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  • six clinical students recognized for outstanding work.

    Office of Clinical and Pro Bono programs recognizes six students for outstanding work

    June 3, 2020

    This year, the Harvard Law School Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs has recognized six students from the Class of 2020 for their outstanding clinical and pro bono work.

  • Harvard Law School’s ‘outstanding’ housing rights advocacy work honored by Boston Bar Association

    October 7, 2019

    In September, two Harvard Law School clinics and their community partner organizations were recognized by the Boston Bar Association for their collaborative efforts to fight housing displacement in Boston.

  • Richard Barbecho ’19, the 2019 Andrew L. Kaufman Pro Bono Award winner.

    Richard Barbecho wins the Andrew L. Kaufman Pro Bono Service Award

    May 17, 2019

    Richard Barbecho ’19 is this year’s winner of the Andrew L. Kaufman Pro Bono Service Award, granted each year in honor of Professor Andrew Kaufman, who spearheaded the pro bono requirement at Harvard Law School.

  • A portrait of

    No Crime to Be Poor

    June 26, 2018

    There is no shortage of serious legal issues facing poor people in Greater St. Louis, especially people of color, says Blake Strode ’15, who was born and raised in the area. Just three years out of HLS, Strode is back home fighting the criminalization of poverty as executive director of ArchCity Defenders, a nonprofit civil rights law firm in St. Louis that has filed landmark cases that have already improved the lives of tens of thousands of low-income people.

  • Evolving and Adapting: The HLS Clinical Landscape 3

    Evolving and Adapting: The HLS Clinical Landscape

    June 26, 2018

    More than 100 years after students started the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, there are now 40 clinics and Student Practice Organizations at HLS, focused on everything from cyberlaw to veterans’ rights.

  • Margaret Kettles wins CLEA's Outstanding Clinical Student Award

    Margaret Kettles wins CLEA’s Outstanding Clinical Student Award

    May 14, 2018

    Margaret Kettles ’18 is the winner of the Outstanding Clinical Student Award from the Clinical Legal Education Association. An exemplary clinical student and advocate for public interest, Kettles served as the executive director of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau

  • Carrying on a legacy

    Carrying on a legacy

    January 18, 2018

    On Saturday, November 20, family, friends, students, and colleagues of the late Harvard Law School Clinical Professor David Grossman gathered at HLS to celebrate his life, honor his community activism, and support his fight for social justice at the second annual David A Grossman (DAG) Fund fundraiser.