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Konstantin Tretyakov S.J.D. '17

As a Russian student who has also studied Chinese law, Tretyakov brings a unique perspective to his dissertation topic, the “right to die” and how it is handled in different countries.

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Gloria Scott LL.M. ’17

She has served as chief justice of Liberia’s Supreme Court, a practicing lawyer, a senator, and the chair of her country’s Constitutional Review Committee. But during her LL.M. year at HLS, Scott was eager to learn.

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'When we're needed, we'll show up'

They don’t all want to be immigration lawyers, but in 2017, hundreds of Harvard Law School students have made immigrant rights their business.

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Exploring law abroad

During winter term 2017, 11 Cravath International Fellows traveled to 11 countries to pursue clinical placements or independent research with an international, transnational, or comparative law focus.

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Going global: the 2016 Chayes Fellows

Since 2001, a select group of HLS students have undertaken public service internships under the auspices of the Chayes International Public Service Fellowship, dedicated to the memory of HLS Professor Abram Chayes ’49.

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Snapshots from their summer

In the summer of 2016, 19 Chayes International Public Service Fellows traveled to 13 countries — and shared snapshots of some of their experiences.

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Doaa Abu Elyounes LL.M. '16

An Israeli of Arab descent, Abu Elyounes attended a Jewish school. Israeli law mandates that schools accommodate students with disabilities, regardless of their origin. Now she plans to become a public service lawyer to ensure that everybody has access to the law.

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Alice Lee LL.M. '16

After two years practicing corporate law in Taiwan following her undergraduate dual degrees in law and biology, Lee decided that it was time to finally pursue her dream: work to protect animals and the environment.

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Two HLS students chosen for international ethics fellowship program

Phil Caruso ’18 and Pamela Nwaoko ’16 are participating in a two-week summer program that uses the conduct of lawyers and judges in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive course of study on ethics in the legal profession today.

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Crystal Nwaneri '17

Crystal Nwaneri '17

Nwaneri spent winter term in Singapore, conducting research on the legal and technological implications of a court ruling permitting a third party to retransmit over-the-air television without permission of the broadcasters.

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Marin Tollefson '17

Marin Tollefson '17

Tollefson spent winter term in Cape Verde, studying the issue of forced return migration from a policy and advocacy perspective.

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Patrick Sharma '16

Sharma spent winter term in Paris, examining the implementation of an Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development project to limit corporate tax avoidance.

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Qiongyue Hu '17

Hu spent winter term in Taiwan, conducting comparative research on advocacy efforts for disability rights.

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Aya Saed '17 named a 2016 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow

Saed was selected to receive the premier graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants.

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Students explore the power of making arguments through film

Sam Koplewicz ’16 traveled to Europe to document the conditions faced by refugees trying to pass through Greek registration points and refugee camps.

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Harvard Muslim Law Students Association launches #yourvoicematters

Members of the HMLSA published a brief video message to Muslim youth expressing empathy and support during a time of heightened tensions.

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HLS students participate in Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration competition

A team of HLS students traveled to London to argue questions relating to bilateral investment treaties and renewable energy investment tariffs.

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LL.M.s for LGBT Rights

As activists for LGBT rights in Uganda, Susan Mirembe Nalunkuma LL.M. ’15 and Godiva Akullo LL.M. ’15 have not chosen an easy path.

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Lor Sok LL.M. ’15

As he prepares to graduate, Lor Sok recalls his LL.M. experience, and what it will mean for Cambodia, his homeland.

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2015 Chayes Fellow Aditya Pai '17 in India

2015 Chayes International Public Service Fellows

Profiles of four of the 19 HLS Chayes Fellows, whose experiences took them to India, South Africa, China, and Ghana.

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HLS' WTO moot court team competes in global competition

In June, law school teams from around the world gathered in Geneva, Switzerland, to compete before World Trade Organization experts at the world finals of the ELSA Moot Court competition.

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