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Nonhuman Primates in Medical Research: The Good, Bad, and Ugly
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmThis event will bring together experts from a broad range of academic backgrounds to discuss the current state of testing on non-human primates for medical research. In covering varied topics including bioethics, animal welfare, and medical necessity/applicability, this panel will allow audience members to learn more about the widely debated…
The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law presents: Protecting the Interests of Capital Market Investors in a Multicultural Society by Nitzan Wulkan
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmIsrael’s low-interest environment has created an incentive for “alternative investments” in online trading platforms and while these platforms raised hundreds of millions of dollars from Israeli investors in the last decade, they did so based on false promises of imaginary interest rates. The initial lack of regulatory oversight in the…
LexisNexis Research Training – Distinguish THIS: Getting the Most from Shepard’s in Lexis+
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmDistinguish THIS: Getting the Most from Shepard’s in Lexis+…
Faculty Discussion on Spiritual Wellbeing with Professor Okediji and Professor Bagley
12:30 pm - 1:15 pmSpiritual wellbeing can stem from beliefs, faith, values, ethics or moral principles that provide purpose and meaning in our lives. It can be nurtured or cultivated through prayer, meditation, time in the natural world, deep listening and self reflection. We invite you to Join Harvard Law School Faculty Professor Okediji and…
HALB Fireside Chat: A Conversation with Joanna Dubin, President of Fendi Americas
12:30 pm - 1:15 pmStay tuned for an interactive session with Joanna Dubin, who was named President of Fendi Americas in January 2019. Most recently, Dubin was Senior Vice President, Merchandising at Louis Vuitton Americas in New York. Prior to that, she was based in Japan as Chief Executive Officer of Gilt Groupe Japan,…
Meet the Judge: Hon. Holly A. Thomas – U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmHear from Judge Thomas about her background and work and then have the opportunity to ask questions in a face-to-face, small group Zoom setting. Limited to fifteen attendees, who consent through their registration to the program being recorded. Alumni are welcome as well as current students. Judge Thomas clerked…
Alumni in Residence with Tara Kole JD’03 of Johnson, Shapiro, Slewett & Kole
1:30 pm - 3:30 pmTara Kole JD'03 Tara Kole is a founding partner of Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole, one of the world’s leading boutique entertainment law firms, and has an extensive film and television practice. Tara's business spans the globe, and she has developed expertise in the often-complex navigation of the global marketplace. Tara graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she served as Articles Chair on the Harvard Law Review. She went on to serve as a law clerk for the Honorable Antonin Scalia on the United States Supreme Court. Click to register.
Byse Workshop Spring 2023: Reinventing Money: Central Banks, Cryptocurrency, and the Power of Finance
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
RecurringWe are at a time of intense monetary innovation. Citizens are making new demands on their governments regarding financial inclusion, new cryptocurrencies are launching (and failing) seemingly daily, and central banks are fundamentally rethinking their mandates, particularly with regard to climate change and green finance. This workshop will bring the…
WLA x Goodwin Procter Coffee Chat
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmJoin WLA for our upcoming coffee chat with representatives from Goodwin Procter! Representatives from the firm will join us virtually to discuss practice areas, firm culture, and will be available for Q&A. Coffee gift cards will be emailed to all attendees following the event! Zoom link is below – Please RSVP…
Asia-Pacific Practices: A Conversation with Brian Burke of Shearman & Sterling
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmMr. Brian Burke is a partner in the Litigation practice at Shearman & Sterling. He has conducted dozens of investigations across Asia-Pacific and is experienced in FCPA/anti-corruption, economic sanctions, antitrust, shareholder litigation, anti-money laundering, and other compliance and investigative matters. Mr. Burke acted as lead advisor to GlaxoSmithKline on the…
EIP Orientation and Market Mixer
5:45 pm - 8:00 pmLearn what to expect from Preview and EIP Week, how to develop your strategy for both, and how to use the spring semester to maximize your success. Then, get a head-start on summer recruiting by making connections with representatives from EIP firms from across the country.
