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Will online schooling increase child abuse risks?

Will online schooling increase child abuse risks?

As more schools plan for remote learning, Elizabeth Bartholet and James Dwyer argue that school districts, child protective services, and other agencies across the nation must adopt new safeguards to prevent and respond to incidents of child maltreatment.

HLS librarians, remote but not distant: ‘We’re here for you’

HLS librarians, remote but not distant: ‘We’re here for you’

Since going remote in March, the Harvard Law School Library has reimagined what it means to provide services to the HLS community.

“The very test under the Endangered Species Act is supposed to be ‘What is the best available science?'”

“The very test under the Endangered Species Act is supposed to be ‘What is the best available science?'”

Katherine Meyer, director of the Harvard Animal Law & Policy Clinic, corresponded with Harvard Law Today about the clinic's recent Supreme Court amicus brief filing in a Freedom of Information Act case brought by the Sierra Club, concerning access to information regarding the adverse impacts of federal actions on endangered and threatened species.

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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.