Northeastern University School of Law is pleased to host a wide variety of conferences and major events in 2019-2020. We hope you can join us!

2019-2020 Conferences and Major Events

June 19, 2019 
A Celebration of Professor Alfred Brownell's Goldman Prize 
This event is sponsored by the School of Law's Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy and its Center for Center for Public Interest Advocacy and Collaboration.

August 26-27, 2019
Orientation for the class of 2022 will be held on Monday, August 26, and Tuesday, August 27, 2019. 

September 10, 2019
CLIC IP/Tech Lecure Series:Technology, the First Amendment and Resisting Government Regulation
Featuring Alan Rozenshtein, Associate Professor of Law, University of Minnesota Law School

September 12, 2019
Lunch and Learn Speaker Event
Featuring Andrew Droste ’15, Board Advisory Specialist, Russell Reynolds Associates (Seattle, Washington)

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
CLIC IP/Tech Lecture Series: Race and Intellectual Property
Anjali Vats, Assistant Professor in Communication and African and African Diaspora Studies, Boston College

September 19-28, 2019
Givelber Distinguished Public Interest Lecturer Program
Savi Horne, Executive Director, Land Loss Prevention Project

September 23 - 25, 2019
Fall 2019 Daynard Distinguished Public Interest Visiting Fellow 
Jaribu Hill
Founder and Executive Director, Mississippi Worker’s Center for Human Rights and the Mississippi Project

Community Lecture
Back In the Day Is Today: Continued Forms of Race Discrimination in Workplaces
Monday, September 23, 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 250 Dockser

Roundtable Discussion
Sexual Harassment in Low-Wage Workplaces: Demystifying the Law
Wednesday, September 25, 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 250 Dockser

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Celebrating Pathbreaking Legal Careers

Featuring Janson Wu, executive director of GLAD (GLBTQ Advocates & Defenders)

October 10
Unthinking the Politics of Fear
A lecture and conversation with University Distinguished Professor of Law and Humanities Patricia Williams.

October 16, 2019
Faculty Book Forum Featuring Katherine Franke '96
Katherine Franke ’86, Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Columbia University, will speak about her new book, Repair.

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

Wednesday October 23, 2019
CLIC IP/Tech Lecure Series: Indigenous Knowledge and Intellectual Property
Jane Anderson, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Museum Studies, New York University

October 25, 2019
Annual Health Law Lecture
We Will Be Citizens: From AIDS Activism to Mobilizing for (Health) Justice…
Gregg Gonsalves
Yale University
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases), School of Public Health
Associate (Adjunct) Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Co-Director, Global Health Justice Partnership
Co-Director, Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency

October 28, 2019
Hearing Regarding Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in the City of Boston
Hoin Boston City Councillors Andrea Campbell and Ed Flynn in partnership with Northeastern University School of Law's Domestic Violence Clinic and Center for Health Policy and Law for a hearing regarding domestic violence and sexual assault in the city of Boston. 

November 1, 2019
C2P – Connecting Silos and Mapping Points of Intervention in the Cradle-To-Prison Pipeline
Northeastern University’s Cradle-to-Prison Pipeline (C2P) project hosts an initial convening of interdisciplinary advocates and organizers interested in collaborating to dismantle the pipeline. 

November 5, 2019
The Original Sin of Trademark Law: Failure to Function
Sponsored by Northeastern Law's Center for Law, Innovation and Creativity (CLIC) and the Boston Patent Law Association

November 14, 2019
Power to Heal

Documenatary Screening and Panel 

November 14, 2019
Stable Ground Anti-Displacement Lab and Game Jam
Join NuLawLab at Boston’s Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) to play and critique a prototype board game called “Fight Displacement!” that teaches players about Boston’s Office of Housing Stability, the Boston Planning and Development Agency, the Zoning Board of Appeals, and Tenants’ Legal Rights, as well as how to apply lessons from past Boston activism to today’s housing crisis. 

December 2, 2019
CLIC IP/Tech Lecure Series: Patents, Global Healthcare and Access to Medicines
Film screening of Dylan Mohan Gray’s documentary, “Fire in the Blood,” in honor of World AIDS Day

Thursday, December 5, 2019
Annual Labor and Employment Reception
NUSL's annual Labor and Employment Program provides a unique opportunity to hear from fellow grads, all of whom are recognized experts in the field of labor and employment law. 

January 13, 2020
UN Special Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Visits Northeastern Law
Victor Madrigal-Borloz, the UN Special Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, will deliver a talk at Northeastern Law on Monday, January 13. 

January 13, 2019
CLIC ART Artist-in-Residence Distinguished Lecture

January 23 - March 1, 2020
Givelber Distinguished Public Interest Lecturer Program

January 29, 2019
CLIC Open House and IP Trivia Night

February 3- 5, 2020
Spring 2019 Daynard Distinguished Public Interest Visiting Fellow
Chaumtoli Huq '97
Founder/Editor, Law@theMargins; Associate Professor of Law, CUNY School of Law

Community Lecture
Monday, February 3, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Faculty Book Forum Featuring Professor Sonia E. Rolland and David Trubek, Voss-Bascom Professor of Law and Dean of International Studies Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Monday, March 16, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 250 Dockser Hall
Professors Rolland and Trubek will speak about their new co-authored book, Emerging Powers in International Economic Law

March 21, 2020
Northeastern Law Review Symposium
Eyes on Me: Innovation and Technology in Contemporary Times 

April 1, 2020
Connections is NUSL’s largest annual networking event that the Office of Alumni/ae Relations hosts for current students. The event's goal is to provide career guidance and professional development to our current 1L’s, 2L’s and 3L’s. 

April 17, 2020
Annual Health law Conference 
Public Health Litigation: Possibilities and Pitfalls

May 1, 2020
CLIC Conference
CLIC’s 2020 conference will take a close look at the intersection between technology, intellectual property, innovation and democracy. The program will also feature the second installation from CLIC's ART Artist-in-Residence, Sarah Newman.

May 15, 2020
Women in the Law Conference

May 20, 2020
Denise Carty-Bennia Award Reception
The 27th 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.

June 3-5, 2020
Health Law Professors Conference
The Center for Health Policy and Law at Northeastern University School of Law is thrilled to host ASLME’s 43rd Annual Health Law Professors Conference

September 18, 2020
Pioneering Social Justice: Voting Rights 2020

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