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Immigration and Refugee Clinic students testify at Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Immigration and Refugee Clinic students testify at Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

On March 21, Harvard Law students Jin Kim '18 and Malene Alleyne LL.M. ’17 traveled to Washington, D.C. on behalf of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic (HIRC) to participate in an emergency hearing on the effects of the Trump administration’s executive orders on immigration at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).

Danger in the internet echo chamber

Danger in the internet echo chamber

In a new book, “#Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media,” Harvard Law School’s Cass R. Sunstein argues that social media curation dramatically limits exposure to views and information that don’t align with already-established beliefs, which makes it harder and harder to find an essential component of democracy — common ground.

Animal Law Week links animal rights, environmentalism and activism

Animal Law Week links animal rights, environmentalism and activism

The intersection of climate change, animal testing, and corporate strategic partnerships were among the issues explored during the third annual Animal Law Week, a series of events hosted at Harvard Law School from Feb. 27-March 3 by HLS’s Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) and the Harvard Animal Law and Policy Program.

Recent Scholarship by HLS Faculty

2017_02_11 The HLS LL.M. Class of 2017's International Party was held in Wasserstein Hall. The event featured a variety of international food, and cultural performances.

LL.M. class of 2017 welcome faculty, students and staff to annual International Party

Each year this event provides a chance for the HLS community to come together to share regional delicacies, cultural displays, and music and dance performances from around the world. There are 182 students in this year's class, representing representing 71 countries/jurisdictions, from Argentina to Zimbabwe.