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LL.M. Advisors

LL.M. Advisors provide individual guidance on course selection, hold regular group meetings to review key questions and foster a sense of community, and serve as resources for other aspects of academic and student life at Harvard. Learn more about the LL.M. Advisors and their dissertation topics below.

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  • Sam Bookman

    Evaluation and Future Frontiers of the Commonwealth Model of Constitutional Design

    Sam Bookman

    Evaluation and Future Frontiers of the Commonwealth Model of Constitutional Design

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    Learn more about Sam
  • Angel Cabrera Silva

    Democratization from Below: Human Rights, Resistance and Progressive Democracy

    Angel Cabrera Silva

    Democratization from Below: Human Rights, Resistance and Progressive Democracy

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    Learn more about Angel
  • Evelyn Douek

    Cross-Border Speech: Free Trade in Free Speech, Wars of Words, and Antidotes to Populism

    Evelyn Douek

    Cross-Border Speech: Free Trade in Free Speech, Wars of Words, and Antidotes to Populism

    Learn more about Evelyn
    Learn more about Evelyn
  • Brenda Dvoskin

    Regulation of Speech on Social Media from the Perspective of Disadvantaged Groups

    Brenda Dvoskin

    Regulation of Speech on Social Media from the Perspective of Disadvantaged Groups

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    Learn more about Brenda
  • Robin Morgan

    Beyond the Specifics: The Costs and Benefits of Rules vs Standards-based Approaches to Reforming the Taxation of Financial Instruments

    Robin Morgan

    Beyond the Specifics: The Costs and Benefits of Rules vs Standards-based Approaches to Reforming the Taxation of Financial Instruments

    Learn more about Robin
    Learn more about Robin
  • Leeor Ofer

    Midstream Expropriation: Regulating Unilateral Revisions to the Voting Bargain Struck at the IPO

    Leeor Ofer

    Midstream Expropriation: Regulating Unilateral Revisions to the Voting Bargain Struck at the IPO

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    Learn more about Leeor
  • Ikechukwu Bernard Okafor

    Integration of Corporate Financial Markets in Africa through Fintech Platforms: A Sustainable Development Approach

    Ikechukwu Bernard Okafor

    Integration of Corporate Financial Markets in Africa through Fintech Platforms: A Sustainable Development Approach

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    Learn more about Ikechukwu
  • Nicolás Parra-Herrera

    Mapping ADR Temperaments: Experimentation of Conflict Resolution in Colombia

    Nicolás Parra-Herrera

    Mapping ADR Temperaments: Experimentation of Conflict Resolution in Colombia

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    Learn more about Nicolás
  • Dan Rohde

    Smith’s Vision: An Inquiry into the Monetary and Corporate Foundations of Employment, 1765-1800

    Dan Rohde

    Smith’s Vision: An Inquiry into the Monetary and Corporate Foundations of Employment, 1765-1800

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    Learn more about Dan
  • Guy Rubinstein

    Group-Based Remedies for Systemic Discrimination in U.S. Criminal Justice

    Guy Rubinstein

    Group-Based Remedies for Systemic Discrimination in U.S. Criminal Justice

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    Learn more about Guy
  • Sangroula Swechhya

    Sangroula Swechhya

  • Shelly Simana

    The “CRISPR Revolution”: The Law of Gene Editing

    Shelly Simana

    The “CRISPR Revolution”: The Law of Gene Editing

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    Learn more about Shelly

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Legal Research, Writing and Analysis I (LRWA I) Teaching Assistants

Legal Research, Writing and Analysis I (LRWA I) Teaching Assistants lead small-group discussions and answer questions arising out of the LRWA I lectures offered during Orientation, and offer feedback on the essay exercise. Learn more about the LRWA I Teaching Assistants and their dissertation topics below.

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  • Samuel Beswick

    The Discoverability of Mistakes of Law

    Samuel Beswick

    The Discoverability of Mistakes of Law

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    Learn more about Sam
  • Sarah Deibler

    Forced Marriage and Sex under the Khmer Rouge: The Impact of Gendered Constructions of Victims, Sexual Agency, and Sexual Harm in International Criminal Law

    Sarah Deibler

    Forced Marriage and Sex under the Khmer Rouge: The Impact of Gendered Constructions of Victims, Sexual Agency, and Sexual Harm in International Criminal Law

    Learn more about Sarah
    Learn more about Sarah
  • Evelyn Douek

    Cross-Border Speech: Free Trade in Free Speech, Wars of Words, and Antidotes to Populism

