EJW Fellowship Info Session
March 24, 2022
Explore the possibilities of gaining 2 years of support at the job of your dreams with an innovative project at a U.S.-based organization by hearing from the Equal Justice Works Foundation.
Post-Graduate Fellowship Insider (2021)
September 22, 2021
Watch this video with Fellowships Director Judy Murciano for an overview of fellowships, grants, and scholarships that will support public interest work, study, research, and entrepreneurship in the U.S. and abroad.
Cancelled – Alumni New York City Public Interest Reception
March 12, 2020
Unfortunately, given the uncertainty surrounding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and consistent with Harvard University's policies regarding travel and gatherings, we will be cancelling our Public Interest Reception in NYC on March 19.
12 Months of Diversity & Inclusion Opportunities
January 2, 2019
A comprehensive listing of diversity scholarships, clerkships, mentorships, internships, conventions, and job fairs available to law students.
Speaking Up for the Voiceless
January 2, 2019
"The point is not just to protect victims and hold people accountable—the deterrence function—but to make sure we’re using our resources to effectively address what led the person to commit this act."
Website Secure Content Login Now through HarvardKey
November 29, 2018
The HLS website has moved to HarvardKey. This means secure webpages that use LDAP (HLS Me) credentials to log in will now require HarvardKey credentials instead. There will be a new login screen that will prompt you to enter your HarvardKey with two-factor authentication. Once logged in, you’ll be able to view content on the HLS website.
If you have any questions or problems logging in, please contact ITS at 617-495-0722 or submit a ticket through the HLS Administrative Services Hub.
Top New York Child Welfare Advocate Joins Government
October 12, 2018
Stephanie Gendell '98, a veteran advocate with Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, has joined the New York City Administration for Children’s Services.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Hired HLS alum, Ayirini Fonseca-Sabune ’12, as the City’s Chief Democracy Officer
October 12, 2018
"What I bring to it is really being out in the community, figuring out why people don’t vote, supporting them, figuring out how to engage with them and making it easier to vote in New York,”
New Study Looks at the Motivations of Aspiring Law Students
September 26, 2018
A highly anticipated new survey of thousands of undergraduates and first-year law students found that the top four most-cited reasons for pursuing law school are: providing a pathway to a career in politics, government or public service; having a passion and high interest in legal work; creating opportunities to give back to others; and the desire to be an advocate for social change.
Fatma and Bryn have long wanted to have children, and, after administrators at a Fort Worth-based USCCB affiliate invited Fatma to visit and learn about the affiliate’s work with unaccompanied refugee children, decided they wanted to become foster parents for a refugee child and asked to start the licensing process. However, when in their first interview they revealed that they were a married same-sex couple, the affiliate’s Director of International Foster Care informed them that they would not be permitted to apply to be foster parents because their family structure did not “mirror the Holy Family.”
30 Under 30, Class of ’18: Lauren Blodgett, Immigration Lawyer
February 7, 2018
"Brooklyn is where I get to perform my super-power of being an immigration attorney!"
Clerkship Opportunity in Houston
June 15, 2017
Judge Keith Ellison, US District Court Judge in Houston, Texas has a clerkship opening, effective immediately. The new clerkship position was granted because of a…
A group of movement lawyering practitioners & educators, in collaboration with Law for Black Lives, CUNY-CLEAR, the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG-NIP), and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), invites you to apply for the first-ever online Movement Lawyering Bootcamp with a series of six interactive online education and discussion sessions. Apply by 11:549 pm on Monday, May 15.
When: Thursday, April 20, 6-8pm
Where: American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California
39 Drumm St
San Francisco, CA 94111
Please RSVP. We look forward to seeing you there!
The President’s Role in Advancing Criminal Justice Reform
January 19, 2017
How we treat citizens who make mistakes (even serious mistakes), pay their debt to society, and deserve a second chance reflects who we are as a people and reveals a lot about our character and commitment to our founding principles. And how we police our communities and the kinds of problems we ask our criminal justice system to solve can have a profound impact on the extent of trust in law enforcement and significant implications for public safety.
In Major Capital Punishment Case, Court Rules Florida’s Death Penalty Law Unconstitutional
October 19, 2016
Florida's Supreme Court rules in favor of severe restrictions to the use of the death penalty in Florida, a state which ranks fourth in the country in total number of executions in the last 40 years.