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Historic and empowering

Ayesha Malik LL.M. '99 is the first women to serve on Pakistan's Supreme Court in the country’s 75-year history.

An international justice

Hilary Charlesworth S.J.D. '86 joins Yuji Iwasawa LL.M. ’78 and Nawaf Salam LL.M. ’91 on the International Court of Justice.


Three alumni collaborate on a major research study on opportunities for social enterprises in Ibero-America.



Finding her role in a complex place

As a young human rights lawyer, Rez Gardi LL.M. ’19's journey has taken her to the country her activist parents fled.

The new U.S. Trade Representative

Katherine Tai '01 brings legal expertise, political savvy, and a deep commitment to American workers to her new role.

Trusted to listen

Nicolette Waldman ’13 dedicates her career to documenting human rights violations.


Finding human solutions to global problems

Ten years after graduation, Aminta Ossom ’09 returns to HLS to teach in the International Human Rights Clinic.

Changing behavior to save lives

The World Health Organization taps Cass Sunstein ’78, the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard, to chair its Technical Advisory Group on Behavioural Insights and Sciences for Health.

Prepared for the challenge

As students, they participated in the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program; as lawyers, they continue to work in this increasingly challenging — and fulfilling — field.