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Week Of September 17, 2014

Sunday, September 14

12:30 - 4:00 PM NFL Sunday Viewing Party  

Join the New England Law Students Association for an afternoon of beer, appetizers, and NFL Football, tentatively held at the Pour House. Come more...

1:00 - 3:30 PM NHK Orientation Meet and Greet!  

Even if you don't know anything about Japan beyond "Jiro Dreams of Sushi," come out for the NHK (Japanese Legal Studies Association) more...

6:30 - 11:00 PM Movie Night at Habana Outpost  

Join the Environmental Law Society for dinner and a movie at Habana Outpost, a solar powered eco-eatery in Brooklyn. Ride a bike to power a more...

Monday, September 15

9:00 - 8:00 PM Lenfest Specials  

Free small flavored coffee from our new coffee bar between 9am – 11am & 5pm – 8pm.

Visa, Master Card, Amex and Discover more...

12:10 - 1:00 PM Moot Court Information Session  

Representatives from the Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison Moot Court Executive Board and the coordinators of the International Mooting more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM SJI Monday: The Unaccompanied Minor Crisis, and Notes from the Field.  

​Kathleen Maloney and Cristina Romero, attorneys with the Legal Aid Society Immigration Unit and co-professors of the CLS more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM A Nation of Takers: America's Entitlement Epidemic  

Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt of the American Enterprise Institute will present on his book, A Nation of Takers, discussing entitlement transfers since more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM LLM Career Skills Workshop - Presenting Yourself in Writing (Private Sector)  

Learn how to effectively communicate your background and experience in written format. Attendance of one of the offered workshops is mandatory, more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM The Central African Republic: Human Rights Challenges and Armed Conflict.  

HRI & LASS invite you to a lunchtime discussion with Alexis Mbolinani and Tony Lakouetene, human rights advocates visiting from the Central more...

4:15 - 5:45 PM Legal Theory Workshop  

The Legal Theory Workshop is a longstanding faculty seminar in which invited speakers, drawn from among the faculties of law, philosophy, more...

5:30 - 8:30 PM Drop-In Hours with Vicky Grosso  

Dr. Grosso, psychologist at Counseling & Psychological Services, holds open hours at the law school every Monday in JG 649. If you are feeling more...

6:00 - 9:00 PM Card Club Orientation Tournament  

Come to the Card Club's Orientation Poker Tournament!  PRIZES FOR THE WINNERS - NO CHARGE FOR ENTRY!
We'll be playing a more...

6:30 - 8:00 PM "He Was No Angel": The Re-Valuing of Black Life Rally  

July 17, 2014, 43-year old Eric Garner, unarmed, was choked and killed by a police officer in Staten Island, NY.

August 5, 2014, more...

Tuesday, September 16

All Day Deadline to Register for Equal Justice Works Career Fair  

Students wishing to attend and interview with employers at the Equal Justice Works (EJW) Conference and Career Fair (Oct. 24-25 in Bethesda, more...

9:00 - 8:00 PM Lenfest Specials  

Two for Tuesday - Purchase two iced lattes or iced cappuccinos for the price of one!

Visa, Master Card, Amex and Discover are accepted.

12:10 - 1:00 PM LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR STUDENT ORGANIZATION (TREASURERS)  

Student Organizations are a central part of life here at CLS. In order to help acclimate student group leaders to the challenges and general more...

12:10 - 1:00 PM AIPLA Moot Court Information Session  

The Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the American Intellectual Property Law Association, is a moot court more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Human Rights Watch Sandler Fellowship Info Session  

Chris Albin-Lackey from HRW will provide information and answer questions about the Sandler Human more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Outlaws General Body Meeting  

Join Outlaws for our first general body meeting of the year. Come learn about events we have planned, and bring your own suggestions and more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM CSIL General Interest Meeting  

Join the Columbia Society of International Law for lunch this Tuesday to meet the board members and learn about our organization, the more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM American Constitution Society Information Session  

Please join ACS for lunch and learn more about how you can be involved with our chapter this year!  Non-pizza lunch will be served. more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Intro to Pro Bono: Furthering Access to Justice and More  

Learn about New York State's 50 hour rule, Columbia's mandatory pro bono program and the importance of pro bono in providing access to more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM The U.S. Copyright Office: "Summer and Post-Graduate Opportunities"  

The U.S. Copyright Office, in coordination with The Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, presents "Summer and Post-Graduate more...