First Class Community Dinner
6:00 pm - 8:00 pmJoin the First Class community for our monthly community dinner…
Quinn Emanuel Attorney Office Hours at OCS
9:00 am - 5:00 pmSee CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
White & Case Attorney Office Hours at OCS
9:00 am - 5:00 pmSee CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
Student Wellbeing Working Group Info Table
12:00 pm - 2:00 pmThe Well is Harvard Law School’s community effort to destigmatize mental health and prioritize well-being. Think of The Well as a source of support. A hub for dialogue. A space for sharing needs and accessing resources. Interested in learning more? Stop by our info table on 2/9 to connect with…
The Hidden Administrative State: The National Association of Attorneys General and Its Kin
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmOH Skinner of the Alliance for Consumers will discuss his thoughts for how to reform consumer protection litigation and, in particular, the role of state attorneys general and the National Association of Attorneys General in conversation with Ethan Harper. All are welcome.
Harvard Law West Coast Club’s Spring Career Fair
12:30 pm - 2:00 pmCome talk to attorneys and law firm reps living their #bestlife at top law firms’ West Coast offices! Food will be provided – All student attendees will be entered into a raffle for prizes. Dress is casual and firms know students will be coming between classes, so make sure to…
Mastering Money w/ Norm Champ
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
RecurringWhat is your relationship to money? Are you a saver or a spender? Do you think and plan for the future or look away, thinking you’ll get to it later? Have you ever made or followed a budget? HLS Beyond has invited Norm Champ (JD ‘89), partner at…
West Coast Club Career Fair
12:30 pm - 2:00 pmCome talk to attorneys and law firm reps living their #bestlife at top law firms’ West Coast offices!
Food will be provided – All student attendees will be entered into a raffle for prizes. Dress is casual and firms know students will be coming between classes, so make sure…
Kenneth Roth at HLS – Global Contest between Democracy and Autocracy: Less dire than it seems
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmThe common wisdom these days is that in the global contest between democracy and autocracy, the autocrats are ascendant. That is wrong. Putin’s disastrous invasion of Ukraine and Xi Jinping’s “zero Covid” debacle are highly visible illustrations of the risks inherent in unaccountable government. It is not surprising that people…
Student Salon Series: Moral Futurism: Digital Citizenship and the Rights of Youth in the Metaverse and Beyond
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmThe Student Salon Series is a student-led event series bringing Harvard students into dialogue about tech topics, hosted by the Berkman Klein Center. This inaugural student salon series explores gaps and issues in today’s laws, policies, and product designs that impact the digital rights and freedoms of children and young…
Alumni in Residence with David Singleton JD’91 of the Ohio Justice & Policy Center
1:00 pm - 3:00 pmDavid A. Singleton has served as the Executive Director of the Cincinnati-based Ohio Justice & Policy Center since 2002. David is also a tenured Professor of Law at NKU Chase College of Law, where he teaches the Constitutional Litigation Clinic, Criminal Law, and Criminal Procedure. David has worked as a public defender for seven years, first with the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem and then with the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. Click to register.
Halfway through Harvard celebration for 2Ls and LLMs
6:00 pm - 8:00 pmCalling all 2Ls and LLMs! You are officially Halfway Through Harvard! Celebrate with your classmates on Thursday, February 9th, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in Milstein East. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Business casual attire is encouraged. Organized in partnership with the Dean of Students Office,…
Kirkland & Ellis 1L Reception
6:00 pm - 8:00 pmSee CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
Originalist Perspectives on Courts of Equity
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmFrom where do American courts derive their equitable powers? Professor Owen Gallogly has explored the constitutional source of equity in a new paper, and he will discuss his findings with Professor Henry Smith, the king of equity. Lunch will be served, and all are welcome.
