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.

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    • October 3, 2014
      • Outlaws Academic Success Panel
        Starts: 12:00 pm
        Ends: October 3, 2014 - 1:00 pm
        Location: JG 107
    • October 7, 2014
      • Transgender Name Change Pro Bono Project Training
        Starts: 12:00 pm
        Ends: October 7, 2014 - 1:00 pm
    • October 9, 2014
      • Coming Out Day Dinner
        Starts: 7:00 pm
        Ends: October 9, 2014 - 8:00 pm