mentorship from like-minded alumni and upper-class students. This welcome event will introduce interested students to the program and begin to co-create our community. Stick around after the program for a social hour in the WCC Pub! RSVP to attend.

September 20