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    Vice Age

    July 28, 2021

    “Anna Lvovsky chronicles the policing of gay life in the mid-20th century.

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    Salute to justice

    June 14, 2021

    “I don’t think we are dominated by any one school of thought. I disagree with the judges that were appointed by the Republicans about as much as I disagree with the judges appointed by Democrats,” says Maggs.

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    A presidential journey

    June 14, 2021

    Obama covers well-known moments from that presidential campaign, such as the controversy that arose over his relationship with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, and lesser-known ones, such as a tense exchange with his then-rival Hillary Clinton on a tarmac.

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    HLS Authors: Selected Alumni Books Summer 2021

    June 14, 2021

    From the battles of Lev Gleason to a Civil War battle that changed a nation

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    Among the missing

    April 20, 2021

    For five years, Rayhan Asat LL.M. ’16 has been fighting to free her brother, a Uighur businessman who was detained by the Chinese government and placed in a Xinjiang internment camp.

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    ‘A sense of duty and honor’

    March 17, 2021

    In a Q&A with Harvard Law Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin ’87, who served as lead House impeachment manager, reflects on a time of trauma and hope.

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    ‘Our job is to bring accountability, and oversight, and transparency to government’

    February 10, 2021

    Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz ’87 recently spoke to Harvard Law Today about his work to ensure the integrity of the DOJ and beyond.

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    A Movement that Mattered

    October 20, 2020

    In “The Arab Winter: A Tragedy,” Feldman writes: “People whose political lives had been determined and shaped from the outside tried politics for themselves, and for a time succeeded. That this did not lead to constitutional democracy or even to a more decent life for most of those affected is not a reason to believe that the effort was meaningless.”

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    Hidden History

    October 15, 2020

    For Duckenfield, it was about learning about the past but also connecting it to the present. The people buried in these cemeteries deserve respect and attention, he says—no different from African Americans living now whose stories are often unknown and unseen by the larger population.

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    Looking Back, Looking Forward

    August 21, 2020

    After a health scare, William D. Zabel ’61 reflects on a life and career of making a difference for society and his clients—with more to come.

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    A Case for Compassion

    August 4, 2020

    Juliana (Ratner) Andonian ’17 went to law school for one reason and one reason only: to get people out of prison. She is now fulfilling that mission at a time when it could not be more urgent.

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    HLS Authors: Selected Alumni Books Summer 2020

    July 23, 2020

    From new takes on famous figures from American history to the stories of lesser-known figures, including two who resisted fascism in war-torn Europe and went on to become the authors’ parents

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    For the Sake of Argument

    July 23, 2020

    Singer seeks to help lawyers and the general public make reasoned arguments, promote civil discourse, and consider alternative perspectives.

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    A Sense of Place

    July 21, 2020

    Deirde Mask ’07, author of “The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power” illuminates the richness and history behind the seemingly prosaic numbers and names that mark the places in our lives in her book and talks about how the books came to be.

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    A Justice Reflects on Law and Life

    July 21, 2020

    In a book featuring speeches and writings over the course of his 30 years in the law, Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch ’91 offers “personal reflections on our Constitution, its separation of powers, and some of the challenges we face in preserving and protecting our republic today.”

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    Popular Opinion

    May 20, 2020

    Tushnet advocates for a new constitutional order that would move away from “judicial supremacy" and instead focus on empowering ordinary people to shape Americans’ understanding of the meaning of the Constitution.

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    Collector’s Items

    January 7, 2020

    The Harvard Law School Library offers a treasure-trove for legal historians. If one wanted to peruse, for example, a copy of the first printed collection of English statutes from the 15th century, there it would be. Yet, as three recent acquisitions demonstrate, the library also presents the lighter side of the law, with items that reveal the humor and personalities behind the cases and legal decisions that make history.

  • Andru Wall dressed in military uniform and classmate Andru Wall stand in from the the Seal of the Embassy of the the United States in Kabul

    Afghanistan Reunion

    January 7, 2020

    Classmates seek to bring peace and progress to a war-torn country

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    The Choosing People

    August 13, 2019

    Robert and Dale Mnookin never had any doubt that they areewish. But the question of who should be considered Jewish can be surprisingly tangled and fraught. That question is at the heart of Robert’s new book, “The Jewish American Paradox: Embracing Choice in a Changing World.”

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    A Home Victory

    July 30, 2019

    Recently elected mayor of his native Shreveport, Louisiana, Adrian Perkins ’18 seeks to rejuvenate the city he loves.

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    The Price Is Right

    July 15, 2019

    Sunstein details how government can best spend money to benefit the public