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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…
  • Environmental Careers in Government

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join the Environmental Law Society and the Environmental & Energy Law Program (EELP) for a zoom webinar on Thursday October 13, 2022 from 12:30-1:15 with environmental lawyers currently working in the government. The panelists will discuss their current roles and career paths. EELP’s Senior Attorney, Dale Bryk, will moderate the discussion…
  • 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.
  • 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…
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Blockchain 101: Let Us Help You Set up A Digital Wallet

    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Want to know more about blockchain & crypto but don’t know where to start? HLS Blockchain & Fintech Initiative is here to help. Sign up for our 1:1 office hour at WCC this Thursday. We will help you to create a digital wallet and show you how crypto transactions…
  • 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.

    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    The Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) is hosting its second general body meeting (GBM) of the semester. The second GBM will discuss APALSA’s upcoming programming and be a relaxed space for community-building. After a brief plenary session, we will play board games. You won’t want to miss it!…

October 14


  • Morning Momentum: Cardio Yoga

    8:00 am - 9:00 am

    Cardio Yoga is a fusion of fitness and yoga: a total body toning, sweat-drenching moving meditation that elevates both physical and emotional fitness. This class is an opportunity for you to strategize with your thoughts and emotions and become a healthier, more resilient version of yourself – all while building…
  • Digital Currencies and National Security Tradeoffs

    9:30 am - 3:45 pm

    Join the Harvard National Security Journal for an in-person symposium on Digital Currencies and National Security Tradeoffs on Friday, October 14th from 9:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in Milstein West. Confirmed speakers include Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller, former Deputy National Security Advisor Daleep Singh, and a host of other…
  • Chair Massages sponsored by The Well

    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    A 10-minute chair massage which will focus on the neck, back, shoulders, and arms, loosen tight and sore muscles, and help to create an overall feeling of well-being. Please use the following link to RSVP for a time:
  • PON Live! Book Talk – Understanding Others through Negotiation: A Guide for Students by Students

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Understanding Others through Negotiation is a free curriculum text book designed by students for students. This teaching tool offers a series of classroom activities and case studies to help students learn to conduct more healthy, enjoyable, and effective negotiations. Designed and field-tested at Harvard College under the guidance of Professor Daniel…
  • 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…
  • Holding Corporate America Accountable Through Securities Litigation

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Join HPLA and Block & Leviton to discuss how shareholder litigation can hold corporate management accountable. With a securities fraud practice that has recovered billions for clients, the firm will share how it has held C-suite executives personally accountable for misconduct in industries spanning tech, healthcare, entertainment, and more. Learn…
  • HIRCP Book Talk on Faith and Immigration

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Join the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program on October 14 for an event with attorney Linda Dakin-Grimm, author of Dignity and Justice: Welcoming the Strangers at Our Border, in conversation with community activist Suyapa Perez. All are welcome and to-go boxed lunches will be provided. Linda Dakin-Grimm: Lawyer &…
  • OCS 1L Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


    In a small group setting, 1Ls will work with OCS’s Peer Advisers on how to draft a professional, impressive resume and a persuasive cover letter for the private sector. Students can either bring their application materials to the workshop or take notes for later. See full list of available
  • A Pre-Launch of the UN General Assembly Report on Peace, Security, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: UN Independent Expert Victor Madrigal-Borloz

    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    UN Independent Expert for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (IE SOGI) and Harvard Law Human Rights Program (HRP) Senior Visiting Researcher Victor Madrigal-Borloz will head a pre-launch event of his report on armed conflict and SOGI to the UN General Assembly.
  • Existential Advocacy: A Conversation with Professor John Bliss

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    A growing number of legal advocates are working to protect the interests of future generations by mitigating existential risk (i.e., risks that could lead to human extinction or other irreversible destruction of future human potential). How do these advocates design strategies around such low-probability/high-impact events? How do they…
  • HLSCF Friday Night Gathering: Talk on Salt & Light

    5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join us this Friday for food, fellowship, and a talk on our theme this year – salt & light – by our chaplain Pete Williamson! We will gather in the glassed-off area of the Hark at 5:45pm for food and fellowship and begin programming around 6:15pm.

October 15


  • Power & Alliances: The Trans-Atlantic Partnership in a Changing World

    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Please join us over brunch for a speech and conversation with Valdis Dombrovskis, the European Commission’s Executive Vice-President and highest ranking official responsible for Economy & Trade. EVP Dombrovskis will present his perspectives for strengthening EU-U.S. bilateral relations and reviving transatlantic trade and geopolitical leadership in a fragmenting global landscape.

October 17


October 18


  • PON Live! New Findings in the Field of Negotiation: Research from the PON Graduate Research Fellows

    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Each year, the Program on Negotiation welcomes a group of outstanding doctoral students as PON Graduate Research Fellows. Our Fellows spend a year at PON researching and writing about current topics in the fields of negotiation and mediation, with the goal of publishing their work after their time at PON.
  • Lunch Q&A with Secretary Julián Castro

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join the American Constitution Society for a speaker event with former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Julián Castro. Lunch will be provided. Julián Castro served as U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama from 2014-2017. Before that, he was Mayor of his native San…
  • LL.M. Series: Interviewing

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    An interview is your chance to showcase your qualifications, enthusiasm and preparation for a law firm position. Attend this session to learn how to prepare for and succeed in your US-style interviews. Lunch will be served. This program will be recorded and posted to the OCS website for those unable to
  • Art & The Law Lunch Panel

