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News & Events 2011

News & Events 2011

2011: News

  • Lewis Honored by ABA
    Professor Hope Lewis has been selected to receive the ABA's Mayre Rasmussen Award for the Advancement of Women in International Law. (more)

  • Between Democracy and Demagoguery
    Sohrad Ahmari '11 writes in The Chronicle of Higher Education about Vanderbilt University's proposed partnership with Abu Dhabi to establish an overseas campus. (more)

  • Abrams on the Triumph of Collective Bargaining
    Professor Roger Abrams reflects on baseball and basketball club owners settling labor disputes with unions through the arduous process of collective bargaining. (more)

  • NUSL in the Financial Times!
    The Financial Times reports on the success of the Co-op Program. (more)

  • NBA Season Doomed?
    Professor Roger Abrams discusses the legal details of the NBA lockout, and what both sides seek to gain and lose going forward. (more)

  • Women in the Law Brown Bag Lunch Series
    Data Privacy in a Global Economy Gina Perini '01, GTC Law Group, LLP (more)

  • Labor Rights, Under Republican Attack
    In a New York Times op-ed, Professor Karl Klare says Republicans are using a recent labor-law complaint against Boeing to achieve a radical goal that goes far beyond the legal issues in the case. (more)

  • Cruel and Unusual Reissued
    The StandDown Texas Project interviews Professor Michael Meltsner about the reissue of "Cruel and Unusual: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment," his classic book detailing death penalty litigation in the 1960s and 1970s at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF). (more)

  • Considering the Death Penalty's Future
    Professor Mike Meltsner on the death penalty in the wake of Troy Davis' execution following a highly controversial trial and conviction for the murder of an off-duty Savannah, Ga., police officer in 1989. (more)

  • Marketing Nuggets
    The law school's Public Health Advocacy Institute has released the results of an analysis of state-by-state consumer protection laws that prohibit unfair, deceptive or unconscionable sales and marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children and adolescents. (more)

  • School of Law Awarded $500,000 Grant to Provide Legal Services to Businesses
    The US Department of Commerce has awarded a $500,000 grant to Northeastern University School of Law to develop a university center that will provide free legal services to low-income and other underserved entrepreneurs in the region. (more)

  • To Promote the General Welfare
    In celebration of Constitution Day, Professor Martha Davis focuses on a significant difference between state and federal constitutions: their treatment of economic and social rights. (more)

  • Busting Bribery on the Global Front
    The Inter Press Service News Agency reports on Professor Dan Danielsen's critique of proposed amendments to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. (more)

  • Burnham and Five Grads Honored as Top Women of Law
    Professor Margaret Burnham, Kathleen Guilfoyle '85, Mary Sullivan '81, Liliana Mangiafico '01, Kate MacDougall '97 and Mary Ann Walsh '80 will be honored as trailblazers and role models by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly at an event on September 23. Award-winning journalist Liz Walker will deliver the keynote. (more)

  • Northeastern University is Closed Today, August 28, 2011
    Due to weather conditions, all classes are canceled and all School of Law offices are closed. (more)

  • Michael Stefanilo '12 Triumphs in LGBT Writing Competition
    Michael Stefanilo's “Identity Interrupted: The Parental Notification Requirement of the Massachusetts Anti-Bullying Law,” has won first place in the National LGBT Bar Association's annual writing competition. Stefanilo will be recognized at the 2011 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair in Hollywood, California, on September 10. (more)

  • When Young Women are Exported and Exploited
    Advocates for victims of human trafficking visit the law school for a two-day series of panels sponsored by the Human Rights Caucus. (more)

  • Sexism Against Fathers
    In a Boston Globe op-ed, Professor Martha Davis reacts to the Supreme Court's decision to uphold a federal law that makes it easier for mothers than fathers to transmit citizenship to their out-of-wedlock children. (more)

  • The Wrong Side of History
    In an American Constitution Society blog, Professor Martha Davis reacts to the Supreme Court's decision to uphold a federal law that makes it easier for mothers than fathers to transmit citizenship to their out-of-wedlock children. (more)

  • Burnham Honored with Keeper of the Flame Award
    The Boston Bar Association's Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law honors Professor Margaret Burnham, founder of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project. (more)

