RAs needed for project on “Corruption and the Optimal Specificity of Law”

Prof. Yuval Feldman, Lab Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, is seeking two research assistants to work 10-15 hours per week for the fall and spring semesters. The focus of this research is to understand the psychological processes that mediate and moderate the effect of ambiguity in law on rule-following behaviors of individuals in organizations. Schedule is flexible. If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to:  yfeldman at ethics.harvard.edu

Student Sustainability Grant Applications now open

The Office for Sustainability is now accepting applications for Student Sustainability Grants! Seed funding of $500-$5000 is available to graduate and undergraduate students/student groups for on-campus environmental projects that contribute to Harvard’s campus sustainability goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and conserve resources.

To Learn More and Apply:  http://green.harvard.edu/grants

Application Deadline:  Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Research Assistant(s) (Admin, Antitrust, IP)

Gain insight into the textbook publication process and impact the lives of thousands of students by providing research assistance for the forthcoming textbook The Legal Environment of Business & Ethics (Wolters Kluwer 2013).  Research fun, recent cases in Admin, Antitrust or IP Law.  Up to 4 hr/wk.  Unpaid.  One semester commitment req’d; possibility of extension.  Submit resume and short paragraph of interest to Jonathan Darrow:  jdarrow [at] sjd.law.harvard.edu.

HLS IM Flag Football Sign-ups

Sign-ups are now open for IM flag football. As with last year, there will be two divisions: a more competitive A-League and a more recreational, coed B-League. All HLS students and their spouses or fiancees are eligible; there will be a nominal per-player fee to help cover the cost of t-shirts.

To register your team, please go to goo.gl/ubymm or e-mail Brian Itami at  bitami at jd12.law.harvard.edu. Please register by Monday, September 19 at 1:00 pm; games will begin on Sunday, September 25.

Research Opportunity: Detention Law and Habeas Review in Terrorism Cases

The Harvard Law School National Security Research Committee (NSRC) is seeking students to conduct research on U.S. detention law, as part of an on-going project in partnership with the Brookings Institution.  NSRC will track habeas corpus cases for terrorism detainees to update a paper entitled “The Emerging Law of Detention 2.0: The Guantanamo Habeas Cases as Lawmaking,” (available here: http://www.law.harvard.edu/programs/about/project-on-law-and-security/index.html).  Project participants will also have the opportunity to conduct original research on related topics to expand the paper and create additional content for the website of the HLS-Brookings Project on Law and Security. 

Participation in the project should not require more than a few hours of research per week, although more time may occasionally be required.  Contributors may have the opportunity to extend their work on the project into the spring semester.  Interested students should send an email, including a resume and a statement of interest, to Miranda Dugi ( mdugi at jd12.law.harvard.edu) and Will Marra ( wmarra at jd12.law.harvard.edu), no later than 5pm on September 24, 2011.

RA Needed for Environmental Research

Shaun Goho, lecturer on law and clinical instructor, is seeking a research assistant for 5-10 hours per week in the fall semester.  The research may involve a variety of environmental, administrative, and public health issues.  If interested, please submit a resume and copy of your law school transcript to Shaun Goho at sgoho at law.harvard.edu.