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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,…
  • 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…
  • 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.
  • 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!…

October 12


  • Alumni in Residence with Hani N. Elias J.D.’08 of Anchor Ventures

    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Hani Elias is Founding Partner at Anchor Ventures, a private equity fund that builds businesses to solve meaningful problems in healthcare, economic development, and sustainability. Hani founded and served as CEO of Lumere, a venture backed technology company that facilitated evidence-based decision-making for US health systems, streamlining their choices in medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and therapeutic methods. Hani started his career at McKinsey & Company and was the founder of CollegeCorps, Inc., a nonprofit organization that facilitated international volunteerism among top US college students. Hani earned his JD, MPH, and AB at Harvard University. Click to register.
  • White & Case Lunch / Meet and Greet

    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    The HLS AFA will be hosting a panel with White & Case attorneys along with past summer associates to talk about the firm, the culture, the summer program, and anything else you would like to ask. Lunch will be provided.
  • Section Three: Constitutional Remedy or Pipe Dream?

    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Students will gather with Alan Raul to watch the Checks and Balances broadcast featuring Judge Michael Luttig and David French on Section 3 of the 14th Amendment and its applicability to the 2024 presidential election.
  • Reports from Israel

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Ruth Marks Eglash reporting from Israel…
  • ELS Disaster Law & Climate Resiliency Panel

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    To cap off what NOAA has described as the worst year on record for billion-dollar disasters while still in the thick of hurricane season, the Environmental Law Society is hosting a panel discussion centering on the topics of disaster law and climate adaptation. We will be speaking with experts in…
  • DLSA General Body Meeting

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    The Disabled Law Students Association’s first general body meeting of the year. Come to the meeting to get stickers, join sibfams, and hear about some of our new initiatives!…
  • Meet the HIALSA Board!

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join HIALSA for lunch to meet the members of our Board, and share perspectives and ideas on international arbitration. Lunch will be provided.
  • Change the Rules: Using your Law Degree to Impact Policy

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join OPIA for a community discussion with Wasserstein Fellow Caitriona Fitzgerald, Deputy Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), in which she’ll discuss using a law degree to effect policy change. Caitriona will talk about her career path from staffer in the Massachusetts Legislature to policy advocate at a non-profit advocacy organization. She’ll provide insight on how to achieve policy impact as a public interest attorney and share her experiences fighting for changes to Big Tech’s business models. Come learn about the rewarding legal career path of policy advocacy! Lunch provided. Please RSVP.
  • A Conversation with Viet D. Dinh JD’93

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession on October 16 from 12:30-1:30 pm for a conversation between Viet D. Dinh JD ’93, Chief Legal and Policy Officer, Fox Corporation, and Professor David B. Wilkins, Faculty Director, HLS Center on the Legal Profession, on Dinh’s career, including what…
  • HALB Fireside Chat: A Conversation with Liz Alspector of PayPal

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join the Harvard Association for Law and Business on Thursday, October 12, 2023 from 12:30-1:15pm in WCC 1010 for a conversation with Liz Alspector, Senior Director, Head of Legal – P2P and Consumer Payment Experience at PayPal and former Director, Head of Legal at Venmo. Ms. Alspector will discuss her…
  • 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…
  • Phone Bank for Kentucky

    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Call Kentucky voters with the Harvard Law Democrats for one of the highest-profile gubernatorial races of the year.

October 13


  • Bicycle Registration with HUPD and FREE Bike Repair with NEMO

    8:00 am - 10:00 am

    Students, faculty, and staff are strongly encouraged to register their bicycles. Registration is free for all students, faculty, and staff (faculty and staff may register their families’ bicycles also). Registration serves as a deterrent to theft and can help in the recovery of stolen bicycles. The serial number is recorded…
  • WLA Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

    9:00 am - 10:30 am

    Join the Women’s Law Association for a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration! Stop by WCC 3016 on Friday, October 13 any time between 9 am and 10:30 am for our giveaway of books written by Latinx authors and coffee & pastries. Stay for as long as you’d like. All are welcome!…
  • The Injustices of IQBAL: A Talk with the Plaintiff’s Lawyer Alexander Reinert

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join us for a conversation with Professor Alexander Reinert, who represented the plaintiffs in Ashcroft v. Iqbal before the U.S. Supreme Court. Professor Reinert will give broader context to the Islamophobia that runs through this case, the challenges to executive action in response to 9/11, and the detrimental impact the holding has had on access…
  • ACS General Body Meeting with Justice Abella

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join ACS for our first General Body Meeting, with lunch provided, on Friday, 10/13 at 12:15 p.m. @ WCC 1015! We will hear remarks from Justice Rosalie Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada.
  • Alumni in Residence with Danny David J.D.’00 of Baker Botts L.L.P.

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Danny David is Managing Partner of Baker Botts L.L.P. The youngest Managing Partner in the firm’s modern history, Danny leads the firm’s Executive Committee, guiding the strategic direction and growth of the firm. In addition to leading the firm, Danny maintains an active practice, representing companies and their officers and directors in securities class actions, fiduciary duty lawsuits, shareholder demands, and suits challenging mergers. Prior to becoming Managing Partner, Danny served as Co-Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department from 2019-2023, and prior to that, led the firm’s Shareholder and Securities Litigation Practice. Click to register.
  • Interfellowship Worship Night

    5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join Christian Fellowship, Christian Union, and Catholic Law Students’ Association for a worship night in WCC 1010! We’ll serve dinner at 5:45pm. All are welcome, regardless of faith tradition (or lack thereof).