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Heather Williams and Amy Soto honored with Dean’s Award for Excellence

September 30, 2016

Congratulations to Heather Williams (Hospitality Coordinator in the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs) and Amy Soto (Administrative Director in the Criminal Justice Institute) on winning the Harvard Law School’s Dean’s Award for Excellence for their exceptional work and commitment to the law school’s mission. Here’s what Dean Minow had to say about them: Heather Williams […]

Lawsuit Filed Against U.S. Departments of Education & Treasury

September 30, 2016

Via Legal Services Center A former student of Everest Institute filed a lawsuit yesterday in federal court to challenge the government’s continued collection of defaulted federal student loans from low-income people who borrowed in order to attend a school operated by the disgraced and defunct Corinthian Colleges chain. The Project on Predatory Student Lending, part of […]

NH Ban on Ballot Selfies Held Unconstitutional

September 30, 2016

Via Cyberlaw Clinic On September 28, 2016, the First Circuit issued its opinion in Rideout v. Gardner, holding that New Hampshire’s prohibition on sharing photos of marked ballots (or “ballot selfies”) — N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 659:35 (as amended in 2014) — is unconstitutional. The district court had found that that the law was a […]

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