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  • Portrait of Catherine Peshkin

    The adventuring attorney

    September 1, 2022

    Catherine Peshkin, assistant dean for Harvard Law School’s Graduate Program and International Legal Studies, looks back on her career and life-changing travels — and forward to a fun and productive year ahead.

  • A group of LL.M. students pose in front of a back drop and gold HLS balloons

    A warm welcome

    August 16, 2022

    As Orientation begins, Harvard Law School welcomes the LL.M. Class of 2023, along with new cohorts of S.J.D. and international exchange students.

  • A woman in a black robe with yellow embroidered trim poses for a portrait

    Making Herstory

    July 15, 2022

    Ayesha Malik LL.M. ’99 has used her position, inside and outside the courtroom, to advocate for women in the legal system. “This is not a burden,” she says. “This is my calling.”

  • Dionne Fine stands in front of flowering trees on the Harvard Law School campus.

    Back to school

    May 9, 2022

    During 'an exciting and gratifying year,' Dionne Koller Fine, a tenured professor and sports law expert, became a student again

  • A woman in a white blazer stands in front of a doorway on the Harvard Law School campus.

    A focus on empowerment

    April 28, 2022

    A social entrepreneur from Nepal, Jesselina Rana LL.M. ’22 focuses on human rights and women’s health.

  • Six students perform a lively dance at an international night at HLS

    International Night at HLS

    April 25, 2022

    The LL.M. Class of 2022 gathered in April for a fun-filled International Night in the WCC which featured dancing, singing, and spoken word talents — not to mention their team rowing skills.

  • Suleyman Wellings-Longmore

    Life imitating art

    March 30, 2022

    As an LL.M. student at Harvard Law School who is about to launch both a solo show and a collective exhibition with other Black artists across Harvard, Suleyman Wellings-Longmore LL.M. ’22 says he can finally see how his legal and artistic passions inspire and fuel one another.

  • Eric Tong-Sheng Wu LL.M. ’77 S.J.D. ’91,

    Eric Tong-Sheng Wu LL.M. ’77 S.J.D. ’91 awarded Taiwanese Cultural Collaboration Medal

    March 22, 2022

    Eric Tong-Sheng Wu LL.M. ’77 S.J.D. ’91, a Taiwanese business executive, legislator, and philanthropist, has received the inaugural Taiwanese Cultural Collaboration Medal from the Republic of China’s Ministry of Culture.

  • Group photo of five women and one man

    HLS team advances in the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition

    March 21, 2022

    Harvard Law School’s team has won the national round of the 2021-2022 Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition and will advance to the international round, to be held from March 24 through April 10.

  • Man wearing Supreme Court of Pakistan robe and woman wearing Supreme court of Pakistan robe reading a document in a swearing in

    Ayesha Malik LL.M. ’99 is appointed to the Supreme Court of Pakistan

    March 4, 2022

    Ayesha Malik LL.M. ’99 has become the first woman to serve as a Justice of Pakistan’s Supreme Court in the country’s 75-year history.

  • Crowd of people in New York City's Times Square carrying a large Ukranian flag

    ‘We Ukrainians know Putin all too well’

    February 28, 2022

    For international law expert Svitlana Starosvit LL.M. ’13 S.J.D. ’22, Russia's military assault on Ukraine is horrifying yet unsurprising because, she says, “We Ukrainians know Putin all too well."

  • Hilary Charlesworth

    Hilary Charlesworth S.J.D. ’86 elected to the International Court of Justice

    February 9, 2022

    Hilary Charlesworth S.J.D. ’86, an Australian barrister and solicitor, law professor, and renowned scholar of international law, has been elected to serve as a judge on the International Court of Justice.

  • Malcolm Rogge, Carolina Henríquez-Schmitz, and Juan Diego Mujica Filippi

    Purpose-driven

    December 17, 2021

    Three Harvard Law alumni collaborate on a major research study on opportunities for social enterprises in Ibero-America.

  • A woman in a colorful scarf stands in front of a building on the Harvard Law School campus.

    Catherine Peshkin appointed assistant dean for Harvard Law School’s Graduate Program and International Legal Studies

    November 22, 2021

    Catherine Peshkin has been appointed assistant dean for the Harvard Law School Graduate Program and International Legal Studies.

  • Three students sitting at a table outside on Harvard Law School campus

    Harvard Law School welcomes its LL.M.s., S.J.D.s., and exchange students

    August 19, 2021

    On Wednesday, Harvard Law School officially welcomed the LL.M. Class of 2022. Representing 64 countries and jurisdictions, from Argentina to the U.S.A., the class includes 184 new students and 33 LL.M. candidates returning from the LL.M. class of 2020–2021 to complete their studies in person on Harvard’s reopening campus.

