Week of February 18, 2019
All events will be held in Myron Taylor Hall unless otherwise noted.
Monday, February 18
2:30 - 4:30 PM, Room 285
Mohamed Arafa - Guest Speaker Ramy Essam
Tuesday, February 19
12:15-1:15. MacDonald Moot Court Room, 390 Myron Taylor Hall.
The Dean’s Office presents a lecture featuring Andrew Berger, AB '66, JD '69 and Marshall Phelps, JD '69
Please join us for this lecture with Andrew Berger, Counsel of Tannenbaum Helpern et al. and Adjunct Professor at Cornell Law School. As well as Marshall Phelps, Forbes Columnist, Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Microsoft Corp. (ret.). Their lecture will be on “Guidance on Building and Growing an IP Practice – Whether in House or at a Law Firm”.
All are welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided for guests registered by Tuesday, February 12.
Wednesday, February 20
8:00 - 10:00, The Commons
The Weekly Perk- Coffee and conversation every Wednesday from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. in The Commons. Stop by for a cup! Breakfast food also provided.
11:30 - 12:30 PM, Room 182
Our Broken Immigration System and How to Fix It
Immigration is at the forefront of U.S. politics. President Trump has called for building walls, imposing bans on Muslim immigrants, and restricting legal immigration. Does immigration help or hurt America? Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law practice, will explain why our current immigration system is broken and what you can do to help fix it. The talk is free and open to the public
2:30 – 4:30 PM, 126B Hughes Hall
Let's Talk is a program that provides easy access to informal confidential consultations with counselors from Cornell Health Services. Counselors hold walk-in hours at sites around campus
3:00 - 4:00 PM, Saperston Student Lounge
SLC First Meeting 2019
Thursday, February 21
12:05 - 1:25, Room G90
Operation Car Wash (Lava Jato)- Biggest Corruption Scandal in Latin America
3:00 - 4:00 PM, Room 276
CALSA Spring General Body Meeting
5:30 - 9:00 PM, Room 186
Black History Month Movie Screening
Friday, February 22
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Saperston Student Lounge
WLC and WOCC Career Day
The Women’s Law Coalition and Women of Color Collective are hosting their 8th Annual Career Day. Career Day is a day dedicated to connecting current students with alum and highlighting the experiences of women in big law, clerkships, and public interest. Our day will feature a breakfast in the student lounge, five panels, and mock interviews for students. It will conclude with a Myron Taylor Mixer in the Commons. Our panels are geared towards students in every class, and highlighted this year is our panel Breaking Down Barriers on how to use networking to get to the top of the field. We look forward to seeing you there!
12:30 - 2:30 PM, Room 186
LII Writing Competition Information Meeting
5:00 - 6:30 PM, The Commons
Myron Taylor Mixer
Cornell Law Welcomes Women's Law Coalition Alumnae and guests. Please remember to bring your government-issued photo ID and Cornell Law name tag.
Beyond This Week
Sunday, February 24
7:40 - 10:50 PM, Saperston Student Lounge
SELS presents: Oscar's Viewing Night
Monday, February 25
12:15 - 1:15, Room 182
Office of the Dean will host a talk with Meredith Williams-Range
Meredith L. Williams-Range is Shearman & Sterling's Chief Knowledge & Value Officer. She oversees global strategy in conflicts, governance, new business intake, records, legal project management, knowledge management, research services and more. Ms. Williams-Range is widely recognized as a leading authority in innovation and the practice of law changes for the legal field, and is a frequent presenter and author
Tuesday, February 26
12:15 - 1:15 PM, Room 186
IPTA Talk with Wendy Larson
The Intellectual Property and Technology Association and the Office of the Dean Present: Wendy C. Larson's talk on Superheroes, Social Media and Sorbet: Tales from a Trademark Attorney
Please RSVP no later than February 21, 2019 : https://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/news-center/event-Detail.cfm?ID=156005
3:45 - 4:45 PM, Room 185
First - Year Students: Introduction to Clerkships
What’s a post-grad clerkship? Why should you do one? How do you land one? Join Dean Peck to learn more! Snacks provided. Please RSVP here (https://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/news-center/event-Detail.cfm?ID=156673 ) by February 21st.
Wednesday, February 27
6:00 - 7:00 PM, Room 184
PILU Pro Bono Panel
Thursday, February 28
12:30 - 1:30, Room G90
LDB Speaker Series: Col. Eli Bar-on will be speaking on the Israel Defense Forces' implementation of the law of armed conflict. Lunch will be served.
Saturday, March 2
9:00, LakeWatch Inn