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March 4

Monday

  • Animals in Cost-Benefit Analysis

    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Federal agencies’ cost-benefit analyses do not capture animals’ interests. This omission matters for billions of animals. This talk will show why agencies should reject this status quo and how they can implement that vision.
  • Deconstructing Media Bias on Palestine

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come join Harvard Justice for Palestine as we unpack how systemic media bias skews our understanding of Palestine and Palestinian liberation.
  • WLA General Body Meeting

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Please join the Harvard Women’s Law Association (WLA) for our Spring general body meeting. At the meeting we will enjoy lunch, get to know other WLA members, and discuss how to apply for WLA Board for the 2024-25 academic year.
  • Legal Remedies to the Agunah Issue in the United States: Intersections Between Civil Courts and Rabbinic Arbitration with Keshet Starr

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Legal Remedies to the Agunah Issue in the United States:
    Intersections Between Civil Courts and Rabbinic Arbitration with Keshet Starr,
    co-sponsored with the Jewish Law Students Association…
  • Prison Abolition and Queer Liberation

    12:15 pm - 1:20 pm

    This event aims to shed light on the urgent and crucial movement for prison abolition, with a specific focus on the experience of queer people behind bars and in the carceral system. The lunch-hour session will provide a platform to discuss the intricacies of legal and political work being done…
  • Animal Law & Policy Clinic Open House

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    The Animal Law & Policy Clinic will be hosting an Open House so that interested students have an opportunity to meet with Clinic Staff and ALPC student clinicians and learn more about the Clinic’s work. Lunch will be provided.
  • EDP Lunch Event with Nina Perales

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    The Harvard Equal Democracy Project, in partnership with the Harvard Civil Rights – Civil Liberties Law Review and the Harvard Immigration Project, presents a lunch event with Nina Perales. Nina Perales is the Vice President of Litigation at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). Ms. Perales is…
  • Researching Firms for EIP Workshop

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Recurring

    Are you overwhelmed by the hundreds of firms, multiple geographic markets, and various practice areas in Big Law? Are you unsure how you should be researching firms in order to determine which firms you would like to target for Preview and EIP? Join OCS peer advisers in a small group…
  • Texas Club Bluebell Social

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come join the Texas Club for some Texas-made Bluebell ice cream!!…
  • Law and the Arts Panel

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Do you have a passion for the arts and want to combine that with your legal education? A panel of HLS lecturers and clinic directors will do a Q&A exploring the many opportunities there are, both on campus and in the professional world, for law students with a passion for…
  • Meet the Judge: Hon. William G. Young, D. Mass

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Hear firsthand from Judge William G. Young of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Judge Young received an A.B. from Harvard University and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School and later served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Raymond S. Wilkins of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial…
  • Helix Bar Review Simulated MPRE

    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Simulated MPRE with Helix Bar Review…
  • Driving with Dignity: Women Drivers and the Gig Economy

    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Join the Center for Labor and a Just Economy for a roundtable with Mary Kay Henry (SEIU International President), April Verret (SEIU Secretary-Treasurer) and gig economy drivers for International Women’s Month. The conversation will be hosted by Michelle Miller and Sharon Block. Please register for the webinar link at http://tinyurl.com/seiu-clje…
  • CANCELLED O’Melveny & Myers 1L Reception

    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • Interfaith Dinner

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    JLSA, MLSA, CLSA, CF, and HLLDS cordially invite HLS students and +1s to this year’s Interfaith Dinner at 7 pm in Milstein East! Students of all faith backgrounds and none are welcome to attend this catered, sit-down dinner, where we will learn more about what faith means to each other…

March 5

Tuesday

March 6

Wednesday

  • Coffee & Conversation with The Harvard Chaplains

    10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Join Harvard Chaplains and the Well for a meet & greet and to write reflective notes of encouragement for yourself and your friends.
  • Lunch event w/Judge Gergel

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  • Y-Lab 1L Course Selection

    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join the Youth Advocacy & Policy Lab (Y-LAB) for an event on course selection! We’ll hear from 2Ls and 3Ls about classes they found helpful for work in the child advocacy space, about Y-LAB’s clinics, and other advice for designing your schedule. 1Ls will have a chance to ask upperclass…
  • HLR, HLAB, and BSA Lunch Panel

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come listen to a panel of upperclassmen discuss their experiences applying to and being a member of the Harvard Law Review, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, and the Board of Student Advisors. Lunch will be provided. For queries, please email msharp@jd25.law.harvard.edu This event is sponsored by the Harvard Women’s Law Association.
  • HLEP Hosts Daniel Gallagher, CLO of Robinhood

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Daniel Gallagher, CLO of Robinhood and former SEC Commissioner, is joining us to talk about innovation in the highly regulated financial ecosystem.
  • The UN Permanent Forum on People of African Descent – A Spotlight

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    The Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School cordially invites you to a stimulating open lunch discussion on the UN Permanent Forum on People of African Descent. Engage with esteemed panelists as they explore historical legacies, contemporary challenges, and innovative solutions surrounding the rights of individuals of African descent worldwide.
  • HLS Beyond presents: Why I Changed My Mind

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Though (ideally) academia is a place where revising one’s ideas is a constant, in reality getting something ‘wrong’ (for students and professors) can be scary. In the current cultural climate it often feels that there is less and less room for the idea that one’s ideas can (and should!) evolve over time as new arguments, information and data emerge.  Faculty speakers will demonstrate this process in action as they share their stories of professional moments of reckoning when ideas they had previously thought settled in their worldview changed.
  • Moderating Model Marketplaces: Platform Governance Puzzles for AI Intermediaries (RSM Speaker Series)

