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Tomiko Brown-Nagin on Constance Baker Motley and the ‘American experience’

Tomiko Brown-Nagin on Constance Baker Motley and the ‘American experience’

August 18, 2016

Accepting the Daniel P.S. Paul Constitutional Law chair, Tomiko Brown-Nagin delivered a lecture titled, "On Being First: Judge Constance Baker Motley and Social Activism in the American Century," which focused on 20th century social reform through the life of the civil rights advocate who became the first female African American federal judge in 1966.

Food Law clinic sponsors conference focused on food waste, consumer education

July 28, 2016
Food Law clinic sponsors conference focused on food waste, consumer education

Food recovery entrepreneurs, farmers, business persons, academics, government officials and many others converged at Harvard Law School for two days of learning, strategizing, and networking to address the growing issue of food waste.

Brown-Nagin, Zittrain elected members of American Law Institute

July 28, 2016
Brown-Nagin, Zittrain elected members of American Law Institute

HLS Professors Tomiko Brown-Nagin and Jonathan Zittrain ’95 have been elected members of the American Law Institute–the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law.

Paul Beran joins SHARIAsource as executive director

July 27, 2016
Paul Beran joins SHARIAsource as executive director

Dr. Paul Beran will join the Harvard Law School’s Islamic Legal Studies Program as executive director of SHARIAsource—the online platform designed to provide content and context on Islamic law.

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

July 14, 2016
Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Professor Ogletree vows to fight it

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.