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April 3

Monday

April 4

Tuesday

  • 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…
  • Republic – Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media

    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    HLSBR Event: #Republic – Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media
    Speakers: Professor Cass Sunstein and Justice Luís Roberto Barroso (Brazilian Supreme Court)…
  • The Bonobo Sisterhood: A Self Worth Defending

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Diane Rosenfeld’s new book, The Bonobo Sisterhood: Revolution Through Female Alliance, explores the power and potential of female alliances to disrupt patriarchal systems, looking at lessons of the bonobos, our closest primate relatives who share 98.7% of our DNA.  In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, join HLS Human Resources and…
  • 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…
  • Securities Litigation on the Plaintiffs’ Side

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    How do securities litigators correct corporate lies? Join the Harvard Plaintiffs’ Law Association and attorneys from Berman Tabacco, Motley Rice, Labaton Sucharow, and Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann for a panel on careers as plaintiff-side securities litigators.

    Attorneys will discuss how prosecuting securities fraud and fiduciary duties…
  • Securities Litigation on the Plaintiffs’ Side

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    How do securities litigators correct corporate lies? Join the Harvard Plaintiffs’ Law Association and attorneys from Berman Tabacco, Motley Rice, Labaton Sucharow, and Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann for a panel on careers as plaintiff-side securities litigators. Attorneys will discuss how prosecuting securities fraud and fiduciary duties cases have made…
  • Women Who Run for Office

    12:20 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join us for a conversation with Boston City Councilor Ruthzee Louijeune and Massachusetts Representative Hannah Kane about running for office. They will discuss what it’s like to run for office as a woman, why they decided to run for office, how to get involved in campaigns, and more. You can…
  • Antitrust in China: Debunking the Myth and Unravelling the Intricacies

    12:20 pm - 1:15 pm

    China’s vast economic influence has propelled it to be recognized as one of the top three antitrust jurisdictions globally, alongside the US and the EU. What sets China’s antitrust regime apart from other major regimes? What unique features does it possess? What is the current status and major issues of…
  • Law Teaching Colloquium – The Art of Law Teaching

    12:25 pm - 1:25 pm

    Jon Hanson, Alan A. Stone Professor of Law
    Nikolas Bowie, Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law Is great law teaching an art, a science, or a bit of both? What teaching techniques are most effective? This session of the colloquium focuses on what it means to be…
  • International Student EIP Panel

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join the Coalition of International Students and Global Affairs (CISGA) for a student panel on EIP. Gain an overview of the EIP process and learn how to prepare effectively for screener interviews, callbacks, and 2L summer employment opportunities. International upper-year students will be available to answer any questions you have…
  • Teaching Computer Science in Kenya for Global Competitiveness

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Skills in responsible and ethical computing are crucial for Kenyan educators to prepare the next generation of computer scientists who will solve the region’s most pressing socio-economic issues. This talk will explore the growing and thriving landscape of Kenya’s higher education and tech ecosystem by highlighting the gaps, opportunities, and…
  • Big Law Recruitment: The Insider’s Perspective

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join First Class and attorneys from Morrison Foerster for a lunch talk discussing the insider’s perspective on Big Law recruitment. All students planning to participate in summer recruitment are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP at tinyurl.com/1stClassApr4Lunch…
  • Class of 2023 Last Lecture Series

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Recurring

    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…
  • HLEP x Ropes & Gray Transactional Case Study: America’s Test Kitchen

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join HLEP for an in-person case study with attorneys from Ropes & Gray. Learn about a recent transaction on which Ropes & Gray attorneys advised food and culinary media business America’s Test Kitchen Limited Partnership on its acquisition by Marquee Brands. The conversation will be led by three partners involved…
  • Presidential Mishandling: Explaining the Classified Documents Investigations and Predicting What’s Next

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Please join the National Security & Law Association, National Security Journal, and Harvard Law School Association of Massachusetts for a discussion on the investigations of former President Trump and President Biden for potentially mishandling classified documents, featuring former White House Counsel W. Neil Eggleston and former senior national security…
  • Y-Lab Writing Program Lunch Talk, with Casandra Ferrante (JD ’23) and Rowan Hong (JD ’23)

