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Closing argument: Victoria White ’15, taking action against injustice

May 27, 2015

In a way, the seeds of Victoria White-Mason’s activism were planted long before she was born. Her grandfather was the first black man to graduate from Duke University, where he faced prejudice and discrimination. Her great-grandfather operated a business in Durham, N.C.’s Hayti district, a thriving African-American community during a time of segregation. Her family […]

Watch Live: Harvard Law celebrates Class Day 2015

May 26, 2015

The Law School’s Class Day program will be held on Wednesday, May 27, on Holmes Field. This year’s Class Day speakers are Gabrielle Giffords, former U.S. Representative from Arizona, and her husband Mark Kelly, a Navy pilot and NASA astronaut. Live coverage starts at 2:30 P.M. ET (requires current Flash player): http://media.video.harvard.edu/core/live/hls-live.html Harvard University’s 364th […]

In Memoriam: Daniel J. Meltzer ’75

May 26, 2015

Daniel J. Meltzer ’75, a renowned legal scholar and expert on federal courts and criminal procedure, and a valued legal advisor to President Barack Obama `91, died on May 24, after a courageous battle with cancer. Meltzer was the Story Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he served on the faculty since 1982. […]

Closing argument: Sean Morrison ’15, merging a passion for tax law and a penchant for politics

May 26, 2015

Growing up in Montana with a mother who owned a horse farm, Sean Morrison ’15 found his tax attorney father’s line of work a bit dull by comparison. So Morrison is a little surprised to find himself, years later, graduating from law school with the intent to specialize in tax law and policy.

Closing argument: Lor Sok LL.M. ’15, making an impact at home

May 22, 2015

As he prepares to finish his LL.M. year at Harvard Law, Lor Sok recalls all the benefits the experience has provided him. But the real test of the experience, he says, is what it will mean for Cambodia, his homeland.