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October 5


  • BJ’s Wholesale Club Information Session

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Members of the legal team of BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc., will be on campus to discuss their Corporate Counsel Development Program (CCDP) and summer internships. Stop by at any time during the 12-1pm timeframe to chat with representatives. NO RSVP required.
  • Jonathan Kuttab

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Jonathan Kuttab is a member of the Bar in Israel, Palestine and New York, cofounder of Al haq (the premier human rights organization), Nonviolence International, and Executive Director of Friends of Sabeel North America, of the international Sabeel Liberation Theology movement. His recent books are Beyond the Two State Solution…
  • Lessons from FDR’s Court with Cliff Sloan

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Come join ACS for a discussion with Cliff Sloan (HLS ’84) about his forthcoming book “The Court at War: FDR, His Justices, and the World They Made.” Sloan is a professor at Georgetown Law, former Special Envoy for Guantanamo Closure at the U.S. State Department, and former publisher of Slate…
  • The Retrievals – The Civil Cases against Yale New Haven Fertility Clinic

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    The Harvard Law School Community is invited to join us on this Thursday to hear from Kelly Fitzpatrick and Josh Koskoff to talk about their civil law case against Yale New Haven Hospital on behalf of Yale Fertility Center patients who were harmed in the story told in The Retrievals, a five-part…
  • Justice Across Borders: Canada, India and minority activism

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Recently, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated that Canadian intelligence has credible information that agents of the Government of India murdered a Sikh activist- a Canadian citizen on Canadian soil, in violation of Canadian sovereignty. What are the consequences of these allegations from the perspective of international law? And how…
  • Lunch Talk: Held v. Montana and Rights Based Climate Litigation with Sam Bookman, S.J.D.

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join the Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, the Environmental & Energy Law Program, and the HLS Environmental Law Society as we welcome S.J.D. Candidate Sam Bookman. Sam will discuss the recent decision in Held v. Montana, including how it fits with broader international rights-based climate litigation, and how…
  • Winter Term Opportunities Abroad

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    HLS offers 2Ls, 3Ls and LL.M. students the opportunity to spend Winter Term abroad, pursuing internationally focused independent clinicals or research and writing projects. Representatives from International Legal Studies, the Graduate Program, the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs, the Committee on the Use of Human Subjects, and the…
  • A Tale of Two Cities: The Inequalities of Our Education System and Barriers Facing Low-Income Students

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join OPIA for a community discussion with Wasserstein Fellow Jennifer Sang, partner at a boutique civil rights law firm that specializes in special education and employment. She will be discussing the unique challenges faced by low-income clients and their attorneys. Come learn about the organizations and law firms that take on this kind of work and how young lawyers can get into the field. Lunch provided. Please RSVP!
  • Tom Regan Memorial Lecture – The Philosophy of Animal Rights: A Way of Life or Religion?

    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    Join us for The Philosophy of Animal Rights: A Way of Life or Religion?, this year’s Annual Tom Regan Memorial Lecture, given by Cheryl Abbate. The respondent will be Dale Jamieson. The talk will be followed by a Q&A and is open to the general public as well as Harvard…
  • Alumni in Residence with Melanca Clark J.D.’02 of the Hudson-Webber Foundation

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Melanca Clark is President and CEO of the Hudson-Webber Foundation in Detroit, MI. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2016, Melanca held several senior positions in the Obama Administration including Chief of Staff of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Senior Policy Advisor with the White House Domestic Policy Council, and Senior Counsel with DOJ’s Access to Justice Initiative. Click to register.
  • Upcoming deadline to submit student writing to Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review Q&A

    3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

    The deadline for student writing submissions for Vol. 59.2 is this Friday, October 16th at 11:59 pm. We are hosting a Q&A on Thursday from 3:30 pm to 3:45 pm for any last-minute questions in the student org room. Questions may also be directed to
  • Film Screening of Without Precedent: The Supreme Life of Rosalie Abella

    3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Film Screening followed by a panel discussion with Justice Rosalie Abella, Director Barry Avrich Producer Mark Selby The event will be followed by a reception. Watching the trailer  | Register for the event
  • 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…
  • China’s New Era: Reversing the Dire Consequences of Forty Years of Reform

    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Join us for a discussion on the Chinese economy with Professor YAO Yang, Dean of the National School of Development at Peking University, hosted by Professor Mark Wu and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies.  Forty years of reform and opening up have resulted in rapid growth and rising living…
  • HLS Law & Philosophy Society Meet & Greet Social

    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    The HLS Law & Philosophy Society is delighted to invite you to our first Meet & Greet Social! We will celebrate the beginning of the academic year together over delicious food and refreshments, see old friends, and make new ones! Our Meet & Greet Social will take place on Thursday, October…
  • HLS Beyond Presents: Jazz Night in Langdell – Fundamentals of the Music

