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Millions of people in the United States and billions more abroad adhere to faith traditions with legal systems that provide guidance on every aspect of human relations, from criminal justice to the makeup of the family. Through Harvard Law School’s courses, Religious Freedom Clinic, and various programs focused on Jewish and Israeli Law, Biblical Law and Christian Legal Studies, Islamic Law, and Law and Society in the Muslim World, students can explore a range of topics at the intersection of law and religion.

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Visiting Professors & Lecturers


International Human Rights Clinic

The International Human Rights Clinic advances human rights around the world while training the next generation of advocates. Working closely with expert clinicians, law students take the…

Religious Freedom Clinic

The clinic provides students a hands-on, supervised experience representing a diverse group of clients in legal matters raising First Amendment and religious liberty issues. As…

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