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Showing 22 events for the week starting 04/11/2024

April 11

Thursday • 22 events

  • Dechert 1L Reception

    5:30 am - 7:00 pm

    Reception to follow at Barcelona Wine Bar at 7pm. See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • Charting the Aftermath of Equality: Brown, SFFA & the Continuing Struggle for Racial Justice

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    The Belinda Sutton Symposium in Honor of Charles Ogletree, Jr. will take place April 11. The symposium will be hosted by the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice.
  • Christian Union Women’s Bible Study Group

    11:45 am - 1:30 pm

    Christian Union at HLS Women’s Bible Study through Psalm 1-41 (Spring 2024). Women of HLS are invited to register for this event in advance!…
  • Federal Indian Law, Its History and Future

    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Two national experts in Federal Indian Law, Professor Joseph Singer and Professor Kevin Worthen (BYU) gather to discuss the history and future of Federal Indian Law.
  • Ending the Mass Incarceration of Persons of Color with Disabilities: Toward Intersectional Solutions to Transform Policing

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Persons with disabilities (PWDs) across the lifespan face higher risk for arrest and incarceration due to extensively documented discriminatory law enforcement practices. According to research in the American Journal of Public Health, PWDs are 44% more likely to be arrested by age 28 than those without disabilities—a problem based in…
  • Arbitrary Detention in Xinjiang: A Survivor’s Story

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    In 2015, Mihrigul Tursun was imprisoned in a re-education camp in Xinjiang by the Chinese authorities. Rayhan Asat’s brother, Ekpar, has been detained for eight years and counting. Join HLS Advocates for Human Rights for a discussion with Tursun and Rayhan to learn more about what is happening and what…
  • The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Enters its 14th Year: Ghost Towns, Lawsuits, and A Million Tons of Water

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Martin Fackler Visiting Research Associate, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University Former Assistant Asia Editor and Tokyo Bureau Chief, The New York Times   Martin Fackler is a research associate at Harvard University’s Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies. He has been a writer and journalist in Asia for two decades,…
  • Fighting for Women’s Rights: Lunch Talk with Fatima G. Graves, President & CEO of the National Women’s Law Center

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Join us for an insightful conversation with Fatima G. Graves, President & CEO of the National Women’s Law Center. Fatima is a nationally recognized leader in the fight for gender justice and an expert in law, policy, and culture change. Non-pizza lunch and free WLA-branded Owala bottles for the first…
  • Women in the Judiciary Panel

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Please join HLS ACS, BLSA, and WLA for a Women in the Judiciary Panel. We are thrilled to welcome Judge Beth Bloom from the Southern District of Florida, Judge Veronica Rossman of the 10th Circuit, and Judge Patti Saris of the District of Massachusetts.  …
  • A Conversation with Jonathan Greenblatt (National Director and CEO of the ADL)

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join JLSA this Thursday, April 11th in W2009 for a conversation with Jonathan Greenblatt, an American entrepreneur, corporate executive, and the sixth National Director and CEO of the Anti-Defamation League. Prior to heading the ADL, Greenblatt served in the White House as Special Assistant to Barack Obama and Director of…
  • HALB x PACS: Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join HALB and the HLS Privacy and Cybersecurity Society (PACS) for a panel discussion across law firm partners, including Alan Raul (Lecturer on Law at HLS and founder/partner of Sidley’s highly ranked global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice), to showcase how privacy, cybersecurity, and compliance practice areas are structured. This lunch discussion will focus…
  • Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series with Donald Passman J.D. ’70 of Gang, Tyre, Ramer, Brown & Passman, Inc.

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Donald Passman is the author of All You Need to Know About the Music Business (now in its tenth edition), and a graduate of the University of Texas and Harvard Law School. He practices law with the Los Angeles firm of Gang, Tyre, Ramer Brown & Passman, and has specialized in the music business for over forty years. Don has lectured extensively on the music industry, including Harvard Law School, Yale Law School, USC Law School, UCLA Law School, and the Los Angeles Copyright Society. Don’s clients include Taylor Swift, Adele, Kendrick Lamar, Pink, Green Day, Elton John, Paul Simon, and Stevie Wonder. Click to register.
  • Launch of the Elgar Companion to the WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO)

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    The Elgar Companion to the World Trade Organization – launching at this event – provides an extensive guide to understanding the WTO, the current state of affairs on global trade and its geopolitical angles, and its impact on the global economy. Spread among 50 chapters and 70+ authors coming from…
  • Spring 2024 Byse Workshop – Abolitionist Approaches to Criminal Justice: Perspectives and Debates

    3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

    The last session of the Byse Workshop, Abolitionist Approaches to Criminal Justice: Perspectives and Debates, will take place on Thursday, April 11, at 3:45-5:15 PM, in Lewis Law Center, Room 202. (Note the different location.) Coffee and snacks will be provided. Please refer to this link for the workshop’s syllabus and reading materials. In this session, we will explore…
  • Embracing New Beginnings with Buddhist Monk, Gen Khedrub

    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Do you want to learn how to embrace new changes with mindfulness? Join us for a session with Gen Kelsang Khedrub, a meditation teacher with over 30 years of experience. Learn how to apply Buddhist wisdom to relieve stress and worry, practice simple meditations that you can do at home,…
  • 2024 Horizon Award Honoring Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Sue Biniaz

    4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    On 11 April 2024, the Harvard Environmental Law Society will honor Deputy Special Envoy for Climate, Sue Biniaz, with the 2024 Horizon Award in recognition of her lifetime contributions to the fields of conservation, climate, and environmental law and policy. Past recipients have included Justice John Paul Stevens, Lisa Jackson, Frances Beinecke, Gina…
  • Harvard Law Review Write-On Tips Session

    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Q&A session about the writing competition with Harvard Law Review editors. The tips session will be recorded and posted on our YouTube page for those who cannot attend.
  • Cooley HLEP Firm Visit

    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project (HLEP) is hosting a firm visit to Cooley on Thursday, April 11 from 5:00-7:00 PM. The event will encompass a dinner at the Boston office with Cooley attorneys to answer questions about the firm, its practices, and their experiences. Transportation will be provided; please meet us…
  • Knobbe 1L Reception

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • Cory Doctorow and Randall Munroe

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Activist, author and journalist Cory Doctorow coined “enshittification,” the American Dialect Society’s 2023 Word of the Year, describing how platforms decay and why they’re all collapsing at once. In this conversation with Randall Munroe, creator of XKCD, Doctorow will present his theory of mass platform collapse and his latest novel, …
  • WLA/Simpson Thacher Small Group Dinner

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Join the Women’s Law Association for a small group dinner with Simpson Thacher attorneys!    …