Conferences & Major Events

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The law school hosts major conferences and symposia and brings thought leaders and nationally recognized advocates to campus (or Zoom, these days) for lively and enlightening conversations and presentations. Please join us!

Conferences

 

2021 - 2022
May 9, 2021
Northeastern University Commencement
The class of 2021 is invited to take part in Northeastern University’s main commencement ceremony on May 9 at Fenway Park.
May 12, 2021
Denise Carty-Bennia Memorial Bar Awards Reception
The 28th Annual Denise Carty-Bennia Memorial Bar Awards Reception will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. All students, their families, the Alumni/ae Association board of directors, and faculty and staff of the law school are invited to this virtual event.
May 14, 2021
School of Law Commencement
The School of Law class of 2021 commencement ceremony will take place on May 14.
May 18, 2021
Poverty, Human Rights and Inequality: How to Address the Post-Pandemic Poverty Crisis
This webinar, sponsored by PHRGE, will focus on the intersection between poverty, human rights and inequality.
May 19, 2021
Confronting Racial Injustice Panel: The War on Drugs in Massachusetts: The Racial Impact of the School Zone Law and Other Mandatory Minimum Sentences
This panel is part of a five-part virtual series that will explore historical events in Massachusetts history in order to probe how slavery, racism and their legacies have and continue to influence the criminal justice system.
May 21, 2021
Women in the Law Conference
All In: Reimagining Inclusive Workplaces
June 7 - 11, 2021
Health Law Professors Conference
June 9, 2021
Confronting Racial Injustice Panel: The Charles Stuart Case: White Lies and Black Lives
This panel is part of a five-part virtual series that will explore historical events in Massachusetts history in order to probe how slavery, racism and their legacies have and continue to influence the criminal justice system.
June 11, 2021
Virtual Conference: Legal and Ethical Issues in Artificial Intelligence 2021
Northeastern University's School of Law and Roux Institute is pleased to partner with the Center for Law + Innovation at the University of Maine School of Law to host a virtual conference that will bring together leading attorneys, data scientists, business executives and academics from the US and EU to discuss law, policy, ethics and careers.
June 14, 2021
Lunch and Learn Speaker Series
The Big Wide World of Compliance in Financial Services - An Inside View
Featuring Amy Morancie ’18, Compliance Associate, Wells Fargo, Charlotte, North Carolina
June 25, 2021
Zoomin’ in on Elyse Cherry
July 21, 2021
Courts and the Abolition Movement
A Virtual Workshop Hosted by Northeastern Law's Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project (CRRJ).
September 10, 2021
Zoomin’ Out: Maia Spilman ’98
Senior Legal Counsel, Privacy/Legal Regional Director, BCD Travel Services, B.V.
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
September 24, 2021
Zoomin’ Out: Mohamed el Roubi ’99
Independent Board Consultant
Canberra, Australia
September 24-26 and October 1-3, 2021
Fall Givelber Distinguished Public Interest Lecturer
Amanda Alexander, Founding Executive Director, Detroit Justice Center
October 4-6, 2021
Fall 2021 Daynard Visiting Fellow: Linda Rivas
The Daynard Public Interest Visiting Fellows Program is honored to welcome Linda Rivas, executive director and managing attorney of Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center, to the Northeastern campus for a three-day visit.
October 8, 2021
Zoomin’ Out: Sarah Gogel ’13
Founder and President, YES Akademia (YAKA)
Paris, France
October 13, 2021
Integrating Social Activism, Filmmaking, Cannabis and ESG…
Lunch and Learn Speaker Event Featuring Sanford Lewis, Attorney; Director, Northeast Sustainable Cannabis Project
October 17, 2021 M
Fall Givelber Distinguished Public Interest Lecturer
Amanda Alexander, Founding Executive Director, Detroit Justice Center
October 23, 2021
Annual Health Law Lecture
Featuring Harriet A. Washington, Writer and Medical Ethicist
October 22-23, 2021
Reunion and Alumni/ae Weekend
Join us for a weekend of fun and friendship as we honor the classes of the 1950s, ’76, ’81, ’86, ’91, ’96, ’01, 2006, ’11 and ’16.
November 4, 2021
Celebrate Richard Daynard's 50th Anniversary at Northeastern law
Northeastern University School of Law invites you to join our community in celebrating the 50-year career of Professor Richard Daynard, a pioneer and international leader in establishing the legal responsibility of the tobacco industry for tobacco-induced addiction, disease and death.
November 5, 2021
Zoomin’ Out: Garth Bray ’93
Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell
Hong Kong and Paris
December 1, 2021
Racial Redress and Reparations: Policy Approaches to Remediating Historical Racial Injustice.
A conference hosted by Northeastern Law's Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project and Northeastern University's School of Public Policy.
December 2, 2021
SCOTUS Focus Over Coffee
Join Professor Emerita Judy Brown and Matthews Distinguished University Professor Wendy Parmet over coffee or tea (virtually). The two long-time friends and professors of law will discuss the recent Supreme Court rulings.
December 10, 2021
Zoomin’ Out: Felipe Durini LLM ’18
International Practitioner Attorney
Quito, Ecuador
January 28-30 and February 2 -4, 2022
Spring Givelber Distinguished Public Interest Lecturer
Iris Figuero, Director of Economic and Environmental Justice, Farmworker Justice
January 31- February 2, 2022
Winter 2022 Daynard Visiting Fellow: Keesha Gaskins-Nathan ’99
The Daynard Public Interest Visiting Fellows Program is honored to welcome Keesha Gaskins-Nathan ’99 is the director for the Democratic Practice–United States program at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.to the Northeastern campus for a three-day visit.
April 14-15, 2022
Annual Health Law Conference
Climate Change: The Challenges for Health, Equity and the Law
May 13, 2022
Women in the Law Conference
Our annual Women in the Law conference provides career guidance and professional development growth to women attorneys and other professionals at all stages of their careers, and brings together powerful decision makers from Boston and beyond.