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

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

July 28, 2016

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.

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.