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Spring 2014



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My Fight for a New Taiwan: One Woman's Journey from Prison to Power

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Austin Hall, Morgan Courtroom

 

Keynote Speakers:

Hsiu-lien Lu, Former Vice President of Taiwan

 

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Read Hsiu-lien Lu's summary of her new book - My Fight for a New Taiwan



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India, Intercountry Parental Child Removal and the Law

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Wasserstein Hall, B015

 

Keynote Speakers:

Ranjit Malhotra, Attorney at Law, Malhotra & Malhotra Associates


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Not in My School: The Conflict between Law and Religion From the Eyes of Religious Educators

A PLP and SERG Paper Presentation

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Wasserstein Hall, B015

 

Keynote Speakers:

Netta Corren, LLM Class of 2013, SJD Candidate

 

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After Judgement Day: The Indian Supreme Court's Quest for Justice for the 2002 Gujarat Riot Victims

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Wasserstein Hall, B015

 

Keynote Speakers:

Vinay Sitapati, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Politics, Princeton University.

 

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Legal Services in Silicon Valley: How Law Firms Compete at the Cutting Edge of Technology

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Wasserstein Hall, B015

 

Keynote Speakers:

Joe Macrae, CEO Mlegal Consulting
Daren Wein, Partner, General Counsel

 

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Swimming Lessons for Baby Sharks: Thriving as a New Lawyer

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

12:00 - 1:00 PM

WCC 1010

 

Keynote Speakers:

Grover Cleveland, Attorney at Law

 

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The Legal Profession: What is Wrong and How to Fix it

 

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

12:00 - 1:00 PM

WCC 3019

 

Keynote Speakers:

Sheldon Krantz, Professor of Law, University of Maryland

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The Life and Work of a US Ambassador under the Obama Administration

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Wasserstein Hall, B015

 

Keynote Speakers:

Barry White, U.S. Ambassador to Norway

 

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Globalization, Lawyers and Emerging Economies: The Indian Legal Profession

Friday, February 14, 2014

4:00 PM    Light Reception to Follow

WCC Milstein West AB

 

Keynote Speakers:

David Wilkins, HLS Faculty Director, Program on the Legal Profession

Vikramaditya Khanna, Professor of Law, University of Michigan

Nick Robinson, Senior Fellow, Program on the Legal Profession

Mark Wu, Assistant Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

 

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Africa's Emerging Energy Economy: The American Lawyer's Role

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

12:00 - 1:00 PM

WCC Milstein West AB

 

Sean Long, CEO, Endeavor Energy

Ahmed El-Gaili, Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP, United Arab Emirates

David Wilkins, HLS Faculty Director, Program on the Legal Profession

Moderated by: Trey Grayson, Director, Harvard's Institute of Politics

 

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Events Archive

Fall 2013



indian architectureSPEAKER SERIES: December 5

India's Challenges for Globalizing Legal Education: Role of Faculty, Research in Institution Building


C. Raj Kumar
Vice-Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University

12pm, Wasserstein Hall B015, Harvard Law School


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world mapSPEAKER SERIES: December 3


Lawyering for the Commons: Forum-Shifting and the Public Interest in the Global Intellectual Property Regime


Adriana Benedict
PLP Public Interest Grant Recipient

12pm, Wasserstein Hall B015, Harvard Law School


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scales of justiceSPEAKER SERIES: November 19

Beyond BigLaw: A New Model Option for Entrepreneurial Attorneys


Marlene Laro & Ben Lieber
Potomac Law Group

12pm, Wasserstein Hall B015, Harvard Law School


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Erin MoriartySPECIAL EVENT: November 13
JDs, Journalism and Justice: What Lawyers Can Accomplish Outside the Courtroom

Erin Moriarty
Correspondent, 48 Hours

4pm-6pm, Wasserstein Hall 2009, Harvard Law School

Late yesterday Ryan Ferguson, the Missouri man wrongfully accused and jailed 10 years for murder  was released from jail. This is a story in which Erin Moriarty has been involved from the start and as a result today's event has been canceled. Erin is on site interviewing Mr. Ferguson and his family in preparation for the final chapter of this story for 48 Hours and sends her regrets.

We will be rescheduling this event for the Spring, so stay tuned for updates on that and our other exciting events.