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    RSM welcomes Robert Gorwa and Michael Veale for a discussion of their research into the governance questions raised by the moderation of model marketplaces. The AI development community is increasingly making use of hosting intermediaries intended to provide easy public access to a wide range of ‘open’ models and…
  • Writing at HLS and Advising Lunch

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    For 1L students:  We invite you to join Professors Sabi Ardalan and Liz Kamali and Deans Merry Boak and Catherine Claypoole for a session on the modified writing requirement and writing opportunities at HLS, including options for receiving written work credit, how the upper-level writing groups work, and guidance on…
  • IPLA x Mintz

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come hear from attorneys at Mintz about their intellectual property law practice!…
  • Alumni in Residence with Karl Austen J.D. ’89 of Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris & Klein

    3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

    Karl obtained his J.D. with honors in 1989 from Harvard Law School and associated with the firm of Gipson Hoffman & Pancione, where he practiced entertainment law. Karl joined the firm formerly known as Armstrong Hirsch in 1994, where he continues to represent actors, writers, directors and producers in the motion picture and television industries. In 2004, Karl became a name partner of the firm, currently called Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein. He is currently CEO and Managing Partner of the firm. Click to register.
  • HIALSA x Gibson Dunn Mining Arbitration Masterclass | Third Session of the 2024 HIALSA Masterclass Workshop

    4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Become an expert and join the Third Session of the 2024 HIALSA Masterclass Workshop featuring Gibson Dunn and Resource Capital Funds, and a networking event thereafter!
    HIALSA will host its third session in the workshop series, “International Arbitration in the Mining Sector” on Wednesday, March 6, from 4:00 –…
  • My Cousin Vinny Film Screening & Commentary

    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Love the courtroom classic My Cousin Vinny? Ever wondered how realistic the film really is? Professor Ron Sullivan will help you find out! Come join the FiLM Society as we screen select clips from the beloved 1992 legal comedy, with commentary provided by the criminal law Professor Sullivan.
  • Goodwin 1L Reception

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • HALB Community Dinner: Private Equity

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join the Harvard Association for Law and Business for lunch or dinner with your fellow HALB members with common professional interests. These will take place over the spring term. All HALB general body members welcome, although attendance will be capped. Please RSVP at the link below. You will receive a…
  • First Class x 1L Brief Writing Tips Session

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Come join First Class for the 1L Brief Writing Tips Session! Food will be served.
  • LEAP Meeting

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    LEAP General Body Meeting! Elections for next year’s board are on 3/6. Dinner will be served.
  • Christian Union Midweek Bible Study

    6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

    CU@HLS’ midweek bible study through the book of Genesis for Spring 2024. To understand fully the book of Genesis will give the reader a deeper understanding of the redemptive narrative throughout the Scriptures, and ultimately, the gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • HLS Pub Trivia

    March 6, 2024, 7:00 pm – May 29, 2024, 9:00 pm

    Recurring

    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.

March 7

Thursday

  • Christian Union Women’s Bible Study Group

    11:45 am - 1:30 pm

    Christian Union at HLS Women’s Bible Study through Psalm 1-41 (Spring 2024). Women of HLS are invited to register for this event in advance!…
  • Alumni in Residence with Terry Fancher J.D. ’83 of Stockbridge Capital Group

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Terry Fancher is the founding principal of Stockbridge Capital Group, LLC and head of the firm’s Platform Business. In this capacity, Terry is responsible for supervising the investment activities of Stockbridge’s large-scale platform investments, as well as commingled real estate opportunity funds. Formerly, while at PaineWebber & Co. and its predecessor, Kidder, Peabody & Co., Terry headed the Real Estate Investment Banking Group. Click to register.
  • Dispute Systems Design Clinic Open House

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    In anticipation of 2024-2025 Clinic Registration at the end of March, please join the clinical instructors of the Dispute Systems Design Clinic for a lunchtime Open House to learn more about the DSD Clinic — what skills you’ll learn, the types of projects we do and the practice areas we…
  • No Justice, No Peace, Abolish the Police: A Stop Cop City Update

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    This event aims to shed light on the urgent and crucial movement for police abolition, with a specific focus on the Stop Cop City initiative in Atlanta. The lunch-hour session will provide a platform to discuss the intricacies of this movement and its broader implications for the pursuit of liberation…
  • OPIA’s Fellowship Series: Developing a Fellowship Proposal

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Are you a 2L considering applying for post-graduate fellowships but don’t know where to begin? Are you wondering how to find and approach a host organization for sponsoring a Skadden Fellowship to work as a staff attorney or create an original proposal? Are you curious about how to design a viable “project” for fellowships, such as an Equal Justice Works, HLR, or Justice Catalyst fellowship at a non-profit organization of your choice? Join OPIA staff, students, and alumni for tips on how to develop a fellowship proposal from cover letter to interview.
  • Talking Tax with Professor Brennan

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Professor Brennan will discuss a variety of tax topics related to financial planning for law students and young lawyers followed by questions from the audience…
  • Breaking Barriers, Building Futures: Addressing Gender-based Violence in the African Context

    2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Join us for a compelling public lecture on the complexities of gender-based violence by Her Excellency Dr. Fatima Maada Bio, the First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone. Gender-based violence remains a critical issue affecting individuals, families, and communities globally, but it presents unique challenges in African societies. In…

March 8

Friday

  • Transform Justice

    12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    If ignorance of the law is no excuse, why does it cost so much to read? Many of the laws of the United States are not online at all, or are only available to people who can pay. Come meet the band of activists who believe that everyone has the…
  • Galatians Bible Study—all are welcome!

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join us as we study the book of Galatians together. Our study will be led by Zack Phillips, an HLS alum and current pastor of Covenant Church in Arlington. No preparation is required. All are welcome!…