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Modirzadeh briefs UN on self-defense and state silence

Modirzadeh briefs UN on self-defense and state silence

On Feb. 24, Professor of Practice Naz Modirzadeh ’02, founding director of the Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (HLS PILAC), briefed a United Nations Security Council Arria-formula meeting convened by the Permanent Mission of Mexico.

In Memoriam: David Cope, a brilliant intellect and devoted, compassionate teacher

In Memoriam: David Cope, a brilliant intellect and devoted, compassionate teacher

A brilliant intellect and devoted, compassionate teacher, Harvard Law School Lecturer on Law David Cope, who taught at Harvard Law School for more than 20 years, died Jan. 26, 2021.

Turning personal struggle into a source of support

Turning personal struggle into a source of support

As president and co-founder of the nonprofit Pembe, Brice Ngameni ’21 is focused on supporting students of African descent succeed in American law schools.

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Alexandra Natapoff on how our massive misdemeanor system makes America more unequal

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Alexandra Natapoff, Lee S. Kreindler Professor of Law at HLS, is an award-winning legal scholar and criminal justice expert who writes about criminal courts, public defense, plea bargaining, wrongful convictions, and race and inequality in the criminal system.