Areas of Interest
‘He showed me what it meant to lead with love’
December 14, 2022
Harvard Law Clinical Professor Robert Greenwald retires after a long career securing health care access for vulnerable populations.
Sullivan, Criminal Justice Institute part of suit against Florida’s migrant relocation program
December 9, 2022
A lawsuit joined by Ronald Sullivan Jr. and Harvard Law School's Criminal Justice Institute alleges that a plan by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to move asylum seekers to Massachusetts violated the Constitution.
‘Each of us has a bit of activist in us … That’s why we’re here’
November 4, 2022
How attorneys advance civil rights work in their practices, both at private public interest law firms and through pro bono work at large law firms, was the focus of discussion at two panel events at Harvard Law School
Lesson from Latin America for US abortion rights movement
October 28, 2022
This article was originally published in the Harvard Gazette. Mexico and Colombia recently legalized abortion in landmark rulings that offer a stark contrast to…
What happens after ‘the world’s worst industrial disaster’?
October 11, 2022
Harvard Law School student Apoorva Dixit gives voice to survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy in a seven-part podcast series and TEDx Talk.
Power to the People
July 15, 2022
With Beyond Legal Aid, Lam Ho ’08 establishes a new model for public interest law
Brian Flores vs. the NFL
February 9, 2022
Two Harvard Law experts say the suit filed by former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores faces many challenges, but that if he can get it heard in court, Flores has ‘a good story.’
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.
Catastrophic harms, complicated questions
October 29, 2019
With the advent of sweeping disaster comes the complicated question of how properly to compensate victims. The Program on Negotiation at HLS convenes an expert panel on dispute resolution in the wake of mass disasters.
Harvard Law School’s ‘outstanding’ housing rights advocacy work honored by Boston Bar Association
October 7, 2019
In September, two Harvard Law School clinics and their community partner organizations were recognized by the Boston Bar Association for their collaborative efforts to fight housing displacement in Boston.
Collecting on Dreams
June 21, 2019
An HLS project is fighting on behalf of thousands whose lives have been upended by predatory student lending.
The Right Fit?
October 5, 2015
Litigation is often seen as an either/or proposition. You either settle out of court or go to trial and leave the outcome entirely in the hands of a judge or a jury. But Professor Kathryn Spier has researched another option: whereby parties go to trial with an agreement in place on the ceiling and floor for the plaintiff’s recovery.