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Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project

  • Lauren Kuhlik ’17 wins Law Student Ethics Award

    April 7, 2017

    Harvard Law School student Lauren Kuhlik ’17 has won the 2017 Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)-Northeast Law Student Ethics Award, an award created to recognize students who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to ethics.

  • Skadden Fellowships awarded to five in 2017

    February 15, 2017

    Five Harvard Law School students and recent graduates have been awarded Skadden Fellowships to support their work in public service.

  • William Weld and Gary Johnson

    Making History

    October 31, 2016

    Harvard Law School has produced plenty of senators, Supreme Court justices and two presidents, but no graduate has ever served as vice president. This election has presented the first opportunity in decades to end that drought with both Democrat Tim Kaine ’83 and Libertarian William Weld ’70 on the ballot as vice presidential candidates.

  • 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.

  • Harati and Maslow-Armand win 2015 Gary Bellow Public Service Award

    April 30, 2015

    On April 20, Harvard Law School honored two members of its community—Donna Harati ’15 and Laura Maslow-Armand ’92—with the Gary Bellow Public Service Award, established in 2001 to recognize commitment to public interest work.

  • ‘Justice for all the Earth’

    June 12, 2014

    A group of 29 foreign military lawyers, representing 21 countries, and enrolled in the Defense Institute for International Legal Studies (DIILS) (a program run by the program run by the U.S. Department of Defense), toured Harvard Law School on June 7 at the invitation of John Fitzpatrick '87, a supervising attorney and senior clinical instructor at the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project.

  • Toiling in the Fields of Redemption

    November 12, 2008

    “Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done.”
    Those words, written by noted death penalty lawyer Bryan Stevenson ’85, were very much on the mind of Katie Wozencroft ’09 this summer, when she made the four-hour drive from Atlanta to an Alabama prison where condemned prisoners are executed.

  • Passing the Bars

    April 1, 2002

    In defense of inmates, students in HLS's Prison Legal Assistance Project test their legal skills and their beliefs.