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PLAP court victory helps disabled parolees

PLAP court victory helps disabled parolees

In May, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court extended the American with Disabilities Act to mentally and physically disabled prisoners seeking parole, ruling that the state must help them get support systems in place in the community–thanks to years of work by students with Harvard's Prison Legal Assistance Project.

HIRC releases report offering critical recommendations for resettling refugees

HIRC releases report offering critical recommendations for resettling refugees

The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program has released a far-reaching report, “Fulfilling U.S. Commitment to Refugee Resettlement,” that offers critical recommendations for resettling refugees, and recommendations for Congress and the Executive Branch on enhancing security, job creation, and equal treatment for all.

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.

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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.