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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.
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.
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…
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.
For three decades, Deborah Anker has encouraged students to pursue a more generous immigration policy.
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.
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.
From March 15-23, many Harvard Law students used their spring break to learn about the law outside the classroom.
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 '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 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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.