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September 22

Thursday

September 23

Friday

  • Morning Momentum: Zumba

    8:00 am - 9:00 am

    Zumba is a cardio-dance fitness class that combines high energy and motivating music with unique moves and combinations, allowing participants to dance away their worries. This class utilizes interval training to maximize caloric output, fat burning, and fun! Ditch the workout; join the party!  No dance experience is necessary. No…
  • HLS Advocates Careers in Human Rights

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join HLS Advocates for Human Rights and four leading human rights practitioners to discuss their experiences in human rights, how they got to where they are now, and how you can get there too! Our panelists are Beatrice Lindstrom (former Legal Director of the Institute for Justice & Democracy in…
  • Career Paths towards Human Rights

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join HLS Advocates for Human Rights and various human rights practitioners to discuss their experiences in human rights and how they got to where they are now.
  • Harvard Empirical Legal Studies Series feat. Prof. Spamann – How to Read Quantitative Empirical Legal Scholarship?

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    As legal scholars, what tools do we need to read critically and engage productively with quantitative empirical scholarship? In the first session of the 2022-2023 Harvard Empirical Legal Studies Series, Harvard Law School Professor Holger Spamann will compare and discuss different quantitative studies. This session will be a first approximation…
  • HLSCF Friday Night Gathering: Game Night

    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join us for a game/social night this Friday! We will meet in front of Langdell Library at 5:30pm and walk over together. If you’re a game person, please bring your favorite card and board games, and if you’re not, please come anyway for non-game-related fellowship! We will provide dinner with…

September 24

Saturday

  • Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT) Fall Subcite

    September 24, 2022 – September 25, 2022

    Join JOLT, a top-ranked law & tech journal! JOLT isn’t just for those with science backgrounds or those interested in practicing patent law. We’re publishing pieces discussing a vast range of issues, including the regulation of fraud in the cryptomarket, mitigating algorithmic bias for computer vision technologies, and the fairness…
  • Harvard International Law Journal – Fall Subcite

    All day

    The Harvard International Law Journal is excited to invite you to our our Fall Subcite on Saturday, September 24! Free food and refreshments will be provided, as well as Lexis points, for attendees!  We have a wide variety of topics we are publishing this semester, ranging from international trade and arbitration…

September 25

Sunday

  • Harvard Environmental Law Review Subcite #1

    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

    The Harvard Environmental Law Review (HELR) is hosting its first subcite of the semester on Sunday, 9/25 at 9am in WCC 1019. HELR is the #1 environmental law journal in the United States, and has been published semi-annually by Harvard Law School students since 1976. HELR seeks to publish scholarship…

September 26

Monday

September 27

Tuesday

  • Alumni in Residence with Todd Builione JD’99 of KKR & Co. Inc.

    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Todd C. Builione joined KKR in 2013 and is a Partner and Global Head of Private Wealth. He and his team work with financial intermediaries and advisors across the world to understand their investment needs and deliver customized private wealth investment solutions. Previously serving as President of KKR Credit and Markets,he currently serves on KKR’s Distribution Heads Committee, Risk & Operations Committee, and Inclusion and Diversity Council. Prior to joining KKR, Todd served as president of Highbridge Capital Management, CEO of Highbridge's hedge fund business and a member of the investment and risk committees. Click to register.
  • A Tribute To Herbert C. Kelman

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    The Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution presents a virtual talk with guest speakers Jeff Seul (HDS), Daniel Shapiro (FAS, HMS) and Donna Hicks (HU). Our speakers will talk about how Professor Kelman challenged the Realist theory of conflict going on to create, with John Burton,…
  • Delisted and Deleted? Copyright Law Solutions to Digital Video Game Preservation

    12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

    Physical copies of movies, TV shows, music and video games become rarer as people turn to instant digital purchases and streaming services, for their media consumption. Unlike a CD, DVD, or VHS tape, which could last forever, digital-only media has an expiration date. But what happens if we want to…
  • Organizing Amazon: A Conversations with Chris Smalls and Jodi Kantor

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Chris Smalls is founder of the Amazon Labor Union and leader of the first successful efforts to unionize an Amazon facility. From being called “not smart, or articulate” by Amazon executives to “my kind of trouble” by President Joe Biden in the Oval Office, Chris Smalls has ushered in a…
  • American Constitution Society Lunch Q&A with Justice Goodwin Liu

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join the American Constitution Society for a speaker event with Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court, Goodwin Liu. We will discuss Justice Liu’s career path, scholarship, and the role of state courts in protecting individual rights post-Dobbs. Room is TBA. Lunch will be provided. Nominated by Governor Jerry Brown,…
  • LL.M. Series: Networking

