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Week Of November 15, 2012

Sunday, November 11

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Monday, November 12

All Day Upper-year Pre-registration, starts at 10 am  
9:00 - 8:00 PM Lenfest Cafe Specials  12oz hot chocolate only .99¢
Lenfest Cafe is open Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Visa, Master Card, Amex, and Discover are accepted.
11:00 - 12:00 PM CANCELLED - CSIL Faculty Series Speaker Event - Mining in the DR Congo with Prof. Rosenblum   Congo. Professor Rosenblum specializes in the intersection of trade and investment with human rights and has served as a human rights officer with more...
12:10 - 1:00 PM LLM Career Skills Workshop: Presenting Yourself at an Interview   Attendance is recommended for LLM Practice Interview Participants. Learn how to effectively communicate your background and experience in an more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM Resume and Interview Skills Panel   Get advice on your resumes and interviewing skills for your 1L summer job search from practicing attorneys at our sponsor firms. This event will be more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM 1L Mentoring Lunch   The 1L Mentor Lunch series is an invitation only lunch series designed to help facilitate and foster Faculty-Student Mentor relationships the first more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM Start Ups in Israel    Dr. Yossi Vardi, Europe’s 25 Top Techs by The Wall Street Journal, a TED lecturer and founding investor of Mirabilis, will speak about more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM Madison Lecture Series: Judge Lee Rosenthal   The Federalist Society invites you to "Rules, Rulemaking, and Lessons of Life:  The Story of 'Shall,'" a talk by the Hon. Lee H. Rosenthal, U.S. more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM Public Interest 1L Summer Job Search Strategies Drop-In   Learn about research tools, timelines and other tips for identifying and obtaining a summer position that will be meaningful to you. SJI staff and more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM PMF Info Session   The Presidential Management Fellowship program is a full-time government employment program for graduating students. Join Matt Gewolb, SJI's more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM Capital Markets Practice in China Past, Present and Future   As an experienced practitioner in Asia, Capital Markets Partner Alan Seem will discuss the evolving Chinese legal market and the increasingly global more...
4:15 - 5:45 PM Legal Theory Workshop: Joseph Fishkin  Joseph Fishkin, University of Texas School of Law: "Opening the Bottlenecks: A New Theory of Equal Opportunity"
5:30 - 7:00 PM CIAA Young Professionals in International Arbitration Panel   Please join the Columbia International Arbitration Association and the Center for International Commercial and Investment Arbitration for the Young more...
5:30 - 7:00 PM Preventing Procrastination Workshop with Dr. Yaniv Phillips   This hands-on, sequential 4-session workshop will address procrastination and time management difficulties which affect your studies and your life, more...
5:30 - 8:30 PM Drop-In Hours with Vicki Grosso   Dr. Vicki Grosso, psychologist at Counseling & Psychological Services, holds open hours at the law school every Monday from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm in more...

Tuesday, November 13

All Day Upper-year Pre-registration  
9:00 - 8:00 PM Lenfest Cafe Specials   Free 12oz regular coffee with the purchase of any Thanksgiving pastry. Lenfest Cafe is open Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Visa, Master Card, more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM Reproductive Rights Advocacy in the U.S. and Abroad: Multiple Strategies for Advancing Reproductive Rights in the U.S. and Latin America   Center for Reproductive Rights' attorneys will lead a discussion of their multi-pronged work on reproductive rights advocacy and litigation in more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM The ABA Presents: Careers in Labor and Employment Law   The American Bar Association's Section of Labor and Employment Law is sponsoring a lunch panel to introduce students to careers in labor and more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM An Overview of Prison and Jail Censorship Litigation: Historical and Current   Paul Wright, Editor of Prison Legal News, will present along with Lance Weber, Litigation Director at Prison Legal News, and Alissa Hull, Staff more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM Summer Internships in Environmental Law   Come join Environmental Law Society (ELS) 2Ls talk about their summer internships in environmental law and find out how to look for and apply to more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM CBLA Informal Lunch with Professor Pistor [Confirmed RSVP required]   CBLA will host an informal lunch hour with Professor Katharina Pistor, the Michael I. Sovern Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and the Director more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM Academic Success: Exam Preparation Student Panel   Join us to hear from a panel of upper-year students as they discuss exam preparation strategies. What are some good study strategies?  Do I need more...
12:15 - 1:15 PM Summer Internships in the Arts Information Session  Come hear about the many internships available in the Arts, Entertainment and IP!
4:20 - 6:10 PM Fall 2012 Queer Theory Workshop   Immigration, Citizenship & Belonging:
Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, Staff Attorney, Lambda Legal
Siobhan Sommerville, Associate Professor of more...
6:15 - 8:00 PM 2012 Annual CLS/Columbia/Barnard Reception   The Office of Admissions hosts this annual event which gives Columbia/Barnard undergraduates the opportunity to mingle with current law students who more...
6:15 - 8:30 PM Debt, Deficits or Unemployment? Identifying Real Threats to Growth   The aim of the Modern Money and Public Purpose seminar series is to dispel commonly held economic myths about money, macroeconomics and government more...
6:30 - 7:30 PM The Road to Guantanamo" Movie Screening and Discussion   Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for more...
7:30 - 8:30 PM Self-Defense Workshop   Come learn some self-defense with Professor Sicherman of the Business School! DVP will be hosting a 1.5 hour event during which you will be able to more...