  • Woman with short gray hair wearing a navy blue sweater and purple shirt

    Jeanne Tai, who influenced the careers of a generation of lawyers around the globe, retires

    June 9, 2021

    Jeanne Tai, who as a senior administrator at the HLS Graduate Program and International Legal Studies has deeply influenced the careers of thousands of lawyers and legal academics around the world, will retire on June 15 after 24 years at Harvard Law School.

  • Rayhan_Asat

    Among the missing

    April 20, 2021

    For five years, Rayhan Asat LL.M. ’16 has been fighting to free her brother, a Uighur businessman who was detained by the Chinese government and placed in a Xinjiang internment camp.

  • 4 people standing

    Four Graduate Program scholars, one hallway

    April 5, 2021

    Alumni of the Harvard Law School Graduate Program are well known for traveling around the world to meet up with their fellow graduates. But all these four need to do is walk down the hall.

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    Harvard International Law Journal honors Professor Alford

    February 4, 2021

    Scholars, alumni, and friends from around the world commemorate Alford’s legacy and impact.

  • Langdell Hall with sun shining

    Harvard Law School’s top ten photos of 2020

    December 28, 2020

    Harvard Law School's most liked images of the year.

  • ICJ Judge Yuji Iwasawa

    Yuji Iwasawa LL.M. ’78 re-elected to the International Court of Justice

    November 19, 2020

    On Nov. 12, Japan’s Yuji Iwasawa LL.M. ’78  was re-elected to the International Court of Justice, the U.N.’s principal judicial body, with overwhelming support from the U.N. member states. He will serve a 9-year term.

  • Liz Huttton

    ‘Bloom where you are planted, and good things will happen’

    November 5, 2020

    When she was pursuing her J.D., Lieutenant Commander Elizabeth Hutton LL.M. ’21 knew that she wanted to enter public service, but wasn’t sure exactly how she would do so.

  • A box full of treats from Belgium and a card.

    The snack box challenge

    September 30, 2020

    The LL.M. class of 2021 continues to find creative ways to come together to create a strong community despite the pandemic.

  • Young girl wearing mask

    ‘Every drop in the ocean counts’

    September 16, 2020

    After COVID-19 erupted earlier this year, Sidharth Chauhan LL.M.’21, who grew up in the foothills of the Himalayas, helped lead a multi-layered effort to address the pandemic in rural India.

  • Iqra Saleem Khan with drawing of lemons in the background

    Making lemonade from lemons

    September 1, 2020

    When the coronavirus pandemic handed him lemons, Stefan Martinić LL.M. ’21 made lemonade—literally—and invited his Harvard Law School LL.M. classmates around the globe to join him for an online lemonade party, sparking the class to create a variety of virtual social events that have already bonded them closely.

  • A Women standing in front of a cartoon

    No Time Like the Present

    July 23, 2020

    Talia Gillis’ work cuts a wide swath, one focus being the intersection of artificial intelligence and consumer loan discrimination. It’s driven by a question: “What does it mean for a credit pricing algorithm to discriminate?”

  • Talia Gillis

    Talia Gillis LL.M. ’13 S.J.D. ’20: No Time Like the Present

    May 27, 2020

    Talia Gillis’ work cuts a wide swath, one focus being the intersection of artificial intelligence and consumer loan discrimination. It’s driven by a question: “What does it mean for a credit pricing algorithm to discriminate?”

  • Andru Wall dressed in military uniform and classmate Andru Wall stand in from the the Seal of the Embassy of the the United States in Kabul

    Afghanistan Reunion

    January 7, 2020

    Classmates seek to bring peace and progress to a war-torn country

  • Three students

    Welcoming new students

    August 23, 2019

    On August 19, Harvard Law School’s Graduate Program officially welcomed the LL.M. Class of 2020 to campus, along with eight new S.J.D. candidates and 10 international students from six of the law school’s exchange partner schools.

  • A man and woman holding hands on the steps of a campus building

    Love at Langdell

    June 21, 2019

    As Anna Alriksson LL.M. ’14 and Kristian Persson walked down the front steps of Langdell library during Spring Reunions weekend, passersby couldn’t help but notice the couple showing off an engagement ring.

  • Forging ahead

    June 12, 2019

    Six members of the Class of 2019 share their unique perspectives, varied experiences, and the lessons they will take with them from their time at Harvard Law School.

