Property Section 6 (Mack) First Class

The course syllabus and supplementary materials are now available on the course website. Pick up the casebook, Joseph Singer, Property Law: Rules, Policies, and Practices (5th ed. 2010), at the coop. For the first class, read assignment # 1. PLEASE NOTE THAT LAPTOP USE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED DURING CLASS SESSIONS.


In follow up to our previous communication about HUHS’s free flu shot clinics, please be aware that the final two  clinics will be held on Tuesday, January 15 and Monday, January 28.  Both clinics will take place in Monks Library on the second floor of the HUHS Holyoke Center location from 12-3 p.m.  The clinics are free and open to anyone with a Harvard ID or HUGHP insurance card.

If you are unable to make it to an HUHS flu clinic and wish to receive a flu shot, please check with your local public health department for flu clinics in your area.

For other basic precautions against influenza and a list of symptoms of the flu, please see this HUHS factsheet.  For comprehensive information about seasonal flu, click here.  To learn more about the upcoming HUHS flu vaccination clinics, log on to

As always, if you think you may have the flu, please contact your manager to request a sick day and consult with your doctor.

Professor Rubenstein Seeks Summer Research Assistants

Professor Rubenstein is looking to hire several research assistants to work for him for at least 10 weeks during the summer of 2013. The work will primarily concern class action law and it will entail intensive legal research and writing related to both scholarship and actual on-going cases. Interested students should email Professor Rubenstein directly (rubenstein@law), explaining their interest in the work and attaching a copy of their c.v.

Litman Fellow Info Session MOVED to WCC2012

Litman Summer Fellowship Info Session for 1Ls on Monday, January 14th at 5 PM in WCC2012. Come find out more about the Litman Summer Fellowship, the application process, and hear from one of last year’s Litman Fellow. The fellowship consists of (1) indigent criminal defense work in show cause hearings in and around Boston and (2) an independent research project related to criminal defense work, supervised by a law faculty member. This fellowship is eligible for SPIF funding as well as additional funding through the Jack Litman Memorial Fund. Pizza will be served.

Chayes International Public Service Fellowship applications due February 1

Reminder: Applications for the Chayes International Public Service Fellowship — a unique opportunity for summer work abroad — are due on Friday, February 1. The program is open to ILs, 2Ls and S.J.D. candidates. Want to learn more? Join us for a Chayes Program reception on Tuesday, January 15 (5:30 – 7 p.m., Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West B) or visit the Chayes Program information page at….

Harvard Journal of Law & Gender Student Note Competition Seeking Submissions

The Harvard Journal of Law and Gender invites you to apply for our student note competition. The student note competition is a writing competition open only to HLS students. The winning article will be published in our Summer 2013 volume after going through the Journal’s full editing process. A student note is a law review article written by a student, typically 20-35 pages long. The deadline for submissions is Friday, January 25. Offers will be made by Tuesday, January 29. Submit your note to hlsjlg at Be sure to put “2013 STUDENT NOTE COMPETITION” in all caps in the subject line. In the meantime, if you have any questions, contact the JLG Student Writing Committee at harvard.jlg.studentwriting at