Wednesday, November 14

All Day Seventh Columbia International Investment Conference: "Reframing the Investor-State Relationship: From Criticism to Constructive Engagement"   The VCC will host the seventh annual Columbia International Investment Conference on "Reframing the Investor-State Relationship: From Criticism more...
All Day Upper-year Pre-registration  
9:00 - 8:00 PM Lenfest Cafe Specials   Purchase any one breakfast pastry and a lg. coffee for only $2.99. Lenfest Cafe is open Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Visa, Master Card, more...
12:00 - 2:00 PM 1L Lunch with Professor Liebman   Professor Benjamin L. Liebman will be hosting an informal lunch with interested 1Ls. 1Ls with a China background or an interest in China are more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM Medical Malpractice: A Discussion with Prof. Trueman   Please join the Columbia Health Law Association for a lunchtime discussion with Professor Trueman. In addition to teaching health law courses at CLS, more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM 1L Mentoring Lunch   The 1L Mentor Lunch series is an invitation only lunch series designed to help facilitate and foster Faculty-Student Mentor relationships the first more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM LLM Career Skills Workshop - Presenting Yourself at an Interview   Attendance is recommended for LLM Practice Interview Participants. Learn how to effectively communicate your background and experience in an more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM 1L Summer Jobs in California   All 1L'S who are interested in working in California this summer are invited to join the California Society for a Summer Job Panel. Students who more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM RESCHEDULED: Presenting Yourself in Person: Public Interest and Government  This program has been rescheduled for Monday, Nov. 26th. Please check the listing on that date for more info. Hosted by SJI.
12:10 - 1:10 PM Economics for Lawyers Series: Econ 101 with Avery Katz   Please join us for the kickoff event in our third annual Economics for Lawyers Series!

Prof. Avery Katz will provide a basic overview of more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM War Powers and Libya: Perspectives from the State Department   Join the National Security and Law Society the Columbia Society for International Law for a discussion on War Powers with Professor David Pozen. more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM The Federalist Society presents: "Gun Rights in a Post-McDonald World"   The Federalist Society presents: “Gun Rights in a Post-McDonald World”

With Alan Gura of Gura & Possessky, PLLC, lead counsel more...
12:10 - 1:15 PM Taking a Bus from Immanuel to Me'a She'arim: The Role of Israel's High Court of Justice in Regulating Ethnic and Gender Discrimination in Israel's Haredi Ultra-Orthodox Sector   Margit Cohn, senior lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem under a joint appointment of the Faculty of Law and the Federman School of Public more...
4:00 - 8:00 PM Drop-In Hours with Raia Gortcheva   Dr. Raia Gortcheva, psychologist at Counseling & Psychological Services, holds open hours at the law school every Wednesday from 4 pm to 8 pm in more...
6:30 - 7:30 PM Yoga Club   What to Bring: Your own Mat
Donation: Suggested instructor donation $5

As the semester starts to pick up, what better way to help you stay more...
6:30 - 8:30 PM Orrick Dive/In Series - Diversity & Politics: Perspectives on the 2012 Campaigns  

2Ls, 3Ls, more...