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Networking is an important part of your LL.M. job search. Many law firm jobs are obtained, or sometimes even created, through networking. Attend this program to learn what networking is and how to creatively and professionally network your way to a job. Lunch will be served.  This program will be…
  • Representing Hollywood: What it Means to be a Talent-Facing Lawyer with the Harvard Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Want to join the entertainment industry as a lawyer? Want to learn more about what it means to “do entertainment law”? We will hear from HLS alum Tara Kole who recently founded one of the most significant talent law firms in Hollywood, Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole. Tara has an…
  • Lambda Public Interest Lunch

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come join us for an inaugural Lambda Public Interest Lunch! This will be a very low-pressure, low-key vibes opportunity to get to know each other, ask questions, and give me feedback about the kinds of events and speakers you all want to see for the rest of the year. This…
  • Centering the Voices of Young People in Foster Care Reform

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Advocates for marginalized groups talk frequently about centering the voices of communities and other stakeholders to ensure that those most closely affected by the proposed policies drive reform.  Nevertheless, those same advocates often lack a clear plan for how to engage with those stakeholders in a way that allows for a true…

September 28

Wednesday

  • White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health Watch Party

    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

    Please join the HLS Food Law and Policy Clinic and Health Law and Policy Clinic to watch a livestream of the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health. The conference is being held for the first time in over 50 years and will include the announcement of a national…
  • Debate: Was the Constitution of 1787 a pro-slavery document?

    12:25 pm - 1:20 pm

    Professor Noah Feldman’s latest book, The Broken Constitution, will be the subject of a debate on the question of whether Abraham Lincoln had to “break” the Constitution during the Civil War. All are welcome.
  • In the Belly of the Beast: Criminal Justice Impact Litigation in the Deep South

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join OPIA for a community discussion with Wasserstein Fellow Mercedes Montagnes HLS ‘09, Founder and Executive Director of the Promise of Justice Initiative, in which she will discuss the benefits and risks of using impact litigation as a tool to create positive change for people in the criminal legal system.
  • [HALB] Introduction to Debt Finance with White & Case

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join the Harvard Association for Law and Business (HALB) and White & Case on a presentation on Debt Finance. Come meet White & Case attorneys to learn more about their highly complex, cross-border transactions and their firm. Lunch will be provided. Speakers include Jessica Shearer (Partner, Debt Finance), Rob Morrison…
  • 3L Judicial Clerkship Update and Q&A

    12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

    As of our last count, almost 600 potential clerkship opportunities were still available for 2023, and many judges are considering applications from current 3Ls for 2024 and even 2025 clerkships. Whether you are just starting a clerkship search or have been applying already, you may have questions in common with other 3L students. Join Liz, Kirsten, and Ali for an update and interactive Q&A session.
  • Alumni in Residence with Lindsay Breedlove JD’09 of Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Lindsay Breedlove JD ’09 is a Senior Director at Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, a Bay Area biotechnology company that specializes in rare and ultra-rare diseases. She oversees the company’s litigation and investigations, serves as general counsel for the Asia Pacific region, and advises North American business units regarding regulatory and legal risk. Before joining Ultragenyx, Lindsay was a partner in Troutman Pepper LLP’s Life Sciences practice, resident in Philadelphia, PA, where she litigated on behalf of key players across the healthcare innovation and delivery spectrum. Lindsay is currently serving as the President of the Harvard Law School Association that oversees and supports alumni engagement efforts around the globe. Click to register.
  • EELP Welcome Back Reception

    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    We are holding a welcome back reception for students interested in energy and environmental law. To be hosted by Jody Freeman, Richard Lazarus, and Carrie Jenks.
  • Environmental & Energy Law Student Welcome Reception

    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Meet faculty, students, and staff involved in environmental and energy law programs on campus. Food and drinks will be served! If you or an event participant requires disability-related accommodations, please contact Accessibility Services, at accessibility@law.harvard.edu or 617-495-8773 in advance of the event. (In case of rain, the event will…
  • Career Planning: How Your 1L Year (and Job) Fit in the Big Picture

    5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

    Learn about careers 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. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served, along with wine and beer.
  • Abolitionist Community Building

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Please join us for our first monthly abolitionist community building event of the semester! We hope this space can serve as a place of support, connection, and learning in community with other people who believe in abolition of the prison industrial complex. Last year we wrote holiday cards to incarcerated…
  • Basic Safety and Awareness with HUPD

    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    The purpose of this class is to empower students, faculty, and staff to combat various types of assaults by providing them with realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. The classes cover safety awareness, risk reduction, and risk avoidance and provide attendees with the knowledge to make educated decisions about safety and…
  • La Alianza GBM

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • HALS Recruiting Event

    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    The Harvard Asia Law Society will introduce its activities and recruit committee members as well as general body members. Food and boba will be served!…