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At HLS, Judge Reena Raggi ’76 shares highlights from her long career on the federal bench

At HLS, Judge Reena Raggi ’76 shares highlights from her long career on the federal bench

In a wide-ranging discussion with Dean Martha Minow, the Hon. Reena Raggi, a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit since 2002, shared her memories of late ’70s HLS, discussed notable cases she decided, and shared her thoughts on what it takes to be a successful prosecutor.

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.

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.