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News from the Graduate Program

Commencement 2022

Commencement 2022

Back to school

During an “exciting and gratifying year,” Dionne Koller Fine LL.M. ’22, a tenured professor of law, became a student again.

Read about Dionne on Harvard Law Today

A focus on empowerment

Jesselina Rana LL.M. ’22, a social entrepreneur from Nepal, focuses on human rights and women’s health.

Read about Jessalina on Harvard Law Today

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Honoring the “poet of salsa”

Honoring the “poet of salsa”

Grammy-winning musician, actor, and activist Rubén Blades LL.M. ’85 receives the Harvard Arts Medal for his contributions to education and the public good.

Read the story in The Harvard Gazette

Ruben Blades sings with the Harvard Jazz Band

J.D.s and LL.M.s collaborate and connect

J.D.s and LL.M.s collaborate and connect

Members of the 2022 HLS Jessup team+

After advancing to the international rounds, Harvard Law School’s team — five JD students, coached by Shayan Khan LL.M. ’22 —  emerged as champions of the 2021-2022 Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition.

Read their story on Harvard Law Today

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Alumni in the News

Alumni in the News

Tech-driven healthcare at home

Zikho Pali LL.M. ’18 is co-founder and COO of Quro Medical, a digital health company offering Africa’s first tech-driven Hospital at Home program.

Watch a CNN report featuring the company

Accidental feminist

Salomé Gómez-Upegui LL.M. ’18 has published a collection of essays that melds feminist theory with her personal experience as a Latina woman coming of age in a deeply conservative culture.

Read about the book here

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Ayesha Malik is sworn in as a justice of Pakistan's Supreme Court

Ayesha Malik LL.M. ’99 is appointed to the Supreme Court of Pakistan

In an event that has been called historic, empowering, and controversial, she has become the first woman to serve on Court in the country’s 75-year history.

Read about her appointment on Harvard Law Today

Hilary Charlesworth S.J.D. ’86 elected to the International Court of Justice

Charlesworth, a law professor and renowned scholar of international law, joins Yuji Iwasawa LL.M. ’78 and Nawaf Salam LL.M. ’91 as the third HLS graduate currently serving on the Court.

Read about her election on Harvard Law Today

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On Campus

On Campus

  • International Night: The LL.M. Class of 2022 celebrates their global community
  • Commencement:  HLS will celebrate with the Classes of 2022, 2021 and 2020 in May

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Recent Accomplishments by our S.J.D.s

Recent Accomplishments by our S.J.D.s

Current candidates and recent alumni share their publications, honors, and teaching appointments.

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