Areas of Interest
A clinic fact-finding mission on the Thai-Burma border changed the course of Jason Gelbort’s career.
It started the summer he first hunted Nazis
April 7, 2023
With decades of experience prosecuting war crimes, Eli Rosenbaum '80 turns his attention to Russia
March 13, 2023
Journalist Géraldine Schwarz shares the story of her grandparents who ‘followed the current’ in Nazi Germany.
2023 Cravath International Fellows
March 2, 2023
From transgender equality to the rights of displaced persons, four Harvard Law students describe their winter-term projects abroad.
As a 2023 Cravath International Fellow, Francisco Balbín conducted an independent clinical with the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Geneva, Switzerland.
Holding the United Nations accountable
February 7, 2023
A team of Harvard Law School students seeks justice for Roma exposed to lead poisoning under the U.N.’s watch.
With support from PSVF and Wasserstein fellowships, Mercedes Montagnes ’09, founder of the Promise of Justice Initiative, has tackled injustices in the Louisiana carceral system.
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…
She is celebrated for her outstanding contributions to the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, in both the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic (HIRC) and the Harvard Law Immigration Project (HIP).
Anoush Baghdassarian ’22 is the recipient of the 2022 Andrew L. Kaufman Pro Bono Award.
Harvard Representation Initiative supports members of the Harvard community affected by the crisis in Ukraine
April 7, 2022
The Harvard Representation Initiative is supporting some Ukranian members of the Harvard community by providing immigration legal representation and social work support, offering options to keep them and their families safe.
In January, Harvard Law students worked with the families of former members of the Afghan parliament hoping to settle safely in Canada.
Russian forces are using weapons widely banned across the world, says Harvard Law expert
March 3, 2022
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to unfold, of particular concern, says arms expert Bonnie Docherty, is the reported use of cluster munitions and other explosives in highly populated areas.
Justice for all
January 25, 2022
For the past two years, students in Harvard’s Prison Legal Assistance Project have helped prisoners they say were targeted for retaliatory violence.
Weighing President Biden’s first year: Immigration
January 18, 2022
Sabrineh Ardalan, of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic, praises Biden for jettisoning some Trump-era policies, but says he has also “doubled down on” on the former administration’s “draconian … border policies.”
Crimmigration Clinic helps score First Circuit victory for asylum-seeker, Boston-area immigrants
January 18, 2022
In a case that could have national implications, the Harvard Law School Crimmigration Clinic recently convinced judges at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit to discredit the use of controversial municipal gang databases in immigration proceedings.
Rescuing MLK and his Children’s Crusade
January 14, 2022
In “Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality,” Harvard Law Professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin traces the tactics of the groundbreaking lawyer amid pivotal protests.
Supreme Court preview: Garland v. Gonzalez
January 4, 2022
Two Harvard Law School scholars explain why the Garland v. Gonzalez case could have broader implications for immigrants and advocates.