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October 5

Wednesday

  • Alumni in Residence with Edward Joonho Lee JD’06 of Kirkland & Ellis LLP

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Edward J. Lee is a corporate partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and shareholder activism defense. Ed also regularly counsels corporations and boards of directors on securities law, corporate governance and crisis management. Ed has extensive experience advising major public companies and private equity firms on their most significant domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, as well as on spin-offs and carve-outs, joint ventures, and initial public and other complex securities offerings. Ed has also advised numerous boards of directors and senior management teams in connection with unsolicited takeover proposals, as well as in response to shareholder activism campaigns and other contested situations. Click to register
  • Harvard Health Law Society GBM

    12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

    The Harvard Health Law Society (HHLS) will be holding their first General Body Meeting Wednesday, Oct 5. HHLS is a student organization at Harvard Law School comprised of students across various Harvard institutions. We are a diverse organization united by an interest in health policy, health care law, biotechnology, bioethics,…
  • State Supreme Courts and Constitutional Law: A Conversation with Justice Goodwin Liu and Professor Charles Fried

    12:25 pm - 1:15 pm

    A conversation with Justice Goodwin Liu (California Supreme Court) and Professor Charles Fried about the role of state supreme courts in our constitutional order—all are welcome.
  • Canadian Law Students Association Canadian Thanksgiving

    5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    The Canadian Law Students Association is hosting a Canadian Thanksgiving celebration! Sign up for the CLSA listserv for details and to sign up: https://orgs.law.harvard.edu/canadian/contact-us/…
  • Hosting Fadzai Mahere (on behalf of Advocate Chamisa): Zimbabwe’s President of the Opposition

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    The Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) is a Zimbabwean political party led by politician and lawyer Advocate Nelson Chamisa. Its official spokesperson, Fadzayi Mahere, has offered to visit HLS on Oct. 5th at 6PM. The event will be a panel-style discussion following a Q&A session on democracy, political elections, and…
  • WLA Paint and Sip

    6:15 pm - 9:00 pm

    Paint & have a glass of wine with other new students! Food, drinks, and painting supplies will be provided.
  • Harvard Animal Law Society Board Game Night

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    >Do you love animals? Do you love board games? We know we do! Come enjoy fun games and bond with the Animal Law Society this Wednesday, October 5, at 7 PM in WCC 3007! Please bring whatever animal-themed board games you’d like to add to the pile!…

October 6

Thursday

  • Learn About Hotshot Legal

    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Learn more about a useful resource available to you- Hotshot. Hotshot Legal uses short videos to teach a range of legal and business topics. The videos provide simple explanations of complex concepts. Drop by the table near the ramp to the Hark. Thursday, October 6, 10:00 am-1:00 pm, WCC Table 1 (ramp to the Hark).
  • Masterclass Workshop

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    International arbitration workshop on “The Past, Present and Future of Investment Protection”.
  • Co-Clerks and Colleagues: A Conversation with Judges Daniel Bress and Eric Murphy

    12:25 pm - 1:15 pm

    Judges Eric Murphy and Dan Bress share their experiences clerking together and now serving as federal appellate judges, including how clerking prepared them for careers in the law and the differences between their respective circuits. All are welcome.
  • OPIA’s 1L Domestic Job Search Strategy Session

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    This event is designed to help 1L students navigate domestic summer employment options in the public sector. We will review essential topics to help you get started on your search. Lunch provided.
  • Lunch Discussion: ​​Planetary Defense and Existential Risk

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Major asteroid impacts are one of a handful of catastrophes—alongside nuclear war, engineered pandemics, and risks related to advanced artificial intelligence—that, if they occurred, have the potential to radically reshape humanity’s future or end life as we know it.   NASA invests in defending Earth from asteroid impacts:…
  • Defending Substantive Due Process

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join ACS for a lunch conversation with Professor James Fleming about his book, “Constructing Basic Liberties: A Defense of Substantive Due Process.” This book is a strong and lively defense of substantive due process. From reproductive rights to marriage for same-sex couples, many of our basic liberties owe their…
  • 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.
  • AALDEF Volunteer Training

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) is gearing up for the 2022 Midterm Elections in full-force. As part of these efforts, AALDEF conducts an exit poll which provides a snapshot of voting patterns, candidate preferences, party enrollment, and issues of significance to Asian American voters in 5…

October 7

Friday

  • 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…
  • A Conversation with Rez Gardi

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join Advocates for a conversation with Harvard Law School Alumna and International Human Rights Lawyer, Rez Gardi. Rez is the founder of ‘Empower’ – a refugee-led organization which aims to address the underrepresentation of refugee youth in higher education. Rez will speak about her experience working in Kurdistan on accountability…
  • Alaska Spring Break Information Session – TaxHelp

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Come learn about an amazing opportunity to travel to Alaska during Spring Break 2023 to provide critical tax services to indigenous Alaskans. No tax experience or knowledge required!…
  • HLSCF Friday Night Gathering: Game Night

    5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join us for a game/social night this Friday! We will begin with food at 5:45pm, ending around 7pm. Feel free to bring your favorite game or peruse our selection of three versions of pandemic (we also have other games). Please email hlscf@mail.law.harvard.edu for the location/address.

October 11

Tuesday

  • ABA Mental Health Day | Wellness Break

    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Happy ABA Mental Health Day! To celebrate ABA Mental Health Day and kick off our week of wellness, this cider break will be brought to you by our partnership with AccessLex Institute. Drop by to enjoy a seat in our massage chairs and a fall-themed treat while learning more about…
  • LL.M Series: Public Interest Job Search Strategy Session

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Are you an LL.M interested in public interest lawyering? Join OPIA for an information session on the LL.M post-graduate public interest job search. We will provide an overview of public interest employment opportunities (and challenges) for LL.M’s to help you better strategize your job search.
  • Data at the End of the World: A Book Talk with Brian Michael Murphy

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Is datafication a means to immortality, or a harbinger of the apocalypse? Brian Michael Murphy’s searching, creative new book “We the Dead: Preserving Data at the End of the World” tracks the evolution and growing power of what he terms the “data complex”; the vast quantities of information about us…
  • The State of Abortion Post-Dobbs: A Conversation with Prof. Mary Ziegler

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join ACS and the Alliance for Reproductive Justice for an event with Professor Ziegler on the State of Abortion Post-Dobbs. RSVP HERE: https://forms.gle/eo7i3dUxGamthVEDA This event is in person and on Zoom at: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/97068540173…
  • Sex Exceptionalism in Criminal Law

    3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

    Aya Gruber, Professor of Law, University of Colorado Law School This presentation is offered in conjunction with the Legal History Workshop: Sex and the Law. This workshop aims to provide students with a historical perspective on the intersections between law and society in the United States, focusing on the intersections…