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The Beloved City

HLS mayors address how the pandemic has transformed urban America
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‌The End of the Death Penalty?

‘Unintended consequences’ and the legacy of of the 1972 Supreme Court case Furman v. Georgia
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Boundless Enthusiasm

Professor Molly Brady shares her passion for property law
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A Pioneering Woman

Seventy years ago this spring, the first class of women graduated from Harvard Law School. Sondra (Markowitz) Miller ’53 talks about her experience and her career

Alumni Notes & Newsmakers

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    A Broad Perspective

    As U.S. ambassador to India, HLS alumnus Kenneth Juster drew on a career that has encompassed law, business, and government

  • Kimberly Jenkins Robinson standing in a hallway

    ‘A Civil Rights Issue of Our Time’

    Kimberly J. Robinson argues for a federal right to education

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    Speak Freely

    At PEN America, Suzanne Nossel leads the charge to ensure freedom of expression for all

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    Separate but Unequal

    A new book co-written by Harvard Law School alumnus Andrew Stobo Sniderman LL.M. ’22, spotlights inequities in Canada’s Indigenous communities — and a path toward justice

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    HLS Authors: Spring 2023

    Recent titles exploring why 
the innocent can’t get out of prison and how powerful people avoid accountability, plus memoirs, histories, legal analysis, 
and fiction

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    HLS in Congress

    How Harvard Law alums fared in the 2022 U.S. midterm elections

Faculty Scholarship

Church, State … and Beer?

A Harvard Law School program is trying to prove that better animal welfare is good for everyone