    Evelyn Douek

    Cross-Border Speech: Free Trade in Free Speech, Wars of Words, and Antidotes to Populism

    Learn more about Evelyn
    Learn more about Evelyn
  • Robin Morgan

    Beyond the Specifics: The Costs and Benefits of Rules vs Standards-based Approaches to Reforming the Taxation of Financial Instruments

    Robin Morgan

    Beyond the Specifics: The Costs and Benefits of Rules vs Standards-based Approaches to Reforming the Taxation of Financial Instruments

    Learn more about Robin
    Learn more about Robin
  • Dan Rohde

    Smith’s Vision: An Inquiry into the Monetary and Corporate Foundations of Employment, 1765-1800

    Dan Rohde

    Smith’s Vision: An Inquiry into the Monetary and Corporate Foundations of Employment, 1765-1800

    Learn more about Dan
    Learn more about Dan

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Teaching Assistants for Writing Support

Writing Workshop Teaching Assistants

Writing Workshop TAs offer advice and support to LL.M.s writing the 50-page LL.M. Paper, including guidance on identifying a topic and selecting a supervisor, support with research and writing, and coordinating presentations of work in progress. Learn more about the Writing Workshop Teaching Assistants and their dissertation topics below.

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  • Beatriz Botero Arcila

    Decentralizing and then Recentralizing: The Place of Economic Developments in the Legal Reforms and Design of the Territorial Organization in Colombia and Mexico

    Beatriz Botero Arcila

    Decentralizing and then Recentralizing: The Place of Economic Developments in the Legal Reforms and Design of the Territorial Organization in Colombia and Mexico

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    Learn more about Beatriz
  • David Costigan

    JD '19

    David Costigan

    JD '19

  • Sannoy Das

    Princes, Politicians and Industrialists: India’s Approaches to International Trade Law

    Sannoy Das

    Princes, Politicians and Industrialists: India’s Approaches to International Trade Law

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    Learn more about Sannoy
  • Il-Young Jung

    Constitutional Limitations on War Power and the ‘Peace Constitution’

    Il-Young Jung

    Constitutional Limitations on War Power and the ‘Peace Constitution’

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    Learn more about Il-Young
  • Fady Khoury

    Constitutional Design in Divided Societies: Consociational Theory and Its Gaps

    Fady Khoury

    Constitutional Design in Divided Societies: Consociational Theory and Its Gaps

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    Learn more about Fady
  • Regina Larrea Maccise

    Graduate Student Associate, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

    Regina Larrea Maccise

    Graduate Student Associate, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

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    Learn more about Regina
  • Oren Tamir

    Constitutional Leadership and the Separation of Powers: A Comparative Perspective on the Process of Executive Branch Dominance

    Oren Tamir

    Constitutional Leadership and the Separation of Powers: A Comparative Perspective on the Process of Executive Branch Dominance

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    Learn more about Oren
  • Marzieh Tofighi Darian

    Islamic Judicial Review: Maslaha (Public Interest) and the Principle of Proportionality

    Marzieh Tofighi Darian

    Islamic Judicial Review: Maslaha (Public Interest) and the Principle of Proportionality

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    Learn more about Marzieh

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Coordinators for Workshop for Short Writing Projects

Coordinators for Workshop for Short Writing Projects offer advice and support to LL.M.s writing the 25-page Paper, including guidance on choosing topics and supervisors, writing research proposals, and addressing methodological and organizational issues. Learn more about the coordinators and their dissertation topics below.

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Harvard Empirical Legal Studies Series Coordinator

The Harvard Empirical Legal Studies (HELS) Series Coordinator designs and coordinates a yearlong program of talks and workshops by faculty from HLS and other institutions working on the forefront of empirical analysis in legal scholarship. Learn more about the Harvard Empirical Legal Studies Series.

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Graduate Forum Coordinator

The Graduate Forum Coordinator take the lead in creating, planning, and expanding activities and events to foster closer integration among students in the LL.M., J.D., and S.J.D. programs at HLS, including the HLS International Film Festival. Learn more about the Graduate Forum Coordinators and their dissertation topics below.

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  • Shani Shisha

    To Make Harder Those Acts Which Are Now Too Easy: A Consumer-Oriented Approach to Copyright Law

    Shani Shisha

    To Make Harder Those Acts Which Are Now Too Easy: A Consumer-Oriented Approach to Copyright Law

    Learn more about Shani
    Learn more about Shani