Northeastern University School of Law is pleased to host a wide variety of conferences and major events in 2018-2019. We hope you can join us!

2018-2019 Conferences and Major Events

August 9, 2018
PHRGE Forum: Challenges of Human Rights and Law in Sudan
Sudanese lawyer Abdelrahman Al Gasim in conversation with Eric Reeves. 

August 18, 2018
Recalling Their Names: Racial Terror in Jim Crow Mobile
The Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project’s (CRRJ) investigation of six Jim Crow-era murders will be featured in an exhibit, “Murders in Mobile,” opening August 18 at the History Museum of Mobile in Alabama. In addition, a Mobile street will be named in honor of Rayfield Davis, one of the murder victims.

September 7, 2018
Volunteers for Justice Fair
The Center for Public Interest Advocacy and Collaboration invites all students to find out more about pro bono work with a variety of organizations. 

September 20-22, 2018
Givelber Distinguished Public Interest Lecturer Program
Leah Aden, Senior Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund

September 24, 2018
Daynard Community Lecture
Fall 2018 Daynard Visiting Fellow: Prerna Lal, Staff Attorney/Clinical Supervisor, Immigration Practice, East Bay Community Law Center

September 26, 2018
Daynard Roundtable
Fall 2018 Daynard Visiting Fellow: Prerna Lal, Staff Attorney/Clinical Supervisor, Immigration Practice, East Bay Community Law Center.

September 27-20, 2018
Givelber Distinguished Public Interest Lecturer Program
Leah Aden, Senior Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund

October 1, 2018
CLIC Author Event Featuring Professor Jennifer Rothman
Jennifer Rothman, Professor of Law and the Joseph Scott Fellow at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, will visit campus to talk about her new book, The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for a Public World.

October 5-6, 2018
Workshop: Exploring the Corporation in and Through History
Sponsored by the Program on the Corporation, Law and Global Society at Northeastern University School of Law, Melbourne Law School and the Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School. 

October 10, 2018
Faculty Book Forum Series with Professor Libby Adler
Gay Priori: A Queer Critical Legal Studies Approach to Law Reform (Duke University Press, 2018)

October 12, 2018
AI, Media and the Threat to Democracy
Join a group of award-winning journalists, innovative scholars and practitioners for a conference on the impact of AI on democracy.

October 3, 2018
Screening and Filmmaker Discussion Featuring David Heilbroner '84
Join NUSL's Center for Public Interest Advocacy and Collaboration (CPIAC) and the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) for a special screening of Traffic Stop, an Oscar-nominated short film produced by David Heilbroner '84.

October 19-20, 2018
Reunion and Alumni/ae Weekend 2018
Join us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the re-opening of the School of Law and honor the classes of 1950s, ’73, ’78, ’83, ’88, ’93, ’98, 2003, ’08 and ’13.

October 30, 2018
Film Screening and Panel Featuring Professor Margaret Burnham
Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

November 2, 2018
Northeastern University Law Review Symposium
Rethinking Borders: Climate Change, Migration and Human Rights

November 9, 2018
Annual Health Law Lecture
Brigitte Amiri ’99, Deputy Director, Reproductive Freedom Project, American Civil Liberties Union

November 14, 2018
CLIC Author Event Featuring Professor Brett Frischmann

December 7, 2018
Legal Writing Workshop
Increasing Critical Engagement - How to Get Students to Get Serious

December 14, 2018
DVI Conference
Finding the Nexus: Linking Systems for Domestic Violence Survivors

January 23, 2019
Masterclass with Alfred Brownell: Ensuring Zero Net Deforestation and Accountability in the Palm Oil Industry
This masterclass will focus on Brownell’s recent victory against Golden Veroleum, an oil palm developer, in which the Appeal Panel of the Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil denied the company’s appeal against complaints that Brownell and his colleagues filed in 2012 on behalf of communities and indigenous peoples in Liberia.

January 24, 2019
CLIC Launch Event and Public Domain Party Day
Sign up to receive your personal invitation to CLIC’s fabulous launch party on Thursday, January 24, 2019. 

January 25, 2019
Tribute to the Dream: A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Join the Northeastern community in paying homage to 
homage to the life and values of Dr. King through the power of film, music and conversation. This event will feature the premier of Murder in Mobile, a short documentary about NUSL's Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Clinic and one family's untold story of race and justice.

January 31 - February 2 and February 7-9, 2019
Givelber Distinguished Public Interest Lecturer Program
Purvi Shah, Founder and Executive Director, Movement Law Lab

February 4, 2019
Daynard Community Lecture
Shifting the Story: Narrative Change in the Time of Trump
Winter 2019 Daynard Visiting Fellow: Dimple Abichandandi '02, Executive Director, General Service Foundation 

February 6, 2019
Daynard Roundtable
Just Narratives: When Law and Storytelling Intersect
Winter 2019 Daynard Visiting Fellow: Dimple Abichandandi '02, Executive Director, General Service Foundation 

February 13, 2019
Faculty Book Forum Series with Professor Woodrow Hartzog
Privacy's Blueprint: The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologies (Harvard University Press, 2018).

March 21, 2019
Film Screening: Central Airport THF
Join School of Law's Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) and Center for Public Interest Advocacy and Collaboration for the New England Premier of Central Airport THF, a feature documentary that portrays the everyday life of refugees in the hangars of the no longer in use Berlin airport Tempelhof.

March 21-22, 2019
SHARE Conference
Sharing Economy: Research on Access, Technology, Equity and Applications

March 28, 2019
Local Leaders. Global Impact. Top 10 Technology Trends in Data Privacy
Join Northeastern University–Charlotte and Charlotte International Arbitration Society for a stimulating discussion on key issues affecting data privacy in today's global marketplace. Featuring Professor Woodrow Hartzog. 

April 3, 2019
Connections 
The School of Law's largest annual networking event for current students and alumni/ae. Hosted by Office of Alumni/ae Relations. 

April 9, 2019
Immigrant Justice Clinic Honors Harvey Kaplan and Maureen O'Sullivan
Join NUSL's Immigrant Justice Clinic in honoring Harvey Kaplan and Maureen O'Sullivan for their profound contribution to building Northeastern's immigration law program.

April 10, 2019
Faculty Book Forum Series with Professor Rashmi Dyal-Chand
Collaborative Capitalism in American Cities, (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

April 11-12, 2019
Annual Health Law Conference
The Promises and Perils of Emerging Health Technologies

April 17, 2019
Valerie Gordon Human Rights Lecture
Alfred Brownell, Distinguished Scholar in Residence in Northeastern University School of Law’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE)

Friday, May 10, 2019
About Face: The Changing Landscape of Face Recognition
Join Northeastern University School of Law’s Center for Law, Innovation and Creativity for a conference that will explore the encompassing regulatory, legal and human implications in face recognition technology.

Friday, May 17, 2019
Women in the Law Conference

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Denise Carty-Bennia Award Reception
The 26th Annual Denise Carty-Bennia Memorial Bar Awards Reception will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 4:00 to 5:15 p.m. in the Moot Court Room. 

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Commencement 2019

October 18-19, 2019
Reunion and Alumni/ae Weekend

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