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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

Advancing social justice through law: 2016 Gary Bellow award winners

Advancing social justice through law: 2016 Gary Bellow award winners

April 25, 2016

This Spring four members of the Harvard Law School community received the Gary Bellow Public Service Award, established in 2001 in memory of the late Professor Gary Bellow ’60, a pioneering public interest lawyer who founded and directed Harvard Law School’s clinical programs.

In Memoriam: Victor Brudney (1917 – 2016)

April 19, 2016
In Memoriam: Victor Brudney (1917 – 2016)

Victor Brudney, a giant in the field of corporate law and a major figure at Harvard Law School from the early 1970s through the 1990s, died April 14, in Cambridge, at age 98.

Petrie-Flom, 10 years on: Celebrating the future of health law and policy

April 14, 2016
Petrie-Flom, 10 years on: Celebrating the future of health law and policy

On March 29, the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School celebrated its first decade and kicked off the next with a conference that focused on the future of health law and policy.

Harvard’s Perma.cc receives grant to expand its tools for saving sources on the Web

April 14, 2016
Harvard’s Perma.cc receives grant to expand its tools for saving sources on the Web

The IMLS grant awards over $700,000 to the Harvard Law School Library Innovation Lab, in cooperation with the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and more than 130 partner libraries, to sustainably scale Perma.cc to combat link rot in all scholarly fields.

Justice Louis D. Brandeis: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of his Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court

March 31, 2016
Justice Louis D. Brandeis: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of his Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court

In honor of the centennial anniversary of Louis D. Brandeis' confirmation to the United States Supreme Court, Harvard Law School and the Harvard Law Library are celebrating his relationship with the school, as a student, a devoted alumnus, and as a Supreme Court Justice employing and mentoring HLS graduates.

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