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  • The new world of college athletics

    August 3, 2021

    A landmark Supreme Court decision and an extension of Name, Image and Likeness rights to student athletes usher in a summer of change for the NCAA, says sports law expert Peter Carfagna ’79.

  • Digital art of a cat riding a rainbow.

    Memes for Sale? Making sense of NFTs

    May 19, 2021

    The high-priced sales of creative NFTs have recently become ubiquitous. Harvard Law Today asked intellectual property law expert Rebecca Tushnet to help make sense of the NFT boom.

  • Hollywood, Los Angeles street scene at night

    Hollywood’s next act

    April 22, 2021

    As Hollywood comes together to commemorate the Oscars, Harvard Law Lecturer and entertainment law expert Tara Kole '03 discusses the pandemic’s effect on the industry, the state of diversity in filmmaking, and what the current trajectory portends for the future.

  • Moot Court Madness

    Harvard team takes top spot in Moot Court Madness

    March 30, 2021

    Representing Harvard Law School in the inaugural NOCAP Sports Moot Court Competition, Eli Nachmany ’22 and Kit Metoyer ’22 took home the championship, besting a field of the nation’s top law schools. 

  • NCAA headquarters

    Amateurism under scrutiny as the NCAA comes before the Supreme Court

    March 30, 2021

    Is the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) violating antitrust law by limiting whether and how student-athletes can profit from their own labor, or are the organization’s long-established guardrails necessary to protect amateurism?

  • Robert Sitkoff speaking at a podium

    Sitkoff appointed to chair Drafting Committee for Uniform Act on Conflict of Laws in Trusts and Estates

    February 12, 2021

    Robert H. Sitkoff, the John L. Gray Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, has been appointed chair of the Uniform Law Commission's drafting committee for a Uniform Act on Conflict of Laws in Trusts and Estates.

  • GameStop storefront

    What the GameStop surge means for Wall Street

    February 3, 2021

    Professor Jesse Fried ’92, a leading expert in executive compensation and venture capital, helps make sense of what happened with the GameStop surge on Wall Street and points to the events’ potential long-term implications for the practice of short-selling.

  • Dean's Award 2020 Cover

    HLS staff honored for excellence at virtual ceremony

    September 30, 2020

    At a virtual ceremony hosted by Dean John F. Manning ’85, 15 members of the Harvard Law School community received the Dean’s Award for Excellence, which recognizes staff members who embody both the letter and spirit of excellence within the Harvard Law School community.

  • basketball in empty arena

    HLS sports law journal tackles publicity rights in college sports

    September 15, 2020

    The Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law publishes special edition focused on the NCAA and the rights of student-athletes to profit from their own name, likeness or image.

  • Baseball on Grass Field

    ‘It was a titanic struggle to make this happen’

    July 23, 2020

    HLS Lecturer Peter Carfagna ’79 discusses Major League Baseball’s return to play during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Langdell

    Exemplifying a pro bono public spirit

    May 20, 2020

    The Office of Clinical Pro Bono recognizes Class of 2020 clinical students who have exemplified a pro bono public spirit and demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to delivering high-quality legal services.

  • Tree with red leaves

    Summations: Reflections from the Class of 2020

    May 20, 2020

    Members of the Class of 2020 reflect on their interests and share experiences they will take from their time at Harvard Law.

  • Adam J. Toobin, Noopur Sen and Adira E. Levine

    Team of 1Ls win international negotiation challenge

    May 15, 2020

    Deftly adapting to a shift in both venue and format, and applying skills from their J-Term negotiation workshop, Harvard Law 1L students Adira E. Levine, Noopur Sen, and Adam J. Toobin were able to negotiate their way to victory in The Negotiation Challenge—an international contest drawing competitors from around the world.

  • Bob Beamon

    Sports, Law and Life: Olympic long jump record holder Bob Beamon visits HLS

    October 4, 2019

    In 1968, Bob Beamon leapt into the Olympic history books with a long jump that shattered the existing record by nearly two feet. Beamon brought the historic moment to life for a crowd gathered at Harvard Law School in September, where he joined a panel to discuss his work as a Special Olympics global ambassador.

  • Nancy Pinn receives staff appreciation award

    May 29, 2019

    Nancy Pinn, director of administration and student affairs in the Graduate Program, received the Suzanne L. Richardson Staff Appreciation Award during Harvard Law School’s Class Day exercises on Wednesday, May 29. 

  • Matt Seccombe at work

    Notes of a Nuremberg Documentarian

    July 19, 2016

    In his role at the HLS Library, Matt Seccombe spends much of his day sorting through roughly a million pages of horror, analyzing documents in the HLS Library’s Nuremberg Trials Collection—one of the most extensive collections in the world of documents from the trials of military and political leaders of Nazi Germany and other accused war criminals.

  • Derek Manners wins CLEA’s Outstanding Clinical Student Award

    June 2, 2016

    Derek Manners '16 is the winner of the Outstanding Clinical Student Award from the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). The award is presented annually to one student from each law school for his/her outstanding clinical coursework and contributions to the clinical community.