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Harvard Law students learn many different ideas about and competing explanations of the concept of law, as taught by some of America’s most accomplished legal philosophers and theorists in areas such as natural law, legal positivism, legal realism, critical legal studies, and much more.

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Making Rights Real: The Ghana Project Clinic

The Making Rights Real Clinic will build on a partnership between Professor White, Harvard Law School students, University of Ghana Law School faculty and students,…

Veterans Law and Disability Benefits Clinic

Students in the Clinic work to protect the rights of veterans and their families and persons with disabilities. Students can select among three project areas:…

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Advanced Issues in Administrative Law and Theory Spring 2023 Seminar Adrian Vermeule, Cass Sunstein
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Advanced Topics in Jewish Law and Legal Theory Spring 2023 Reading Group Noah Feldman
Animal Law Spring 2023 Course Kristen Stilt
Class and Racial Justice Spring 2023 Reading Group Christopher Lewis
Comparative Law: Why Law? The Experience of China Spring 2023 Course William Alford
Competing Values: Freedom, Equality, Property, & Democracy Spring 2023 Reading Group Joseph Singer
Conceptions of Legal Entities Spring 2023 Seminar Reinier Kraakman
Constitutional Law: First Amendment Fall 2022 Course Richard Parker
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