  • Read Now!
    Check out the spring/summer 2011 edition of Northeastern Law Magazine. Law schools are finally seeing the light when it comes to experience-based education. Northeastern is wondering what took so long. (more)

  • Professor Hope Lewis Honored with 2011 Carroll Society Award
    The Carroll Center for the Blind and the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind have named Professor Hope Lewis, a crusader for the rights of the disabled, the 2011 Blind Employee of the Year. Northeastern University will also be honored as the Employer of the Year at ceremony on June 3. (more)

  • Congratulations to the Class of 2011!
    Emily Spieler, dean of the School of Law, said the Class of 2011 leaves a strong legacy and a tradition of excellence for future graduates to follow. “You are poised to be both great lawyers and great leaders,” she said. (more)

  • Life Points
    Retired Professor Clare Dalton, founder of NUSL's Domestic Violence Institute, launches a second career as an acupuncturist. Read about it in the Boston Globe. (more)

  • Parmet Leads Triumphant Legal Team
    A legal team led by Professor Wendy Parmet has convinced the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts to rule in support of the plaintiffs on a key constitutional issue in a case brought on behalf of 40,000 legal immigrants denied access to Commonwealth Care, the state’s program that provides subsidized health insurance for low and moderate income individuals. (more)

  • Luke Bierman Appointed Associate Dean for Experiential Education
    Luke Bierman, the former general counsel to the New York state comptroller, has been named Associate Dean for Experiential Education and Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Law. (more)

  • Can the U.S. Afford Economic Rights in an Economic Crisis?
    "We can't afford not to respect economic and social rights when millions in our country are struggling to find decent work, to find a stable place to live, to educate their children, to overcome discrimination, and to care for the sick," says Professor Hope Lewis in the Huffington Post. (more)

  • Commencement 2011
    Rashida Manjoo, an internationally recognized expert on women’s and human rights and the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, will deliver the 2011 commencement address. (more)

  • Leocadia Zak '82 Keynotes Women in the Law Conference
    Lee Zak, director of the US Trade and Development Agency, said her Northeastern University experience was a fundamental part of what has guided her through a career in law. (more)

  • Northeastern University School of Law Ranked Most Diverse in New England
    The School of Law ranks as the “most diverse law school” in New England, according to rankings compiled by The National Jurist, which placed Northeastern in the top 13 law schools nationwide for diversity. (more)

  • Partnerships, Not Islamophobia, Must Dictate US Counterterrorism Policy
    In a Huffington Post article, Professor Deborah Ramirez and Tara Lai Quinlan '04 argue for authentic partnerships with Muslim communities to combat terrorism. (more)

  • Supreme Court Opportunity to Cap off 100 Years of Gender Equality Progress
    In a blog for the American Constitution Society, Associate Dean Martha Davis calls for ending the last legal vestiges of women's historic second-class citizenship. (more)

  • CRRJ Case Featured in CNN Story on Cold Cases
    CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 reports on a Civil Rights and Restorative Justice case involving Isadore Banks, a wealthy African-American land owner in Marion, Arkansas, who was discovered chained to a tree, shot and burned beyond recognition in 1954. (more)

  • Mass. Film Tax Credits: Blessing Or Boondoggle?
    Listen now to NPR's "All Things Considered," with Professor Peter Enrich debating tax credits for movies made in Massachusetts. (more)

  • Mary Bonauto '87 Takes on National Role in Gay Marriage Strategy
    The Boston Globe reports that Mary Bonauto, who led the legal team responsible for legalizing gay marriage in Massachusetts, is gearing up as co-lead counsel in two cases challenging the federal Defense of Marriage Act. (more)

  • Lights. Camera. Stop the Flim Subsidies.
    Celebrating the Academy Awards is fine, writes Professor Peter Enrich in The Boston Globe. But taxpayer subsidies of the film industry, which are costing the state $100 million annually, need to stop now. (more)

  • Davis Argues Against Anti-International Law Initiatives
    Professor Martha Davis speaks out with an American Constitution Society issue brief on the ongoing legal and public debate about Oklahoma's Question 755, a ballot initiative that amended the state constitution in an attempt to bar state and municipal courts from considering international or Sharia law when making judicial decisions. (more)

