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Mana Azarmi wins CLEA’s Outstanding Clinical Student Award

Mana Azarmi wins CLEA’s Outstanding Clinical Student Award

May 22, 2017

Mana Azarmi ’17 is the winner of the Outstanding Clinical Student Award from the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), presented annually to one student from each law school for his/her outstanding clinical coursework and contributions to the clinical community.

Konstantin Tretyakov S.J.D.: Exploring cultural differences on questions of life and death

May 22, 2017
Konstantin Tretyakov S.J.D.: Exploring cultural differences on questions of life and death

The subject of Konstantin Tretyakov’s doctoral thesis, the “right to die” and how it is handled in different countries, would be a fascinating one under any circumstances. But as a Russian student who has also studied Chinese law, Tretyakov brings a unique perspective to the topic.

Back to law school—after being chief justice

May 19, 2017
Back to law school—after being chief justice

Gloria Scott LL.M. ’17, who is from Liberia, served as chief justice of her country’s Supreme Court from 1997 to 2003. She has also been a practicing lawyer, a senator, and most recently, the chair of Liberia’s Constitutional Review Committee. But for the past year she has been eager to be a student again.

Unfazed

May 18, 2017
Unfazed

When Reena Raggi graduated from Harvard Law School in 1976, the student body was only 20 percent female. But Raggi, who went on to serve 30 years on the federal bench—on the District Court for the Eastern District of New York from 1987 to 2002 and since then on the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

Bringing Boardroom Experts to the (Seminar) Table

May 18, 2017
Bringing Boardroom Experts to the (Seminar) Table

Imagine that you’re on the board of IBM, and the opportunity comes to partner with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to counter infant mortality. A no-brainer, right? Not necessarily, if you have shareholders to satisfy and a bottom line to maintain.