Areas of Interest
Administrative and Regulatory Law
National security expert Elena Chachko argues that the Russia's war against Ukraine has given both NATO and the European Union new purpose and energy.
How inflation act may help rescue greenhouse-gas goals of repealed Clean Power Plan
November 16, 2022
Harvard Law School professors Richard Lazarus and Jody Freeman discuss the importance of the Inflation Reduction Act in light of the Supreme Court’s decision to block the Obama-era Clean Power Plan.
September 6, 2022
In the wake of the FBI’s raid on President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home, former White House counsel and Harvard Law lecturer Neil Eggleston reveals how departing presidents have typically preserved official records.
Larry Schwartztol, White House lawyer focused on voting rights and democracy reform, joins Harvard Law School as professor of practice
July 14, 2022
Larry Schwartztol, White House lawyer focused on voting rights and democracy reform, has been named a professor of practice. He will serve as the faculty director of the Democracy and the Rule of Law Clinic.
Ryan D. Doerfler ’13, who focuses his research on critically examining the place of the federal judiciary in the American legal and political order, has joined the Harvard Law faculty as a professor of law.
Justice Stephen Breyer returns to Harvard Law School
July 2, 2022
Retired United States Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer ’64 is returning to Harvard Law School, where he will teach seminars and reading groups, write, and produce scholarship.
Supreme Court preview: West Virginia v. EPA
February 28, 2022
Harvard Law expert Shaun Goho explains how a complicated Supreme Court case could have major implications for government agencies and the environment.
January 28, 2022
Harvard Law Today offers a look back at Justice Stephen Breyer's career and his legacy, and his lifelong connection to Harvard Law School.
January 27, 2022
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer ’64, who focused on the consequences of his judicial decisions, has announced that he will step down after more than a quarter century on the Court.
On the Court, Breyer had a ‘deeply thoughtful, learned, humane, and pragmatic approach’
January 27, 2022
In the wake of the news that Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer ’64 will retire at the end of the current term, Harvard Law School faculty members offer their thoughts on his tenure, legacy, and how the nation’s highest court could change after his departure.
Justice Stephen Breyer — a passionate pragmatist
January 27, 2022
Richard Lazarus ’79, a Supreme Court advocate and the Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law, reflects on Justice Breyer's "striking pragmatism" — and passion — during his 28 years on the Court.
Weighing President Biden’s first year: Executive power
January 18, 2022
Former White House Counsel Neil Eggleston says President Biden has “restored dignity and public purpose to the White House” but that his agenda faces strong opposition from some state attorneys general.
Adira Levine ’22, a third-year Harvard Law School student, was recently recognized by the American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice for her essay on the intersection of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and environmental law.
In a potentially precedent-setting case, Veterans Clinic students work to help LGBTQ widower secure VA benefits
November 8, 2021
Members of the Veterans Legal Clinic at Harvard Law School are representing a same-sex widower in his appeal before the VA and in federal court in a potentially precedent-setting case.
Does the Constitution allow a billionaire tax?
October 28, 2021
Would a tax on billionaires be constitutional? How would it work in practice? And would it work at all? Harvard Law School Professor Thomas J. Brennan says the answers are complicated.
Faculty on the move
September 1, 2021
With the start of the academic year, a look at nine faculty who have joined Harvard Law School, been promoted, or taken on new roles in 2021.
Property law scholar Maureen ‘Molly’ Brady named to the tenured faculty at Harvard Law School
August 31, 2021
Maureen E. “Molly” Brady, an expert in property law, was named a professor of law, effective July 1.
Project on Predatory Student Lending commemorates five years fighting the for-profit college industry
August 12, 2021
Since 2016, the Project on Predatory Student Lending has represented more than a one million borrowers and brought about the cancellation of over $2.5 billion in fraudulent debts.