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  • Cases in Brief: Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife with Richard Lazarus

    April 29, 2022

    In this installment of “Cases in Brief,” Harvard Law Professor Richard Lazarus ’79 discusses the landmark citizen-suit case, Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife (1992), which hindered the ability to bring environmental citizen suits for much of the 1990s.

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    ‘I’d love it if poetry was required reading for law school’

    April 19, 2022

    In celebration of National Poetry Month, HLS lecturer and poet Jessica Fjeld reads a passage from a poem by Terrance Hayes, and discusses the importance of poetry in building empathy and connection.

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    Cases in Brief: Powell v. Alabama with Dehlia Umunna

    April 5, 2022

    In the first of the series, “Cases in Brief,” Harvard Law Professor Dehlia Umunna discusses the infamous “Scottsboro Boys” case, Powell v. Alabama (1932), in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled for the first time that defendants in capital cases have the right to adequate legal counsel.

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    Reflections of the Class of 2021

    May 27, 2021

    As this academic year comes to a close, graduating J.D.s and LL.M.s reflect on their law school experience and share their hopes for the future.

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    Emily Broad Leib ’08 on the rise in food insecurity and the need for a national food strategy

    May 10, 2021

    Emily M. Broad Leib ’08, faculty director of the Food Law and Policy Clinic, discusses food insecurity and the challenges and crises in the U.S. food system, which have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Clinic Stories: Democracy Brewing

    September 17, 2019

    With the help of Harvard Law School's Transactional Law Clinics, Democracy Brewing has become the first brewery in Massachusetts to launch as a worker-owned business.

  • Moving Pictures

    August 3, 2016

    Harvard Law 3Ls Andrea Clay and Sam Koplewicz are two of the student filmmakers with the Harvard Law Documentary Studio ('Doc Studio'), a student organization that aims to produce original documentaries that explore social and policy issues.

  • Angle on Degrees: Commencement 2016

    June 3, 2016

    On May 26, from sunup to sundown, Harvard Law School celebrated its new group of graduates on Holmes Field, in front of Langdell Library. Here is a snapshot--several, to be precise--capturing the ebb and flow of ten hours of nonstop activity, celebration and accomplishment, as only a bird (or a well-placed GoPro) can.

  • Reflections of the Class of 2016: Favorite Memory

    May 27, 2016

    J.D.'s and LL.M's from the class of 2016 share some favorite memories of their time at HLS.

  • Reflections of the Class of 2016: The Community

    May 24, 2016

    J.D.s and LL.M.s from the class of 2016 describe what they like best about the Harvard Law School Community.

  • Reflections of the Class of 2016: One word

    May 19, 2016

    This year, J.D.s and LL.M.s from the class of 2016 were asked to describe their Harvard Law School experience in one word.

  • Harvard Muslim Law Students Association launches #yourvoicematters community-building campaign

    December 23, 2015

    The Harvard Muslim Law Students Association (MLSA) started a social media campaign to create a network of mentorship for Muslim American youth who are harmed and discouraged by Islamophobic sentiment. Using the hashtag #yourvoicematters, the students hope to generate a positive dialogue focused on reclaiming and celebrating Muslim identity.

  • 2015 Ames Moot Court Competition Gallery

    November 24, 2015

    A look behind the scenes of the final round of Harvard Law School’s 2015 Ames Moot Court Competition, one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy in the country.

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    Deval Patrick ’82 returns to Harvard to deliver Commencement Address

    June 1, 2015

    Deval Patrick `82, who recently concluded two terms as the 71st governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, was Harvard’s 2015 commencement speaker.

  • On the Bench, Commencement 2015 (video)

    June 1, 2015

    Always a popular photo spot, the Harvard Law School sign (and sometimes bench) is even more popular at graduation. This time-lapse video, taken on May 28, condenses six hours of foot-traffic to and from Commencement ceremonies into two minutes.

  • Voices from the Class of 2015 (video)

    June 1, 2015

    In this video, first shown during HLS Commencement ceremonies on May 28, 2015,  students look back on their unique experiences and shared journey at Harvard Law School.

  • Students honored at class day ceremony

    May 28, 2015

    A number of Harvard Law students from the Class of ’15 received special awards this year during the 2015 Class Day ceremony on May 27. The students were recognized for their outstanding leadership, citizenship, compassion and dedication to their studies and the profession.

  • “Winner takes all” at the 2015 Public Interest Auction

    May 8, 2015

    Karaoke with five HLS professors. A fashion shopping spree with Professor I. Glenn Cohen ’03. A classic movie night with Dean Martha Minow. These were just a few of the unique experiences auctioned off at the 21st annual Public Interest Auction on April 9th.

  • In Memoriam – Spring 2015

    May 4, 2015

    1940-1949 Leonard C. Meeker ’40
    Nov. 29, 2014
    (Obituary) Alfred G. Boylan ’42
    March 8, 2015
    (Obituary) Lester A.

  • Harvard Law School’s faculty portraits: A backdrop for daily life at HLS

    April 24, 2015

    Located on the first and second floors of Wasserstein Hall—the heart of social and academic activity on the HLS campus—Harvard Law School's historic collection of faculty portraits provide a backdrop for the daily routines and informal interactions of students and faculty members.