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Students honored at class day ceremony

May 28, 2015

A number of Harvard Law students from the Class of ’15 received special awards this year during the 2015 Class Day ceremony on May 27. The students were recognized for their outstanding leadership, citizenship, compassion and dedication to their studies and the profession.

‘Be courageous,’ Giffords tells HLS grads

May 28, 2015

Four years ago, then-Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, D-Arizona, was shot in the head and gravely wounded by a gunman in a mass shooting outside a Tucson supermarket. Most people who suffer such an injury don’t survive, as her husband, Mark Kelly, pointed out. But Giffords fought back. On Wednesday, taking the podium to a standing ovation […]

Hanson, Pattanayak honored by Class of 2015

May 27, 2015

The Class of 2015 selected Professor Jon Hanson to receive the prestigious Albert M. Sacks-Paul A. Freund Award for Teaching Excellence. He was recognized for his work inside the classroom as “a creative and effective teacher, combining presentations, narratives and hands-on projects,” as well as his work outside the classroom. “We have the power and […]

Closing arguments: Graduating students reflect on life before, during and after Harvard Law

May 27, 2015

This year, more than 750 students will receive degrees from Harvard Law School. Each brought unique experiences to law school and all have tailored their academic careers while at HLS to explore their individual interests. As they prepare to graduate, several members of the Harvard Law School Class of 2015 reflect on the interests they […]

Chad Baker ’15 wins Kaufman Pro Bono Award

May 27, 2015

This year’s Andrew L. Kaufman Pro Bono Service Award was presented to Chad Baker, honored for demonstrating an extraordinary commitment to improving and delivering high quality volunteer legal services to disadvantaged communities. Baker contributed over 2000 pro bono hours working with the Tenant Advocacy Project, the Prison Legal Assistance Project, and the Harvard Legal Aid […]