Climate Change and Health: A Health Policy and Bioethics Consortium
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmAs one of the largest economic sectors globally, health care represents nearly 10% of GDP spending across O.E.C.D. countries. This significant activity produces an estimated 5-10% of global greenhouse gases, presenting opportunities to directly reduce this impact through changes to energy supply, waste, purchasing, and care models. Equally important, health…
Activist Survivor Movement After the Bhopal Gas Tragedy
12:30 pm - 1:15 pmHarvard Law School student Apoorva Dixit discusses the Bhopal gas tragedy and her podcast series aimed to uplift the voices of the victims of ‘the world’s worst industrial disaster.’…
Skadden Sponsored Coffee at OCS
2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSee CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
HLSCF: Practitioner Panel
5:45 pm - 7:15 pmPlease join us this Friday to hear from a panel of Christian practitioners about how their faith has shaped their legal work. We are so excited to welcome George B. Raine, Jennifer S. Ewing, and John Wang from Ropes & Gray and Geoffrey M. Raux from Foley & Lardner. We will have delicious food from Nirvana…
APALSA Annual Conference
All dayThe 29th Harvard APALSA Conference will take place in person at Harvard Law School on Saturday, February 11, 2023. Our theme this year is “Belonging”—for AAPIs belonging in American society, for us as AAPIs belonging with one another, and for finding belonging within ourselves as we navigate our own multiple identities. We…
Lambda’s Career Conference
8:30 am - 3:00 pmWe’re excited to announce HLS Lambda’s first ever career conference on Saturday, February 11th! This event is open to HLS Lambda members only. It features both private and public interest employers, who will speak about their substantive practice areas and their experiences navigating the legal profession as queer attorneys. Breakfast…
Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT) Spring Subcite
February 11, 2023, 9:00 am – February 12, 2023, 5:00 pmJoin JOLT, the top-ranked law & technology journal! JOLT isn’t just for those with science backgrounds or those interested in practicing patent law. This issue, we’re publishing pieces discussing a vast range of issues, including consumer consent in digital markets, cyberattacks, and the privacy risks of large language models. More…
Conversation with Julie Fink (Kaplan Hecker & Fink) – Open to all students
9:30 am - 10:30 amHLS Lambda invites all HLS affiliates to an event with Julie Fink of Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP (bio linked here). Ms. Fink will speak on how she developed her litigation career, the work she does now at Kaplan Hecker & Fink, and her experience as a queer attorney in…
Conversation with John Quinn (Kaplan Hecker & Fink) – Open to all students
9:30 am - 10:30 amHLS Lambda invites all HLS affiliates to an event with John Quinn of Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP (bio linked here). Mr. Quinn will speak on how he developed his litigation career, the work he does now at Kaplan Hecker & Fink (especially leading the recent challenge to the Florida…
Glacier Northwest: SCOTUS and the Future of Union Strike Power
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmIn Glacier Northwest, Inc. v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the Supreme Court is considering whether to fundamentally limit union strike power. Join us for a conversation with Ben Berger, a Senior Associate at Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt, and Professor David Rosenberg, regarding the Teamsters’ strategy in the case and how…
Researching Firms for EIP Workshops
12:20 pm - 1:20 pmAre you unsure how to differentiate the hundreds of firms, multiple geographic markets, and various practice areas in Big Law? Would you like to learn how to research firms using HLS resources in order to determine which firms you would like to target for Preview and EIP? Join OCS peer…
Meet the Judge: Hon. John Shepard Wiley Jr. – California Court of Appeal
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmHear from Justice Wiley about his background and work and then have the opportunity to ask questions in a face-to-face, small group Zoom setting. Limited to fifteen attendees, who consent through their registration to the program being recorded. Alumni are welcome as well as current students. Justice Wiley clerked…
The Law, Operation, and Business of Cybersecurity
12:30 pm - 1:15 pmPlease join HALB for a systemic conversation on careers and trends in cyber risk management. Joining the panel will be Marine Corps veteran and Gibson Dunn Partner Stephanie Gosnell Handler as well as Navy Veteran and McKinsey & Co. Partner Marc A. Sorel for a conversation about the future of…
