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Alumni Notes and Newsmakers

  • Emily Miskel sitting at her computer preparing for a virtual trial

    The Jury Is Out—of the Courthouse

    By March 17, just two weeks after Texas reported its first case of COVID-19, Judge Emily Miskel ’08 was back on the figurative bench, presiding over a one-hour virtual temporary restraining order hearing from home.

  • RBG tribute on steps of Langdell

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Harvard Law: A 64-year journey

    The late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was enrolled at HLS from 1956 to 1958. In the years since, Ginsburg returned to Harvard Law School many times.

  • illustration woman laying back in a chair reading a book a scene outside the window shows fall leaves

    HLS Authors: Fall 2020

    Alumni books that shed light on what formed a president, a vice-presidential candidate, and a barrier-breaking empire builder, among other topics.

  • old gravestone laying flat on the ground

    Hidden History

    For Duckenfield, it was about learning about the past but also connecting it to the present. The people buried in these cemeteries deserve respect and attention, he says—no different from African Americans living now whose stories are often unknown and unseen by the larger population.

Faculty Books

Faculty Scholarship

A Movement that Mattered

Despite the tragedies that followed it, the Arab Spring provided lessons and hope for a better future, Noah Feldman argues in a new book.

Faculty Scholarship

Books in Brief: Fall 2020

New works on redeeming the administrative state, navigating parenting in a world in which children are immersed in technology, and on understanding how much information you need.