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October 7


  • Accepting Applications for the Institution to End Mass Incarceration Clinic (Spring 2023)

    October 7, 2022, 10:58 am – October 14, 2022, 11:58 pm

    The Institute to End Mass Incarceration (IEMI) clinic is accepting applications for the spring semester. Information about the application process can be found on the Institute’s clinical page. Applications are due October 14, 2022. IEMI was launched at Harvard Law School in the summer of 2021. Its mission is…
  • Just Show Up Reading Club – Compassion & Conviction

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    We live in a very polarized time – a time when people are being asked to put themselves in very narrow political boxes in order to be heard. Many people – and many Christians – are dissatisfied with the limited options. Is there another way? How should the Church respond…
  • Alaska Spring Break Information Session – TaxHelp

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Come learn about an amazing opportunity to travel to Alaska during Spring Break 2023 to provide critical tax services to indigenous Alaskans. No tax experience or knowledge required!…
  • A Conversation with Rez Gardi

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join Advocates for a conversation with Harvard Law School Alumna and International Human Rights Lawyer, Rez Gardi. Rez is the founder of ‘Empower’ – a refugee-led organization which aims to address the underrepresentation of refugee youth in higher education. Rez will speak about her experience working in Kurdistan on accountability…
  • HLSCF Friday Night Gathering: Game Night

    5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join us for a game/social night this Friday! We will begin with food at 5:45pm, ending around 7pm. Feel free to bring your favorite game or peruse our selection of three versions of pandemic (we also have other games). Please email for the location/address.

October 11


  • ABA Mental Health Day | Wellness Break

    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Happy ABA Mental Health Day! To celebrate ABA Mental Health Day and kick off our week of wellness, this cider break will be brought to you by our partnership with AccessLex Institute. Drop by to enjoy a seat in our massage chairs and a fall-themed treat while learning more about…
  • The State of Abortion Post-Dobbs: A Conversation with Prof. Mary Ziegler

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join ACS and the Alliance for Reproductive Justice for an event with Professor Ziegler on the State of Abortion Post-Dobbs. RSVP HERE: This event is in person and on Zoom at:…
  • 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.
  • Data at the End of the World: A Book Talk with Brian Michael Murphy

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Is datafication a means to immortality, or a harbinger of the apocalypse? Brian Michael Murphy’s searching, creative new book “We the Dead: Preserving Data at the End of the World” tracks the evolution and growing power of what he terms the “data complex”; the vast quantities of information about us…
  • What is a Video Game Lawyer? Featuring Jenner and Block’s Content, Media, & Entertainment Practice

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Wonder what it means to be an entertainment lawyer? Join the Video Game Law Association for a discussion with Jenner and Block: Content, Media, & Entertainment Practice Partner Alison Stein and Associate Cayman Mitchell ’18 on DCMA, strategic advising, and anti-piracy enforcement, and industry trends. We will conclude with a…
  • Sex Exceptionalism in Criminal Law

    3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

    Aya Gruber, Professor of Law, University of Colorado Law School This presentation is offered in conjunction with the Legal History Workshop: Sex and the Law. This workshop aims to provide students with a historical perspective on the intersections between law and society in the United States, focusing on the intersections…

October 12


  • Alumni in Residence with Jeremiah Gordon JD’03 of CapitalG

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Jeremiah joined Google in 2011 and has been the General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer of CapitalG since its creation. In this role, Jeremiah manages legal and regulatory affairs for CapitalG and is involved in all aspects of CapitalG, including fund formation, deal execution, portfolio management and international investments. Before CapitalG, Jeremiah was a senior counsel at Google where he worked with Google’s corporate development team on acquisitions, investments and special projects. Click to register.
  • [HALB] Salad Chain to New York Stock Exchange: A Conversation with sweetgreen’s VP of Legal, Risk and Business Development

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join the Harvard Association for Law and Business for a conversation with Andrew Glickman, Vice President of Legal, Risk and Business Development at sweetgreen. Mr. Glickman will discuss his career as a business executive running the legal department of a public company legal team and his role in taking two…
  • Faculty Perspectives on Well-Being

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join faculty members Professor Ardalan, Professor Gregory, and Professor Westfahl for a candid conversation around self-care practices and general well-being while at law school. This panel will be moderated by student members of the HLS Well-Being working group, Sammy Camy’23 and Alice Hu’24. Lunch will be provided. Registration is recommended;…
  • Navigating YOUR international career in human rights (no Google Maps available)

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join OPIA for a community discussion with international human rights lawyer and Wasserstein Fellow-in Residence María Cecilia Ercole. In a tumultuous world facing a backlash on human rights, legal practitioners can make a real difference. Like many public interest practice areas, there is no set formula to land a job in human rights and the start of your career can feel disorienting (no google maps available!) but the possibilities are immense and rewarding. Drawing on her own career experiences with the United Nations and in nonprofits, Cecilia will shed light on the prospects and challenges of working in international human rights, and the breath of possible career choices in this field. Lunch provided. RSVP below.
  • Q&A with Boston City Councilor Ruthzee Louijeune

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join ACS, BLSA, and HLAB for a conversation with HLS alumna and current Boston City Councilor At-Large Ruthzee Louijeune! RSVP here:…
  • Conversation with Arsalan Suleman JD ’07 – former Acting Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

    12:30 pm - 1:20 pm

    Arsalan Suleman is currently helping to lead Gambia’s genocide suit against Myanmar before the ICJ. He will discuss with attendees his experiences at the State Department, how he got involved in the Gambia case, and the role and challenges of international courts in atrocity prevention and accountability.
  • Laboratories of Experimentation: Local Governments at the Forefront of Advancing Workers’ Rights

