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Students help groups to pursue climate action

Students help groups to pursue climate action

Led by Professor Wendy Jacobs, director of the Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic at Harvard Law School, the Climate Solutions Living Lab course launched last spring to help push forward the transition to a carbon-free future that supports planetary and human health.

Chief Justice Roberts returns to Harvard Law for the Ames Competition

Chief Justice Roberts returns to Harvard Law for the Ames Competition

This year, in honor of the law school's bicentennial, the Hon. John G. Roberts Jr. '79, Chief Justice of the United States, presided over the final round of Harvard Law School’s 2017 Ames Moot Court Competition, on Nov. 14.

Harvard Law School in the House of Representatives

Harvard Law School in the House of Representatives

The tradition of HLS graduates in the House of Representatives goes back to the mid-19th century. On Oct. 27, during Harvard Law School's bicentennial summit, the panel “HLS in the House’” gathered five graduates currently or formerly in the House.

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HLS in the World | A Conversation with Six Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court

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Six members of the Supreme Court of the United States — all HLS alumni — joined Harvard University President Drew Faust and Harvard Law School Dean John F. Manning on Oct. 26 to open the bicentennial summit, commemorating Harvard Law School's 200th anniversary. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. ’79; Associate Justices Anthony M. Kennedy ’61, Stephen G. Breyer ’64, Elena Kagan ’86 and Neil M. Gorsuch ’91; and Associate Justice (retired) David H. Souter ’66 shared memories, advice and more than a few priceless anecdotes.