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In Memoriam: Ralph D. Gants ’80, a tireless advocate for access to justice (1954-2020)

In Memoriam: Ralph D. Gants ’80, a tireless advocate for access to justice (1954-2020)

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants ’80, a tireless advocate for access to justice, died on Sept. 14. Gants had been hospitalized since Sept. 4 following a heart attack. He was 65.

‘Every drop in the ocean counts’

‘Every drop in the ocean counts’

After COVID-19 erupted earlier this year, Sidharth Chauhan LL.M.’21, who grew up in the foothills of the Himalayas, helped lead a multi-layered effort to address the pandemic in rural India.

The law is ‘tested and illuminated during this pandemic’

The law is ‘tested and illuminated during this pandemic’

In the first colloquium of a sweeping new series, “COVID-19 and the Law,” five Harvard Law faculty members grappled with the challenges, limitations, and opportunities of governmental powers during a public health crisis.

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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.