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March 29


  • Alumni in Residence with Amit Nitin Doshi J.D.’08 of Harbor Spring Capital, LLC

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Amit Doshi is the Founder, Managing Partner, and Portfolio Manager of Harbor Spring Capital, a global and opportunistic investment firm focused on public and private equity. Amit was previously a partner and Managing Director at Tiger Global Management, a public and private equity investment firm. He has previous experience in private equity at Madison Dearborn Partners and in investment banking at Goldman Sachs. Amit earned MBA, JD, and AB degrees from Harvard University. Click to register.
  • Harvard Transactional Law Clinics Open House

    11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Interested in learning about the Transactional Law Clinics? Wondering what it’s like to be a student in TLC? Or maybe you are interested in understanding more about practicing as an attorney outside of a litigation field? Drop by our open house to see our space and meet TLC’s clinical instructors,…
  • WLA Public Interest Coffeehouse

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Stop by WLA’s Public Interest Coffeehouse in WCC 3009 from 12-2 for a casual chat with public interest students over donuts and coffee. Open to all who identify as women or nonbinary!…
  • JLSA x ACS: Justice Rosalie Abella and Chief Judge David Barron

    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    JLSA and ACS cohosting a conversation between two celebrated jurists—Justice Rosalie Abella formerly of the Canadian Supreme Court, and Chief Judge David Barron of the First Circuit—about their respective careers.
  • Animal Law & Policy Clinic Open House

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please stop by the Animal Law & Policy Clinic (1607 Massachusetts Ave, 3rd Floor) to meet the team, learn about our legal advocacy for animals, tour our space, and learn how you can enroll. Vegan snacks will be available!…
  • Fighting for Justice in Big Law: Plaintiffs’ Litigation at Quinn Emanuel

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come hear about plaintiff-side practice and litigation at Quinn Emanuel! This event is sponsored by the Harvard Plaintiffs’ Law Association and HL Central. Shake Shack provided!…
  • HREL: Strip Mall Guy @realEstateTrent Lunch Event

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Real Estate Twitter—aka #RETwit—is full of characters, including ‘Strip Mall Guy.’ On Twitter, he’s @RealEstateTrent and, with 160,000+ followers, he has a devoted and quickly growing following. Off Twitter, he keeps a low profile—which is no easy feat given he runs a successful real estate business. He will be joining us to…
  • “Odd Ball Federalism Cases”

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Professor Michael McConnell of Stanford Law School and retired judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit will speak on some “odd ball federalism cases” including one on the Court’s current docket, National Pork Producers Council v. Ross. Lunch will be served, and all are welcome.
  • Prison Lives Matter: Abolitionist Lawyering in Action

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    With Kwame Shakur and Jalil Muntaqim, moderated by Edward Chung…
  • HLEP Symposium 2023: Innovations in Health – Ongoing Revolutions in Healthcare

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Innovators across the globe are building a brighter future for human health. Entrenched powers may resist changes, but these revolutionaries press on, knowing healthcare is not a static idea. Join us for the second day of the HLEP Symposium, where we will hear from innovators in AI & Mental Health, Psychedelics &…
  • Advocates Movie Screening– War Don Don

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Professor Rebecca Richman Cohen will present her film ‘War Don Don.’ Discussion to follow.
  • South Africa: Navigating Religious Rights in a Constitutional Democracy

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join us for lunch and a discussion with Dr. Fatima Essop, South African attorney and Visiting Fellow at the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World, on how South African citizens have navigated their religious and cultural rights within South Africa’s constitutional democracy. South African courts have…
  • The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on jewish and Israeli Law presents: Was the Revival of Meir Kahane through Itamar Ben Gvir Inevitable?: Thoughts on Zionism Today with Shaul Magid

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Historical inevitability is not a popular notion among scholars. Yet there is little debate that the rise of Israeli parliamentarian Itamar Ben Gvir and his far-right party has brought Meir Kahane, maligned Jewish militant and ousted Knesset member, back into focus. Is this an aberration or can we say it…
  • Class of 2023 Last Lecture Series

