Class Day Speaker
Commencement Coverage from Harvard Law Today
On Class Day, May 23, U.S. Senator Jeff Flake told the Class of 2018 assembled on a sunny Holmes Field that they were entering the legal profession in a critical moment.
Members of the Harvard Law School Class of 2018 will gather this Wednesday and Thursday for two days of Commencement festivities, which will feature an address by U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), a send-off from Dean John Manning, and the presentation of various awards to students, staff and faculty.
In recognition of their demonstrated excellence in representing clients and undertaking advocacy or policy reform projects, Amy Volz ’18 and Ha Ryong Jung (Michael) ’18 were named the 2018 recipients of the David A. Grossman Exemplary Clinical Student Award, named in honor of the late Clinical Professor David Grossman ’88.
Raj Salhotra, who will graduate with a J.D. from Harvard Law School, has always had mentors to show him the way — from his parents to professors to politicians in his native Houston.
Professor of Practice Alex Whiting chose a personal story for his Last Lecture to the class of 2018, one about the development of, and lessons learned from, an unexpected relationship.