Commencement Coverage

Sarah Jessica Parker’s hopes for the Class of 2016

Sarah Jessica Parker’s hopes for the Class of 2016

June 9, 2016

“So at last we meet,” actor, producer, businesswoman and philanthropist Sarah Jessica Parker said to the Harvard Law School Class of 2016 during Class Day ceremony. She confessed that this year's graduating class has been on her mind a lot these past months, "a distraction and a beautiful burden.

Angle on Degrees: Commencement 2016

June 3, 2016
Angle on Degrees: Commencement 2016

On May 26, from sunup to sundown, Harvard Law School celebrated its new group of graduates on Holmes Field, in front of Langdell Library. Here is a snapshot–several, to be precise–capturing the ebb and flow of ten hours of nonstop activity, celebration and accomplishment, as only a bird (or a well-placed GoPro) can.

Joseph Michalakes wins Andrew Kaufman Pro Bono Award

June 1, 2016
Joseph Michalakes wins Andrew Kaufman Pro Bono Award

Joseph Michalakes '16 is the winner of the Andrew L. Kaufman Pro Bono Service Award, chosen for exemplifying a pro bono public spirit and demonstrating an extraordinary commitment to improving and delivering high quality volunteer legal services in low-income communities.

Summation

June 1, 2016
Summation

This year, as they prepared to graduate, five members of the Class of 2016 took time to reflect on their interests and share experiences they will take from their time at Harvard Law.

Catherine Howard wins the David Grossman Exemplary Clinical Student Award

May 31, 2016
Catherine Howard wins the David Grossman Exemplary Clinical Student Award

Catherine Howard '16 is the winner of the inaugural David A. Grossman Exemplary Clinical Student Award, named in honor of the late professor and public interest lawyer who was dedicated to providing high-quality legal services to low-income communities.