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Overturning Citizens United: Amendment or Convention?

p5rn7vb Overturning Citizens United: Amendment or Convention? Tues, Jan 31, 12-1 in Austin West. Free lunch! Citizens United had the detrimental effect of inundating an already-broken campaign finance system with corporate influence. Professor Lawrence Lessig (Republic Lost) and Author Jeff Clements (Corporations Are NOT People) will review the impact of Citizens United on the current …

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Progressives in the Private Sector Panel Discussion

Progressives in the Private Sector Panel Discussion.  Monday, Nov. 1, 1-2pm at Boston U. School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Ave, Room 1270, Boston, MA.  Free lunch!  Presented by the Boston Lawyer and Boston U. School of Law ACS chapters. The Boston Lawyer Chapter and the Boston University School of Law Student Chapter of the American Constitution Society …

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ACS Winter Food Drive

ACS is holding a food drive from November 14th to November 22nd! We will be tabling at the Hark 12-1:15 everyday and will be collecting non-perishable items, including canned foods and dried fruits. All of the food collected will go to the Greater Boston Food Bank to benefit hungry families across eastern Massachusetts. This is …

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Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms

UCLA Law School Professor Adam Winkler will reexamine one of today’s most controversial issues, weaving together the dramatic story of a landmark Supreme Court case and the remarkable hidden history of guns in America. He will discuss how gun rights—and gun control—have shaped the nation in fascinating and unexpected ways. Gunfight: The Battle over the …

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ACS/Federalist Society Colloquium

ACS/Federalist Society Colloquium! Thursday, Nov. 3, 8:15-9:15pm. Hauser 105. Roundtable, open discussion format. Diner served. Topic: Harvard Law School graduates have a moral obligation to do public interest work. Graduates of Harvard Law School are fortunate to enjoy a wide array of career opportunities, which may include less-lucrative “public interest” work. Given all of our …

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Bipartisanship over Beer

Have you ever wanted to discuss politics with “the other side” over drinks without it being taboo? If so, come for casual political dialogue amongst HLS Republicans, HLS Democrats, the Federalist Society, and ACS. Bipartisanship over Beer. Wednesday, Nov. 2, 7:00-8:30pm at Queens Head Pub (25 cent wings and cheap beer!). Cosponsored by the Federalist …

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Consumer Protection: Lessons from Psychology, Economics and the Law

NYU Professor Oren Bar-Gill will talk about the role of consumer psychology (and behavioral economics) in consumer protection, with a focus on the regulation of consumer financial products and the fledgling Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. NYU Professor Oren Bar-Gill: “Consumer Protection: Lessons from Psychology, Economics and the Law” Tuesday, Nov. 1, 12–1pm in Hauser 102. …

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