Events

Library Event – Capital Punishment: Where We Stand, 10/12 @ 4 pm

Join Professor Carol Steiker and the HLS Library for a conversation about the state of capital punishment today, followed by a reception and a chance to view the Library’s exhibit: Visualizing Capital Punishment: Spectacle, Shame, and Sympathy. Wednesday, October 12, 4:00 pm HLS Library Seminar Room 232 Reception at 5:00 pm in the Caspersen Room Open to all …

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Join the HLS Library for Banned Books Week!

Banned Books Week is September 18-24, 2022. Celebrate your freedom to read by joining Harvard community members to read aloud selections from banned books we love: September 21, 2022, noon to 1 pm, Langdell Hall front steps. Bring your favorite banned book to share! Every day during Banned Books Week, HLS Library staff members will share a banned …

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HLS Book Talk: Six Faces of Globalization

Please join us on Wednesday, November 17 at 6 p.m. for a book talk and discussion in celebration of the recent publication of Six Faces of Globalization: Who Wins, Who Loses, and Why It Matters by Anthea Roberts and Nicolas Lamp (Harvard University Press, September 2021).  The panel will include: William Alford ’77, Jerome A. and Joan L. Cohen Professor of Law, Harvard Law School …

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HLS Library Book Talk: The Broken Constitution

Join the HLS Library on Tuesday November 9 at 12:30pm ET for a HLS Library Book Talk! This event features a discussion on The Broken Constitution: Lincoln, Slavery, and the Refounding of America by author and HLS Professor Noah Feldman with panelist and HLS Professor Nikolas Bowie. This event is free and will be recorded. Registration is required. If you, or …

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HLS Library Book Talk: Saving the News

Join the HLS Library on Monday November 8 at 12:30pm ET for a HLS Library Book Talk! This event features a discussion on Saving the News: Why the Constitution Calls for Government Action to Preserve Freedom of Speech by author and HLS Professor Martha Minow with panelists and HLS Professors Vicki C. Jackson and Nikolas Bowie. This event is free …

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HLS Library Ideas Salon: The Rerooted Archive

Join the HLS Library on Wednesday November 10 from 4pm-5pm in the Fishman Room, Langdell Hall 2 North for a HLS Library Ideas Salon on the Rerooted Archive, a documentation project that captures 100 years of Syrian-Armenian history, founded by Anoush Baghdassarian (HLS 3L) and Ani Schug. This event is free and open to Harvard ID holders. If …

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Spooky Season @ HLS Library!

It’s that time of year: We’re getting ready for our annual celebration of all things spooky, and you’re invited! Tour the Harvard Law School Library’s haunted history of wraiths, witches, and wicked works in an exciting Halloween-themed experience. Learn about creepy legal cases, view ghoulish and ghastly items from Historical & Special Collections, and prepare to be haunted …

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HLS Library Talk: The American Journal of Law and Equality

Join the HLS Library on Thursday, October 21 at 12:30 pm ET on Zoom for a discussion of the recently established American Journal of Law and Equality with co-editors and HLS Professors Randall Kennedy and Martha Minow. This event is free and will be recorded. Registration is required. If you or an event participant require disability-related accommodations, please contact Accessibility Services …

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