Student Orgs & Journals
Harvard Black Law Students Association
Kareem Carryl is this year’s recipient of the Frank Righeimer Jr. Prize. Described as a “devoted champion of students’ interests,” Carryl is being recognized for…
Brianna Banks named winner of Stuntz Memorial Award
May 20, 2022
This year, Brianna Banks was named the 2022 winner of the William J. Stuntz Memorial Award for Justice, Human Dignity, and Compassion, which recognizes a graduating student who has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to the principles of justice, human dignity, and compassion while at Harvard Law School.
Jackson Beard ’22 has known she wanted to be a lawyer since she was 14 — and she can recall the exact moment that set her on her path to Harvard Law School and her future career.
Securing justice for George Floyd
February 28, 2022
In a recent talk at Harvard Law School Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison reflected on the George Floyd murder trial of Derek Chauvin, and verdict.
‘Maybe I will do something bigger that hopefully impacts the world’
February 14, 2022
At an HLS talk, Byron Allen — owner of the most successful Black-owned media group in history — shared his career history and experiences with the law.
Forging a family
May 19, 2021
As Chinelo Krystal Okonkwo ’21 knows, there’s the family you’re born into and the family you forge; she credits both with helping her navigate Harvard Law.
BLSA mock trial team heads to national competition
February 24, 2021
BLSA team — the first from HLS — heads to the Constance Baker Motley Mock Trial National Competition.
Representing ‘The Super Class of 2021’
December 15, 2020
During a global pandemic when classes are remote and students are living around the country and the world, there is no such thing as business as usual. But this year’s class marshals are determined to do their part.
Cari K. Dawson '93 hadn't always envisioned herself as the multi-district, class action litigator she is now. She had, however, envisioned herself as Dorothy in 'The Wizard of Oz,' dancing and singing on a Broadway stage.
Emanuel Powell wins Gary Bellow Public Service Award
May 22, 2019
Emanuel Powell ’19 is the winner of this year’s Gary Bellow Public Service Award, established in 2001 to honor Professor Gary Bellow ’60, his commitment to public service, and his innovative approach to the analysis and practice of law.