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December 2015

LCL Meeting

December 9, 2015 @ 7:15 am - 8:15 am
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Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers is a support group for students and lawyers in Massachusetts to discuss personal and professional issues of life in the law. This peer-led group is a confidential space to discuss substance use and addiction, mental health and stress, and other difficulties. Drop in or contact us for more information. Details about LCL can be found at www.lclma.org. Contact: Stephen Silva, ssilva@jd16.law.harvard.edu

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January 2016

Post Graduate Fellowship Information Session

January 29, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Please join us for pizza and an informational session about the post-graduate fellowships offered through the Human Rights Program. We’ll fill you in on the Henigson and Satter fellowships, both of which have deadlines in March.

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February 2016

To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

February 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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A conversation with Chi Adanna Mgbako, author of To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa and Clinical Professor of Law in the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School, and Kholi Buthelezi, long-time South African sex worker activist and National Coordinator of Sisonke. Based on original fieldwork in seven African countries, To Live Freely in This World is the first book to fully document the sex workers’ rights movement in Africa. As…

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Alumni in Residence: Paul Butler ’94, Entertainment and Media Executive

February 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The OCS invites students for one-on-one advising sessions and a lunch talk with our Alumni in Residence, Paul Butler, '94, entertainment and media executive.

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ClinicTalks: Government Lawyer: State Attorney General Clinic

February 8, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Harvard Law School campus

Are you interested in working with State Attorney General Offices around the country? Do you want to learn how the clinic can help you meet your professional goals? Please join us over Otto Pizza to learn more.

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ClinicTalks: International Human Rights Clinic

February 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Students conversing outside on benches

Are you interested in working with the International Human Rights Clinic to document abuse and interview survivors; undertake legal, factual, and strategic analysis; and litigate cases in U.S. courts and before regional bodies? Do you want to learn more about the opportunity to gain firsthand experience with the vital issues, institutions, and processes of the human rights movement? Join us to learn more.

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OPIA 1L Section Rep Meeting

February 29, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join OPIA for the second lunch of the spring term for 1L public service section representatives. Non-pizza lunch provided.

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April 2016

Criminal Justice Reform in New York City? Really? A Conversation with Adam Mansky, Director of Operations, Center for Court Innovation

April 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Criminal Justice Reform in New York City? Really? A Conversation with Adam Mansky, Director of Operations, Center for Court Innovation In this period of national debate over the nature of the criminal justice system, the Center for Court Innovation has piloted initiatives that seek to reduce incarceration while improving public safety. Adam Mansky, the Center for Court Innovation’s director of operations, will discuss New York City’s recent efforts to reform the bail system, rethink young adult justice, divert offenders from…

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August 2016

EIP Prep Program

August 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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The EIP Preparation program will provide you with an overview of what to expect during the week of EIP, important tips on how to ace your EIP interviews from hiring partners at major law firms and information about the callback process. In addition, OCS Advisors will be available throughout the afternoon to assist you with last minute questions. We strongly encourage you to attend this critical kick-off to EIP. Agenda 1:00 – 1:45 – EIP Overview and Logistics 1:45 –…

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September 2016

OPIA’s Conversation with Ajmel Quereshi

September 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Come learn from and network with one of our highly esteemed and deeply knowledgeable Wasserstein public interest mentors, Ajmel Quereshi, Assistant Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.

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A Conversation with California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu

September 22, 2016 @ 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm
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Co-Sponsored by APALSA and Law and Social Change Join APALSA and Law and Social Change for a lunch talk with California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu. Justice Liu is a prolific and influential scholar on constitutional law and education policy. His 2006 article, “Education, Equality, and National Citizenship,” won the Steven S. Goldberg Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Education Law, conferred by the Education Law Association. Justice Liu is also a popular and acclaimed teacher. In 2009, he received UC…

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Combatting Discrimination & Predation by For-Profit Colleges

September 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Criminal Justice Program of Study Lunch with Professor Ron Sullivan

