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Who needs foreign law?

In a globalized society and economy, knowledge of foreign law is important for legal practitioners, says Professor Mary Ann Glendon.

The journey of an idealist

Ambassador Samantha Power ‘99, now teaching at HLS and the Kennedy School, shares her story in a new memoir.

Daniel Tarullo joins the HLS faculty

The former governor of the Federal Reserve Board is a specialist in international economic regulation, banking law, and international law.


New roles for Sabrinah Ardalan ’02

Ardalan, who teaches in the fields of immigration and refugee law and advocacy, is named clinical professor of law and faculty director of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program.

Learning from the past to appreciate the present

In his chair lecture as the inaugural Jerome A. and Joan L. Cohen Professor of East Asian Legal Studies, Professor William Alford ’77 draws from Confucius and contemporary China.

An exchange of ideas

Under a cooperative agreement, HLS Professors I.Glenn Cohen '03, Holger Spamann S.J.D. '09 and Lucie White '81 teach at the Institute d'Etudes Politique de Paris (Sciences Po).


Basking in that Oslo glow

2017 was a year of notable accomplishments for Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic, and for Bonnie Docherty ’01, associate director of Armed Conflict and Civilian Protection and lecturer on law at HLS.

War or peace?

Professor of Practice Naz K. Modirzadeh ’02, founding director of the HLS Program on International Law and Armed Conflict, discusses its new report on international law and wars that seem to have no end.

Ruth Okediji joins the HLS faculty

An authority on international intellectual property law and global economic regulation, Professor Okediji LL.M. '91 S.J.D. '96 will also serve on the board of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.


Noah Feldman on HLS’s new Program on Jewish and Israeli Law

The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law will explore some of the most rich and interesting problems in Jewish legal thought and contemporary Israeli legal politics.

Trade surplus

International trade traditionally has been a Harvard Law School strength, but since Professor Mark Wu's arrival in 2011, educational opportunities in the field have exploded.