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Phil Torrey on ‘crimmigration’

Phil Torrey on ‘crimmigration’

June 22, 2018

‘Crimmigration’—the intersection of criminal and immigration law—is the newest policy area for the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC). In addition to its broader advocacy clinic, HIRC offers Phil Torrey’s crimmigration clinic in the spring: an opportunity for students to gain direct experience working on and contributing to case law in this young field.

Minow named University Professor

June 19, 2018
Minow named University Professor

Renowned human rights expert Martha Minow, the Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence at Harvard Law School and a Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, has been named a University Professor, Harvard’s highest faculty honor. Minow, who was dean of Harvard Law School from 2009 to 2017, will begin her appointment on July 1.

Futures in Focus

June 13, 2018
Futures in Focus

As they prepared to graduate, four members of the Class of 2018 took time to reflect on their unique interests and share experiences they will take from their time at Harvard Law.

Cameron Clark ’18 wins Gary Bellow Public Service Award

June 13, 2018
Cameron Clark ’18 wins Gary Bellow Public Service Award

Cameron Clark ’18 is the winner of this year’s Gary Bellow Public Service Award, established in 2001 to honor the late Harvard Law professor Gary Bellow, his commitment to public service, and his innovative approach to the analysis and practice of law.

For HLS grads Jonathan Kaufman and Lillian Langford, a 1L summer abroad set careers in motion

June 11, 2018
For HLS grads Jonathan Kaufman and Lillian Langford, a 1L summer abroad set careers in motion

As dozens of HLS students plan to pursue public service work abroad this summer, Jonathan Kaufman ’06 and Lillian Langford JD/MPP ’13 recall that seeds planted during their own 1L summers grew, strongly and directly, into the work they are doing today