September 28, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join the Criminal Justice Program of Study for an open conversation with Professor Ron Sullivan. Professor Sullivan is the Faculty Director of the Criminal Justice Institute and the Trial Advocacy Workshop at HLS. He started his career at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, of which he eventually became the Director. Recently, he has represented the family of Michael Brown; former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez; and the family of Usaamah Rahim. He has also designed and…

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Harvard Empirical Legal Studies Series: How to Read an Empirical Paper

September 29, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Speaker: Dr. Arevik Avedian Statistician and Manager of Empirical Research Services, HLS Library Lecturer on Law, HLS This is an all time favorite workshop that has been extremely successful in previous years. The talk will walk participants through basic concepts in Empirical scholarship by addressing 2-3 papers representing different strands in empirical legal studies. The group is open to all interested scholars. No prior background in empirical legal research is necessary, and the idea is to demonstrate the use of empirical methods…

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October 2016

Advocating for Survivors of Domestic Violence in a Medical-Legal Partnership

October 18, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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A conversation with Nnena Odim, Stephanie Davidson '13, Audrey Patten, and Mardi Chadwick.

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Healthy Relationships Workshop

October 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join us in WCC 4059 to learn more about healthy relationships.

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Healthy Relationships: Why Consent Matters

October 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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How does consent exist in the context of intimate and/or sexual relationships? Let’s start from scratch and talk about how consent informs different types of relationships and why it is a critical element of all healthy relationships. Please feel free to bring your lunch to this session. Note: The session is scheduled to run to 1:30; however, please feel free to attend even if you need to leave at 1:00 pm.

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November 2016

HIALSA Student Panel: 1L Summer Job in International Arbitration

November 3, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Interested in international arbitration? Want to try international arbitration over 1L summer? Join us for a panel featuring 2Ls and 3Ls who summered as a 1L at Chaffetz Lindsey NY (boutique litigation and arbitration firm), Freshfields Singapore (international law firm), and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (an institution that administers arbitration cases). We will discuss the application process, nature of their work, how the job helped them decide their future career goals, and beyond. We will also have time for…

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Cover Letter Workshop w/OCS

November 4, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
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OCS Peer Advisors are hosting small group lunchtime workshops throughout the fall. Today, they will go through how to draft a persuasive cover letter for your 1L private sector job search. Please feel free to bring your lunch with you.

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Housing Justice for Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Violence

November 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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A conversation with Julia Devanthery, Clinical Instructor in the Housing Law Clinic.

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1L Firm Diversity Applications Workshop

November 15, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
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OCS Peer Advisors are hosting small group lunchtime workshops throughout the fall. Today, they will go through basic tips on how to draft a strong diversity statement for your 1L law firm job search.  Please feel free to bring your lunch with you.

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Resume & Cover Letter Workshop w/OCS

November 18, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
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OCS Peer Advisors are hosting small group lunchtime workshops throughout the fall. Today, they will go through how to draft a persuasive cover letter and put together an excellent resume for your 1L private sector job search.  Please feel free to bring your lunch with you.

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Bystander Awareness Training

November 29, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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PLAP Bystander Awareness Training

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January 2017

Informational Session on Post-Graduate Fellowships in Human Rights

January 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Please join us for an informational session on post-graduate fellowships in human rights. We will discuss the application process for the Satter Human Rights Fellowship and the Henigson Human Rights Fellowship, both of which have deadlines in March. Faculty and staff from the Human Rights Program and OPIA will be present to workshop your fellowship project and placement ideas. This event is sponsored by the Human Rights Program. Pizza will be served. Please RSVP to hrp@law.harvard.edu

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February 2017

Journal of Law & Gender – Article Selection Committee

February 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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HLPR Tech Edit

February 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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HLPR Tech Edit

February 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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OPIA’s Conversation with Matthew Colangelo, Civil Rights Advocate and Senior Government Official

February 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join OPIA for a discussion with Matthew Colangelo, Senior Fellow at Georgetown McCourt School of Public Policy.

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March 2017

JLG Article Selection Committee

March 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Journal of Law & Gender - Article Selection Committee

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Alumni in Residence: Peter Lefkowitz ‘92, Chief Privacy Officer, GE Digital

March 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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OCS invites students for a lunch talk with our Alumnus in Residence, Peter Lefkowitz ‘92, on Thursday, March 9th.

