Programs

Events and offerings

Outlaws sponsors a suite of programming every year, including:

Advocacy:

  • Blood drive tabling protesting bans against blood donations from men who have sex with men.
  • Coming Out Day dinner
  • Discussions implementation of the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
  • Panels discussing the deconstruction of DOMA and its effect on same-sex binational couples
  • Programming centered around bullying and LGBT students’ rights
  • Pro bono opportunities with organizations focused on LGBT issues
  • Film screenings focusing on gender, sexuality, and queer issues, including (A)sexual, How to Survive a Plague, and Pariah.

Professional development:

  • Dinners with law firms
  • LGBT Bar Association’s Lavender Law Conference
  • Mentoring programs
  • Out in the Workplace dinner
  • Resume review workshops
  • Mock callback practice sessions with Kirkland & Ellis
  • An intimate discussion with Morrison & Foerster’s openly gay firm chair, Keith Wetmore, and other LGBT leaders of departments, firms, and companies
  • Non-profit and government agency dinner
Social:
  • Graduation party
  • Mixers with other Columbia graduate schools
  • Mixers with NYC-area law schools
Academic:
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Outlaws’ Library
  • Database listing professors of Outlaws’ members
  • Outlines, Cover Letter, and Resume Bank

Current schedule

For a full run-down of our events, please access our Google calendar.

  • This Month's Events

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    Events on August 29, 2015
    • OUTlaws BBQ
      Starts: 6:00 pm
      Ends: August 29, 2015 - 9:00 pm
      Location: Morningside Park, New York, NY 10026, United States
    • Hardware Pregame
      Starts: 9:00 pm
      Ends: August 29, 2015 - 11:00 pm
      Location: 423 W 118th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    • Night at Hardware
      Starts: 11:00 pm
      Ends: August 30, 2015 - 2:00 am
      Location: Hardware Bar, 697 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10036, United States
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    Events on August 30, 2015
    • Night at Hardware
      Starts: 11:00 pm
      Ends: August 30, 2015 - 2:00 am
      Location: Hardware Bar, 697 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10036, United States
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  • Events on August 29, 2015
    OUTlaws BBQ
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 9:00 pm
    Location: Morningside Park, New York, NY 10026, United States
    Hardware Pregame
    Starts: 9:00 pm
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    Location: 423 W 118th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Night at Hardware
    Starts: 11:00 pm
    Ends: August 30, 2015 - 2:00 am
    Location: Hardware Bar, 697 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10036, United States
    Events on August 30, 2015
    Night at Hardware
    Starts: 11:00 pm
    Ends: August 30, 2015 - 2:00 am
    Location: Hardware Bar, 697 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10036, United States