Public Service, Non-Profit & Social Impact Career Fair

Thursday, Oct. 24th, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Union Tent

The Public Service, Non-Profit, and Social Impact Career Fair is a great place to meet representatives of public interest organizations who are offering internships and post-grad jobs. For prospective public interest lawyers, you’ll find law-related organizations—like the Massachusetts Trial Court, the Mass. State Police, and Student Legal Services—but also non-profits and agencies in the fields in which you might want to work as a lawyer in the future. Experience in both law-related and field-specific positions can be helpful not just for building your resume but affirming that a legal career is right for you.

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The Local Politics of Criminal Justice Reform

Thursday, Oct. 24th, 2pm - 6pm

Goodell Hall - Bernie Dallas Room

Panel and keynote presentations from scholars and lawyers working in criminal justice. Open to the public. Sponsored by the Center for Justice, Law, and Societies; Departments of Political Science, Sociology, History, and Afro-American Studies; and the Legal Studies Program.
Flyer listing speakers at event, including: 2pm panel featuring: Liz Chiarello, Saint Louis University, Scholar of the Opioid Crisis, Criminal Justice and Health Policy Toussaint Losier, Umass Amherst, Scholar of Mass Incarceration and Social Movement Politics Lucius Couloute, Suffolk University, Scholar of Prison Policies and Prisoner Reentry Hadar Aviram, University of California, Hastings, Scholar of Criminal Justice Reform in California 4pm Keynote Speakers who will discuss current efforts at prosecutorial reform within Hampshire County: David E. Sullivan, Hampshire County District Attorney Becky Michaels, Hampshire County Director of Prosecution Programs Free and open to the public!

October 2019 LSAT

Monday, October 28, 2019, at 12:30 pm

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October 2019 sitting of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT)

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Careers in Public Policy & Law: Exploring Your Options

Monday, October 28th, at 5 pm

420 Thompson

So you’re thinking about a career in public service. Which post-grad path do you want to pursue—law school, a Master’s in Public Policy degree, or maybe something else entirely? Come listen to people who have pursued each of these paths and get your questions answered about the pluses and minuses of each. All students welcome.

Financing Law School: Expert Advice from Fordham Law School

Tuesday, October 29th, at 5 pm

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Fordham Law School’s Assistant Dean of Enrollment, Stephen Brown, is a nationally recognized expert in the financial aspects of law school. He’ll be here on campus to help you understand everything you need to know about paying for your legal education. And of course, he’ll also answer your questions about Fordham Law.

Food for Thought: Lunch with lawyer-alum AUSA Todd Newhouse

Wednesday, Oct. 30th, 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Please join us for lunch with alum Todd Newhouse (Political Science ‘81, Suffolk Law ‘84) to learn about his work, his career path, and get your questions answered. RSVP Required.

Todd E. Newhouse has been an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts since 1986. He began his career in Boston investigating and prosecuting members and associates of La Cosa Nostra, also known as the Mafia. Since 1999 he has prosecuted members and associates of various national and local street gangs and other violent crimes, as well as drug trafficking and firearms offenses in Springfield, MA. He has significant trial experience in United States District Court, having tried 23 federal trials including a racketeering and loansharking trial which began in January of 1990 and ended with convictions 14 months later in April of 1991. He has used all of the investigative tools available to federal prosecutors including electronic surveillance of both wire (telephone) and oral (commonly referred to as bugs) communications, consensual interceptions, lengthy grand jury investigations, undercover investigations and the use of cooperating witnesses, including individuals he has sponsored into the United States Marshals Witness Security Program.

On Account of Sex: Women’s Suffrage and the Role of Gender in Politics Today

Friday, November 1st, 9am - 5 pm

Western New England Law School
Springfield MA

The Western New England Law Review Symposium commemorates the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment by providing a forum to discuss the historic centennial of women’s suffrage and explore its relevance in politics today. As is evident throughout history, the representation of women in politics has not always been an equal one. Free and open to the public. (Also a great opportunity to visit our local law school.)

Flyer for WNE Law Review Symposium

Law school visit: Harvard Law and BU Law

Thursday, November 7th, 4 pm to 5:30 pm

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Harvard Law’s Associate Director of Admissions, Nefyn Meissner, and Boston University Law’s Director of Admissions, Anne Taylor, will offer a panel on personal statements and answer questions about their respective law schools. Open to all.

Boston Law School Forum

Friday, November 8th

Boston Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Ave.

This LSAC-sponsored forum features representatives from just about every law school in the country.

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November LSAT

Monday, November 25th, 12:30 pm

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November 2019 sitting of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT)

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Meet the Law: Spring 2020 edition

Wednesday, March 4th at 6 pm

CHC Events Hall

Our very popular speed-networking with alums in law event. Meet with attorneys in a wide variety of fields in a low-key structured setting to ask all your questions about legal careers, law school, and paths to work in the legal profession. Watch this space for more details regarding the lawyer-alums who’ll be attending. Co-sponsored with the Department of Political Science and the Commonwealth Honors College.