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Talk

March 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One year in: An examination of Myanmar’s democratic transition

March 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One year after Myanmar’s democratic transition, please join us for a talk by May Sabe Phyu, an ethnic Kachin leader and a winner of the State Department’s “International Woman of Courage” award. May Sabe Phyu will discuss efforts to prevent violence against women; the ongoing armed conflicts in Kachin and Shan States; and how peace activists are attempting to address entrenched militarization in the country. This talk is part of a series that looks at change in Myanmar since Aung…

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SHARIAsource Fellow’s Lecture :: Trial of a Heretic

March 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Dr. Fierro will discuss her current research on a significant Andalusian judicial figure from the 11th Century. Her research focuses on the political, religious, and intellectual history of al-Andalus and the Islamic West (eighth—fifteenth centuries), on Islamic law, and on violence and its representation in Medieval Arabic sources. Dr. Fierro is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University and Director of El Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales (CSIC) in Madrid, Spain. Lunch will…

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Introduction to the Patent Bar

March 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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If you are a student with an undergrad degree (or at least two years of coursework) in engineering, computer sciences or the hard sciences, and are interested in becoming a Patent Agent or Attorney, come hear a presentation by Mark Dighton from the Practising Law Institutes as he discusses: the Patent Office Exam and scholarships to PLI's other IP programs. Please feel free to bring your own lunch.  

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April 2017

Shifting Ground

April 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Please join the Human Rights Program for a discussion with Professors Tyler Giannini and Susan Farbstein, Co-Directors of the International Human Rights Clinic, who will examine global trends, the changing nature of U.S. exceptionalism, and human rights methods in the post-truth atmosphere. More broadly, they will consider whether there are existential threats facing human rights and the human rights movement. This is the final event in the Human Rights Program’s three-part Shifting Ground series, which reflects on the human rights…

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London, Paris, or New York? Where to Bring (and Practice) International Arbitration and Why?

April 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Please join HIALSA for a lunchtime presentation by Saadia Bhatty, LLM '09, on the key differences of practicing international arbitration in Paris, London, and New York. Saadia Bhatty is an attorney admitted to the New York bar, currently an associate in the international arbitration group of Clyde & Co, LLP in London. She advises and represents States, State-owned and private entities on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious international dispute resolution law matters, in particular in international commercial and…

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One year in: An examination of Myanmar’s democratic transition

April 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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A year into Myanmar’s democratic transition, please join us for a talk by Matthew Bugher, an HLS alumnus with investigative experience into international crimes in Myanmar. Matt will discuss his experience with accountability efforts in the country, including a major investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity. He will also discuss the possibilities and challenges facing effort to establish an international commission of inquiry for decades of violations as well as those that have occurred during the past year.…

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Reproductive Rights Career Panel

April 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Learn from attorneys working in reproductive rights about their work and their respective career paths. An essential event for anyone thinking about working in this sphere. We will have attorneys at different stages in their career and working from different angles -- public interest, academia, and the private sector. Lunch will be served.

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BLSA Clerkship Panel

April 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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2L and 3L BLSA members will discuss how they obtained their clerkships—starting the search process, contacting recommenders, preparing writing samples, etc.

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September 2017

OPIA’s Public Defender Service for DC Info Session

September 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Come find out more about the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia! Director Avis Buchanan will be here to talk about PDS's areas of practice, summer internships and post-graduate jobs with the organization.

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International Law Journal Fall Subcite

September 23, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Subcite for the Harvard International Law Journal! Please sign-up here (https://goo.gl/forms/EAnr1PBT7X2geEck2) by Wednesday, Sep 20 at 11:59PM. The subcite schedule is as follows: Tuesday, Sep 19 at 7:30-9PM in WCC 2004 or Thursday, Sep 21 at 6-7:30PM in WCC 1010 Subcite Training (Please attend either one if you are subciting. Dinner will be served.) Come learn editing tips, including tips specific to international sources! Saturday, Sep 23 at 9:30AM-mid-afternoon starting in Langdell North Fall Subcite #1 (Breakfast, lunch, and candies…

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Joint Food Soc & Food Law and Policy Clinic 2017-2018 Info Session

September 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Both Food Soc and FLPC will introduce who we are and our plan for the year. If you care for food justice, or just like good foods, you are already one of us! So, please join us for this great opportunity to learn about the fast growing food law field and meet others who share similar interests! (*Hint: You don't have to be a 1L or LLM!!) And did we mention . . . non-pizza lunch will be served!