  • Chikondi Mandala

    Her Honor Mandala

    May 27, 2019

    In her year at HLS, Chikondi Mandala LL.M. ’19 learned "to think critically about the law itself, why it exists, and how we can make it better.”

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    HLS celebrates at annual International Party hosted by the LL.M. class

    February 26, 2019

    The Harvard Law School LL.M. Class of 2019 welcomed faculty, students and staff to the annual International Party to share food, music and dance performances from around the world.

  • In

    In “Learning from the Past to Appreciate the Present,” Alford draws from Confucius and contemporary China

    December 19, 2018

    Professor William Alford ’77 delivered a chair lecture on the occasion of his appointment as the inaugural Jerome A. and Joan L. Cohen Professor of East Asian Legal Studies at Harvard Law School.

  • Sara Plesser Neugroschel LL.M. ’19: Serving to prevent injustice, tyranny, and terrorism

    Sara Plesser Neugroschel LL.M. ’19: Serving to prevent injustice, tyranny, and terrorism

    November 6, 2018

    With no other members of the military in the extended family, the parents of U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Sara Plesser Neugroschel LL.M. ’19 were “very, very surprised” when she decided to commission in the Navy after her 2L year at the University of Miami Law School, from which she graduated in 2009.

  • Courts under political pressure

    A View from Europe: Courts under political pressure

    October 18, 2018

    Dieter Grimm LL.M. ’65, a noted scholar, academic and public intellectual, and former justice of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany, returned to Harvard Law School on September 18 to speak on “Courts under Political Pressure.”

  • Gallery: LL.M.s celebrate at Harvard Law School’s annual International Party

    March 19, 2018

    On March 3,  the Harvard Law School LL.M. Class of 2018 welcomed faculty, students and staff to the annual International Party in Wasserstein Hall to share international food and drink, cultural displays, and music and dance performances from around the world.

  • Back to law school—after being chief justice

    May 19, 2017

    Gloria Scott LL.M. ’17, who is from Liberia, served as chief justice of her country’s Supreme Court from 1997 to 2003. She has also been a practicing lawyer, a senator, and most recently, the chair of Liberia’s Constitutional Review Committee. But for the past year she has been eager to be a student again.

  • HLS celebrates at International Party

    March 2, 2017

    On Feb. 11., the Harvard Law School (HLS) LL.M. class of 2017 welcomed faculty, students and staff to the annual International Party in Wasserstein Hall.

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    Picturing Harvard Law School

    February 16, 2017

    In this collection of photos selected from the Harvard Law School’s Historical & Special Collections, the Harvard University Archives and the Harvard Law Bulletin, threads of continuity are woven throughout the Law School experience, no matter which decade—or even which century—you arrived.

  • Austin Hall

    International alumni appointed to prestigious judicial posts

    September 20, 2016

    Professor Jau-Yuan Hwang LL.M. ’91 S.J.D. ’95 was named to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Professor Gonçalo de Almeida Ribeiro LL.M. ’07 S.J.D. ’12 was appointed to the Constitutional Court of Portugal.

  • Around the world at HLS: 2016 International Party

    February 26, 2016

    On Feb. 13., while offering up their native foods and dressed in traditional garb (or as rabid fútbol fans), the Harvard Law School (HLS) LL.M. class of 2016 welcomed faculty, students and staff to the annual International Party in Wasserstein Hall.

  • Jorge Gonzalez S.J.D ’13: A career shaped by interdisciplinary and global perspectives

    January 6, 2016

    Inspired by the interdisciplinary approach so many at Harvard Law School brought to studying law, Jorge Gonzalez S.J.D '13 is deploying that same approach in his own teaching and curricular development, translation work, and research.

  • Harvard Law School, the World Over

    February 20, 2014

    The Harvard Law School LL.M. Class of 2014 hosted the International Party on Feb. 15. An annual event at the law school for more than a decade, the international party is an opportunity for graduate students to share their culture with the entire HLS community. This year's event featured music from around the world, an array of traditional garb, from kimonos to sombreros, and a variety of international food, from Icelandic 'volcano cake' to Chinese spring rolls.

  • Annual International Party

    Cultural exchange: Graduate Program hosts annual international party

    March 5, 2013

    At the annual international party hosted by the Harvard Law School LL.M class of 2013, students, faculty, staff and family members filled the Harkness Commons in the Caspersen Student Center for a chance to immerse themselves in the cultures of their graduate student classmates, who hail from more than 70 countries.