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Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Professor Ogletree vows to fight it

Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Professor Ogletree vows to fight it

July 14, 2016

Charles Ogletree '78, the Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School, recently announced that he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. He said he will work to raise awareness of the disease and its disproportionate effect on African Americans.

Veterans clinic files rulemaking petition on access for veterans with ‘bad-paper’ discharges

July 12, 2016
Veterans clinic files rulemaking petition on access for veterans with ‘bad-paper’ discharges

More than 125,000 veterans who have served since 9/11 are denied access to basic services like health care by the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a report by the Veterans Legal Clinic at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.

Coates named to SEC Investor Advisory Committee

July 12, 2016
Coates named to SEC Investor Advisory Committee

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that HLS Professor John Coates and Former SEC Chairman Elisse Walter are two of three new members appointed to its Investor Advisory Committee. The SEC also reappointed five members whose terms recently expired.

Big ‘thinks’ come in small packages: HLS Thinks Big

July 1, 2016
Big ‘thinks’ come in small packages: HLS Thinks Big

In late May, four Harvard Law faculty — Scott Brewer, Gerald Neuman '80, Esme Caramello '99, and Urs Gasser LL.M. '03 — shared snapshots of their latest research with the Harvard Law School community as part of the HLS Thinks Big speaker series.

Cohen: Supreme Court decision a ‘strong blow to the abortion restriction agenda’

June 30, 2016
Cohen: Supreme Court decision a ‘strong blow to the abortion restriction agenda’

Harvard Law School Professor I. Glenn Cohen, faculty director of the School's Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology & Bioethics spoke with the Harvard Gazette about Monday's ruling by the Supreme Court that overturned a Texas law requiring that abortion clinics maintain hospital-like standards at their facilities as well as admitting privileges at local […]