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October 2017

LL.M. Series: Lunch & Learn, Capital Markets in London

October 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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RSVP MANDATORY and only 20 slots available. Cedric Van den Boren, a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis International LLP in London, will answer a few interview questions regarding his practice and the London market for LL.M.s.  Mr. Van den Boren will then be available answer student questions. The first 20 students who RSVP will be able to attend live and a recording will be made available to all. Please RSVP below. Lunch will be provided. If you or an event…

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Alumni in Residence: Daron K. Roberts ’07, Author of “Call an Audible: Let My Pivot from Harvard Law to NFL Coach Inspire Your Transition.”

October 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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RSVP to meet our Alumnus-in-Residence, Daron K Roberts '07, author of "Call an Audible: Let My Pivot from Harvard Law to NFL Coach Inspire Your Transition."

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European Institutions, Innovation and Growth

October 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join HALB for a discussion on the European institutions, innovation ideas and growth strategies with Ms. Sophie Vermeille, President and Founder of Droit & Croissance, a think tank based in Paris.

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Empirical Legal Studies: Randomized Experiments in the Law

October 30, 2017 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
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Professor James Greiner will address some considerations regarding the use of randomized experiments to uncover causal relationships on legal studies.  The talk will include a brief discussion of online and lab experiments before addressing in greater detail the ethics, operationalization, and usefulness of randomized field experiments. The Harvard Empirical Legal Studies (HELS) series explores a range of empirical methods, both qualitative and quantitative, and their application in legal scholarship in different areas of the law. It is a platform for engaging…

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November 2017

Cover Letter & Resume Workshop w/OCS for 1Ls

November 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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In OCS’ workshop, our 3L Peer Advisors will walk you through how to put together an excellent resume and draft a persuasive cover letter for your 1L private sector job search. You can work on your application materials during the workshop or simply take notes for later. There will also be ample time for Q&A. There is no need to RSVP, just grab some lunch and join us. See the calendar for a list of of all upcoming cover letter…

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Cover Letter & Resume Workshop w/OCS for 1Ls

November 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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In OCS’ workshop, our 3L Peer Advisors will walk you through how to put together an excellent resume and draft a persuasive cover letter for your 1L private sector job search. You can work on your application materials during the workshop or simply take notes for later. There will also be ample time for Q&A. There is no need to RSVP, just grab some lunch and join us. See the calendar for a list of of all upcoming cover letter…

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Cover Letter & Resume Workshop w/OCS for 1Ls

November 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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In OCS’ workshop, our 3L Peer Advisors will walk you through how to put together an excellent resume and draft a persuasive cover letter for your 1L private sector job search. You can work on your application materials during the workshop or simply take notes for later. There will also be ample time for Q&A. There is no need to RSVP, just grab some lunch and join us. See the calendar for a list of of all upcoming cover letter…

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Cover Letter & Resume Workshop w/OCS for 1Ls

November 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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In OCS’ workshop, our 3L Peer Advisors will walk you through how to put together an excellent resume and draft a persuasive cover letter for your 1L private sector job search. You can work on your application materials during the workshop or simply take notes for later. There will also be ample time for Q&A. There is no need to RSVP, just grab some lunch beforehand and then join us. See the calendar for a list of of all upcoming…

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1L Firm Diversity Applications Workshop

November 20, 2017 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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OCS Peer Advisors are hosting small group workshops throughout the fall. Today, they will go through general tips on how to draft a strong diversity statement for your 1L law firm job search.

