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October 19

Wednesday

  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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.
  • 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!…

October 20

Thursday

  • Condemned to Serve for Life? A Snapshot of Political Trends in Africa

    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    “The people have spoken. Their desire is manifest. You are condemned to serve them for life.”  Chinua Achebe, Anthills of the Savannah (1987)  When Chinua Achebe penned these words in reference to “His Excellency”, a fictional African military leader, he was evoking a familiar scene. His audience would have been…
  • APALSA’s Resume and Cover Letter workshop

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Before you begin your job search, you’ll need a resume. Join OCS Adviser Yih-hsien Shen as she walks you step-by-step through the components of a legal resume, with tips on formatting and content. She will also cover the basics of how to write a law firm cover letter. Co-sponsored by…
  • HALB x Ropes & Gray: What Do Wildfires, Pools of Capital, and Gyms Have in Common?

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    HALB x Ropes & Gray: What Do Wildfires, Pools of Capital, and Gyms Have in Common? Join the Harvard Association for Law and Business (HALB) and Ropes & Gray to learn the answer! Come meet Ropes & Gray partners from the global capital solutions and private credit group, Jeffrey Katz…
  • #FREEIRAN Teach-In

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join MELSA to discuss solidarity with women in Iran, where protests have erupted in recent weeks over the regime’s oppressive morality laws after Zhina Mahsa Amini was murdered by police, including protests at Iranian universities where students have been trapped, hurt, and killed.
  • Protecting the Right to Organize: Applying a Legal Skillset to Empower Workers

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join Wasserstein Fellow and Labor Lawyer Bart Sheard as he discusses different career paths to support workers' collective action and fight for better wages and working conditions. Labor movement work includes numerous roles each suited to meet related but discrete needs. Whether through government, legislation, administrative agencies or the courts, there are fantastic opportunities to fight for progress and workers' rights. Learn what roles might be best suited to your interests and work style, and how to prepare for a successful career as a labor lawyer.
  • Fixing Our Clerkship System: A Fireside chat with Legal Accountability Project co-founder Aliza Shatzman

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join a fireside chat with Legal Accountability Project co-founder, Aliza Shatzman, moderated by Professor Neil McGaraghan. The Legal Accountability Project’s goal is to ensure that as many law clerks as possible have positive clerkship experiences, while extending support and resources to those who do not. Food will be provided.
  • Byse Workshop Fall 2022: Constitutions, Courts and Climate Change

    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Recurring

    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.
  • HLSBFI General Body Meeting & Intro to Web3

    6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Meet the HLSBFI leadership team and other group members, and get an introductory lesson into how blockchain works & the tools for exploring Web3.
  • HALA Game Night

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Come to the Game Room in WCC to enjoy games and snacks with Harvard African Law Association (HALA) members!…
  • Intro to Web3 Dinner Workshop (for beginners)

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Come meet the HLS Blockchain and Fintech Initiative club members and enjoy some good food as we walk through an Introduction to Web3 workshop. This workshop is primarily for people interested in knowing more about blockchain, but have no prior experience or technical backgrounds. By the end of the session,…
  • EDP x Black Voters Matter Postcard Party

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Black Voters Matters’ mission is to increase civic engagement and power building in predominantly Black communities. The Equal Democracy Project at HLS is proud and excited to be partnering with them on one of their core volunteer opportunities: a Postcard Party, this Thursday, October 20th, at 7pm in WCC…

October 21

Friday

  • Alumni in Residence with Steven Choi JD’04 of One for Democracy

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Steven Choi is currently a consultant with a practice focusing on political advocacy, organizational change and leadership coaching. He has served in leadership at social justice and movement organizations, most recently for One for Democracy, a coalition of philanthropists and foundations pledging 1% of their assets to strengthen our democracy. Steven served as Executive Director at the New York Immigration Coalition and the MinKwon Center for Community Action and was also the founding Director of the Korean Workers Project at the Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund. Click to register
  • Disarmament and the Arms Trade: A Conversation with Amnesty International’s Verity Coyle

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join us for a conversation with Verity Coyle, a veteran arms control and disarmament campaigner who is a senior advisor in Amnesty International’s military, security, and policing team. Verity’s work covers the Arms Trade Treaty, the trade in conventional arms, the use of inhumane weapons, and the use and transfer…
  • Just Show Up Reading Club – Compassion & Conviction

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Recurring

    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…
  • The Injustices of Iqbal: A Talk with Alexender Reinert

    12:20 pm - 1:25 pm

    Join us for a conversation with Professor Alexander Reinert, who represented the plaintiffs in Ashcroft v. Iqbal before the U.S. Supreme Court. Professor Reinert will give broader context to the Islamophobia that runs through this case, the challenges to executive action in response to 9/11, and the detrimental impact the holding has had on access…
  • Legal History Event with Mary Ziegler

    3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

    Professor Mary Ziegler (UC Davis School of Law) will be presenting, Personhood: The New American War over Reproduction (Book in Progress, Introduction and Chapter 1).  If you would like to request a copy of the paper in advance, please email Susan Smith (ssmith@law.harvard.edu).
  • On History and the Future of Abortion Rights after Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

    3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

    Mary Ziegler, Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law 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…
  • HLSCF, CU, & CLSA: Interfellowship Worship Night

    5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

    Please join us for an interfellowship worship night this Friday! Christian Fellowship, Christian Union, and Catholic Law Students Association will join for food, musical worship, and fellowship. Dinner will begin at 5:45pm and programming will begin at 6:15pm.
  • Annual Harvard Law School Shabbat Dinner

    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Please join us for this annual largest Jewish celebration at HLS and experience the sweetness of Shabbat with great cuisine, spirited conversation, and family warmth. Friday, October 21, 2022 at 7 PM Milstein East, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School – 1585 Massachusetts Avenue Registration required – RSVP Here

October 22

Saturday

  • Practical Safety and Awareness with HUPD

    9:30 am - 11:30 am

    This presentation is to familiarize the audience with basic safety and awareness methods. The course is taught by HUPD officers and will review basic safety and awareness principles and introduce basic options for physical self-defense. Registration is recommended; please register below.
  • WLA Coffee Hour

    9:45 am - 2:00 pm

    Come drop by for coffee and study space with WLA!…
  • WLA Coffee Hour

    9:45 am - 2:00 pm

    Come drop by for coffee and study space with WLA!…

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Tuesday