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Showing 11 events for the week starting 04/18/2024

April 18

Thursday • 11 events

  • Christian Union Women’s Bible Study Group

    11:45 am - 1:30 pm

    Christian Union at HLS Women’s Bible Study through Psalm 1-41 (Spring 2024). Women of HLS are invited to register for this event in advance!…
  • Case Update: The European Court of Human Rights’ Climate Judgments

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    On 9 April 2024, the European Court of Human Rights decided its first ever climate cases: Verein Klimaseniorinnen Schweiz and Others v. Switzerland, Carême v. France, and Duarte Agostinho and Others v. Portugal and 32 Others. In these landmark cases plaintiffs sued 33 European governments, including the entire European Union,…
  • SJD Talks: Human Rights and the Global Economy

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    How has the expansion of global markets impacted the realization and protection of human rights worldwide? How to reckon with the simultaneous  institutionalization of human rights and neoliberalism in global governance? What challenges and obstacles exist in ensuring accountability for human rights violations perpetrated by economic actors, including issues related…
  • The Medical Civil Rights Act (S. 1047 / H. 1759)

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    The Medical Civil Rights Act (S. 1047/H. 1759), now pending before the Massachusetts Joint Judiciary Committee, seeks to establish a statutory right to emergency medical care during law enforcement interactions, both in the field and in carceral settings. Connecticut unanimously passed this act in 2023 but remains the only state…
  • WLA End of Semester Care Packages

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Celebrate the end of semester with goodie bags Lunch provided RSVP but 1st Come 1st Served:
  • Class of 2024 Last Lecture Series

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Nikolas Bowie, Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law Thursday, April 18 | Austin West, 12:30 pm It is 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 Marshals…
  • Neuroscience and Cannabis: Implications for Law and Policy

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    The legalization of cannabis has raised significant questions for law and public policy. In her annual lecture, neuroscientist Dr. Yasmin Hurd explores the science of cannabis, CBD, and the future of substance use disorder treatment. Dr. Stephanie Tabashneck will moderate a discussion and audience Q&A about the implications for law and policy. Hosted…
  • CSEL x Sullivan & Cromwell

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join the Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law on Thursday, April 18 at 12:30pm for a discussion with Sullivan & Cromwell Sports & Entertainment attorneys Rich Le Page, Partner, and Abdullah Al Bawardy, Associate. They will discuss their paths to the sports/entertainment space, their day-to-day work, and current trends…
  • SALSA Firm Panel

    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    SALSA Big Law Firm Panel…
  • WLA End of the Year Social

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join the Women’s Law Association for a social on Felipe’s Rooftop to close out the year. Food & drinks will be provided. Please RSVP for headcount: Brought to you by the WLA Social Committee.
  • Lambda Pre-EIP Virtual “Meet & Greet”

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    To all 1Ls considering EIP, please join Lambda for our Pre-EIP Virtual “Meet & Greet” with a dozen of the nation’s biggest and best firms. We plan for each participant to get one-on-one Zoom time with LGBTQ+ attorneys from our sponsor firms. A Zoom link will be shared upon sign-up.