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Hosted by HLS students Cosimo Fabrizio ’25 and Shaan Pandiri ’26 Come join your peers and professors for an evening of jazz and jazz education in Langdell’s Reading Room. Musicians Cosimo Fabrizio ’25 and Shaan Pandiri ’26 will perform and provide commentary throughout the hour to help you gain a…

October 6


  • Symposium: Economic Sanctions and National Security

    All day

    The Harvard National Security Journal is hosting a symposium on Economic Sanctions and National Security on Friday, October 6th. The event will take place in-person at Harvard Law School from 9:30am to 4:30pm. The symposium will feature Professor Ashley Deeks, former Associate White House Counsel and former Deputy legal Adviser…
  • Symposium: Economic Sanctions and National Security

    8:00 am - 5:30 pm

    The Harvard National Security Journal is hosting a symposium on Economic Sanctions and National Security on Friday, October 6th. The event will take place in-person at Harvard Law School from 9:30am to 4:30pm. The symposium will feature Professor Ashley Deeks, former Associate White House Counsel and former Deputy legal Adviser…
  • FISA, Section 702, and Privacy in the Digital Age

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Beth Williams, a Board Member of the U.S. Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, and Alan Raul, the Board’s former vice chair, gather to discuss the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and its impact on American privacy in the digital age.
  • Book Talk: Data and Democracy at Work by Brishen Rogers

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Please join the Center for Labor and a Just Economy for a book talk with Brishen Rogers on his latest book, Data and Democracy at Work. This book explores how major companies like Amazon, Uber, and McDonald’s have used new information technologies to limit worker power, and how our labor…
  • HLSCF Board Game Night

    5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join the Harvard Law School Christian Fellowship in the Harkness Glass Room for dinner and board games at 5:45pm! We’ll provide games but feel free to bring your favorites as well. All are welcome, regardless of faith tradition (or lack thereof).

October 10


  • Harvard Association for Law & Business Boston Trek

    9:00 am - 5:30 pm

    On Tuesday, October 10, 2023, HALB is planning a “trek” into Boston for members to meet and network with Ropes & Gray, Kirkland & Ellis, and Bain & Co. The trek will be followed by an informal happy hour in Boston. It will be a great opportunity to learn about…
  • Group Advising with Medha Gargeya: Counsel in the Civil Division at the Department of Justice

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Join OPIA for a group advising session with Medha Gargeya, Counsel in the Civil Division at the Department of Justice. Medha will briefly share insights from her career path and then answer questions students have about working at the DOJ Civil Division, and public interest lawyering more generally. Note that attendance will be capped at 26 people. RSVP required. Please bring your own lunch.
  • Psychology of Financial Decision Making

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    The decisions we make with money are informed by many inputs, including our life experiences and current environment. During this event, an Accredited Financial Counselor® from AccessLex Institute® will discuss how psychology affects our interactions with money and share actionable tips to reduce or eliminate potentially harmful spending behaviors driven by psychological…
  • Deprogramming 1L Contracts – Professor Atkinson

    12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

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  • Environmental Federalism: States as Laboratories of Environmental Policy

    12:25 pm - 1:15 pm

    Professor Jonathan Adler of Case Western Reserve University Law will speak on his recent paper, Let Fifty Flowers Bloom, and his views of state environmental policy. Professor James Salzman will also provide his views.
  • LL.M Series: Public Interest Job Search Strategy Session

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Are you an LL.M interested in public interest lawyering? Join OPIA for an information session on the LL.M post-graduate public interest job search. We will provide an overview of public interest employment opportunities (and challenges) for LL.M’s to help you better strategize your job search. Lunch provided. Please RSVP.
  • Group Advising with Medha Gargeya: Counsel in the Civil Division at the Department of Justice

    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Join OPIA for the second of two group advising sessions with Medha Gargeya, Counsel in the Civil Division at the Department of Justice. Medha will briefly share insights from her career path and then answer questions students have about working at the DOJ Civil Division, and public interest lawyering more generally. Note that attendance will be capped at 26 people. RSVP required.
  • The Gaza Crisis: An Initial Assessment of the Emerging Legal Issues

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    ael is in the throes of unprecedented political and social upheaval. Few areas of Israeli life remain untouched by the turmoil created by the current government’s attempt to remove checks on executive power. While the future of the judicial overhaul and the protests it sparked are still unfolding, Israelis and…

October 11


  • Pause and Meditate with Breathe Cambridge

    12:15 am - 1:30 pm

    Join Breathe Cambridge for an engaging conversation about mindfulness and how you can apply these techniques to your daily life. This event will involve light movement and breathing exercises. Lunch will be served. RSVP today!
  • Alumni in Residence with Linda Dakin-Grimm J.D.’85 of Milbank L.L.P.