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    The Youth Advocacy and Policy Lab (Y-Lab) invites you to our second Y-Lab Writing Program Lunch Talk, with Casandra Ferrante (JD ’23) and Rowan Hong (JD ’23). Each participant will present their research and writing project, and attendees will have the opportunity to provide feedback and suggestions. Lunch Provided.
  • When the Science Says Children But the Law Says Adults: Trying and Sentencing Youth as Adults

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    All 50 states have transfer laws that either allow or require children to be prosecuted in adult criminal court for certain offenses. Attorney Marsha Levick, Esq. will provide an overview of the transfer law legal landscape and potential legal challenges to transfer laws. Neuroscientist BJ Casey, Ph.D. will speak about the…
  • 2023 HALA Cross-Grad Mixer

    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    A night filled with fun, food, and games! Come meet Harvard-affiliated students who are interested in African studies or are from the African diaspora!…
  • DLSA General Body Election Discussion

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Please join us for the first discussion phase of our general body elections. All DLSA members are welcome; if you’d like to be considered for a board position, come prepared to discuss your interest. Please contact the DLSA board if you are interested in joining the board and cannot make…
  • 2023 Horizon Award Honoring Dr. Robert D. Bullard

    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Often described as the father of Environmental Justice, Dr. Bullard is not only an award-winning author of eighteen books but also the Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy and Director of the Bullard Center for Environmental Justice at Texas Southern University. He has received numerous awards for his…
  • Double Reduction Policy in China: An Educational Double-Edged Sword?

    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    The Double Reduction Policy is a Chinese educational policy that aims to reduce students’ academic burden, improve student mental health, and lower family spending on after-school tutoring. However, the implementation of the policy has also raised educational equity concerns among parents and critics. Join China Law Association (CLA) in learning…

April 5

Wednesday

April 6

Thursday

  • Jones Day Sponsored Coffee at OCS

    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • HLR Tips Session

    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    HLR Competition tip sessions. Hear editors share tips for 1) the subcite portion of the competition and 2) the case comment portion of the competition. Lunch will be provided and the sessions will be recorded.
  • Video Game Lunch Break with the Video Game Law Association

    12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

    Come join the Video Game Law Association for a lunch break where you can play your favorite Nintendo Switch games. Food will be served!…
  • LEAP Teach In

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Harvard Labor and Employment Action Project hosts a labor teach in in conjunction with the nationwide #LaborSpring! In the wake of the global pandemic, many U.S. working people are organizing for a multiracial participatory democracy in which they have more power on the job and in their communities. Their efforts…
  • HALB Fireside Chat: Jerry Howe, Executive Vice President & General Counsel of Leidos, a FORTUNE 500 Technology, Engineering, and Science Company

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join HALB for a conversation with Jerry Howe, Executive Vice President & General Counsel of Leidos, a FORTUNE 500 Technology, Engineering, and Science Company.
  • Advancing Platform Research through the EU Digital Services Act Advancing Platform Research through the EU Digital Services Act

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    The Digital Services Act (DSA) presents the most ambitious horizontal regulation of online platforms to date. It is likely to set global standards for platform regulation due to the EU’s market size and the corresponding Brussels Effect. In the area of platform research, it will have a global effect as…
  • Advancing Platform Research through the EU Digital Services Act

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    The Digital Services Act (DSA) presents the most ambitious horizontal regulation of online platforms to date. It is likely to set global standards for platform regulation due to the EU’s market size and the corresponding Brussels Effect. In the area of platform research, it will have a global effect as…
  • Journal on Legislation Annual Symposium – First Amendment in the Digital Age: Truth, Power, and Lies – Panel on Disinformation and Lies

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join the Harvard Journal on Legislation for our annual symposium on the important role social media platforms play in both furthering and inhibiting democratic processes. The panel on Disinformation and Lies will feature guest speakers David McCraw (Deputy GC and VP at the New York Times), Yonathan Arbel (University of…
  • IPLA Coffee Chat with Wolf, Greenfield

