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  • Lerae Kroon ’14

    Exemplary clinical students recognized

    May 30, 2014

    Harvard Law School's Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs has honored two graduating students who exemplify putting theory into practice through clinical work. This year’s honorees are Lerae Kroon ’14 and Brett Heeger ’14.

  • Students honored at Class Day ceremony

    May 28, 2014

    A number of Harvard Law students received special awards this year during the 2014 Class Day ceremony on May 28. The honored students were recognized for their outstanding leadership, citizenship, compassion and dedication to their studies and the profession.

  • Professor David Barron

    Senate confirms David Barron for U.S. Court of Appeals

    May 22, 2014

    Harvard Law School Professor David J. Barron '94, an expert in administrative law and the separation of powers, has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

  • Tomiko Brown-Nagin

    Brown-Nagin participates in panel on legacy of Brown and civil rights statutes

    May 21, 2014

    On May 14, 2014, Harvard Law School Professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin, along with Bruce Ackerman of Yale Law School and Steven Calabresi of Northwestern Law School participated in a discussion at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia titled “The Civil Rights Movement: Redefining the Meaning of Equality.”

  • In Memoriam – Summer 2014 Bulletin

    May 15, 2014

    1930-1939 Morris Gamm ’33
    Feb. 3, 2014 (Obituary) John B. Dolan ’36
    Feb. 15, 2014 (Obituary) Walter D. Harris…

  • Mack Chair lecture - Sit ins 50 years ago

    Kenneth Mack reappraises the sit-in cases, 50 years later (video)

    May 13, 2014

    Harvard Law School Professor Kenneth Mack ‘91 delivered a talk, “The Sit-In Cases After Fifty Years: A Reappraisal,” on the occasion of his appointment as the inaugural Lawrence Biele Professor of Law.

  • Deborah Anker

    Anker on Immigration Rights: ‘We need civil Gideon’

    May 9, 2014

    For three decades, Deborah Anker has encouraged students to pursue a more generous immigration policy.

  • Bert Fields

    A conversation with Bertram Fields ’52

    May 5, 2014

    There is no one in Hollywood—indeed, throughout the entire entertainment industry—who doesn’t know the name Bert Fields.

  • Conor Ahern ’15, Molly Cohen ’14 and Maurica Thomas

    Two Harvard Law students present winning policy proposals to Boston mayor

    May 5, 2014

    Two Harvard Law School students and a Suffolk Law student were the winners of the “Memo to the Mayor” writing competition. The three winners had the opportunity to present their winning proposals to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh at City Hall on April 18.

  • School network consortium partners with Cyberlaw Clinic to create privacy toolkit for school systems

    May 1, 2014

    With the help of the Cyberlaw Clinic, the Consortium of School Networks (“CoSN”) released the Protecting Privacy in Connected Learning Toolkit. The toolkit, issued in March as part of CoSN’s new Protecting Privacy in Connected Learning initiative, provides an in-depth, step-by-step privacy guide is to help school system leaders navigate complex federal laws and related issues.

  • Spring break road trips lead to the clinic, the delta, and the desert 5

    Spring break road trips lead to the clinic, the delta, and the desert

    April 30, 2014

    From March 15-23, many Harvard Law students used their spring break to learn about the law outside the classroom.

  • Tomiko Brown-Nagin

    Brown-Nagin reflects on Schuette and justices’ differences on racial discrimination (video)

    April 25, 2014

    Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, upholding Michigan’s ban on the use of race in university admissions, Harvard Law School Professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin appeared on MSNBC’s “Last Word” to discuss the divide in the Supreme Court’s on race.

  • Esme Caramello

    Esme Caramello appointed clinical professor of law at Harvard Law School

    April 25, 2014

    Esme Caramello '99 has been appointed Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Caramello has been a lecturer on law and clinical instructor at the law school as well as deputy director of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

  • Christopher Bavitz

    Christopher T. Bavitz appointed clinical professor of law at Harvard Law School

    April 25, 2014

    Christopher T. Bavitz has been appointed Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Bavitz has been a Clinical Instructor and Lecturer on Law at HLS and is Managing Director of the Cyberlaw Clinic at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society.

  • David Singleton '91 and Jessica Frisina ’14

    Two receive the Gary Bellow Public Service Award

    April 24, 2014

    In an April 16th ceremony, Harvard Law School student Jessica Frisina ’14 and alumnus David Singleton ’91 were honored with the Gary Bellow Public Service Award.

  • PATHS Clinical Fellows

    HLS report illustrates pervasiveness of Type 2 diabetes epidemic in NJ

    April 17, 2014

    The Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) recently released an insightful and action-oriented report on the landscape of type 2 diabetes in New Jersey. The report serves as a resource for diabetes advocates and offers detailed policy recommendations for the prevention and management of the disease.

  • Michael Weiner speaks at a press conference

    In Memoriam: Michael Weiner ‘86

    April 16, 2014

    In a tribute to his colleague and HLS classmate, Dave Prouty '86, general counsel of the Major League Baseball Players Association, described Michael Weiner ‘86 as the “most beloved man in baseball.”

  • Kristin Fleschner '14 [right] running with friend/guide Jess Kochman

    Running the marathon, no end in sight: A blind Harvard Law student takes on the challenge (video)

    April 15, 2014

    For Kristin Fleschner ’14, running in next week’s Boston Marathon is a way to fight back against the bombing that terrorized last year’s runners. She has worked for the federal government in national security since 2008, and she’ll continue her work for the federal government after she graduates from Harvard Law School this spring.