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December 2017

Self-Compassion Meditation

December 1, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Join the HLS Mindfulness Society for a mediation on self-compassion. Snacks provided. Light snacks provided.

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January 2018

Semester Abroad in Brazil

January 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Come meet Professor Thiago Bottino and learn more about studying abroad at the Fundação Getulio Vargas Schools of Law. Since their founding, both FGV Direito SP in São Paulo and FGV Direito Rio in Rio de Janeiro have played an important role in the transformation of corporate law and legal studies in Brazil and in serving as interlocutors in judicial reform and policy-making. Professor Bottino is a full-time professor at FGV Direito Rio, where he is also the director of…

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February 2018

Empirical Legal Studies: Qualitative Research in the Big Data Era

February 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Speaker: Prof. Mario Small, Harvard Department of Sociology Prof. Small is Grafstein Family Professor in the Department of Sociology at Harvard. He has published numerous award-winning articles, edited volumes, and books on topics such as urban poverty, personal networks, and the relationship between qualitative and quantitative methods. Across the social sciences, researchers and practitioners have increasingly come to accept the “big data” revolution, the fact that extraordinary amounts of information on many aspects of human life are now available from both public…

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March 2018

Litigation: Working with Chinese Clients Facing US Proceedings

March 1, 2018 @ 11:50 am - 12:50 pm
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CLA will host a talk on dealing with US Clients Facing US Proceedings, provided by Meng Jia Yang, associate from William & Connelly.

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Management Consulting Q&A for LLMs

March 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Are you an LLM student considering a career in management consulting? Join Sara Dana and Marj Lichtenberger for a lunchtime discussion and Q&A on how to pursue this path as an LLM student.

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Discovery Tools on Lexis Advance

March 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
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Chances are high that unless you have previous legal work experience, you haven’t yet been exposed to discovery. Discovery is an important part of all cases that can take years. While the discovery process requires little traditional legal research, you may do a lot of things like due diligence. Come learn about tools such as Lexis Public Records, Verdict & Settlement Analyzer, and even how to find sample interrogatories. All attendees that are enrolled in Lexis Rewards will earn $5…

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HIP & Advocates-HLR Lunch Chat

March 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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1L Advocates and HIP members! Come hear about the Harvard Law Review from HLR editors who are also in Advocates or HIP and who have done human rights or immigration work at HLS. Learn about the HLR experience and the relevance of HLR to a career in human rights and immigration. HLR is a two year commitment during your 2L and 3L years, and is a student-run organization whose primary purpose is to publish a journal of legal scholarship. Harvard…

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Criminal Justice Reform in New York City: Accelerating Reform in 2018

March 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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A Conversation with Adam Mansky, Director, Criminal Justice, Center for Court Innovation For more than 25 years, the Center for Court Innovation has created, launched and run criminal justice initiatives across New York City that have both reduced incarceration and improved public safety. Over the past two years, the pace of reform has accelerated. Adam Mansky, the Center for Court Innovation’s director of criminal justice, will discuss New York City’s recent efforts to divert offenders from the court system to…

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ClinicTalks: Health Law and Policy Clinic

March 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Exterior of Caspersen Student Center

Are you interested in developing cutting-edge policy recommendations at the state and national levels in both the legislative and regulatory arenas? Join us to learn more about the Health Law and Policy Clinic.

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Litigating Human Rights Claims Before Domestic and International Courts: A View From The London Bar

March 22, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Can Yeğinsu (LLM’ 08) is a leading barrister at 4 New Square Chambers in London practising in commercial litigation and international arbitration, civil fraud, professional liability, public law and human rights, and both private and public international law. He is consistently ranked by Chambers Global, Chambers UK Bar, and Legal 500 as an outstanding barrister in four practice areas: (i) commercial litigation; (ii) international arbitration; (iii) administrative and public law; and (iv) civil liberties and human rights. Frequently appearing in…

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Public Interest Lunch Chat with Harvard Law Review

March 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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1Ls interested in public interest work: come learn about the Harvard Law Review experience and the relevance of HLR to a career in public interest law from editors who will work in public interest law after graduation. HLR is a two year commitment during your 2L and 3L years, and is a student-run organization whose primary purpose is to publish a journal of legal scholarship. The Harvard Law Review comes out monthly from November through June and has roughly 2,500…

