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The Jury Is Out—of the Courthouse

The Jury Is Out—of the Courthouse

By March 17, just two weeks after Texas reported its first case of COVID-19, Judge Emily Miskel ’08 was back on the figurative bench, presiding over a one-hour virtual temporary restraining order hearing from home.

On the Front Lines of History

On the Front Lines of History

A few years ago as a financial analyst, Catherine Grace Katz ’22 found she sometimes needed a break from modeling Excel spreadsheets, so she’d take a few minutes to wander down to Chartwell Booksellers, a store specializing in books by and about Winston Churchill, located in the lobby of her midtown Manhattan office building.

Combatting hate speech in Myanmar

Combatting hate speech in Myanmar

A month ahead of elections in Myanmar, the International Human Rights Clinic and 18 organizations released a major report documenting and analyzing the role that hate speech, rampant misinformation campaigns, and ultranationalism have played in the resurgence of oppression and human rights violations in the country.

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Recent Scholarship by HLS Faculty

Student Voices: Why Law?

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Students from the current J.D. and LL.M. classes talk about their inspirations for pursuing a legal education.