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September 25


  • HLS Democrats – General Body Meeting and Election

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join the HLS Democrats for our first general body meeting of the year. We’ll be electing members to fill vacant board positions (including 1L and Transfer Reps!) and previewing fall events. Email if you cannot attend, would like to learn more about serving on the board, or want to…
  • JD/MBA Information Session

    8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

    Attend a virtual information session to learn about the JD/MBA joint degree program. HLS and HBS admissions staff will provide an overview of the program and application process. A panel of students will share their experiences and answer questions. All are welcome to join. You will not be required to…

September 26


  • Crisis in Sudan: Challenges of Democratic Transformation and Human Rights

    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Join a panel of Sudanese experts for a discussion of current developments in Sudan’s recent conflict and challenges of democratic transformation and human rights. In 2019, the Sudanese people deposed President Omar al Bashir thirty years after he took power in a military coup. The downfall of a regime accused…
  • Conversation with an eSports Attorney

    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join the Video Game Law Association for a Q&A with Ryan Fairchild of Odin Law and the LCS Players Association. We’ll discuss his unconventional career path, the state of eSports labor law, and more. Lunch provided to those who RSVP here:…
  • Discussion with Prof. Intisar Rabb and Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah of the Supreme Court of Pakistan

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    A Discussion with Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah of Pakistan Join us for a discussion and Q&A with Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, moderated by Professor Intisar Rabb. This event is co-sponsored by the Harvard Law School South Asian Law Students Association (SALSA), Muslim…
  • Reviewing DC Oral Arguments on the Clean Car Rules

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join Prof. Andy Mergen, Director, Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic and Carrie Jenks, Executive Director, Environmental & Energy Law Program, for a discussion about recent oral arguments before the DC Circuit on challenges to clean car policies regulating vehicle greenhouse gas emissions issued under the Biden Administration by the…
  • HLSARJ Interest Meeting

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Stop by Tuesday (9/26) at 12:30pm to meet current Alliance for Reproductive Justice board members and learn about the organization! We will discuss open board positions (including 1L reps, LLM reps, positions on conference and advocacy committees, etc.), our upcoming events, past and present advocacy, and repro at HLS more…
  • LL.M. Series: Intro to the LLM Job Fair

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    The 2024 Overseas-Trained LL.M. Interview Program ("The LLM Job Fair") will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2024 (virtually). At this information session you will learn about how the job fair works and the critical upcoming deadlines. Attendance is encouraged even if you are not yet sure whether you will participate. Lunch will be served.  This program will be recorded and posted to the OCS website.
  • Discussion with Judge William Orrick III

    12:30 pm - 1:20 pm

    Join ACS and the West Coast Club for a discussion with Judge William Orrick III of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
  • Environmental & Energy Law Welcome Reception

    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Join us for food, drinks, and information! Connect with faculty, students, and staff focused on environmental and energy law issues and learn about related research programs, clinics, courses, and student groups at HLS.
  • Harvard International Law Journal Subcite

    4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Harvard International Law Journal Make-Up Subcite…
  • WLA Movie Night: Barbie

    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Please join us for a screening of Barbie! Pizza, snacks, and goodie bags provided. This is a great way to take a break from school work and meet other WLA members. We hope to see you there!…

September 27


  • Town Hall: The Floor is Yours

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come to Student Government’s first Town Hall of the year! Bring questions, raise concerns, share ideas about how to improve our community, or just come to listen, all while chowing down on Otto’s pizza.
  • Jerusalem: Insights into a Divided City

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Since 1967, East Jerusalem has fallen into a state of “in-betweenness,” politically, economically and socially. This situation has resulted in the creation of many contradictions that need to be unpacked in order to be understood. On the back of two Intifadas, a failed peace process, and a pandemic, a new…
  • 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.
  • Become an Antitrust Plaintiffs’ Lawyer: Fight Corporate Abuse and Help Consumers and Small Businesses

    12:20 pm - 1:15 pm

    Interested in a career in plaintiff-side antitrust practice? Get a closer look at the field from leading practitioners about the future of the field and learn how students can get involved. Attorneys from six Plaintiffs’ side law firms will be speaking. Food from Saloniki will be provided!…
  • Supreme Court Term Review with Professor Guy-Uriel Charles and Kannon Shanmugam

    12:25 pm - 1:15 pm

    Supreme Court litigator Kannon Shanmugam of Paul, Weiss will join Professor Guy-Uriel Charles to discuss the recent Supreme Court term and its most important cases.
  • The Climate Crisis in Africa: A Conversation with Vanessa Nakate

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    “You didn’t just erase a photo. You erased an entire continent.” That was the reply of Vanessa Nakate, a young climate justice activist from Uganda, when she was unceremoniously cropped from a picture of youth climate activists at the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos. Vanessa has dedicated her life…
  • The Past, Present and Future of Corporate Purpose

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    A talk by Brian Cheffins, S.J. Berwin Professor of Corporate Law, University of Cambridge
  • The Rise of Labor and How to be a Movement Oriented General Counsel

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join Wasserstein Fellow Retu Singla for a discussion about the rise of the independent labor movement such as the Amazon Labor Union and Trader Joe’s, and how to use law to build the power of working people. Retu will share lessons from her career representing nascent unions and dissidents, and working within the larger civil rights and labor movement to change the conditions that lead to work exploitation. She will also discuss how to develop a legal practice based on anti-oppressive principles to win progressive change.
  • Career Planning: How Your 1L Year (and Job) Fit in the Big Picture

