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A toast to 200!

A toast to 200!

On June 14, the Harvard Law School community gathered to celebrate the school's 200th birthday with food, games and fun at the Bicentennial Bash.

Khiara Bridges’ simple advice: ‘Be true to yourself. That’s it.’

Khiara Bridges’ simple advice: ‘Be true to yourself. That’s it.’

In her Last Lecture to the Class of 2017, Professor and professional ballet dancer Khiara Bridges described her family’s roots in the Jim Crow South, and growing up in a family of doctors as a child who loved reading and writing, and knew, early on, that she wanted to become a lawyer instead.

Tournament of Champions

Tournament of Champions

In January, it was as if the U.S. Supreme Court were playing host to a tournament of champions for past winners of the Ames Moot Court Competition, with three attorneys who argued Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson having been on teams that won the competition within four years of each other at Harvard Law School.

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HLS200 Bicentennial Briefs: The Founding of Harvard Law School

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A look back at the radical idea of establishing a professional school - within a university - to study the practice of law.