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


    It’s HLS tradition for the graduating class at HLS to hear from select faculty members who provide their guidance and advice for the upcoming sendoff moment of our careers. This year, the Class of 2023 Class Marshals have asked three professors to join us and provide their thoughts, which typically…
  • West Coast Club x Paul Hastings Mentorship Panel (Zoom)

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Paul Hastings invites you to join us for a virtual panel with some of our West Coast Partners to discuss their career path and the importance of meaningful mentorship. All attendees who RSVP will receive Uber Eats food credit provided by Paul Hastings.
  • OPIA’s Life After Law School Series: Living on the Low Income Protection Plan

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Interested in learning more about the Low Income Protection Plan (LIPP) and managing loan repayment on a public interest salary? Hear from a panel of alumni currently participating in LIPP, as they share their own experiences. Catherine Pattanayak, Assistant Dean for Public Service, and Kara Martin, Associate Director for LIPP and Public Interest Funding, will moderate and answer your questions. Lunch provided.
  • Technology and the Public Interest Book Talk

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    In this groundbreaking work, Haochen Sun analyzes the ethical crisis unfolding at the intersection of technology and the public interest. He examines technology companies’ growing power and their increasing disregard for the public good. To tackle this asymmetry of power and responsibility, he argues that we must reexamine the nature and scope…
  • Marking the roots/routes of racial capitalism: antiBlackness or elsewhere?

    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    Please join us on Wednesday, March 29th, from 12:30 – 2 pm or on Zoom for a conversation about the meaning, origins, and future directions of racial capitalism with Lua Yuille and Anansi Wilson. This event is co-sponsored by the Law and Political Economy (LPE) Association at Harvard, Harvard Black…
  • Covington & Burling Virtual Chat

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • Hungry Planet x HUDS Tasting Pop-Up

    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Harvard University Dining Services (HUDS) is partnering with the Harvard Student Government Student Affairs Committee and the Harvard Animal Law Society to bring a Hungry Planet Tasting Pop-Up to the HLS Community.  This free event will be feature Chef Ron DeSantis, Chief Culinary Officer of Hungry Planet, who will be…
  • Byse Workshop Spring 2023: Reinventing Money: Central Banks, Cryptocurrency, and the Power of Finance

    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


    We 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…
  • Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation Open House

    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Please join us at the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) Open House to chat with our faculty, attorneys, and staff and learn about our clinics – the Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Health Law and Policy Clinic – and exciting opportunities for students to engage…
  • The Inaugural Vik-Bailey Lecture: Michael McConnell – The President Who Would Not Be King

    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    The Department of Government Presents  The Inaugural Vik–Bailey Lecture    Michael McConnell, Stanford Law School  The President Who Would Not Be King: Executive Power Under the Constitution  Professor McConnell is the Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and Director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford University Law School and a Senior…
  • Y-Lab Open House

    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Please stop by the yellow house (23 Everett Street, Second Floor) to visit the Youth Advocacy & Policy Lab (Y-Lab) and learn about the clinics and courses focusing on issues pertaining to children and youth.  These include the Education Law Clinics:  Individual Representation, Legislative and Administrative Lawyering, and Impact Litigation;…
  • HBLR Elections

    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Come hear from the candidates for Editor In Chief for next year’s edition of the Harvard Business Law Review and cast your vote! Food will be provided.
  • Quinn Emanuel 1L Reception

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.

March 30


  • Last chance to pick up a disability ally wristband!

    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    March is Disability Awareness Month. Show your support for your disabled peers, students and friends! The Disabled Law Students Association (DLSA) will be handing out student-designed disability ally wristbands from 12pm-1:30pm by Harkbox Cafe (at the base of the ramp to Hark) in Wasserstein Hall. Take the pledge to be…
  • PON Live! Book Talk Split the Pie: A Radical New Way to Negotiate

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    A virtual discussion with Barry Nalebuff, Milton Steinbach Professor, Yale School of Management. Barry Nalebuff will discuss his approach that brings principles and logic into negotiation. The negotiation pie is the additional value created through an agreement to work together. Seeing the relevant pie will change how you think about…
  • Where Have All the Trials Gone: The Vanishing Jury Trial and What It Means for the Law and the Legal Profession

