Elizabeth OuYang, the President of the Organization of Chinese Americas (New York Chapter), spoke at Harvard Law School on the death of Private Danny Chen. Ms. OuYang and OCA-NY, through their work in the case, are also advocates for anti-hazing measures to be adopted by the U.S. military.
The first APALSA General Meeting was a huge success attended by more than 100 students. It started off with inspirational speech made by faculty advisors of APALSA, Professor Jeannie Suk and Professor Mark Wu, emphasizing the importance of building strong APA community in both legal industry and society at large and APALSA’s contribution in that […]
APALSA hosts an annual study tips panel featuring 2L/3L panelists from APALSA and other diversity organizations to discuss what kind of study methods have worked for them. This year, panelists were drawn from APALSA, La Alianza, Lambda, SALSA, and the firm of Latham & Watkins, which was also the title sponsor of the event.
Staff attorneys from the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) visited HLS to give a presentation and training on the Asian American Poll Monitoring Project that it is running for the upcoming presidential election. Basically, the Project monitors whether various voting rights laws are being enforced in Asian American communities. It does so […]
This year’s Annual Diversity Retreat was held at the beautiful Red Jacket Beach Resort in Cape Cod. Members gathered at Wasserstein for a light breakfast before heading to the Cape together. Once there, the group enjoyed an oceanside lunch buffet. Afterwards, members bonded by playing football and volleyball while others swam in the ocean or […]
Key Sign Ups (deadline is Saturday 9/22 at midnight) 1L SIB Fam Sign up: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dG1WUFp4YUhPVGwxbXI5TEVtTnkwdnc6MQ#gid=0 by 1L Mailing List and Section Rep sign up: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGJTN05iSXM1ZnBHZzVzLTJ6T3RiOHc6MQ#gid=0 2L/3L Sib Fam Sign Up:https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFN3VElSRUhVYUFKTzFnY2Z6cHYzd1E6MA#gid=0 Letter to 1Ls: Dear 1Ls, My name is Vivian Ban and I am the Membership Chair of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA). On behalf […]
APALSA’S ANNUAL DIVERSITY RETREAT – 9/30 Come join us for a day of bonding with new and old APALSA members at the beautiful Red Jacket Beach Resort in Cape Cod. We will have access to a private beach, indoor and outdoor pools, as well as our own beach-side bar! When: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 9-6pm Where: Red Jacket Beach […]
During the summer of 2012, HLS APALSA alumni held a number of happy hours and dinners in major cities across the country. Over 35 alumni and current students gathered in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. at the events geared toward fostering community and building friendships. APALSA will continue to work with […]