    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Join IPLA for coffee & convo with Wolf, Greenfield attorneys about careers in IP law! Biotechnology Associate Curtis Powell (’18) and Litigation Associate Emma Frank will be in attendance. No technical background necessary! Please RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdfII8MlHWwpxu_sOU3aeZjXFiu2D9rvXZeCC8OMyLVY98lqw/viewform…
  • LEAP Teach In

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Harvard Labor and Employment Action Project hosts a labor teach in in conjunction with the nationwide #LaborSpring! In the wake of the global pandemic, many U.S. working people are organizing for a multiracial participatory democracy in which they have more power on the job and in their communities. Their efforts…
  • BAD AXE Film Screening and Q&A with Director David Siev

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join the Asian American Policy Review at the Harvard Kennedy School in partnership with APALSA at HLS for a screening of the new documentary film BAD AXE, followed by a discussion with SXSW award-winning filmmaker David Siev. BAD AXE captures a closely-knit Cambodian-Mexican-American family living in rural Michigan during the…
  • Law Firm Transparency: The Costs of BigLaw and the Work You Can Do Instead

    7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

    Date & Time: Thursday 4/6 at 7:00 pm Join the students who have created and will be launching the Law Firm Transparency Project, a website dedicated to uncovering the actual cases that power the profits of corporate law firms. The project’s work is driven by three ideas: (1) legal work…

April 7

Friday

  • O’Melveny & Myers Sponsored Coffee at OCS

    11:30 am - 2:00 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • Calls from Home

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    A short documentary film on mass incarceration in Appalachia and one community radio station that is using the airwaves to connect through prison walls. About the Director: Sylvia Ryerson is a multimedia artist, organizer, and PhD candidate in American studies at Yale University.  For over a decade her work, rooted…
  • An Original Document for Every Song in Hamilton, the Musical

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    A conversation with Judge Charles Eskridge (S.D. Tex.). Lunch will be served, and all are welcome.
  • HLSCF: Good Friday Fellowship & Bible Study

    5:45 pm - 7:15 pm

    Please join us on Good Friday for food, fellowship, and a Bible study meditating on “What the Cross means for HLS.” We will meet in Pound 100 at 5:45pm and provide vegan and vegetarian options from Cafe Luna.
  • HuB Ted Talks: Human Rights and Business

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Come hear from current members of the HLS community about their work related to human rights and business. These short TED-Talk-style presentations will cover personal experiences working with ESG, DEI, EU regulation, human rights in different countries, and more!…

April 8

Saturday

  • Morning Momentum: Total Body Conditioning

    10:00 am - 11:00 am

    A combo of strength plus cardio, this class will strengthen your major muscle groups while also challenging your heart and lungs with some intermittent cardio bursts. Grab hand-weights, resistance bands or household items to add external resistance to challenge your muscles. If you’re working on a hard floor, you’ll want…
  • HLPR Substantive Edit

    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Harvard Law and Policy Review subcite…
  • Harvard Law and Policy Review Spring Edit

    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Join the Harvard Law & Policy Review for Spring Edits on April 8th from 10am – 1pm! The Spring Edit allows you to provide both technical and substantive notes on cutting-edge articles and is a fantastic, low-commitment way to get involved with progressive legal scholarship. Please fill out this form if interested.
  • Self-Defense Workshop

    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, please join the Title IX Office and the Gender Violence Program for a workshop led by Impact Boston, aimed at fostering a mindset of a self worth defending and skills for self-defense.  The workshop will include an introduction by Diane Rosenfeld, author of The
  • The Litigation Roundtable

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    The Harvard Law School Mock Trial Association is proud to host its annual Litigation Roundtable, a networking-style reception where students can connect with litigators and learn more about the profession. This year, the event will be featuring litigators from Norton Rose Fulbright, Morgan Lewis, and Boies Schiller Flexner. Drinks and…