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Trial Team wins Northeast Regional Championship

Trial Team wins Northeast Regional Championship

The Harvard Law School trial team of Rahul Garabadu ’19 and Marilyn Robb ’18 won first place at the Northeast Regional Qualifiers of the National Trial Competition, sponsored annually by the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Texas Young Lawyers Association.

Liberal Education, Law, and Liberal Democracy

Liberal Education, Law, and Liberal Democracy

Peter Berkowitz, a political scientist and the Tad and Diane Taube Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, delivered the Scalia Lecture at Harvard Law School on Feb. 5.

Former Labor Secretary Perez says everyone should have a seat at the table

Former Labor Secretary Perez says everyone should have a seat at the table

Tom Perez M.P.P./J.D. ’87, former Secretary of Labor under President Obama and the current chair of the Democratic National Committee. At the John T. Dunlop Memorial Forum Lecture at Harvard Law School on Feb. 6, Perez addressed the future of organized labor and the challenges of income inequality in the United States.

Recent Scholarship by HLS Faculty

Chayes fellows pursue service through international projects

In 2017, 19 HLS students traveled to 16 countries through the Chayes International Public Service Fellowship Program. The projects focused on issues ranging from children’s rights in Myanmar and Thailand, to forced evacuations from protected forests in Côte d’Ivoire, to access to environmental information in Caribbean countries, highlighting the many challenges facing countries in development or those making transitions to peace, stability, and democracy. Learn more about the experiences of four of the 2017 Chayes Fellows.