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    A conversation with Judge Richard Sullivan (2d Cir) on the fate of the jury trial and what it means for criminal law. Lunch will be served, and all are welcome.
  • HLEP Symposium 2023: Innovations in Health – Achieving Peak Performance

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Winning at the highest levels of competition is no easy feat; doing it consistently is even more difficult.  However, there are some who understand the fundamentals necessary for greatness. Join us for the third and final day of the HLEP Symposium, where we will explore the optimization of human performance…
  • Space Law & Medicine for Mars Missions

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    How should we treat a medical emergency during a mission to Mars? One of the major obstacles for deep-space exploration cited by NASA is the lack of guidance for responding to medical emergencies during spaceflight missions. Join Dr. Ryan Zahalka and Jonathan Iwry (HLS ‘20) as they discuss the legal,…
  • Researching Firms for EIP Workshops

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Are 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…
  • Comparing US and EU Regulatory Regimes on Digital Assets & Cryptocurrencies

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Come join us in a lively discussion with David Adlerstein (Wachtell) and Martin Hanzl (EY Law) on digital asset regulations in the US and EU (12:30 pm at WCC 3038). David and Martin will talk about to what extent US and EU differ in their approaches to regulating digital assets,…
  • Conversation with Nick Robinson, Founder and CEO of International Sports Consulting

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Nick is one of the leading sports agents in Europe, managing international athletes across soccer, rugby and Olympic sports, and has brokered record breaking Premier League club  transfers as well as global apparel endorsements. He is the Founder and CEO of International Sports Consulting – who currently represent over 100 elite…
  • Bar Exam Information Session

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join Kandace Kukas, HLS Bar Advisor and experienced bar exam expert, on Thursday, March 30 from 12:30pm-1:15pm in WCC 2012 for an info session on the Bar Exam. For students taking the NYLE or those who are otherwise unavailable during the above in-person session, a virtual session will also be…
  • Resurgence of Māori Law: the Constitutional Transformation Movement in Aotearoa New Zealand

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Since the “Māori Renaissance” era of the 1960s-1980s, Aotearoa New Zealand’s constitution and law has been in slow transformation as Māori law has resurged and with greater recognition within the settler colonial legal system. Now in 2023, we are in a fascinating time. The controversial Treaty of Waitangi Settlement process,…
  • HALB x LexisNexis: Legal Research For A Transactional Practice

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join HALB and LexisNexis for an exclusive panel on legal research skills for a transactional practice. The event will include panelists from Choate, Ropes & Gray, and the HLS library staff. We highly recommend any student who is planning to work in any form of transactional practice in the…
  • Meet the Judge: Hon. Carolyn N. Lerner, U.S. Court of Federal Claims

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come hear from a judge on a unique trial court in DC – the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, with nationwide jurisdiction over claims against the U.S. government and known for its expertise to efficiently handle large, complex, and often technical litigation. This judge’s prior background
  • IPLA x Quinn Emanuel: Patent Law & You

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join IPLA for a panel with Quinn Emanuel attorneys to learn about the ins and outs of an IP law career! We will be discussing interesting cases in IP and how to get good experience as a junior associate. No technical background necessary. Please RSVP here for Shake Shack lunch:…
  • International Transgender Day of Visibility Panel Discussion (Virtual)

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    The Harvard Community is invited to join this panel discussion celebrating the lives, contributions, courage, and resilience of transgender and non-binary people across the word. Panelists include: Soltan Bryce, MBA 2021, Managing Consultant, Managing Consultant, Guide house Pronouns: he/him/his Alexander Chen, Founding Director of the LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic at Harvard Law…
  • Open House, Judicial Process in Trial Courts Clinic

    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Students are invited to learn more about the Judicial Process in the Trial Courts clinic from the faculty and current students. This clinic provides  the opportunity, through a judicial internship, for law students to learn about the operations, realities, and challenges of state and federal trial courts. Each student is…
  • Alumni in Residence with Cari Dawson J.D.’93 of Alston & Bird

