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A 1L summer abroad set careers in motion

For Chayes Fellows Jonathan Kaufman ’06 and Lillian Langford JD/MPP ’13, seeds planted during their 1L summers grew, strongly and directly, into the work they are doing today.

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Australian High Court Justice reflects on how legal systems deal with alternative facts

Stephen Gageler AC, LL.M. ’87, a justice of the High Court of Australia, returned to Harvard Law School to meet with faculty members, participate in classes, and speak on “Alternative Facts in the Courts.”

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A landmark lawsuit on intergenerational responsibility for the environment

Antonio Oposa LL.M. ’97 reflects on efforts to bring environmental sustainability to the Philippines.

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Jury finds former Bolivian president responsible for extrajudicial killings of indigenous people

The landmark litigation was a collaborative effort among the Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic and Bolivian lawyers, advocates, and community members, including Thomas Becker '06.

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Brexit and its implications for the UK financial services industry

London School of Economics expert Niamh Maloney LL.M. '93 spoke at HLS on legal and regulatory issues arising from the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union.

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From board work and transactions to running Poland's top football club

HLS “encouraged my belief that anything is possible,” says Darius Mioduski ’90. “That is how I live my life, doing things that are not always typical of a legal education.”

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Honoring a humanitarian with a generous gift

The family of the late Samuel Pisar LL.M. ’55 S.J.D. ’59,  a renowned international attorney, presidential adviser, and Holocaust survivor, has endowed a professorship and a fund to support the International Human Rights Clinic.

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The law and happiness in Bhutan

Through the work of Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck LL.M. ’07, Stephan Sonnenberg ’06, and others, this small country will soon open its first law school.

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A new judge on the Constitutional Court of Slovenia

Klemen Jaklič LL.M. ’00 S.J.D. ’11, who has taught at Harvard in various roles since 2008, has authored or co-authored more than 200 contributions in the field of constitutional law.

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Harvesting progress

Carol Wang ’13 and three military veterans who served in Afghanistan are building Rumi Spice, a small company designed to boost Afghanistan’s fledgling economy.

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Architect of the breakthrough

Two decades of work by Todd Stern ’77 to combat climate change comes to fruition in Paris, as 195 countries reach a landmark agreement to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

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