  • Northeastern University: Late Opening on February 2, 2011
    Due to weather conditions, the university has announced a two-hour delayed opening. All classes after 10 a.m. will meet as scheduled. (more)

  • Professor Peter Enrich Says No to Hollywood Tax Credits
    "The Fighter" and "The Social Network" may seem like a boost to the Bay State economy, but tax expert Peter Enrich tells NECN, "We are literally paying for 25 percent of the cost of these films." (more)

  • Northeastern University: Late Opening on January 27, 2011
    Due to weather conditions, the university has announced a two-hour delayed opening. All classes after 10 a.m. will meet as scheduled. (more)

  • Northeastern University is Closed Today, January 12, 2011
    Due to weather conditions, all classes are canceled and all School of Law offices are closed. (more)

  • Wall Fund Established to Support New Initiative on Experiential Education in Law
    Northeastern University School of Law, the nation’s leader in experience-based legal education, announces the launch of its new Initiative on Experiential Education in Law, supported by a major gift from Georgia Wall ’77 and her husband, Donald Gogel. (more)

  • NUSL Names New Associate Dean
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  • Laying Down the Law
    Women at the Top Blog interviews Dean Emily Spieler about low number of women leaders in firms. (more)

  • Spieler to Conclude Service as Dean
    Emily Spieler, who has served as the School of Law’s dean since 2002, has decided to step down from her position at the end of the academic year. (more)

  • Professor Rachel Rosenbloom Leader in Immigration Litigation Victory
    In response to litigation brought by the NYU Immigrant Rights Clinic on behalf of the National Immigration Project, the ACLU, the Immigrant Defense Project, the Post-Deportation Human Rights Project at Boston College, and Professor Rachel Rosenbloom of Northeastern University School of Law, the Department of Homeland Security has made public a critical Memorandum of Agreement. (more)

  • Scavongelli '12 on turning a passion into a second career
    Former executive Michele Scavongelli reflects on her decision to enroll in law school after nearly 30 years in the insurance industry. (more)

  • Skadden Fellowship Awarded to Liza Hirsch '11
    Hirsch will use prestigious Skadden Fellowship to provide legal representation to low-income families referred by Boston Medical Center’s Family Medicine Department. (more)

  • Visiting Professor Dan Squires Hones in on Terrorism
    Dan Squires, an English barrister who specializes in public law and human rights, is visiting the law school this spring to teach Terrorism and the Law in International and Comparative Perspective. (more)

  • Diagnosing the Health Care Act's Constitutionality
    Professor Kristin Madison analyzes how the US Supreme Court may handle the Obama administration's controversial health care legislation. (more)

  • Do the Right Thing
    In the mountains of North Carolina, legal services lawyer Laura Collins '04 brings compassion to the courtroom and beyond. (more)

  • Fostering Innovation and Collaboration
    The School of Law and College of Business Administration host IP/Innovation Connection Conference for scholars, innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and policymakers from across the country who want to explore the dynamic relationship between intellectual property and innovation. (more)

  • Ralph Martin '78 Appointed Northeastern Senior VP and General Counsel
    Northeastern University President Joseph Aoun has appointed Ralph Martin ’78 to be the university's senior vice president and general counsel. A highly accomplished attorney and civic leader with more than 30 years of experience in the public and private sectors, Martin will lead a broad portfolio of legal, regulatory and non-legal responsibilities. (more)

  • Boston Bar Association Honors NUSL with Beacon Award!
    The School of Law will be honored for exceptional leadership on diversity strategies that will have a lasting impact on the legal profession in Greater Boston. Join us for this FREE event on November 16 at the Boston Harbor Hotel. (more)

  • Connolly Named MacArthur "Genius" Fellow
    Marie-Therese Connolly '84, a leading voice in efforts to prevent the suffering of older adults and ensure that elder abuse becomes a priority on the national agenda, is a 2011 recipient of the prestigious $500,000 MacArthur "genius" award. (more)

  • Ahmed Speaks Out About Forced Sterilization of HIV-Positive African Women
    In a TrustLaw article, Professor Aziza Ahmed says, "You are not giving true consent if the information is not full and accurate information about what you’re consenting to." (more)