    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Cari Dawson co-chairs Alston & Bird’s Class Action & MDL Practice Team and has a winning track record defending Fortune 500 companies as lead counsel in high-profile enterprise litigation nationwide. Cari assists clients in the areas of commercial litigation, strategic counseling, and crisis management. For almost 30 years, Cari has defended hundreds of class actions in virtually every state in the country and across a variety of industries involving claims of fraud, breach of warranty, RICO, breach of contract, consumer protection, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and all varieties of state and federal statutory claims. Click to register.
  • Faith & Veritas ’23

    March 30, 2023, 3:00 pm – April 2, 2023, 12:00 pm

    On March 30 – April 2, Christian alumni university-wide are invited to return to campus for Faith & Veritas™ ’23, an unprecedented gathering of alumni, faculty, and students eager to experience renewal and engage with world-renowned thought leaders exploring the role and impact of the Christian faith to address contemporary…
  • Human Rights Entrepreneurs and Incubator Clinic Information Session

    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Join Professor Tyler Giannini on Zoom for an information session about the Human Rights Entrepreneurs and Incubator Clinic. Meeting ID: 934 1943 9380
    Password: 595319…
  • HIRCP Conference

    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRCP) is hosting a Spring 2023 conference, Emerging Issues in Immigration Law, at which we will honor Deborah Anker, Program Co-Founder and Clinical Professor of Law Emerita. More information about our panels and program for this conference are posted on our website along…
  • Bar Exam Information Session (virtual)

    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Join Kandace Kukas, HLS Bar Advisor and experienced bar exam expert, on Thursday, March 30 at 4:30pm for a virtual info session on the Bar Exam. Please use this link to register for the virtual session; a zoom link will be sent later this week.
  • Great Hymns of the Faith: A Harvard-wide Worship Event

    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Great Hymns of the Faith: A Harvard-wide Worship Event is the opening event of Faith & Veritas ’23 and is open to the entire Harvard community! Join the Harvard community to gather with alumni from around the world for a night of vibrant praise and worship at Harvard Memorial Church. No…
  • A Conversation with Judge Carolyn Lerner

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join CR-CL for a talk with Judge Carolyn Lerner of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to hear about her past as a civil rights attorney and how it led to her judicial career. Dinner will be provided. Please RSVP if you want to attend.
  • The Policing of Sex Work Along Intersectional Lines

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    With Michael Cox, Black and Pink MA…

March 31


  • HIRCP Conference

    9:30 am - 3:30 pm

    The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRCP) is hosting a Spring 2023 conference, Emerging Issues in Immigration Law, at which we will honor Deborah Anker, Program Co-Founder and Clinical Professor of Law Emerita. More information about our panels and program for this conference are posted on our website along…
  • Where Have All the Trials Gone: The Vanishing Jury Trial and What It Means for the Law and the Legal Profession

    10:00 am - 11:30 am

    A conversation with Judge Richard Sullivan (2d Cir) on the fate of the jury trial and what it means for criminal law. Lunch will be served, and all are welcome.
  • Mintz Sponsored Coffee at OCS

    11:30 am - 2:30 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • “Totum Amoris Est” – A Discussion with Professor Kamali

    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Please join us for a discussion with Professor Kamali over Totum Amoris Est. Totum Amoris Est is an Apostolic Letter sent from Pope Francis commemorating the 400th Anniversary of St. Francis de Sales’ death. St. Francis de Sales is most famous for his book, The Introduction to the Devout Life.
  • Advisory Opinions Podcast

    12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

    A live taping of the Advisory Opinions podcast from The Dispatch with Sarah Isgur and David French. Lunch will be served, and all are welcome.
  • Covington x HLS West Coast Club

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join Harvard West Coast Club for a casual conversation and panel with attorneys from Covington’s west coast offices! All HLS 1Ls/2Ls/3Ls and LLMs welcome. Lunch will be provided. Covington has offices in San Francisco and Palo Alto.  …
  • Covington + HLS West Coast Club Panel

