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Esme Caramello

  • Mass. courts hear pleas for Web access

    June 16, 2015

    Journalists, librarians, and others pleaded with Massachusetts court officials Monday afternoon to expand Internet access to court records and data, following in the footsteps of the US government and many states. But other legal advocates and attorneys warned that putting too much information online could embarrass people or make it harder for them to find housing or jobs...Melinda Kent, president of the Law Librarians of New England, said providing greater access to online court records could also enable librarians to provide more aid to students, professors, and litigants representing themselves. “This can alleviate the burden on court clerks and other court staff,” she said...Esme Caramello, deputy director of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau said some landlords have blacklisted tenants listed in eviction proceedings online.

  • Chad Baker ’15 wins Kaufman Pro Bono Award

    May 27, 2015

    This year’s Andrew L. Kaufman Pro Bono Service Award was presented to Chad Baker, honored for demonstrating an extraordinary commitment to improving and delivering high quality volunteer legal services to disadvantaged communities. Baker contributed over 2000 pro bono hours working with the Tenant Advocacy Project, the Prison Legal Assistance Project, and the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

  • Meet this year’s new HLS faculty

    September 9, 2014

    A host of new faculty members arrived at Harvard Law School this academic year, and over the summer, Dean Martha Minow announced two new faculty who will join HLS in 2015.

  • Esme Caramello

    Esme Caramello appointed clinical professor of law at Harvard Law School

    April 25, 2014

    Esme Caramello '99 has been appointed Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Caramello has been a lecturer on law and clinical instructor at the law school as well as deputy director of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.