2011: Events

  • CRRJ Forum: Count Them One by One
    12/09/2011 12:00 PM - 12/09/2011 1:30 PM, Location: 230 Dockser Hall
    The Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project welcomes Judge Gordon Martin, author of "Count Them One by One: Black Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote," about the 1962 court case that resulted in one of the first victories for voting rights in the South. (more)

  • Labor Law: Answers to Tough Questions
    12/08/2011 5:30 PM - 12/08/2011 8:30 PM, Location: Dockser Hall
    Join us for two panel discussions focused on the crisis in the public and private pension systems and the effects of Employment Practices Liability Insurance on employment law practice and the settlement process. Networking reception follows. (more)

  • Sex, Violence, Videos, God and Drugs: the First Amendment Ascendant
    12/06/2011 4:30 PM - 12/06/2011 6:00 PM, Location: BBA/16 Beacon Street, Boston
    Don't miss this chance to hear what Professor Mike Meltsner has to say at this Boston Bar Association panel discussion. (more)

  • Join Us: Legal Writing Institute
    12/02/2011 9:00 AM - 12/02/2011 5:00 PM, Location: Dockser Hall
    The Legal Writing Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving legal writing by providing a forum for discussion and scholarship about legal writing, analysis and research, will hold a one-day training at the School of Law. (more)

  • The Beginning of the End of Aids?
    12/01/2011 12:00 PM - 12/01/2011 1:30 PM, Location: Dockser Hall, Room 240
    Join us on World Aids Day for a panel discussion presented by the Black Law Students Association, Health Law Society, Human Rights Caucus and Women's Law Caucus. (more)

  • Just Performance: Enacting Justice in the Wake of Violence
    12/01/2011 8:00 AM - 12/02/2011 5:00 PM, Location: Brandeis University
    PHRGE co-sponsors "Just Performance: Enacting Justice in the Wake of Violence," with the International Center of Ethics, Justice and Public Life at Brandeis University. (more)

  • NUSL Washington, DC, Regional Chapter Event
    11/17/2011 6:30 PM - 11/17/2011 8:30 PM, Location: Johnny's Half Shell, 400 North Capital Street NW
    Join NUSL graduates living and working in the greater Washington area at Johnny's Half Shell with special guest Dean Emily Spieler. (more)

  • BRAC Regional Reception
    11/03/2011 6:30 PM - 11/03/2011 8:30 PM, Location: Union Club of Boston, 8 Park Street, Boston MA
    Meet, mingle and network with fellow members of the Boston Regional Alumni/ae Chapter at the Union Club. (more)

  • Framing Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for Advocacy and Mobilization: Towards a Strategic Agenda in the United States
    11/03/2011 12:00 PM - 11/03/2011 5:30 PM
    Join us for PHRGE's annual institute. (more)

  • Program on Health Policy and Law: Inaugural Lecture
    10/28/2011 12:00 PM - 10/28/2011 1:30 PM
    Join us for the exciting launch of our new, university-wide interdisciplinary Program on Health Policy and Law. Professor Sylvia Law of NYU Law School will speak on "Taxpayer Conscience and Health Care Reform." (more)

  • Reunion and Alumni/ae Weekend 2011
    10/21/2011 5:00 PM - 10/22/2011 10:00 PM, Location: School of Law and Colonnade Hotel
    Mix, mingle and enjoy this year's Silent Art Auction. Find out more now! (more)

  • Armenian Heritage Foundation Najarian Lecture on Human Rights
    10/20/2011 7:00 PM - 10/20/2011 10:00 PM, Location: Faneuil Hall
    Professor Martha Davis serves as co-chair and PHRGE as a participating organization for the 2011 Armenian Heritage Foundation Najarian Lecture on Human Rights. Paul Rusesabagina will deliver keynote. (more)

  • Women In the Law Brown Bag Lunch: "Data Privacy in a Global Economy"
    10/13/2011 12:30 PM - 10/13/2011 1:30 PM, Location: Prince Lobel Tye, LLP, 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 2200, Boston, mA
    Join NUSL Alumna Gina Perini '01, of the GTC Law Group, LLP for a discussion relating to data privacy concerns in an ever-changing global economy. (more)

