Community Dialogue Series

Leading in the Midst of Polarized Times

Monday, October 26, 5:00 – 6:30 pm ET

Join us for a facilitated conversation with the 71st Governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, ’78, HLS ’82, as part of the Harvard Community Dialogues Series, hosted by the Office of the President and Office for Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging. The inaugural event of the series, this conversation will explore challenges involved in leading the country through one of the most polarizing moments in modern history. Gov. Patrick will take questions from Harvard University students. This event is open to members of the Harvard community.

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HLS Academic Year 2020-2021



Over 130 Organizations Represented at this Year’s Student-to-Student Job Fair!

October 22, 2020

1Ls will not want to miss this annual event designed to introduce you to the myriad employment opportunities available to 1Ls both here and abroad. Over 100 2Ls and 3Ls have volunteered to share their experiences with you at over 100 different organizations.

Visit the Student-to-Student Job Fair webpage to learn about the organizations represented at this year’s fair, and be sure to access the page on Monday, October 26, from 7-9 pm to connect with the student representatives!

Teaching Fellow for Professor Elizabeth Bartholet

October 21, 2020

Professor Bartholet is looking for one or two TFs for her two Spring 2021 courses: Art of Social Change (AOSC) and Child, Family & State (CFS).

Reminder! First Public Interest Interview Travel Fund Deadline Approaching

October 21, 2020

3Ls and judicial clerks may apply for grants to travel for postgraduate fellowship and job interviews three times throughout the academic year. Applicants must submit their materials by November 1 to meet the first deadline.

Learn more and apply!

Volunteer with Election Protection!  HLS Training on October 22

Volunteer with Election Protection! HLS Training on October 22

October 15, 2020

Massachusetts Election Protection November 3rd Volunteers

Lawyers for Civil Rights Boston and its allies run non-partisan election protection in Massachusetts and needs your help to make sure the election runs smoothly and fairly. November 3 election day volunteer roles include:

  • Statewide Hotline – communicate with voters to troubleshoot election-day issues from your home
  • Mobile […]


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Public Reading of Scripture


Labor Day – No Classes

Upper-level Fall Term Classes Begin

Managing Your Money During the COVID-19 Pandemic Webinar

OPIA’s Annual Public Service Kickoff

Covid-19 and The Law: Law and Policy to Address Basic Needs and Marginalized Populations

Public Reading of Scripture

APALSA Welcome Meeting

Software as a Profession: When software kills, what is the legal responsibility of the software developer?

Better, Not Perfect: A Realist’s Guide to Maximum Sustainable Goodness

[HALB Webinar] Introduction to Private Equity Funds

TAP/PLAP/Defenders Social Hour and Q&A


ITS Technology Orientation

Student Practice Organizations Panel

Mock Trial Information Session #1

Beyond Rights: Intersectional Disabled Movements & Disability Justice for Our Future

Kelman Seminar Series: Virtual Book Talk with Joe Nye

Public Reading of Scripture

Virtual Coffee Chat with Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

COVID-19 and the Stakes for Democracy in South America

OPIA’s Public Service Leaders Kick-Off Event

Webinar: The Psychology of Financial Decision-Making

Policing in America Lecture Series Session #1: The Problem and the Moment: Diagnosing the American Penal System

HLS Advocates Project Leaders’ Office Hours

Parody Writer Information Session

Mock Trial Association Tryouts

Mock Trial Association Tryouts

ITS Technology Orientation

Understanding the Role of Race in Health: A Moderated Discussion

Mock Trial Association Tryouts

Mock Trial Association Tryouts

Harvard International Law Journal: 1L and LLM Introduction

HIALSA International Arbitration Workshop Panel 1–Strategic Considerations at the Outset: What Comes Before the Briefs?

Racial Equality? Lecture Series: After Abolition

Public Reading of Scripture

Environmental & Energy Law Program Virtual Open House

Child Advocacy Program (CAP) Open House

HBLR ME/SE Training

A Night of Alternative Dispute Resolution

How to Buy a Car with HNLR (Harvard Negotiation Law Review)

HLS LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic 2020-21 Practitioner Speaker Series

2L EIP Employer Chats: Shearman & Sterling, New York

Video Game of the Month: Animal Crossing

International Law Journal Fall Subcite

Legal Training for Recording Artists Project Students

HBLR Fall 2020 Subcite

ITS Technology Orientation

“Some Good News” in the Legal Profession: An Early Evening with the Center on the Legal Profession

Freedom of Religion and Public Interest: A Look at Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Europe

EIP Update: What to Expect in January and What to Do This Fall

Civil Rights–Civil Liberties Law Review Student Writing Information Session

The International and Comparative Law Program of Study Fall Student Information Session 1

Public Reading of Scripture

Deals in a Time of Pandemic

COVID-19 and the Law: Elections

Hope, Faith, and Christian Character in the Post-2020 Context – Lessons from a Chinese-American Journey

Fighting the Big Fights: Litigating at the Supreme Court

The Equal Democracy Project Presents “Suppressed 2020: The Fight to Vote”

The International and Comparative Law Program of Study Fall Student Information Session II

Panel Discussion: Police Reform and Racial Justice

Women’s Leadership Series Panel

Justice Initiative Session 1

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HLS Student Spotlights

On the Front Lines of History

October 20, 2020
On the Front Lines of History

A few years ago as a financial analyst, Catherine Grace Katz ’22 found she sometimes needed a break from modeling Excel spreadsheets, so she’d take a few minutes to wander down to Chartwell Booksellers, a store specializing in books by and about Winston Churchill, located in the lobby of her midtown Manhattan office building.

Bridging the gap between computer screens

October 14, 2020
Bridging the gap between computer screens

New student podcast and project seed connections in remote world.

The snack box challenge

September 30, 2020
The snack box challenge

The LL.M. class of 2021 continues to find creative ways to come together to create a strong community despite the pandemic.


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