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Empirical Legal Studies: Respect, Reciprocity, and Relationships in Interview-based Research

March 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Speaker: Prof. Sarah Dryden-Peterson, Harvard Graduate School of Education Through a series of mini-cases, we will think about the processes of doing interview-based research. In particular, we will grapple with these kinds of questions: How do you develop a relationship for research? What are the expectations on both sides? What are your ethical responsibilities to your research participants? How do you work for reciprocity? Sarah Dryden-Peterson leads a research program that focuses on the connections between education and community development, specifically the…

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HIP Coffee Chat with Sana Mustafa

March 29, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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HIP welcomes you to a coffee chat with Sana Mustafa on innovative ways to bring refugee voices to the policymaking table. Mustafa fled the war Syria as a refugee in 2013. She advocates for refugee resettlement & the social/political engagement of refugees in the U.S. Mustafa is a founding member of The Network For Refugee Voices, a coalition working to increase refugees’ engagement with the international community to pursue inclusive, sustainable, and effective refugee and immigration policy. Sofra coffee &…

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April 2018

West Coast LSA Lunch Chat with Harvard Law Review

April 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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1L members of the West Coast LSA are invited to a lunch discussion with HLR editors about the Harvard Law Review experience.

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September 2018

Harvard Graduate Student Union Info Session

September 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Last year, research and teaching assistants at Harvard voted to form the Harvard Graduate Student Union in order to increase student voice and power on campus. Now, we are getting ready to negotiate our first contract with the university. Join HGSU law student leaders for a conversation about what we hope to achieve through contract negotiations, from improved compensation to better healthcare to increased protections against harassment and discrimination. And learn how *you* can get involved with union organizing efforts!…

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HIRC Interpreters Training

September 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Do you speak a language other than English? Are you interested in helping clients as an interpreter for the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC)? Join us for a training and discussion! We will provide basic information about the Clinic and our clients and we will run through the dos and don'ts of interpretation. If you have not already signed up to interpret, you can do so through the Developing Justice Translator website: https://www.developingjustice.com/translate Please RSVP to mhewey@law.harvard.edu.

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October 2018

HALT Welcome Lunch

October 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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HALT general body members and students interested in joining HALT are invited to join HALT's faculty supervisor, Professor Diane Rosenfeld, and the HALT board to learn more about HALT and our goals for this year. Lunch will be provided.

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Oceana Information Session

October 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Alicia Cate, Senior Counsel, will discuss Oceana's policy work and campaigns that utilize grassroots organizing, in-house scientific experts and litigators, strategic communications, and political engagement to strengthen and maintain responsible fishery management practices, prevent climate change and pollution, prevent seafood fraud, and reduce illegal and unregulated fishing. Lunch provided. Co-sponsored by the Environmental Law Society and Office of Public Interest Advising.

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Food Law Society general body meeting

October 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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Defense Innovation Unit Panel

October 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Interested in getting involved with the Cambridge branch of the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)? Please join Col. Mike McGinley, the National Security & Law Association, the Armed Forces Association, and HBS/HKS student representatives to learn more about DIU's mission and opportunities for HLS students to get involved.

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Private Sector Resume & Cover Letter Review w/OCS Peer Advisors

October 19, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 26, 2018 at 1:30 pm

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In a small group setting, 1Ls will work with OCS’s Peer Advisors on how to draft a professional, impressive resume and a persuasive cover letter for the private sector. Students can either bring their application materials to the workshop or take notes for later. There is no need to RSVP —just drop by when you are free. If you or an event participant requires disability-related accommodations, please contact HLS Accessibility Services in the Dean of Students Office at accessibility@law.harvard.edu, or…

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Government of Canada – Recruitment of Policy Leaders Program Information Session

October 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

The Government of Canada’s Recruitment of Policy Leaders (RPL) program targets and recruits exceptional candidates into mid- to senior-level policy positions in the Public Service of Canada.

