Northeastern University School of Law was pleased to host a wide variety of conferences and major events in 2017-2018. 

2017-2018 Conference and Major Events

June 17, 2017
Reparative Justice and Social Healing: Research and Reflection on Historic Violence
Proudly presented by NUSL's Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project as part of the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice’s Sixth National Conference. 

September 5, 2017
Valerie Gordon Human Rights Lecture
Guest Lecturer: Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative and author of Just Mercy.

September 14, 2017
Property Works in Progress 
A workshop of property professors that meets annually to present and discuss papers concerning property law and theory.

September 15, 2017
Retirement Event for Professor Mary O’Connell ’75 and Professor Millie Drew ’87
Join us in celebrating the mighty achievements of Mary O'Connell '75 and Melinda "Millie" Drew '87. 

September 25, 2017
Daynard Community Lecture
Fall 2017 Daynard Visiting Fellow: Adam Foss, Assistant District Attorney, Suffolk County District Attorney's Office

September 27, 2017
Daynard Roundtable
Fall 2017 Daynard Visiting Fellow: Adam Foss, Assistant District Attorney, Suffolk County District Attorney's Office

October 20-21, 2017
Reunion and Alumni/ae Weekend
Honoring the classes of 1950s, '72, '77, '82, '87, '92, '97, 2002, '07, and '12. 

October 20-21, 2017
Resurrecting Their Alabama Stories: A Community-Based Oral History Project
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute 

October 27, 2017
A Festschrift Honoring Professor Michael Meltsner
Please join Northeastern University School of Law for a symposium honoring the work of Professor Michael Meltsner, a national leader in the fight for civil rights and the abolition of the death penalty.

October 30, 2017
Annual Health Law Lecture
Making Good Health Policy by Practicing Good Health Law
Featuring Stephen Rosenfeld, Health Care Attorney and Advocate

October 30, 2017
Social Influencers: Copyright, Publicity and Contracting
Co-sponsored by the New England Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA and Northeastern University School of Law’s Center for Law, Innovation and Creativity

November 2-4, 2017
The eighth annual conference of the International Social and Economic Rights Project (iSERP) will take place in Universidad EAFIT, Medellín, Colombia, over three days, from November 2-4, 2017.

November 17, 2017
International Law, Local Justice: Human Rights Transformed
A Symposium in Honor of Professor Hope Lewis

November 29, 2017
Author Event Featuring Professor Daniel Medwed
Professor Daniel Medwed will join Professors Margaret Burnham, Stephanie Hartung and Michael Meltsner, in conversation to discuss his new book, Wrongful Convictions and the DNA Revolution: Twenty-Five Years of Freeing the Innocent. 

November 30, 2017
Annual Labor and Employment Program 
An evening program consisting of two topical panel discussions, followed by a networking reception with light refreshments and cocktails.

December 7 - 8, 2017
Securing Land Rights in the Era of Land Grabbing: The Role of a Land Tenure Security Index
12th Annual PHRGE Human Rights Institute

January 17, 2018
Author Event Featuring Professor Orly Lobel
Orly Lobel, Don Weckstein Professor of Labor and Employment Law at the Univeristy of San Diego School of Law, will visit campus to talk about her new book, “You Don’t Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie’s Dark Side” (Norton).

January 20, 2018
First Annual Reach(OUT) LGBTQA+ Career Conference at Northeastern University School of Law

January 26, 2018
Digital Red Record: The Promises and Perils of Documenting Historic Racial Violence
Hosted by the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project. By invitation only. 

February 1, 2018
Immigrant Justice Clinic Launch and Kick Off Celebration
Join us at Northeastern Unversity's Visitors Center to celebrate the launch of the law school’s Immigrant Justice Clinic!

February 5, 2018 
Daynard Community Lecture
Spring 2018 Daynard Visiting Fellow: Chase Strangio '10, Staff Attorney, ACLU LGBT & AIDS Project

February 7, 2018
Daynard Roundtable
Spring 2018 Daynard Visiting Fellow: Chase Strangio '10, Staff Attorney, ACLU LGBT & AIDS Project

February 8, 2018
IP Meets T/E:  Advising Artists, Authors and Musicians on Legacy, Inheritance and Tax
Sponsored by the School of Law's Center for Law, Innovation, and Creativity (CLIC) and the Copyright Society of the USA (CSUSA)

March 3, 2018
Resurrecting Their Stories: A Community-based Oral History Project 
Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth and Reconciliation Selma, Alabama. The third in a three-part symposium series. 

March 14, 2018
Trump and Privacy
This panel will bring together top privacy and surveillance experts to discuss how the Trump administration has and will continue to shape our privacy in these and other areas.

March 18, 2018
The Role of Law in the Production of Inequality
This conference, to be held at the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at Texas Law, is co-sponsored by the Program on the Corporation, Law and Global Society at Northeastern University School of Law. 

April 4, 2018
Connections Networking Reception
The School of Law's largest annual networking event. Hosted by the Office of Alumni/ae Relations. 

April 5, 2018
Privacy Across the Disciplines
Annual Conference Hosted by the Center for Law, Innovation and Creativity (CLIC)

April 12-13, 2018
Annual Health Law Conference
Diseases of Despair: The Role of Policy and Law

April 18, 2018
Volunteers for Justice Employment Fair
Sponsored by the Center for Public Interest Advocacy and Collaboration. 

May 18, 2018
Women in the Law Conference 
Victoria Reggie (Vicki) Kennedy, senior counsel at Greenberg Taurig and board president and co-founder of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, will be the keynote speaker for the tenth annual Women in the Law Conference.

May 24, 2018
Featuring Richard W. Painter, Author and S. Walter Richey Professor of Corporate Law, University of Minnesota Law School

June 1, 2018
Book Launch: Gay Priori
Join the Center for Public Interest Advocacy and Collaboration (CPIAC) for the launch of Professor Libby Adler's new book, Gay Priori: A Queer Critical Legal Studies Approach to Law Reform (Duke University Press, 2018).

June 28, 2018
Jeremy Paul Celebration
Please join us to celebrate Jeremy Paul and the Law School's many accomplishments during his tenure as Dean.

See the full lists of our 2009-20102010-20112011- 20122012-2013,  2013-20142014 - 20152015-2016 and 2016-2017 conferences, and check out the multimedia offerings from these events.