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To understand Trump, learn from his voters

To understand Trump, learn from his voters

During a recent lecture hosted by the Harvard Law School Forum called “Why Trump? What Now?”, Harvard Professor Michael Sandel took a hard look at Donald Trump’s emerging presidency and the social and economic discontent that put him in office.

Tom Perez ’87 elected Democratic National Committee Chair

Tom Perez ’87 elected Democratic National Committee Chair

Tom Perez ’87, who most recently served as Secretary of Labor in the Obama administration, has been elected chair of the Democratic National Committee, the first Latino to hold that post.

HLS Program on International Law and Armed Conflict releases report on ‘indefinite’ war

HLS Program on International Law and Armed Conflict releases report on ‘indefinite’ war

The Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (HLS PILAC) has released a new report titled "Indefinite War: Unsettled International Law on the End of Armed Conflict."

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Diversity and Social Justice Lectures: Samuel Moyn, "Is Black Lives Matter a Human Rights Movement?"

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On Feb. 16, Samuel Moyn, the Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, delivered a talk, "Is Black Lives Matter a Human Rights Movement?," as part of the Diversity and Social Justice in First Year Classes Series. The series combines classroom teaching with an eight-part public lecture series examining how issues of diversity and social justice can be integrated into the core 1L classes. The series is co-sponsored by the Dean’s office in collaboration with Professor Mark Tushnet’s seminar.