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U.S. appeals court rules against former Bolivian president and defense minister over 2003 massacre

U.S. appeals court rules against former Bolivian president and defense minister over 2003 massacre

On August 3, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated a trial court judgment that had been entered in favor of Bolivia’s former president, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, and former defense minister, José Carlos Sánchez Berzaín, for the massacre of unarmed Indigenous people in 2003.

Another long-overdue reckoning for America

Another long-overdue reckoning for America

Native Americans at Harvard react to a pair of recent legal and social advances from the Supreme Court and the NFL.

A Case for Compassion

A Case for Compassion

Juliana (Ratner) Andonian ’17 went to law school for one reason and one reason only: to get people out of prison. She is now fulfilling that mission at a time when it could not be more urgent.

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HLS Fall Term 2020

In a message to the HLS community, Dean John F. Manning announced that the law school will continue remote teaching and learning for the fall 2020 semester.

 

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Recent Scholarship by HLS Faculty

Clinics in Action: Child Advocacy Clinic

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Mikayla Harvey ’21, a student in Harvard Law School's Child Advocacy Clinic, discusses her work as an educational advocate with the Children’s Law Center in Lynn, Mass.