Skip to content

Interest Areas

LGBTQ+

  • Advanced Negotiation: Fugitive Negotiation

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: Negotiation Workshop Students who are registered for the Negotiation Workshop in the Winter or Spring are eligible to take Fugitive Negotiation this Fall. Exam

  • Semester in Human Rights

    September 29, 2022

    Required Class Component: Strategic Leadership & Advanced Human Rights Advocacy (2 fall classroom credits). Once a student is accepted into this clinic, the Office of…

  • Critical Corporate Theory Lab

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: By Permission. Students interested in applying to join the Lab should submit a short (300 word maximum) statement of interest to Professor Hanson. The…

  • International Human Rights Clinic

    September 29, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Students in the fall clinic must enroll in one of

  • When to Talk and When to Fight

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam By definition, equality and justice underscore our legal system. We face questions like: How do we apply the law…

  • Legal Innovation Through Design Thinking

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam Students participating in this Legal Innovation Through Design Thinking seminar will have the opportunity to: work collaboratively in small…

  • Communication, Law and Social Justice

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: One-Day Take-home This course will introduce students to the role that written, oral, and multi-media communications play in the development of…

  • Legal Profession – The New Market for Personal Legal Services: Ethical and Professional Challenges

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Whether in solo, small firm or not for profit legal aid offices, new modes of serving clients of modest…

  • International Human Rights Clinic – 3L Leadership Training with Advanced Seminar

    September 29, 2022

    Required Class Component: Strategic Leadership & Advanced Human Rights Advocacy (2 fall classroom credits). Once a student is accepted into this clinic, the Office of…

  • Employment Law Workshop: Advocacy Skills

    September 29, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Employment Law Clinic (3-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you in…

  • Legal History Workshop: Sex and the Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This workshop, offered as a 1-credit course held over six sessions, aims to provide students with historical perspectives on…

  • Employment Law Clinic

    September 29, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Employment Law Workshop: Advocacy Skills (2 fall classroom credits). This…

  • Business and Human Rights Seminar: Evolution and Contemporary Challenges

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will explore the expanding practice around business and human rights, departing from its origins and moving into…

  • Child Advocacy Clinic

    September 29, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Lawyering for Children & Youth Clinical Seminar (2 fall classroom…

  • Lawyering for Children & Youth Clinical Seminar

    September 29, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Child Advocacy Clinic (4-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Feminist Legal Theory

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Students will write response papers analyzing the reading materials. The professor will provide feedback and revision will…

  • Employment Discrimination

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class This course considers legal prohibitions on employment discrimination. It focuses on Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act,…

  • ESG: Corporate Ethics in the 21st Century

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Any-Day Take-Home, Paper Option Available This course will investigate the rise of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) as a dominant investment…

  • Sex Equality

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-Home (open book), or 3 short papers throughout the term for lottery-selected group of students who apply. The relation…

  • Trusts and Estates

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class This course examines freedom of disposition in American succession law by way of: (a) intestate succession; (b) wills (including…

  • Competing Values: Freedom, Equality, Property, & Democracy

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This reading group will cover a variety of current and enduring questions involving fundamental issues of freedom, equality, property,…

  • Employment Law Clinic

    September 26, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Employment Law Workshop: Strategies for Social Change (2 spring classroom…

  • Child Advocacy Clinic

    September 26, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Lawyering for Children & Youth Clinical Seminar (2 spring classroom…

  • Child Advocacy Clinic

    September 26, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Lawyering for Children & Youth Clinical Seminar (2 spring classroom…

  • Employment Law Workshop: Strategies for Social Change

    September 14, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Employment Law Clinic (3-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you in…

  • International Human Rights Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component:Students in the spring clinic must enroll in either Human Rights…

  • Legal Profession – The New Market for Personal Legal Services: Ethical and Professional Challenges

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Whether in solo, small firm or not for profit legal aid offices, new modes of serving clients of modest…

  • Current Topics in the Law of Work and Gender

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This reading group will explore the subjects of work and gender, their relationship, and how the law regulates their…

  • Diversity and Dispute Resolution

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    There will be no final exam or research paper – instead, students will write a 300-500 word…

  • Advanced Clinical Practice

    September 14, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Harvard Legal Aid Bureau 3L (4 fall clinical credits + 4 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment…

  • Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None. Exam Type: Any-Day Take-Home This is one of the basic courses in American Constitutional Law. It focuses primarily on Equal Protection and Due…

  • Lawyering for Children & Youth Clinical Seminar

    September 14, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Child Advocacy Clinic (4-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Reproductive Rights and Justice

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The course materials and discussions span constitutional law, the political and legislative processes, and health law. Course topics…