  • "Princely Appropriations"
    10/12/2011 12:00 PM - 10/12/2011 1:30 PM, Location: 240 Dockser Hall, NUSl
    Using Steiner's work and the recent Cariou v. Prince et al. decision (finding that Prince's "Canal Zone" images violated the Cariou's copyright) as entry points, this presentation and panel discussion will explore the cultural and political implications of current trends in appropriation and conceptual art, wide distribution of increasingly cheap digital copying technologies, and intellectual property law. (more)

  • Connecticut Regional Event
    10/05/2011 6:00 PM - 10/05/2011 8:00 PM, Location: Carmody & Torrance, 195 Church Street, New Haven, CT
    Join your fellow Connecticut NUSL Alumni for a discussion with Luke Bierman, Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Law and Associate Dean of Experiential Education. (more)

  • The Northeastern Law Forum: Discussions on Contemporary Legal Issues
    10/05/2011 12:00 PM - 10/05/2011 1:30 PM, Location: 240 Dockser Hall
    Please join us for "Markets in Assisted Reproduction: Should We Pay for Eggs, Sperm and Wombs?" featuring Dr. Adrienne Asch, Director of the Center for Ethics and Edward and Robin Milstein Professor of Bioethics, Yeshiva University. Co-sponsored by the Women's Law Caucus, Department of Philosophy and Religion and the Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. (more)

  • New York Regional Event
    10/05/2011 8:30 AM - 10/05/2011 10:00 AM, Location: The Rock Center Cafe, 20 West 50th Street, New York
    Join NUSL's New York alumni/ae chapter as it launches a new speaker series: "Transforming the Practice of Law." Guest speaker: Kathy Bryan '81. (more)

  • Heather Jarvis on Public Service Loan Forgivenes
    10/04/2011 5:30 PM - 10/04/2011 6:30 PM, Location: 97 Cargill, NUSL
    Many government and nonprofit lawyers stand to gain tens of thousands of dollars of student debt relief from the Public Loan Forgiveness Program established by the College Cost Reduction and Access Act. However, the program requirements can be confusing. Heather knows how to break it down step by step so it makes sense for once and for all. (more)

  • Alaska Alumni/ae Gathering
    09/29/2011 4:30 PM - 09/29/2011 6:30 PM, Location: Simon & Seafort's, 420 L Street, Anchorage
    Join NUSL graduates practicing in Alaska for an evening of networking and camaraderie. (more)

  • IP Innovation Connection
    09/27/2011 8:00 AM - 09/27/2011 7:00 PM, Location: Raytheon Amphitheater, Egan Hall, 120 Forsyth Street
    A conference bringing together innovators, scholars, entrepreneurs, investors, policy shapers and others to discuss the desired and real effects of intellectual property (IP) on innovation. (more)

  • LSAC Los Angeles Forum
    09/24/2011 10:00 AM - 09/24/2011 4:00 PM, Location: Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles
    Meet our admissions team at this forum for prospective students! (more)

  • Daynard Roundtable with Patricia Garin '84
    09/23/2011 12:00 PM - 09/23/2011 1:30 PM, Location: 240 Dockser Hall
    Renowned civil rights defense attorney Patricia Garin will lead a Daynard Community Roundtable on "Using the Constitution to Reduce the Flow of Poor People Through the School-to-Prison Pipeline." (more)

  • San Francisco Regional Alumni/ae Event
    09/22/2011 6:30 PM - 09/22/2011 8:30 AM, Location: 155 Steuart Street in San Francisco
    Join us at Perry's on the Embarcadero. Special guest: Professor James Hackney. (more)

  • Join us for the Daynard Distinguished Lecture!
    09/21/2011 12:00 PM - 09/21/2011 1:30 PM, Location: 240 Dockser Hall
    Patricia Garin '84, a partner with Stern Shapiro Weissberg & Garin, and a national leader in complex criminal defense and civil rights litigation, will speak about "Putting Roadblocks on the Superhighway Carrying Poor People of Color to Prison." (more)

