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Martha Minow shakes hands with an HLS student.Martha Minow, Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law, has taught at Harvard Law School since 1981, where her courses have included civil procedure, constitutional law, family law, international criminal justice, jurisprudence, law and education, nonprofit organizations, and the public law workshop. An expert in human rights and advocacy for members of racial and religious minorities and for women, children, and persons with disabilities, she also writes and teaches about privatization, military justice, and ethnic and religious conflict.

“My life was going to have to deal with issues of social injustice.”

— Martha Minow Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law

Dean Minow: Recent Perspectives and Scholarship

Dean Minow in the HLS News

William Ahee ’17 and Lam Nguyen Ho ’08 are the 2017 Gary Bellow Award winners

William Ahee ’17 and Lam Nguyen Ho ’08 are the 2017 Gary Bellow Award winners

April 27, 2017

Harvard Law School student William Ahee ’17 and alumnus Lam Nguyen Ho ’08 have received the Gary Bellow Public Service Award, established in 2001 to honor HLS Professor Gary Bellow ’60, his commitment to public service, and his innovative approach to the analysis and practice of law.

CSIS commissioners discuss the challenges of countering violent extremism

April 25, 2017
CSIS commissioners discuss the challenges of countering violent extremism

Several members of the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Commission on Countering Violent Extremism gathered at HLS in March to discuss findings from the commission's November 2016 report, which outlines a strategy for the United States to diminish the appeal of extremist ideologies and narratives.

Connecting beyond the classroom

April 21, 2017
Connecting beyond the classroom

More than 60 Harvard Law students and 27 HLS faculty members took over the typically quiet tables of the library reading room for the first “Notes and Comment” event.

Brown-Nagin named faculty director of Charles Hamilton Houston Institute

April 21, 2017
Brown-Nagin named faculty director of Charles Hamilton Houston Institute

Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow has appointed Professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin to be the faculty director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice (CHHI) at HLS.

Anna Lvovsky ’13 to join Harvard Law as assistant professor

April 19, 2017
Anna Lvovsky ’13 to join Harvard Law as assistant professor

Anna Lvovsky ’13, a scholar of criminal law and procedure, constitutional law and evidence, will join the Harvard Law School faculty as an assistant professor in July.