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Harvard Law School celebrates the Class of 2024

A roundup of Harvard Law School's 2024 Commencement coverage.

Video: Commencement Rewind

Relive the best moments from Commencement and Class Day

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  • Graduating students tossing their caps into the air

    Gallery: Scenes from 2024 Commencement

    Even a surprise afternoon rain shower and a move to hold Harvard Law School's Commencement Day exercises indoors didn't put a damper on the spirits of graduates and their guests on Commencement Day.

  • Overhead image of Class Day audience in Holmes Field

    Gallery: Class Day 2024

    Harvard Law School Commencement festivities kicked off on May 22, as graduates celebrated Class Day, featuring remarks by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Halaand.

  • Bolatito Adetula '24.

    Bolatito Morolake Adetula receives the inaugural Yvonne L. Smith Award

    Bolatito “Tito” Morolake Adetula ’24 is the inaugural winner of the Yvonne L. Smith Award. This award recognizes a graduating student who has demonstrated an exemplary dedication to supporting other students throughout their time at Harvard Law School.

  • Sydney Veatch '24

    Sydney Veatch wins Westfall Memorial Award

    Sydney Veatch ’24 is the recipient of this year’s Westfall Memorial Award, which recognizes a student or students with outstanding contributions to creating community within their first-year section and class.

  • Kamille Bernard and Lea Kayali.

    Kamille Bernard, Lea Kayali honored with Kristin P. Muniz Memorial Award

    Kamille Bernard ’24 and Lea Kayali ’24 are the recipients of the 2024 Kristin P. Muniz Memorial Award, bestowed in memory of the beloved Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) senior clinical instructor to honor students who exemplify her commitment to justice and superb client-centered representation.