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Pathways Upward

Latino Leadership: Embracing the Challenge
Students in Bhutan

The Law and Happiness in Bhutan

A new law school in the Land of the Thunder Dragon
Judge Gorsuch

Judicial Temperament

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch ’91 made friends across the political spectrum at HLS.
Martha Minow on the legacies of Brown v. Board of Education

‘What justice demands of us, no one person can do alone.’

Looking back and ahead with Dean Martha Minow

Teaching & Learning

Two professors, six students, three rooms

A look back at the beginnings of Harvard Law School

  • A Mother’s Voice

    Even when he was 5, Joel Motley '78 knew his late mother was doing important work; now, he has co-produced "The Trials of Constance Baker Motley," a short film about the woman who became the first black female Manhattan borough president, New York state senator, and federal judge.

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    HLS Authors and Auteurs

    From the Supreme Court, to the SEC, to an unidentified city under siege: legal analysis, memoir, a documentary and more works from HLS alumni.

  • Dariusz Mioduski

    A conversation with Dariusz Mioduski ’90

    Polish-born lawyer and businessman Darius Mioduski ’90 applied to Harvard Law School not having known English five years earlier. That hopeful step led him on an adventurous career path, from starting out in international M&A and project finance, to his present role as part owner of Poland’s top football club.

  • Faiza Saeed

    The Dealmaker

    Top M&A attorney Faiza Saeed ’91 is Cravath’s presiding partner

  • Judge Reena Raggi

    Unfazed: Reena Raggi looks back at 30 years on the federal bench

    When Reena Raggi graduated from Harvard Law School in 1976, the student body was only 20 percent female. But Raggi, who went on to serve 30 years on the federal bench—on the District Court for the Eastern District of New York from 1987 to 2002 and since then on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit—never thought of herself as a Harvard pioneer.

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    Regime Change

    President Donald Trump taps alumni for White House and agency hires

  • Federalist society members

    Open to Debate

    In March, the Harvard Federalist Society, an organization of conservatives and libertarians espousing individual freedom, limited government, and judicial restraint, held its first alumni symposium on campus.

  • Alex Spiro

    Basketball Stars’ Go-To Guy

    Alex Spiro '08 has emerged in short order as the go-to lawyer for professional basketball players who get in trouble with the law in New York--just one slice of Spiro’s clientele, summarized by sports and culture website The Ringer as “the rich, the famous, and the restless.”

Faculty Books

Faculty Scholarship

Common Threat

Cass Sunstein urges people to consume more diverse information for the good of our democracy

Faculty Scholarship

War Powers: A (Judicial) Review

Judge David Barron explores the history of wartime powers and conflict

Faculty Scholarship

A Professor’s Portfolio

With a new book of photographs, the founder of HLS’s Human Rights Program presents faces and places he’s encountered in his career