    4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

    This webinar will explore the way that cities and other localities have been advancing and protecting workers’ rights. The webinar expands upon a report on this subject issued in June by the Economic Policy Institute, the Harvard Labor and Worklife Program, and Local Progress. With speakers from Durham,…
  • Capital Punishment: Where We Stand

    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    All HUID holders are invited to the Library’s first event in a yearlong series of programs about capital punishment, to coincide with the exhibit "Visualizing Capital Punishment: Spectacle, Shame, and Sympathy." Join Carol Steiker, Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law, for a conversation about the state of capital punishment today. KB Beck, Manager of the Library’s Historical & Special Collections, will introduce the exhibit, followed by a reception and exhibit viewing in the Caspersen Room.
  • Berkman Klein Center Open House!

    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Harvard University Community: Come one, come all to our Fall 2022 Open House! The Berkman Klein Center is pleased to invite you to this annual gathering where you’ll have the chance to mingle with our faculty, fellows, and staff, and to learn about the many ways you can get involved…
  • DLSA General Body Meeting

    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Join the Disability Law Students Association for our first General Body Meeting of the year! We will discuss our plans for the year, share information about securing needed accommodations, and more. Food will be provided. Email Ali & Marty at with any accessibility needs.
  • Working in Congress on Tech Policy: Conversation and Q&A with a Current Staff Member

    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    As law students, we spend plenty of time reading and interpreting statutes, but have you ever wondered what it might be like to help write them?   For lawyers interested in positively shaping the long-term future, working as a staff member in Congress might be an especially promising career option.

October 13


  • Alumni in Residence with Derek T. Ho JD’01 of Kellogg Hansen Todd Figel & Frederick, PLLC

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Derek Ho is a partner at Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, PLLC, where his practice involves high-stakes commercial litigation and appeals. As both an experienced trial litigator and a seasoned appellate lawyer, he represents plaintiffs and defendants in all phases of litigation, from the trial court to the U.S. Supreme Court. Derek has particular expertise and experience in antitrust litigation, class actions and MDL proceedings, and False Claims Act litigation. Before joining Kellogg Hansen in 2003, Derek clerked for Chief Judge Michael Boudin on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and Associate Justice David H. Souter on the U.S. Supreme Court. Click to register.
  • Muslim Women Speak: The Quest for Human Rights and Gender Justice in Islam

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join us for an interactive panel with leading Muslim women’s rights advocates, who will speak about their experiences in navigating the relationship between Islamic law and human rights advocacy. Speakers: Zainah Awar, Hyshyama Hamin, Fer Ghanaa Ansar, Marwa Sharafeldin. Harvard ID holders only. Live stream at Lunch will be…
  • OT 2022 Preview: What’s on the Docket for This Supreme Court Term

    12:25 pm - 1:15 pm

    After the Supreme Court’s historic OT 2021, what comes next? Some of the high-profile cases of the upcoming term are well known—touching issues like affirmative action and religious liberty—but others have flown under the radar, like one about the definition of “waters of the United States” and another about agency…
  • Conversation with David Sanger

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join NSLA for a conversation with David Sanger, New York Times White House and national security correspondent, on the Russia-Ukraine War, cybersecurity challenges, U.S.-China relations, and more.
  • Semester Abroad in Brazil

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Come meet Professor Thiago Bottino, FGV Direito Rio, and learn more about studying abroad at the Fundação Getulio Vargas Schools of Law.
    Lunch will be served.
  • Health and Financial Wellness

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Did you know that financial stress and overall health are connected? Attend this presentation which explores the link between the two and gives you tools for reducing stress while increasing emotional and physical wellbeing. Registration is recommended; please register below.
  • Bringing the Fight Home: How to Create a Just and Equitable Workplace

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    In every professional role I’ve had, at least 33% of my energy has gone to internal equity efforts. That’s meant having hard conversations about how isms and inequities show up in internal policies and practices, working to create equitable policies through a union contract, and creating supportive spaces for traditionally underrepresented folks, to name a few. Let’s talk about how inequities show up in public interest spaces and what we can do to create just workplaces. Lunch provided. RSVP below.
  • HALB x Schulte

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Schulte Roth & Zabel will present a panel entitled “Navigating Corporate Law as a Transactional Associate.” Four Schulte associates across several corporate practices will engage in a broad question-and-answer based discussion on the day-to-day work flows, career progression, and client bases they experience as transactional attorneys. Panelists will include: Georgia…
  • Byse Workshop Fall 2022: Constitutions, Courts and Climate Change

    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    The Climate Crisis is the defining challenge of the 21st century. Despite the urgency of the challenge, many governments have failed to enact the transformations necessary to avert disaster. This workshop considers the role of constitutional law and theory both as a cause and a response to the Climate Crisis.
  • International Legal Studies Coffee Hour

    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Please join International Legal Studies staff and your classmates for a coffee, tea and snack break and informal networking among students interested in international opportunities at HLS.
  • Paint Night sponsored by The Well

    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Prioritize self-care and focus on the present while creating a painting masterpiece in this laid-back atmosphere. RSVP is required; please use this Eventbrite link to register.
  • [KAHLS] 1L Summer Job Panel

    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    The Korean Association of Harvard Law School will hold a panel on 1L summer jobs, including both public interest jobs and private sector jobs. Current 2Ls will share their experience and provide insights on the recruiting process.