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Private Sector Resume & Cover Letter Review w/OCS Peer Advisors

October 26, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

In a small group setting, 1Ls will work with OCS’s Peer Advisors on how to draft a professional, impressive resume and a persuasive cover letter for the private sector. Students can either bring their application materials to the workshop or take notes for later. There is no need to RSVP —just drop by when you are free. If you or an event participant requires disability-related accommodations, please contact HLS Accessibility Services in the Dean of Students Office at accessibility@law.harvard.edu, or…

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November 2018

Private Sector Resume & Cover Letter Review w/OCS Peer Advisors

November 2, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday, repeating until November 16, 2018

One event on October 26, 2018 at 1:30 pm

WCC 4059 Room

In a small group setting, 1Ls will work with OCS’s Peer Advisors on how to draft a professional, impressive resume and a persuasive cover letter for the private sector. Students can either bring their application materials to the workshop or take notes for later. There is no need to RSVP —just drop by when you are free. If you or an event participant requires disability-related accommodations, please contact HLS Accessibility Services in the Dean of Students Office at accessibility@law.harvard.edu, or…

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Private Sector Resume & Cover Letter Review w/OCS Peer Advisors

November 9, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday, repeating until November 16, 2018

One event on October 26, 2018 at 1:30 pm

WCC 4059 Room

In a small group setting, 1Ls will work with OCS’s Peer Advisors on how to draft a professional, impressive resume and a persuasive cover letter for the private sector. Students can either bring their application materials to the workshop or take notes for later. There is no need to RSVP —just drop by when you are free. If you or an event participant requires disability-related accommodations, please contact HLS Accessibility Services in the Dean of Students Office at accessibility@law.harvard.edu, or…

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Mid-Open Memo Drop-In Coffee Break

November 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Take a break from the open memo and join other members of First Class for coffee and snacks!

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HLSARJ Book Club: Leah Hayes

November 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room
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Living on LIPP & SPIF: BLSA Info Session

November 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Come hear from OPIA and SFS staff to learn about pursuing a public interest career, navigating the LIPP and SPIF programs, and making public interest work for your budget.

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Private Sector Resume & Cover Letter Review w/OCS Peer Advisors

November 16, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday, repeating until November 16, 2018

One event on October 26, 2018 at 1:30 pm

WCC 4059 Room

In a small group setting, 1Ls will work with OCS’s Peer Advisors on how to draft a professional, impressive resume and a persuasive cover letter for the private sector. Students can either bring their application materials to the workshop or take notes for later. There is no need to RSVP —just drop by when you are free. If you or an event participant requires disability-related accommodations, please contact HLS Accessibility Services in the Dean of Students Office at accessibility@law.harvard.edu, or…

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Cartel enforcement strategies: a comparative perspective Brazil – US

November 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
WCC 4059 Room

The Brazilian Studies Association of Harvard Law School will be hosting a lunch talk where Tiffany Rider and Michelle Machado, antitrust partners at Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP and Mattos Filho Advogados respectively, will discuss trends and challenges involving private enforcement in cartel cases. They will address issues such as the interaction between private and public enforcement tools, the role of public authorities in fostering private enforcement, and the difficulties involving private litigation cases. Brazilian food will be served.

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February 2019

Lunch with Ambassador Rufus Gifford

February 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Join former U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, reality TV star, and congressional candidate Rufus Gifford for a lunch conversation. This event is hosted by the HLS Democrats.

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Chinese Nationality Laws and Asian-American Identity

February 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Professor Norman P. Ho will discuss give a talk about his research: Existing Asian-American Jurisprudence (AAJ) scholarship has largely focused its attention on American law’s impact on the experience of Asian-Americans in the United States, especially in relation to themes of racialization and identity. This talk adopts a transnational and comparative approach, focusing on how Asian-Americans – specifically, the identity of Chinese-Americans – are racialized and affected by perceptions in, and the nationality laws of, their ancestral home countries, the…

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Justice for Y’All: The Tennessee Attorney General’s Office

February 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Join OPIA for a conversation with Jonathan Skrmetti '04, Chief Deputy Attorney General, and Carolyn Underwood Smith from the Tennessee Attorney General's Office.