  • Boston Regional Alumni/ae Gathering
    09/15/2011 6:30 PM - 09/15/2011 8:30 PM, Location: Vlora Restaurant, 545 Boylston Street
    Join us for networking and wine tasting at the fabulous Vlora Restaurant. (more)

  • LSAC Toronto Forum
    09/09/2011 3:00 PM - 09/09/2011 9:00 PM, Location: Fairmont Royal York Hotel
    Meet our admissions team at this forum for prospective students from Canada! (more)

  • LSAC Chicago Forum
    07/23/2011 10:00 AM - 07/23/2011 4:00 PM, Location: Palmer House Hilton
    Meet our admissions team at this forum for prospective students in the windy city! (more)

  • LSAC Bay Area Forum
    07/16/2011 10:00 AM - 07/16/2011 4:00 PM, Location: Oakland Marriott City Center
    Meet our admissions team at this forum for prospective students in the San Francisco Bay Area! (more)

  • Alaska Regional Chapter Event
    06/30/2011 6:00 PM - 06/30/2011 8:00 PM
    Yes, it's true! More than 70 graduates live and practice in the land of the midnight sun. Join us for friendship and fellowship, and the delights of a visit from Professor Steve Subrin. (more)

  • Webinar
    06/22/2011 2:00 PM - 06/22/2011 3:30 PM, Location: online
    "An Introduction to the Boston Principles on the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Noncitizens," presented by professors Hope Lewis and Rachel Rosenbloom. Sponsored by the Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy. (more)

  • Webinar
    06/21/2011 1:00 PM - 06/21/2011 2:15 PM, Location: online
    Professor Martha Davis moderates "Claiming Our Role as Human Rights Lawyers: How a Human Rights Framework Can Advance Our Advocacy." Presented by Clearinghouse Review. (more)

  • Breaking into Law Teaching: The Pipeline to the Legal Academy
    06/17/2011 8:30 AM - 06/17/2011 3:30 PM, Location: 340 Egan Center
    Northeastern and the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) host a workshop for lawyers considering “podium,” clinical and adjunct teaching. (more)

  • Human Trafficking and the Law: Tools for Tomorrow's Practitioners
    06/16/2011 5:30 PM - 06/16/2011 7:30 PM
    The Human Rights Caucus hosts two panels focused on trafficking in Massachusetts and combating exploitation. (more)

  • State Revenue Lost and Found: A Forum on Solving the Fiscal Crisis
    06/13/2011 7:30 PM - 06/13/2011 9:00 PM, Location: Brookline Town Hall, 333 Washington Street.
    Professor Peter Enrich offers fiscal expertise at this panel sponsored by the Brookline Chapter of Progressive Democrats. (more)

  • Boston Regional Alumni/ae Chapter Networking Reception
    06/09/2011 6:00 PM - 06/09/2011 8:00 PM, Location: Vintage Lounge
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  • Northeastern Association of Pre-Law Advisors
    06/09/2011 1:00 AM - 06/09/2011 8:00 PM, Location: Dockser Hall
    The School of Law is pleased to host the annual NAPLA conference. NAPLA is the oldest and largest of the six regional pre-law advising associations. (more)

  • Why Health is Different: Health Care Reform at the State and Federal Level
    05/23/2011 5:00 PM - 05/23/2011 7:00 PM, Location: 315 Behrakis Health Sciences Center
    The law school's American Constitution Society (ACS) chapter joins with Boston ACS members for a panel discussion featuring Northeastern Distinguished Professor Michael Dukakis and others. Free and open to the public. (more)

  • Women in the Law Brown Bag Lunch Series
    05/18/2011 12:30 PM - 05/18/2011 1:30 PM, Location: Goodwin Procter
    How to Use Social Media to Build Your Business and Assist with Rainmaking. Led by Sofia Lingos '09. (more)

  • Boston Regional Alumni/ae Chapter Invites You to Meet the Professionals
    05/12/2011 6:00 PM - 05/12/2011 8:30 PM, Location: NU Alumni Center
    A networking event with the School of Law, School of Engineering and Business School. A chance to refer and exchange business leads with other Northeastern professionals. (more)