8:00 - 10:00 PM CalSoc 2L Networking Night    The California Society is pleased to announce that we will be hosting an open bar this Wednesday at Amsterdam Cafe for all 2Ls who will be more...

Thursday, November 15

All Day Seventh Columbia International Investment Conference: "Reframing the Investor-State Relationship: From Criticism to Constructive Engagement"   The VCC will host the seventh annual Columbia International Investment Conference on "Reframing the Investor-State Relationship: From Criticism more...
All Day Upper-year Pre-registration  
9:00 - 8:00 PM Lenfest Cafe Specials   ½ price on any Grab N Go Gourmet Sandwiches or Café Spice Indian Meals from 5pm - 8pm.
Lenfest Cafe is open Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM more...
12:10 - 1:00 PM How Humane?   Join Columbia SALDF for a discussion of humane farming methods and the ways in which humans can minimize our impact on animals - but is it enough? more...
12:10 - 1:00 PM Presumed Incompetent   Law Professor Carmen Gonzalez will be speaking about her new book, Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM 1L Judicial Internship Information Session (New date and room number)   Join Anne Green, Director of Judicial Programming and Academic Counseling, as she moderates a panel of students who spent their 1L summer working as more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM ACLU: Indefinite Detention if U.S. Citizens   The ACLU invites you to hear Carl Mayer discuss his constitutional challenge to the portion of the National Defense Authorization Act that allows for more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM Economics for Lawyers Series: Torts & Innovation with Prof. Alex Stein   Join us for the latest event in our Economics for Lawyers Series: Torts & Innovation with Prof. Alex Stein.

Prof. Stein will discuss how more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM Roy Keidar - an inside look at the Israeli national security challenges and opportunities   Koleinu will be hosting Roy Keidar, the CEO of the Reut Institute, a non-partisan, not-for-profit Israeli strategy and impact group providing more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM The Transfer of Persons at Risk of Torture in European Human Rights Law: The Relative Protection of an Absolute Prohibition   Please join HRI for a lunch time talk with Andrea Saccucci. Elaborating on the principle of non-refoulement as it currently stands in more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM Mortgages, Racial Discrimination, and the Elderly   Rachel Goodman, Staff Attorney in the ACLU's Racial Justice Program, discusses mortgage discrimination as it affects elderly people of color. more...
12:10 - 1:10 PM In-House Careers   CBLA (www.clscbla.com) is proud to host the In-House Panel, designed to introduce law students to career options on the more...
5:00 - 7:00 PM Miracle Fruit Part II   Want to take your tastebuds on a journey? Come find out what happens when everything tastes sweet after having these miracle berries.  Snacks more...
5:30 - 6:30 PM Allegations of Corruption In International Arbitration: What Standard of Proof and What Role for Public Policy?  

Allegations or hints of corruption arise in commercial and treaty-based arbitrations, confronting attorneys and arbitrators with a number of more...

Friday, November 16

All Day Upper-year Pre-registration  
All Day Lenfest Cafe is closed on Fridays.  
10:00 - 6:00 PM The Past, Present and Future of Insider Trading: A 50th Anniversary Re-Examination of Cady, Roberts And The Revolution It Began.  

BY INVITATION ONLY

Sponsored by the Columbia Law School Center on Corporate Governance

With more...

12:00 - 7:00 PM Resume and Cover Letter Review Workshop (Public Interest/Government)   1Ls - need help editing and formatting your resume? Then drop by to have it individually reviewed by SJI career advisors including Dean Ellen more...
1:30 - 3:30 PM CANCELLED: Drop-In Hours With Maggi Walker   Dr. Maggi Walker, psychologist at Counseling & Psychological Services, holds open hours at the law school every Wednesday from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm more...
3:00 - 5:00 PM Karaoke Study Break in Chinatown   An outing before final exams at K-One Karaoke Bar on Friday, November 16. Contact: Qiongyi Cui, more...

Saturday, November 17

All Day Upper-year Pre-registration  
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