  • Shaina Wamsley ’14

    HLS Student wins 2014 Law Student Ethics Award

    April 11, 2014

    Harvard Law School’s Legal Services Center student, Shaina Wamsley J.D. ’14, will receive the 2014 Law Student Ethics Award from the Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.

  • Gasser appointed to Global Commission on Internet Governance’s new Research Advisory Network

    April 4, 2014

    Harvard Law School Professor of Practice Urs Gasser LL.M. ’03 is among the twenty-five distinguished scholars and internationally recognized experts appointed to the Global Commission on Internet Governance’s (GCIG) new Research Advisory Network (RAN).

  • “All bids on deck” at the 2014 Public Interest Auction

    April 3, 2014

    A $400 shopping spree. A Silicon Valley tour of Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn and Facebook. Dinner and “Dungeons and Dragons.” A limited edition Ruth Bader Ginsburg…

  • Juvenile in Justice: HLS hosts photo exhibit by Richard Ross (video)

    March 28, 2014

    Credit: Lolita Parker Jr. Richard Ross is a photographer and professor of art based in Santa Barbara, California. His photo project, Juvenile In Justice, turns…

  • Nancy Gertner

    Nancy Gertner receives the Margaret Brent Lawyers of Achievement Award

    March 18, 2014

    Harvard Law School Professor of Practice Nancy Gertner has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award, established by the ABA Commission on the Status of Women in the Profession.

  • Dean Minow delivers reconciliation lecture in South Africa (video)

    March 6, 2014

    Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow gave the Third Annual Reconciliation Lecture at the University of the Free State in South Africa on Feb. 24. The speech, titled “Forgiveness, Law and Justice,” focused on forgiveness of people, societies and nations and the role the law plays in helping reconciliation after a wrongdoing.

  • Preet Bharara and Mindy Kaling are Harvard Law School’s 2014 Class Day Speakers

    March 5, 2014

    Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Mindy Kaling, actress, comedian and writer, were selected as this year’s speakers for the Class Day ceremonies at Harvard Law School.

  • The newest justice, in august company

    September 1, 2005

    John G. Roberts Jr. '79 is the first graduate of Harvard Law School to become chief justice of the United States.

  • Building Vision

    September 1, 2004

    Designed for "modern scholarly living," the Harkness Commons has been the place on campus to get together after class, grab a cup of coffee or get a bite to eat since it opened with great fanfare in 1950.

  • Archibald Cox in his office at HLS

    Lessons in Courage

    July 1, 2004

    Professor Archibald Cox, 1912-2004, taught the nation what it means to be true to one's principles. Professor Emeritus Archibald Cox '37 died on May 29 at age 92. Tenured at Harvard Law School in 1946, he taught generations of students torts, administrative and constitutional law.

  • Nazi defendants in the first of the 13 Nuremberg war crimes trials on Nov. 11, 1945.

    Documenting Nuremberg

    April 1, 2004

    HLS Library digitizes more than 1 million pages of Nuremberg Trial documents

  • Woman in a crowd of men

    Lady in Waiting

    July 1, 2003

    A lone woman joins a line of men in Langdell Hall to register for the start of the 1954-55 school year.

  • A Man of Letters

    A Man of Letters

    April 1, 2003

    John Knox LL.M. '36 was not short on confidence. "My name will survive as long as man survives," he wrote while an HLS student, "because I am writing the greatest diary that has ever been written."

  • The Stuff That Elections Are Made Of

    September 1, 2002

    HLS students fill envelopes for Thomas J. O'Connor Jr., a Democratic candidate for U.S. senator from Massachusetts in 1960. Though O'Connor lost, student Democrats got to cheer some winners that year--including Senator John F. Kennedy, who spoke via telephone to an overflow crowd in Sanders Theatre during his campaign for president, according to the HLS yearbook.

  • David Erne with fugitive Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic

    Freelance Diplomat

    September 1, 2002

    In 30 years of practicing law, corporate bankruptcy attorney David Erne '68 had been in many negotiations--but none like this one.

  • Robert

    Man of Steel

    September 1, 2002

    When Robert "Steve" Miller Jr. '66 got a call from Bethlehem Steel's board last year asking him to assume the flagging company's reins as chairman and CEO, he accepted in a matter of hours.

  • Juan Manuel García-Passalacqua

    Talking About a Revolution

    September 1, 2002

    Radio talk show host Juan Manuel García-Passalacqua '62 is urging his listeners--again--to go out and demonstrate. This time it's to stop the U.S. Navy from testing weapons on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.

  • At Your Service

    July 1, 2002

    Nicole De Sario '03 clears tables after lunch at the CASPAR Emergency Center for the homeless in Cambridge, as part of Harvard Law School's inaugural Springfest Volunteer Service Day on April 20. About 300 students took part in the event, which also included work at the Charles River Earth Day Cleanup, Habitat for Humanity, and the Greater Boston Food Bank.

  • A Swing in Their Step

    April 1, 2002

    Steve Stiglitz '02 and Carrie Campbell '04 twirl around the Hark during a swing dance party in October sponsored by the Ballroom Dance Society of HLS.