For more information on the release of Ryan Ferguson, you can read about it here: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-57612048-504083/ryan-ferguson-update-mo-man-jailed-for-nearly-10-years-released/


power linesSPEAKER SERIES: November 12

Power to the People: Life as the GC of Regulated Utility


Colin Owyang
EVP of Regulation & General Counsel, National Grid USA

12pm, Wasserstein Hall B015, Harvard Law School

 

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spiralSPEAKER SERIES: October 29

Convergence: Growing Dissatisfaction with the Law Firm Model and the Rise of Alternatives


Michael Moradzadeh & Yaacov P. Silberman
Managing Partners of Rimon, P.C.


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Wasserstein HallSPECIAL EVENT: October 16

Program on the Legal Profession Open House


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IBA LogoSPECIAL EVENT: October 9

IBA 2013 Annual Conference Event: BIC Showcase

Preparing for the Future — Changes in Structures, Technology & Regulation

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indian templeSPEAKER SERIES: October 8

Public Interest Litigation: Boon to the Indian Public


Pravin Parekh
Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India
President, Supreme Court Bar Association

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indian courtyardSPEAKER SERIES: October 1

Democracy and Due Process: Leveraging the Law for a Just Outcome


Gopal Subramanium
Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India
Former Solicitor General of India

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medicinesSPEAKER SERIES: September 16

Compulsory License and Access to Medicines:
The Indian Experience to Date


V. Lakshmikumaran
Founder & Managing Partner, Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan, Attorneys

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world mapSPEAKER SERIES: September 11

Tomorrow's In-House Counsel:
Practice Competencies in a Global Corporate Legal Market


Albert P. Parker, II
EVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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Summer 2013


blumenthalSPECIAL EVENT: August 8


US Senator Richard Blumenthal: Reforming the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court


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Spring 2013


starSPECIAL STUDENT EVENT: April 16


Interning in India: Student Experiences


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night sky with starsSPEAKER SERIES: April 9


Identifying Superstar Talents: A New Model for Law Firm Success


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sunflowerSPECIAL STUDENT EVENT: April 4


Ready, Set, Go: Prepare for Summer Success!


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pointing fingerSPEAKER SERIES: April 2


Why is Harvard #1? Governance and the Dominance of US Universities


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Rodin's The ThinkerSPEAKER SERIES: March 25


Thinking Like a Public Interest Lawyer: Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy


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star ratingsSPEAKER SERIES: March 5


How the Yelp-ification of the Legal Industry is Unseating BigLaw


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relief of justiceSPEAKER SERIES: February 26


Representing Asylum-Seekers: Comparing Lawyers' Use of Human Rights Treaties
in the US, Canada, and the UK


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women in an Indian templeSPEAKER SERIES: February 19


A Passage to India? Globalizaiton of the Indian Legal Profession and the “Foreign Entry” Debate


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rolodexSPEAKER SERIES: February 12


Book of Business: Realities of Law Firm Rainmaking


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Fall 2012

Charminar, HyderabadCONFERENCE: December 11


The Future of Corporate Business in India and the Role of the Legal Profession

Hyderabad, India


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scientific imagesSPECIAL EVENT: November 29


Nourishing a Legal Career in Life Sciences


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circuit boardSPEAKER SERIES: November 20


The Age of Disruption: Technology, Millennials & Legal Training


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railroad switchSPEAKER SERIES: November 13


Beyond Benchmarking: How Should Law and Corporate Compliance Intersect?


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US Supreme CourtSPEAKER SERIES: November 6


Repeat Players: Do Solicitor General Office Alumni Dominate the Supreme Court Bar?


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Lincoln CenterSPEAKER SERIES: October 23


Nonprofit Boards: Opportunities and Challenges for Lawyers and Law Students


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brazillian waterfallSPEAKER SERIES: October 11


Challenges of the General Counsel Abroad: Focus on Brazil


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stained glass window depicting justiceSPECIAL EVENT: October 3


Now More than Ever: Marshaling Pro Bono Resources for People in Poverty


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Bombay High CourtINFO SESSION: September 25


Interning in India: An Information Session on the HLS Winter Session India Internship


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US Capitol BuildingSPEAKER SERIES: September 18


Peripatetic Reflections: Government, Academia and Boutique Law Practice


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graduates in cap and gownSPEAKER SERIES: September 11


Brave New World: Could Structural Changes Improve Placement of JD Graduates?