HLS Housing RA Info Lunch
12:30 pm - 1:15 pmHelp make Harvard Home! Interested in joining the Resident Advisor team for the 2023-2024 year? Join us for an informational lunch to hear more about the experience and application process on 2/13 from 12:30-1:15. More info below: Are you interested in becoming a Resident Advisor (RA) in the HLS Residence…
Law Teaching Colloquium – The Contemporary U.S. Law Teaching Market
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmI. Glenn Cohen, James A. Attwood and Leslie Williams Professor of Law and Deputy Dean
Susannah Barton Tobin, Ezra Ripley Thayer Senior Lecturer on Law and Assistant Dean for Academic Career Advising Curious about what the law teaching market is like in the U.S.? This session of…
HLS Beyond Presents: The Art of Listening, Asking, & Storytelling for Advocacy & Beyond (A 3-Part Series)
4:00 pm - 5:30 pmSession 2: Shaping Stories through Listening and Sharing – We tell stories all the time – whether we are trying to make friends, find jobs, or entertain ourselves – but how often do we really listen? Oral historian and documentary filmmaker, Andre Perez, will lead the follow-up to the Storytelling &…
Harvard Law Couples & Family Association – Valentine’s Extravaganza
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmJoin HLCFA and DOS on February 13 from 4-6pm in Lewis 200 for V-Day themed activities for adults and kids, dinner and treats, movies, crafts and more. RSVP Here! …
Debevoise & Plimpton 1L Reception
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmSee CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
PON Live! Book Talk Star Wars and Conflict Resolution: There Are Alternatives to Fighting
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmCan we learn anything from the Star Wars saga about how to negotiate deals and disputes more effectively? Most definitely, according to Noam Ebner and Jen Reynolds, co-editors of the new book Star Wars and Conflict Resolution: There Are Alternatives to Fighting (DRI Press). Join us for a fun and informative session exploring…
Confined Animal Feeding Operations and Environmental Justice: The Impacts of Factory Farming,
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmAn estimated 99% of farmed animals in the United States are raised on Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). CAFOs house large numbers of animals in poor conditions and produce pollution and waste that escape into the surrounding environment. These emissions reach neighboring communities, decreasing quality of life and impacting the…
Confined Animal Feeding Operations and Environmental Justice: the Impacts of Factory Farming
12:15 pm - 1:00 pmAn estimated 99% of farmed animals in the United States are raised on Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). CAFOs house large numbers of animals in poor conditions and produce pollution and waste that escape into the surrounding environment. These emissions reach neighboring communities, decreasing quality of life and impacting the…
Debevoise & Plimpton | Investor-State Arbitration: From Recruiting to Practice
12:30 pm - 1:15 pmAre you interested in a career in international arbitration? Join us for this conversation with Debevoise & Plimpton lawyers Sarah Lee and Marta Canneri. They will share their experience as young practitioners in the field.
Board of Student Advisers, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, Harvard Law Review: Information Session
12:30 pm - 1:20 pmPlease join the Board of Student Advisors, the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, and the Harvard Law Review to learn about these three organizations. Representatives from each will talk about the application process, how membership in their organization has added to their law school experience, and answer any questions. Lunch will be…
Counting Sheep: How to Get Better Sleep
12:30 pm - 1:15 pmWhat helps sleep, and what might get in the way? We know we need it, but why is it so hard? This session is designed to increase your awareness of the health and performance implications of sleep and provide tips and strategies on how best to maintain a healthy sleep…
HALB x AFA x General David Petraeus: From US Army General to Partner at KKR
12:30 pm - 1:15 pmTune in for an interactive Q&A session with General David Petraeus, partner in the global investment firm KKR and Chairman of the KKR Global Institute, which he established in May 2013. The Global Institute supports the KKR investment process, KKR’s portfolio companies, and KKR’s investors with analysis of geopolitical and…
First Class Valentine’s Day Gathering: Show Your Mentee some Love!
3:45 pm - 4:45 pmHaven’t talked to your mentee or mentor in awhile? Show them some love this Valentine’s Day. Mentorship pairs can stop by for a sweet treat courtesy of First Class!…