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Come meet attorneys from Covington’s West Coast offices! Covington has offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Los Angeles. Lunch will be provided.
  • Symphony of Courage: Documentary Screening & Q&A Panel in Celebration of Women’s History Month

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Please join us for a screening of Symphony of Courage, a documentary about the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (“ANIM”) and its brave founder, Dr. Ahmad Sarmast. Challenging the Taliban’s ban on secular music, Dr. Sarmast joined forces with famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma to evacuate this music school, including the…
  • [HALB] Sit-down Lunch: Roy Parrish on Legal Technology and Being a Lawyer-Founder in LatAm

    12:30 pm - 12:30 pm

    Join HALB for a small group lunch with Roy Parrish in Harvard Square. Roy developed an innovative legal platform called Jurismo that enabled the drafting and signing of contracts, prenups, and legal documents. His journey towards developing this platform involved multiple iterations ranging from a chatbot on Facebook to capture…
  • IPLA x Cooley Coffee Chat

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join IPLA for coffee and lunch with Cooley attorneys Brian Focarino and Patrick Johnson, chatting about their careers in IP law and patent litigation! No technical background needed. Please RSVP here for food:…
  • First Class: Pathways to Legal Academia

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join First Class for a Q&A Panel with current professors Glenn Cohen & Caley Petrucci as they discuss pathways to legal academia…
  • Harvard Empirical Legal Studies Series – How to Conduct Qualitative Empirical Legal Scholarship

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Jessica Silbey, Professor of Law at Boston University
    Yanakakis Faculty Research Scholar This session explores the benefits and some limitations of qualitative research methods to study intellectual property law. It compares quantitative research methods and the economic analysis of law in the same field as other kinds of…
  • Harvard Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law: Lunchchat with Oscar-winning screenwriter Josh Singer

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join the Harvard Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law for a lunchchat with Oscar-winning screenwriter Josh Singer…
  • Beyond the FTC: The Future of Privacy Enforcement

    1:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Join JOLT and the University of Iowa’s Innovation, Business and Law Center on March 31st and April 1st for Beyond the FTC: The Future of Privacy Enforcement — a symposium focused on the boundaries of privacy enforcement! The event will feature some of the leading privacy law scholars — including Woodrow Hartzog,…
  • ACS Moot: Buchanan v. Barr / BLM-DC v. Barr (D.C. Cir.)

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Please join us for another exciting moot this Friday, March 31st at 2pm in WCC B015 (in the basement of the WCC, near the Copy Center). ACS will be mooting (in-person!) Scott Michelman, who is the Legal Director of the ACLU of the District of Columbia, as well as the Shikes Fellow…
  • HLSCF: Alumni Mixer & Prayer

    5:45 pm - 7:15 pm

    We are hosting an Alumni Mixer & Prayer in conjunction with Faith & Veritas this Friday, March 31 at our usual time of 5:45pm. We have about 50 Christian law school alumni who we expect to attend, and we are thrilled to have this time to meet them and pray with…
  • Law and Political Economy: Labor, Social Control, and Counterpower

    March 31, 2023, 11:30 pm – April 2, 2023, 12:30 pm

    LPE@HLS and the LPE Project are pleased to announce Law and Political Economy: Labor, Social Control, and Counterpower. The conference will take place from March 31 to April 2, 2023 at Harvard Law School. This year’s conference focuses on two critical areas of LPE scholarship and practice: Law,

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  • Exploring Food Justice: Achieving Equity in the Food System

    9:00 am - 10:30 am

    Join the Food Law and Policy Clinic for a panel moderated by State Representative Michelle Ciccolo and consisting of Congresswoman and Democratic Whip Katherine Clark, Doug Rauch (Founder of Daily Table, Former President of Trader Joes), Emily Broad Leib (Director of the Food Law and Policy Clinic), and Joe Brown…
  • Divided Democracy and Social Media

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Does today’s Internet threaten democracy? What can be done about it? Professor Cass Sunstein and Justice Luis Roberto Barroso, Vice-President of the Brazilian Supreme Court, share their thoughts. Tuesday, Apr, 04 – 12:00 PM
    Harvard Law School
    Pound Hall – 101…