4:30 - 6:30 PM Workshop Connected to Speaking in Class  

This workshop has been designed for 1Ls to help them overcome some of the anxiety, fear and/or doubt they might have related to speaking in the more...

Wednesday, September 17

8:30 - 10:50 AM NALSA Moot Court Brunch Info Session  

The Native American Law Students Association Moot Court team will be providing donuts and other breakfast foods (courtesy of Paul, more...

9:00 - 8:00 PM Lenfest Cafe  

Any size specialty teas for $0.99.

The cafe is open Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 8:00pm.

12:10 - 1:00 PM LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS (PRESIDENTS)  

Student Organizations are a central part of life here at CLS. In order to help acclimate student group leaders to the challenges and general more...

12:10 - 1:00 PM Student Representation Project Information Session  

Come learn about the Suspension Representation Project (SRP)!  

SRP is a pro bono project in which law students represent New York more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Government Honors Program (Non-DOJ) Info Session  

Federal government honors programs often have extremely early deadlines for summer and postgraduate hiring. 2L and 3L students are invited to this more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Society for Immigrant and Refugee Rights Information Session  

Interested in learning more about immigration and refugee work taking place at Columbia Law School? Come to the Society for Immigrant and more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Conversation with Public Interest Alums  

Join SPIN (Student Public Interest Network) for a conversation with recent CLS alums about their experiences working in public interest more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Wellness Roundtable: Romantic Relationships & Law School  

Regardless if your significant other is in New York or another country, it can be difficult to manage expectations and make time to keep a healthy more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM First in My Family to Go to Law School  

Please join us to hear from a panel of current CLS students, all who were first in their family to go to law school. They will discuss their more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM LL.M Workshop on U.S. Public Interest Resumes & Cover Letters  

​U.S. public interest resumes and cover letters are very different from those written for corporate and non-U.S. employers. SJI will teach more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM New York Bar Admission for International Students  

BARBRI and SCL is co-hosting a talk event focusing on New York Bar admission for international students this Wednesday, September 17th from more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM The Lasting Influence of the Burger Court  

Please join ACS as we celebrate Constitution Day and host Prof. Michael Graetz for a discussion of the Burger Court's more...

4:00 - 8:00 PM Drop-In Hours with Raia Margo  

Dr. Margo, psychologist at Counseling & Psychological Services, holds open hours at the law school every Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm in JG more...

6:15 - 8:15 PM Dinner for 2Ls and 3Ls Thinking About Careers in Human Rights  

Are you interested in international or domestic human rights work but are not quite sure how to make it a career? Wondering if you should more...

6:30 - 9:00 PM NOW WHAT? The Role of Millennials in the Aftermath of Ferguson.  

Columbia Black Law Students Association, The Harvard Black Alumni Society of New York (HBASNY) & A Coalition of Columbia Student more...

8:00 - 10:00 PM Orientation Get Together  

Dear Class of 2017, you are cordially invited to party international style. Get to know CIAA and CSIL over a drink and mingle with the friendly more...

8:00 - 11:59 PM I <3 Games  

Super smash, which we will play, is the best video game series ever.  If you disagree, we at VES invite you to bring a system to prove us more...

Thursday, September 18

All Day Study Day for 1L Students  
9:00 - 8:00 PM Lenfest Cafe  

½ price Soup with any Grab N Go Gourmet sandwich or ½ Price Hot Entrée’s from 5pm - 8pm

Visa, Master more...

