The 61st Annual Beanpot Hockey Tournament

It has become Boston’s “social event of winter season.” The first two Monday nights of February in Boston are reserved for the Beanpot, an annual hockey tournament that features Boston College, Boston University, Harvard and Northeastern. It all started on Dec. 26, 1952 at the old Boston Arena. The next year the Beanpot moved to the Garden, where it has been played ever since and become the official battle for Boston’s hockey bragging rights.

Tickets available are for both games that evening.

Monday February 3, 2014 at the TD Garden

5pm Harvard vs. Northeastern

8pm Boston College vs Boston University

Cost $20 per ticket maximum 2 tickets per person

Apply for Public Law Workshop

The Public Law Workshop (Spring 2014, Wed 1-3), with Professors Gersen and Vermeule, reads a mix of classic and contemporary work, in legal theory and adjacent disciplines, on the legal and political foundations of constitutional theory, practice, and regulatory design. In approximately half of the sessions, invited speakers will present papers on topics relevant to the workshop theme. Students will be required to write short response papers. Prerequisite: Instructor permission is required for enrollment. Applicants should send a brief statement of interest to Ellen Keng ( ekeng at by January 21.

Openings – CLS Seminar

There are still a couple of spaces available in the spring seminar, Critical Legal Studies: A Retrospective. The seminar, will meet on Monday nights from 5pm to 7pm. Faculty permission is required to gain admission into the seminar. Interested students should send a brief statement of interest to  hanson at with the words “Critical Legal Studies Seminar” in the subject line. Learn more about the seminar here:….

Workshop on Law and Social Change Information and Reading for First Class Meeting

Welcome to the Workshop on Law and Social Change. For our first class meeting, on January 29th, please read: Francesca Polletta, The Structural Context of Novel Rights Claims: Southern Civil Rights Organizing, 1961-1966 Francesca Polletta, et al., Is the Internet Creating New Reasons to Protest Both articles are available on the course website; hard copies are available outside of Griswold 4 South.

Petrie-Flom seeking 2 interns for winter/spring 2014

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School is seeking student interns to start immediately and serve during the winter and spring terms beginning in January 2014. We may consider extension through Summer 2014 if there is mutual interest.

Harvard Law School students with an interest in the Center’s work are eligible to apply. More information about the Center is available on our website at We particularly welcome applications from students with a background in health law, health policy, philosophy, bioethics, medicine, business economics, and the sciences.

For more information, please see the full call for applications on our website at….

$5,000 Award for the 2014 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest

The 2014 topic is: Are Recent Supreme Court Preemption Decisions Consistent with the Seventh Amendment? Any student currently enrolled in an accredited American law school may submit a legal essay for the competition. Essays can only be written during the academic year covered by the competition and may not be prepared as part of paid legal work outside of law school. Submit your application on the Public Justice website,…. The Intent-to-Enter submission form is due on February 28th, 2014 and the Essay contest deadline is March 31st, 2014. The Public Justice Foundation is a non-profit organization of attorneys, law students and others supporting the national public interest law firm Public Justice, P.C. For more information about the organization, visit