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!


2022 - 2023 Conferences and Major Events

August 3, 2022
Center for Law, Equity and Race Faculty Workshop
Dean James Hackney established the Racial Justice Faculty Fellowship to support the research and writing of Northeastern University School of Law faculty. At this research workshop, the 2022 fellows will discuss their projects.

September 19-21, 2022
Fall 2022 Daynard Public Interest Visiting Fellow
Anjali Waikar ’05
Operations Director, Litigation, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

October 7, 2022
By Hands Now Known: The Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Archive Conference

Join CRRJ for an all-day hybrid conference celebrating the launch of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Burnes-Nobles Digital Archive and Professor Margaret Burnham’s new book, By Hands Now Known: Jim Crow’s Legal Executioners.

October 21-22, 2022
Reunion and Alumni/ae Weekend
Join us as we honor the classes of 1950s, ’72, ’77, ’82, ’87, ’92, ’97, ’02, 07, ’12 and ’17.

October 28, 2022
Annual Health Law Lecture
Featuring Sarah Richardson, Professor of the History of Science and of Studies of Women, Gender and Sexuality, Harvard University

October 31, 2022
A Conversation with Dr. Amaya Alvez Marin
Dr. Amaya Alvez Marin, professor of law at University of Concepción in Chile, will deliver a presentation on the drafting of a new constitution for Chile.

November 11, 2022
Save the date for the Joel R. Reidenberg Northeast Privacy Scholars Workshop

November 14, 2022
A Conversation with William Allen: Correcting a Fundamental Unfairness through the Clemency Process
Presented by Northeastern Law’s Center for Public Interest Advocacy and Collaboration

November 14, 2022
Reckoning with Historical Injustice: Journalists at the Frontlines
Join Northeastern Law’s Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project (CRRJ) for a conversation with Jerry Mitchell, an investigative journalist, Pulitzer Prize finalist, MacArthur Fellow and founder of the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting.

November 17, 2022
“The Genome Defense” and the Civil Rights Case Against Gene Patenting
Join Northeastern Law’s Center for Health Policy and Law and Center for Law, Information and Creativity for a virtual book talk. presented by Professor Jorge L. Contreras, director of the program on intellectual property and technology law at University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law.

November 30, 2022
Reparations: The Constitutional Law Landscape
A virtual panel addressing the constitutionality of various reparations proposals and considering how policymakers might anticipate and structure reparations initiatives with Equal Protection challenges in mind.

December 1, 2022
Annual Labor and Employment Program

December 6, 2022
Professor E. Tendayi Achiume: Reflections On My Time as a Special Rapporteur
Join Northeastern Law’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) for a virtual discussion to celebrate National Human Rights Day.

December 7, 2022
ACLU Expert Emiliano Falcon-Morano Provides a Lens on Data Privacy
Join Northeastern Law’s Center for Law, Information and Creativity (CLIC) for a presentation on data privacy law by Emiliano Falconn-Morano, policy counsel for the technology for liberty program at the ACLU of Massachusetts.

March 31, 2023
Cradle-to-Prison Pipeline Conference
Celebrating Three Years of the Cradle-to-Prison Pipeline Project

April 5, 2023
Save the Date for the law school’s largest networking event.

April 5, 2023
Valerie Gordon Human Rights Lecture
The annual Valerie Gordon Human Rights Lecture celebrates the memory of the late Valerie Gordon ’93, a fierce advocate for human rights in the US and internationally.

April 14, 2023
2023 Annual Health Law Conference
Viral Misinformation: Health Impacts and Legal Solutions

Friday, May 5, 2023
Brown Forum | Women in the Law Conference 
Save the date for Northeastern Law’s 15th annual Women in the Law Conference.

June 1-2, 2023
Imperiled Democracy
A Convening of Law School Centers to Discuss the Response of Law Schools to Mounting Threats to Racial and Economic Justice