    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    All 1Ls are invited to join the Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA) and the Office of Career Services (OCS) for a career kickoff event. Learn about career paths and hiring processes in the public and private sectors, what your 1L job search will entail, and how to make the most of your next three years to set yourself up for success. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served, along with wine, beer, and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Cultivating Resilience and Practicing Healthy Coping Skills to Excel in Law School

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join Doctoral Student Clinicians from Harvard’s Clinical Psychology Department to learn about ways to incorporate adaptive coping skills in your daily life as a law student. Topics of resilience and managing the unexpected will also be explored. This session is designed for graduate students by graduate students! Join us for…
  • SALSA General Body Meeting

    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Join SALSA for our first GBM of the semester!…
  • Christian Union Midweek Study

    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Christian Union’s midweek bible study. All are welcome!…
  • 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.
  • GOP Debate Watch Night

    8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

September 28


  • The Visiting Room Project Symposium on Life Without Parole

    All day

    On Thursday, September 28, Inquest and the Institute to End Mass Incarceration are excited to partner with The Visiting Room Project for a day of in-person activities at Harvard University about life-without-parole sentences and…
  • Genocide in Nagorno-Karabakh: A Conversation with former ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo

    10:30 am - 11:45 am

    Genocide in Nagorno-Karabakh: A Conversation with former ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo Luis Moreno Ocampo, former Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, will be discussing a recent report he issued concerning Azerbaijan’s blockade of the Lachin Corridor in Nagorono-Karabakh (Artsakh), and how the blockade is considered a genocide that is…
  • Structuring Your Time and Space

    12:20 pm - 1:15 pm

    Panel presented by the BSA and Harvard Academic Resource Center. Come learn how we balance school, extracurriculars, and our well-being. Lunch will be provided!…
  • Post Conviction Relief

    12:20 pm - 1:15 pm

    Formerly incarcerated filmmakers discuss Post Conviction Relief. This event is moderated by Professor Andrew Crespo. Lunch will be served.
  • Discussion with Judge James Boasberg

    12:30 pm - 1:20 pm

    Join ACS for a discussion with the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, James Boasberg.
  • HALB x First Class: First Gen in Big Law

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join First Class and HALB for a student-led lunch panel for first generation 1L students interested in an introduction to big law! Panelists will be first generation 2L and 3L students who just finished EIP and/or working in big law this past summer. Topics discussed will include what big law…
  • Textualism and its discontents with Professors Tara Leigh Grove and Todd Rakoff

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Professor Tara Leigh Grove of Texas Law will join Professor Todd Rakoff to discuss Textualism, what it is, its value as an interpretive method, and its weaknesses.
  • Affirmative Action after SFFA: Is the US in Violation of International Human Rights Law?

    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    Join us for the discussion “Affirmative Action after SFFA: Is the US in Violation of International Human Rights Law?” The event is hybrid. Virtual participants can register on Zoom. HUID holders are invited to attend the discussion in person at WCC 2004 of Harvard Law School. Lunch will be served…
  • TimelyCare Information Table

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Interested in learning more about TimelyCare? Representatives will be onsite from 3-5pm on Thursday, September 28th near the Hark Ramp to answer questions and share more about TimelyCare resources. Harvard students have FREE access to virtual care services with TimelyCare — the virtual health and well-being platform designed for university students.
  • 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…
  • Visiting Room Project

    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    What is it like to be in prison for your entire life. Join Professor Andrew Manuel Crespo and filmmakers Marcus Kondkar, Calvin Duncan, Daryl Waters, Ron Hicks, and Everett Offray (all formerly incarcerated on life-without-parole sentences in Louisiana’s Angola Prison) for a conversation about The Visiting Room.
  • Law & Social Change Community Gathering

    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    The annual Law and Social Change Program of Study community gathering will take place on Thursday, September 28 from 6 pm – 7:30 pm in The Pub. The retreat is a community-building event for students and faculty to discuss how law can be harnessed as a tool for social change.
  • Negotiators Fall Training

    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    HLS Negotiators Fall Training…
  • First Class Community Dinner

    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Come and meet the First Class community at Harvard Law School! We will also be announcing mentor and mentee pairs at this dinner.

September 29


  • The Inauguration of Harvard President Claudine Gay

    All day

    The inauguration of a new president is an opportunity to look forward—to celebrate new ideas and the future of the University. The Harvard community is invited to join in the occasion of President Claudine Gay’s inauguration as we come together to rejoice in the possibilities ahead. Events throughout the day…
  • JLG Meet the Board Event

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Come join the Journal of Law & Gender this Friday for coffee, donuts, and to meet the board! We’ll be sharing information about our upcoming publication, events, and Fall Conference. We’ll be in WCC 1015 from 12:30 – 1:30 pm. See you there!…
  • Camp DLSA

    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join the Harvard Disabled Law Student Association Friday September 29th from 5-8pm, our first event of the year! Gather around the metaphorical campfire for fun camp-style activities, dinner, and a showing of “Crip Camp,”  a critically important movie about our shared disability rights history. Present at the event will be…
  • HLSCF Friday Gathering

    5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join the Harvard Law School Christian Fellowship at 5:45pm for dinner and teaching! All are welcome, regardless of faith tradition (or lack thereof).

September 30


  • Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review Subcite

    September 30, 2023, 9:30 am – October 1, 2023, 2:00 pm

    The Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties (CR-CL) Law Review, the nation’s leading progressive law journal, will be hosting its subcite on September 30 and October 1. We will be editing cutting edge progressive scholarship, and hope to have you join. 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, and LLMs are all welcome! Please register…