12:00 - 4:00 PM Pro Bono Fair  

Stop by the lobby of Jerome Greene Hall to learn about the exciting student-directed pro bono projects that are available on campus. more...

12:10 - 1:00 PM Clerkship Nuts & Bolts.  

Please join Anne Green for a discussion of the nitty gritty of the clerkship application process. We will cover topics ranging from creating your more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) Info Session  

Note room change to WJW 103. An overview of the PMF postgraduate program, a two-year paid fellowship with the federal government more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM CBLA Provisional Board Informational Meeting  

The Columbia Business and Law Association invites 1Ls and LL.M.s to learn about joining our provisional board at an informational meeting. We more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Surviving 1L: Hornbooks, High Holidays, and You  

Join the Jewish Law Students Association for an introduction to JLSA and a discussion on best practices for surviving 1L. Fall of 1L is more...

12:10 - 1:10 PM Intro to Human Rights at Columbia Law School  

The Human Rights Institute is pleased to present a lunch-time panel on planning your human rights trajectory more...

12:10 - 1:15 PM Making and Taking Life in the Brave New World  

The Federalist Society hosts Nik Nikas, president of the Bioethics Defense Fund, for a lunchtime talk:  "Making and Taking Life in more...

4:15 - 5:15 PM Charting Your Public Interest Path at Columbia and Beyond  

A panel of friendly upper year students will share their experiences and tips for navigating a meaningful public interest path through the first more...

5:15 - 7:00 PM Fall Public Interest Mixer  

Reconnect with your friends and make new ones at this fun and informal mixer for all students interested in public service. 1L and transfer more...

8:00 - 10:00 PM Fun and Fitness Happy Hour  

Get to know Maximus Gravitas, CLS Disc, and Running from the Law during a happy hour at a student-favorite watering hole. Explore some different more...

Friday, September 19

All Day Final Exams for Legal Methods, Intensive Professional Responsibility and Intro to American Law  
10:00 - 4:30 PM Bankruptcy Assistance Project Pro Bono Training  

Note room change to WJW Basement 104. Under the direction of Legal Services for New York, students will conduct client intake to more...

12:00 - 1:30 PM OSCAR Party  

Drop in for assistance with uploading documents to OSCAR, the Online System for Clerkship Application and Review. Contact more...

12:30 - 2:30 PM Drop-In Hours with Maggi Walker  

Dr. Walker, psychologist at Counseling & Psychological Services, holds open hours at the law school every Friday  in JG 649. If you are more...

1:30 - 3:30 PM CELEBRATE THE END OF LEGAL METHODS WITH STUDENT SERVICES!  

Feel free to drop by as your exam ends, and let Student Services congratulate you! Food and beverages will be served. Contact: more...

4:30 - 6:30 PM CBLA Ice Cream Social  

CBLA would like to invite all members to join us for an ice cream social. Whether you're celebrating the end of Legal Methods or more...

6:00 - 11:00 PM Salsa with LaLSA  

Join LaLSA for a potluck then head with us to the West Village for salsa lessons, live music, mojitos and great company! Don’t miss this more...

8:00 - 11:59 PM Older, Wiser, Happier Hour  

If you've taken some time off before law school, or if you enjoy the company of people who have, then the Older and Wiser Law Students more...

11:30 - 09/20 1:30 AM Annual CLS Grad Cruise!  

3Ls and LLMs: All aboard! Join the Graduation Committee for the Annual CLS Grad Cruise!!! The cruise will leave from Chelsea Piers at more...

Saturday, September 20

12:30 - 5:00 PM The Society for Chinese Law​ ​ Goes ​to Central Park​!  

Join SCL for a Legendary lunch from Szechuan restaurant Legend Upper West @ Lenfest Café. Lunch will be served around ​12:30 pm. more...

5:30 - 8:00 PM Fencing Orientation  

If you have fenced in undergrad, at work or at home, why not come fence with your fellow students?  We at Point of Law want to make sure that more...

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