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Harvard Law School provides students with the opportunity to learn about disability law and policy in the United States and around the world through course work, experiential learning, and the award-winning Harvard Law School Project on Disability. Issues addressed include access to education, employment, housing, and international human rights, and approaches to effective lawyering include counseling, legislative drafting, policy advice, and both impact and individual litigation.

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65 Years, Countless Voices: Haben Girma ’13

Haben Girma ’13, the first deaf-blind student to graduate from HLS, discusses her advocacy on behalf of individuals with disabilities and her work at the…


HLS Professors

Visiting Professors & Lecturers


Education Law Clinic / Trauma & Learning Policy Initiative

The Education Law Clinic is part of a program called the Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative (TLPI), a nationally recognized collaboration between Harvard Law School…

Employment Law Clinic

The Employment Law Clinic focuses on rights in the workplace, with a particular emphasis on state and federal laws that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation…

Housing Law Clinic

The Housing Law Clinic represents tenants who are facing evictions by private market and subsidized landlords. Students also have the opportunity to participate in the…

Research Programs and Centers