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Linda Dakin-Grimm is a Senior Consulting Partner at Milbank LLP, where she was a litigation partner for many years, handling jury and bench trials, arbitration proceedings and appeals in complex financial disputes. Commencing in 2016, Linda began to work entirely pro bono in immigration advocacy. Working with organizations including the ACLU, Kids in Need of Defense, Public Counsel, The Door, NY Legal Aid, CLINIC and others, she repeatedly sued the U.S. government in federal courts during the Trump Administration, winning multiple injunctions against that administration’s unlawful policies and actions. Click to register.
  • Law and Political Economy in China: The Role of Law in Corporate Governance and Market Growth

    12:20 pm - 1:45 pm

    Prof. Tamar Groswald Ozery (Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem) will present her new book, in discussion with Prof. William Alford (Harvard Law School), Dr. Rui Guo (EALS Visiting Scholar), Prof. Nicholas Howson (Michigan Law), Prof. Mariana Pargendler (FGV Law School), Prof. Meg Rithmire (Harvard Business School). — In her new book,…
  • Public Reading of Scripture (PRS)

    12:20 pm - 1:15 pm


    Come join the Harvard Law Program on Biblical Law and Christian Legal Studies for the weekly Public Reading of Scripture. Listen to a 30-minute scripture reading and engage in reflection and conversation. Students, faculty, staff, and Harvard affiliates are welcome to join. Lunch will be provided.
  • HLS BEYOND Presents: And What do you DO? Reimagining Work & Identity

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm


    Joy Batra, JD/MBA ’14 THIS EVENT IS FULL –  Please see second session on October 30th where there are still spaces Our jobs have long been seen as the path to social standing and security. The question “what do you do?” is shorthand not only for your job title…
  • A Conversation on Faith with HLS Theologian-in-Residence

    12:25 pm - 1:15 pm

    Harvard Law School Theologian-in-Residence Rev. John Lin welcomes you for conversations about Christianity and faith. Whether you consider yourself a person of faith, or have questions about faith, all are welcome. Lunch will be provided.
  • Engaging with Faculty (featuring Professors Eidelson, Kamali, and Kennedy)

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Engaging with HLS faculty makes for a more educational and enjoyable law school experience. More concretely, faculty recommendation letters are required in applications for certain types of jobs, including judicial clerkships. Get insights from a panel of professors about how best to cultivate substantive relationships with them. Lunch provided for those who register in advance by October 3.
  • Lunch Discussion with Dimitry Marcelin (Legal Counsel, the Kraft Group)

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join the Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law on Wednesday, October 11 at 12:30pm for a discussion with Dimitry Marcelin, Legal Counsel at the Kraft Group & Affiliates, the parent company of the New England Patriots, New England Revolution, and Gillette Stadium. He will discuss his path to the Kraft…
  • OPIA’s 1L International Job Search Strategy Session

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    This event is designed to help 1L students navigate international summer employment options in the public sector. OPIA, the International Legal Studies Program, and the Human Rights Program will review essential topics to help you get started on your search. Lunch will be provided.
  • Discussion with AAG Jonathan Kanter

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join ACS and the HLS Antitrust Association for a conversation with AAG Kanter of the DOJ Antitrust Division.
  • Criminal Courts and the Abolition Movement

    4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

    Popular discussions of abolition focus on policing and imprisonment, but an abolitionist future would require wholesale changes in societal structures and systems. As scholar Matthew Clair and attorney-researcher Amanda Woog have highlighted, “between the police and the prison cell sits the criminal court … the legal pathway from an arrest to a prison sentence[.]”…
  • Book Talk with Dr. Nikhil Goyal: Live to See the Day

    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Please join LPE@HLS as we host scholar, advocate, and policymaker Nikhil Goyal. Dr. Goyal will discuss his celebrated new book, Live to See the Day: Coming of Age in American Poverty (Metropolitan Books, 2023), in conversation with Professor Alexandra Natapoff. All are welcome! More details…
  • 10th Annual Food is Medicine Symposium

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join Community Servings and the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School to celebrate the growth and advancement of the Food is Medicine (FIM) field over the last decade! Our keynote speaker, White House Official, Catherine Oakar, Special Assistant to the President for Public Health and Disparities will join us to spotlight the…
  • HLS Pub Trivia

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Come to HLS Pub Trivia! Bring friends, grab a drink, and test your knowledge. Trivia takes place every Wednesday from 7–9pm in the HLS Pub.
  • Christian Union Midweek Study

    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Christian Union’s midweek bible study. All are welcome!…