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March 2019

The Green New Deal with Monica Medina

March 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Please join HLS Democrats for a discussion on understanding and evaluating the Green New Deal with Monica Medina. Ms. Medina is the Founder of Our Daily Planet, a daily environmental newsletter. Previously, Ms. Medina served as Deputy Director of the Environment Program at the Walton Family Foundation, and as Senior Director of Ocean Policy at the Nat Geo. Ms. Medina also served as the Principal Deputy Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,…

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Coffee Chat with Ropes & Gray and WilmerHale

March 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Coffee chat with associates from Ropes & Gray and WilmerHale discussing the transition into an associate role

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Finding the North Star: Curriculum Recommendations and RA opportunities with EELP and Professor Richard Lazarus

March 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Join Professor Richard Lazarus, the Environmental & Energy Law Program, and the Environmental Law Society for lunch! We will discuss which classes to take if you want to be an environmental lawyer, research assistant positions, and will answer career guidance questions. Lunch will be served!

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Talk with Justice John Englander

March 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Justice John Englander of the Massachusetts Appeals Court will join us to discuss his work in government and public service. Justice Englander is a former General Counsel for Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the MBTA.

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Semester Abroad Information Session

March 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

The Semester Abroad program is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in a foreign legal culture and to receive a semester of ungraded credit towards the Harvard J.D. degree for study at a law school overseas. Come learn more about spending a semester at one of our exchange partner schools, or pursuing an independent semester abroad, from International Legal Studies staff and HLS students who have recently studied abroad. Lunch will be served.

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The Science of Sleep, Stress, and Anxiety- Dr. Laima Zarins and Marla Allisan, JD, LICSW

March 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Have you ever had a sleepless night or more than one? Come learn more about the medical and emotional aspects of insomnia-and how you might put this subject to bed. Lunch provided.

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OPIA’s Equal Justice Works (EJW) Info Session

March 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Explore the possibilities of gaining two years of support at the job of your dreams with an innovative project at a U.S.-based organization by meeting alumna and director Pat Reilly from the Equal Justice Works Foundation.

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September 2019

Adventure Clerkships

September 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room
Free

A judicial clerkship can provide a unique opportunity to work and live somewhere new for a limited time, without long-term commitment. Using the Alaska Supreme Court as a prime example, come hear from folks who experienced the personal and professional growth of such an opportunity. Bag lunch provided. Please RSVP below by 9 a.m. on Thursday, 9/19.

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CLP Speaker’s Series

September 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Center on the Legal Profession weekly Speaker's Series

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Lunch Talk

September 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Lunch Talk

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LGBTQ+ Clinic Townhall Meeting

September 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

The LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic is beginning to take shape, and HLS would like input from the LGBTQ+ student community. Please join Campus Advocacy Co-Chairs Mia Gettenberg and Sally Kagay for an update on the progress of the clinic, and for an open discussion about what students envision for the clinic. Please note: a discussion regarding the clinic will also be held this weekend at retreat. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Lambda@law.harvard.edu by 5PM Wednesday, September 25th so we know how…

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October 2019

CLP Speaker’s Series

October 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Center on the Legal Profession weekly Speaker's Series

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A Discussion about the Role of Lawyers as Public Servants

October 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Center on the Legal Profession weekly Speaker's Series

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HLS Negotiators Basic Training Make-Up Session

October 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

HLS Negotiators fall basic training make-up session. Attending this training is required for students who wish to participate in HLS Negotiators projects.

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November 2019

OPIA’s Rappaport Fellows Program Information Session

November 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room

Learn about the Rappaport Fellowship, a 10-week summer program that provides stipends for law students to work on public policy issues in local or state government offices.

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Alumna-In-Residence: Marie-Louise Ramsdale ’93, Family Law

November 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 4059 Room
Free

Interested in learning about family law and/or starting your own firm? Meet Marie-Louise Ramsdale (‘93), the founder and principal lawyer of Ramsdale Family Law, an all-female family law firm in Charleston County, South Carolina.

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