  • TTAB Comes to Boston
    04/29/2011 12:30 PM - 04/29/2011 5:30 PM
    The School of Law and the Boston Patent Law Association welcome a three-judge panel of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Join us for this trademark law program, including a TTAB session. (more)

  • New York City Regional Reception
    04/28/2011 6:30 PM - 04/28/2011 8:30 AM, Location: Flute Gramercy
    Network in New York with fellow graduates and special guest Professor Steve Subrin. (more)

  • Expert Panel on State Responsibility to Eliminate Violence Against Women
    04/28/2011 12:00 PM - 04/28/2011 1:30 PM, Location: 220 Dockser Hall
    PHRGE's Due Diligence Project invites the public to a panel discussion with special guest Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women. (more)

  • Philadelphia Regional Alumni/ae Event
    04/07/2011 6:00 PM - 04/07/2011 8:00 PM, Location: Spector Roseman & Kodroff
    Join area friends and classmates for networking and catching up. Special guest Professor Steve Subrin. (more)

  • Abrams to Discuss Major Sports Law Controversies
    04/04/2011 5:00 PM - 04/04/2011 6:00 PM, Location: Rutgers School of Law-Newark
    Professor Roger Abrams, the author of five books on the business and history of sports, has been invited to Rutgers School of Law - Newark to deliver a lecture “Hubris, Justice and Sports.” (more)

  • Women in the Law Conference
    04/01/2011 8:00 AM - 04/01/2011 5:00 PM
    This year's conference will focus on "Trailblazing in a Changing Terrain." Lee Zak '82, director of the US Trade and Development Agency, will deliver the keynote address. The topic and panelists promise a day of intriguing dialogue and discussion. (more)

  • Constricting Human Rights in the United States
    03/31/2011 12:00 PM - 03/31/2011 1:30 PM, Location: 42 Dockser Hall
    An Analysis of Oklahoma's anti-international law initiatives with Associate Dean Martha Davis. Sponsored by the Human Rights Caucus. (more)

  • Gordon Lecture 2011: Legalizing Social Rights: Experience from the Global South
    03/23/2011 12:00 PM - 03/23/2011 2:00 PM, Location: Dockser Hall
    Featuring Balakrishnan Rajagopal, associate professor of law and development and director of the Program on Human Rights and Justice at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (more)

  • Women in the Law Brown Bag Lunch Series
    02/17/2011 12:30 PM - 02/17/2011 1:30 PM, Location: Goodwin Procter
    Why Women Lawyers Need to Exude More Confidence in the Courts, a discussion with the Honorable Sally Kelly '76, associate justice of the Boston Municipal Court. (more)

  • Daynard Roundtable with Flor Bermudez: Feb. 9 at Noon
    02/09/2011 12:00 PM - 02/09/2011 1:30 PM, Location: 240 Dockser Hall
    Flor Bermudez, head of Lambda Legal's Youth in Out-of-Home Care Project, will join a Daynard Community Roundtable on "Transforming Challenges into Strength and Resilience — Defending the Rights of LGBTQ Youth in Out-of-Home Care." (more)

  • Join us for the Daynard Distinguished Lecture!
    02/07/2011 12:00 PM - 02/07/2011 1:30 PM, Location: 240 Dockser Hall
    Flor Bermudez, head of Lambda Legal's Youth in Out-of-Home Care Project, will deliver the Daynard Community Lecture, "Lawyering Alongside LGBTQ Communities: The Key to Inclusive Social Change," on February 7, 2011, at noon. (more)

  • Boston Regional Alumni/ae Chapter: Scotch Tasting Event ... With Chocolate
    01/27/2011 6:00 PM - 01/27/2011 8:00 PM, Location: Elephant Walk, Boston
    Join the Boston Regional Alumni/ae Chapter for an evening of networking and tasty treats. (more)

  • Northeastern University Law Journal Symposium: From Seed to Stomach: Food and Agricultural Law
    01/21/2011 9:00 AM - 01/21/2011 5:00 PM, Location: Dockser Hall
    Participants will address topics ranging from the intellectual property, ethical and health issues surrounding the patenting of seeds, farming methods and live animals, to issues concerning the labeling and marketing of food and organic certification, to the future of the food safety legislation and obesity litigation, to the social implications of food policies. (more)