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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.

Raising the profile of animal law to match the stakes

Raising the profile of animal law to match the stakes

According to Harvard Law School lecturer Jonathan Lovvorn, saving the planet and its inhabitants from climate catastrophe begins with the world’s most vulnerable population: animals.

A new Harvard Law building opens on Mass Ave

A new Harvard Law building opens on Mass Ave

Citing its future role in “innovation, deep learning, collegiality, and service,” Dean John F. Manning saluted the opening of the Harvard Law School’s newest building, at 1607 Massachusetts Avenue, on Monday evening.

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Recent Scholarship by HLS Faculty

Recent Scholarship by HLS Faculty

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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.