Northeastern University School of Law is pleased to host a wide variety of conferences and major events in 2016-2017. We hope you can join us!

2016-2017 Conference and Major Events

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.

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

June 9-11, 2017
Resurrecting Their Stories: A Community-based Oral History Project
Proudly presented by NUSL's Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project (CRRJ), Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site, Tuskegee University Archives, The Elmore Bolling Foundation and Alabama NAACP.

May 19, 2017
Women in the Law Conference
Keynote speaker: Maura Healey ’98, Attorney General, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

May 1, 2017
Connected Futures: Next Generation Questions for a Just World 
This conference will bring together those working and doing research in the intersection of law, business, technology, creative design and advocacy.

April 28, 2017
Solo and Small Firm Symposium
Sponsored by the NUSL Alumni/ae Association and the Office of Development and Alumni/ae Relations

April 26, 2017
The Freedom to Marry
Screening followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Eddie Rosenstein and Mary Bonauto '87.

April 22, 2017
How To Get It Done: Where Legal Power Meets People Power
A student-organized conference designed to connect law students, activists and members of the Boston community, to share knowledge, strategize together and develop the skills needed to take action.

April 20 - 22, 2017
RACE + IP
An opportunity to participate in rapidly developing conversations around the topics of race and intellectual property

April 14, 2017
Center for Health Policy and Law Annual Health Law Conference
Between Complacency and Panic: Legal, Ethical and Policy Responses to Emerging Infectious Diseases
Keynote: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

April 13, 2017
Mind The Gap: IP Protection for Software After Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International
Co-sponsored by the New England Chapter of the Copyright Society of the United States and Northeastern University School of Law

March 30 - 31, 2017
The Syntax of Justice: Law, Language, Access & Exclusion
Sponsored by the Northeastern University’s School of Law, Humanities Center, Department of English and Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion in cooperation with the Flaschner Judicial Institute

March 24, 2017
Northeastern University Law Review Symposium

February 1, 2017
Daynard Roundtable
Spring 2017 Daynard Visiting Fellow: Nancy Hollander, Attorney, Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward

January 30, 2017
Daynard Community Lecture
Spring 2017 Daynard Visiting Fellow: Nancy Hollander, Attorney, Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward

January 28, 2017
Data Science and Criminal Justice: A View from Inside Indigent Criminal Defense 
With Data Scientist and Attorney David Colarusso

January 24, 2017
Transitions in the U.S. Democracy: The Presidential Inauguration, Policies and Protests
An interdisciplinary panel of Northeastern experts considers the broader forces that have shaped and emerged from the events associated with the election and transition.

January 3-7, 2017
Association of American Law Schools (AALS) 2016 Annual Meeting, San Francisco
Why the Decline of Law and Legal Education Matters (And What We Might Do About It?)

December 8 - 9, 2016
Global Justice Goes Local: The Emergence of Human Rights Cities 
The 11th Annual PHRGE Fall Human Rights Institute 

October 31, 2016
Annual Health law Lecture
Public Health 3.0: Upgrading Public Health in Boston
Monica Valdes Lupi, Executive Director, Boston Public Health Commission

September 28, 2016
Daynard Roundtable
Fall 2016 Daynard Visiting Fellow: Sukti Dhital '06, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Nazdeek

September 26, 2016
Daynard Community Lecture
Fall 2016 Daynard Visiting Fellow: Sukti Dhital '06, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Nazdeek

September 23, 2016
Pound Civil Justice Institute Symposium 
The Demise of the Grand Bargain: Compensation for Injured Workers in the 21st Century
Co-sponsored by Northeastern University School of Law, the Rutgers Center for Risk and Responsibility and the Pound Civil Justice Institute
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