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join FiLM Society, Cyberlaw Clinic and RAP in a panel discussion about the experiences of three individuals working with media & law featuring: Jay Fialkov — Deputy General Counsel, WGBH; Professor, Berklee College of Music, Rebecca Richman Cohen — Emmy Award nominated documentary filmmaker…
  • Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Brazil: a conversation with Eloy Terena

    4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

    Join us for a conversation with Eloy Terena and get to know some of the legal aspects concerning Brazilian Indigenous Peoples. Eloy Terena is a lawyer, researcher, and an indigenous land rights activist. Legal advisor to the Brazilian Indigenous peoples Association (APIB) Doctoral degree in Social Anthropology from the National…
  • Fireside Chat with Judge Andrew Oldham and Professor Stephen Sachs

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Judge Andrew Oldham (5th Cir.) and Professor Stephen Sachs will discuss the future of originalism, based on their recent exchange on that subject in the Harvard Law Review. All are welcome.
  • Parody Creative Team Applications and Info Session

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Applications for the 2023 HLS Parody Creative Team (C-Team) are now OPEN!!!! The C-Team is responsible for all the behind-the-scenes magic that makes Parody the theatrical masterpiece that it is. This includes directors, assistant producers, choreographers, vocal directors, props, stage management, costume design, sound and tech, graphic design, set design, and house management.
  • Open Inquiry

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming discussions! Our second meeting of the year will be next Tuesday, October 18th at 7pm in the Hark Concourse (2nd Floor Hark). Please RSVP by Monday, October 17th, here. About Us Our Goal: Open Inquiry (OI) aims to…

October 19


  • From Zoom Room to the Classroom: Lessons From Pandemic Teaching

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    First in a new series on HLS grads in teaching, showcasing innovation and advice from teachers in a wide variety of situations, this webinar will offer lessons learned from the changes that the pandemic forced or encouraged. What worked and what didn’t? What is worth keeping, and how should we…
  • HLALR Subcite Training

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    The Harvard Latin American Law Review welcomes all Harvard Law School students to join. While we focus on issues involving Latin American communities in and outside the United States, we have a diverse body of members from all backgrounds that are interested in these issues. During this training, HLALR will…
  • Public Reading of Scripture – Online and In-person

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Have you wanted to read the greatest selling book of all time? Join us every Wednesday for the lunch hour. The Program on Biblical Law and Christian Legal Studies hosts a weekly lunchtime community reading of the Bible. The Public Reading of Scripture (PRS) will take place every Wednesday in…
  • HALS + HLSBFI Absolute Blockchain Newbies Meetup (free poke on us)

    12:25 pm - 1:25 pm

    As a warm-up to HLSBFI’s Fireside Chat with Amy Aixi Zhang (Policy Counsel @Paradigm, HLS 20’), HLSBFI and HALS will jointly host a lunch meetup in WCC 1056. This event is primarily for people interested in knowing more about blockchain, but have no prior experience or technical backgrounds. We will…
  • Governing Artificial Intelligence: Conversation and Q&A with Cullen O’Keefe, Research Scientist at OpenAI

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Artificial intelligence has the potential to transform the way we live and work. But it’s not obvious that the transformations it brings will be good news for everyone—or even for humanity as a whole. OpenAI, one of the leading labs working on developing AI systems, has a stated mission
  • The New Abortion Battleground: Interjurisdictional Conflicts and State Shield Laws

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join Greer Donley, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh Law School, for a discussion about the interjurisdictional legal conflicts that arise across state borders and between states and the federal government following Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health. This event is part of the Center for Health Law…
  • HALB Investor Series: Sean Doherty, A Conversation with Former General Counsel of Bain Capital turned Biotech Venture Philanthropist

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    The Harvard Association for Law and Business invites you to join a conversation with Sean Doherty. Sean was Bain Capital’s first General Counsel and currently serves as chairman of the JDRF T1D Fund, a type 1 diabetes focused venture philanthropy fund which he founded. Earlier in his career, Sean was…
  • Herbert W. Vaughan Academic Program: The Original Scalia

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Lecture by: Adrian Vermeule
    Ralph S. Tyler, Jr. Professor of Constitutional Law Moderated by: Jack Goldsmith
    Learned Hand Professor Law Panel Discussion with: Lawrence Lessig
    Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership The Honorable Andrew Oldham
    United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth…
  • Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series with Barry Berke JD’89

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Barry H. Berke, co-chair of the Litigation department of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, is a nationally recognized trial lawyer who represents officers, directors, professionals and corporations in sensitive and high-profile investigations and proceedings. Barry recently served as chief impeachment counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives in the Senate impeachment trial of the former president of the United States. Previously, he served as special counsel to the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives in connection with its first investigation and impeachment of the former president of the United States. Prior to joining Kramer Levin, Barry was a trial lawyer with the Federal Defenders office for the Southern District of New York. Click to register.
  • Harvard Law School Library Book Talk: Missing the Target

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join the HLS Library on Wednesday, Oct. 19th at 12:30pm for a HLS Library Book Talk! This event features a discussion on Missing the Target: Why Stock-Market Short-Termism Is Not the Problem with author Mark Roe and panelists Holger Spamann and Jesse Fried. This event is free and will be…
  • Masterclass: The Unspoken Rules

    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    As you enter the legal profession, those you interact with will have certain expectations of you. Yet these expectations are often unspoken, and therefore unknown, and sometimes learned the hard way. At Masterclass, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to Starting Your Career Off Right, Gorick…
  • First Class Community Dinner & Pumpkin Painting

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    First Class hosts monthly dinners to facilitate connections within our community. Join us on October 19th for an evening of pumpkin painting and a free meal!…