Student Orgs & Journals
September 1, 2021
As a high school student volunteering with Teen Court, Jordi Torres ’13 thought that a legal career in public service might be right for him. Years later, Harvard Law School’s Low Income Protection Plan (LIPP) enabled him to pursue that desire.
‘Seeing the law work on a nitty-gritty level is really important to remembering that people interact with the law’
October 30, 2020
As HLS celebrates National Pro Bono Week, students speak on their commitment to pro bono legal work, and the challenges and opportunities of doing that work remotely.
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.
February 5, 2019
Frantic phone calls from family and friends facing life-altering legal challenges were Felipe Hernandez' primary motivation for leaving a career in the non-profit world to attend Harvard Law School, and they continue to fuel his involvement in clinics and student practice organizations at HLS, as he hones the skills he needs to keep answering them.
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