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HLS mock trial team wins Lone Star Classic

HLS mock trial team wins Lone Star Classic

In October, Harvard Law School's Mock Trial Team won first place at the 2018 Lone Star Classic, an annual invitational mock trial tournament hosted by St. Mary's University School of Law, in San Antonio, Texas.

Sotomayor: Judges should pull together

Sotomayor: Judges should pull together

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor made an impassioned plea Tuesday afternoon at Harvard Law for “serious thinking” among judges to find ways to come together more often, and to fight the effects of partisan polarization.

M. Alejandra Parra-Orlandoni ’15: engineer, naval officer, and lawyer

M. Alejandra Parra-Orlandoni ’15:  engineer,  naval officer, and  lawyer

After serving as an officer in the U.S. Navy, M. Alejandra Parra-Orlandoni focused on international law and national security during her time at Harvard Law School. But the most important things she learned, she says, were the ability to think critically and the importance of learning from the experience of others.

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Recent Scholarship by HLS Faculty

Recent Scholarship by HLS Faculty


200 Years, Countless Stories | Michelle Wu ’12

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Boston City Counselor Michelle Wu ’12, the first Asian-American woman elected to the Boston City Council in 2013 and the first woman of color to serve as Boston City Council president, discusses her advocacy for inclusion, innovation, and transparency in city government.