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Spring 2012

money treeSPECIAL STUDENT EVENT: April 19


Ready, Set, Go! Preparing for Summer Success


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earthFLAGSHIP CONFERENCE: April 12-14


Globalization, Lawyers, and Emerging Economies


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indian women in colorful clothingINFORMATION SESSION: April 10


Interning in India: Research and Experiences from the Linklaters Internship


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neuronsSPEAKER SERIES: April 3


Bridging the Law/Tech Divide: Human Capital and Value Chain Evolution in IP Outsourcing


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person walking down a sunlit tunnelSPEAKER SERIES: March 27


Launch Pad: Headline Data from the Harvard Law School Career Study


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bridge at nightSPECIAL CONFERENCE: March 23


Critical Lawyering: Bridging Theory and Practice for Social Change


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bridgeINFO SESSION: March 22


Summer Theory Institute Info Session


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Taj Mahal and Christ the RedeemerSTUDENT PRESENTATIONS: March 20


The Role of Alternative Dispute Resolution Within the Indian Legal Community

Globalization and Pro Bono Legal Services in Brazil and Other Latin American Countries


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earthCONFERENCE: March 2-3


The Brazilian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization

(by invitation only at FGV Law School, Brazil)


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earthSPEAKER SERIES: February 28


The GC's Role in Guiding a Public Company's Reputation
in a Highly Regulated Global Business


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scalesSPECIAL EVENT: February 27


ABA President Bill Robinson:
The Real Cost of State Court Underfunding


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abstract world mapLECTURE: February 16


David Wilkins: Globalization, Lawyers and Emerging Economies


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canadian flagSPEAKER SERIES: February 14


So Near, But How Far Away: Opportunities and Challenges
in Canadian Law Firms


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ocean whirlpoolSPEAKER SERIES: February 7


LPOs and Beyond: Innovating Past the Legal Services Maelstrom


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soccer playersSPEAKER SERIES: January 30


Civility on the Battle Lines: How Talented Risk Taking Can Save Litigators and Their Craft


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Taj Mahal at sunsetSPEAKER SERIES: January 26


Bilateral Investment Treaties with India:
Practitioners' Roles and Perspectives


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terra cotta armySPEAKER SERIES: January 11


China Solutions: Developing Legal and Operational Solutions in China


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Fall 2011

change purseSPEAKER SERIES: December 6


Power of the Purse: How Corporate Procurement is Influencing Law Firm Selection


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booksCASE DEVELOPMENT EVENT: December 2


Thinking Differently: The Case Study Method and Its Relevance to Harvard Law School


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map of IndiaSPECIAL PANEL EVENT: November 29


Globalization, Lawyers and Emerging Economies: Indian Perspectives


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texas quarterSPEAKER SERIES: November 22


The Impact of Tort Reform on Attorneys and Litigants: Evidence from Texas


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india and brazil landmarksSPECIAL STUDENT EVENT: November 21


India in the Brazilian Mirror: A Conversation with Professor Roberto Mangabeira Unger


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webcamWORKSHOP: November 11-12


Distance Learning in Legal Education


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Korean FlagSPEAKER SERIES: November 10


Globalization of the Korean Legal Profession


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money treeSPEAKER SERIES: October 26


Law Firm Economics


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tropical rain forestSPEAKER SERIES, October 18


Making Rain: Two Perspectives on the Realities of Law Firm Business Development


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colorful pigmentsSPEAKER SERIES, October 7


Globalization of Indian Law Firms: The Regulatory Dilemma


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map of indiaCONFERENCE, October 10 (New Delhi)


The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization


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indian women in colorful clothingINFORMATION SESSION, October 6


Harvard Law School India Internship Program


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shark finSPEAKER SERIES, October 4


Swimming Lessons for Baby Sharks: Thriving in the First Two Years of Law Practice


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Dr. A.P.J. Abdul KalamSPECIAL STUDENT EVENT, September 28


Leadership, Youth and Global Engagement: Insights from India's 11th President


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international currencySPEAKER SERIES, September 27


Loss Leaders: Predicting Success When Law Firms Go Abroad


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scalesSPEAKER SERIES, September 20


Doing Good While Doing Well: How the Economics of Large Law Firms Allow Pro Bono to Thrive


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