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The final round of Harvard Law School’s 2015 Ames Moot Court Competition, one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy in the country, took place on Nov. 16 in Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall.
Carrying scales and wearing a blindfold, the image of justice has long symbolized judgment delivered without bias or prejudice. That was not the case for Victor Rosario. “The blindfold meant something different for me: that sometimes justice closes her eyes to the truth,” said Rosario, who served 32 years in prison for a crime he […]
The final round of Harvard Law School’s 2015 Ames Moot Court Competition took place on Nov. 16, in Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall. The Ames Moot Court Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy in the country. In the competition’s final round, held in the fall of the 3L year, […]
Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow responds to the defacement of African American faculty portraits
This morning, Harvard Law School discovered that portraits of some African American faculty had been defaced with black tape. The Harvard University Police Department is investigating the incident as a hate crime. The HLS community gathered at noon to listen to one another, to share our concerns, experiences and perspectives, and to address ways to […]
Larry Schwartztol, executive director of Harvard Law School’s Criminal Justice Program of Study, Research and Advocacy, recently spoke with the Harvard Gazette about the HLS program, his role in it, and a conference sponsored by the new initiative on how the media helps shape the criminal justice narrative.