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Restatement to the Rescue

clarity and cohesion
to property law
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Reexamining the Insular Cases. Again.

Harvard scholars weigh in on the history and future of a set of seminal Supreme Court rulings that dictate how the Constitution applies to U.S. territories

International Justice Corps

Harvard Law School LL.M. graduates form common bonds and bolster the rule of law around the globe
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Fighting Injustice in the Courts and on the Page

As director of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, Sabrineh Ardalan is helping students take on individual asylum claims and a broken system
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‘Freedom Is a Constant Struggle’

On the 70th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, experts at Harvard Law School discuss the future of racial justice
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‌‘Untangling Every Strand and Vanquishing Every Fuzzy Notion’

Alvin Warren’s leadership in tax law has transformed the field and illuminated a generation of students
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Legislating the Final Frontier

Asha Jain on satellites, sustainability, and space law
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How to Live Life as a Win-Win

Robert Mnookin has had a force multiplier effect in the field of negotiation and dispute resolution.

Campus Leadership in Transition 

Professor John C.P. Goldberg is serving as interim dean while John F. Manning
takes on the role of interim university provost.

Campus & Community

Alumni Notes and Newsmakers

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    HLS Authors: Spring 2024

    Recent works from an "Octopus in the Parking Garage" to "We Hold These Truths."

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    Ann Pfohl Kirby on the ‘family tradition’ of taking on a challenge

    For one of the first female law students at Harvard, the experience wasn’t daunting; it was merely a natural extension of her desire to get the best education she could.

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    The Son Also Rises

    D.Y. Chandrachud came to Harvard Law from India to forge his own path.
He found it close to home.

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    Doing Well and Doing Good

    In the ’80s, Randolph M. McLaughlin and his colleagues devised a strategy that helped bankrupt the Ku Klux Klan. He continues to pursue creative approaches to civil litigation.

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    Charting a Path

    Kim Miner is using her
experience with the Boston
Red Sox to bring professional women’s soccer to Boston.

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    Off to the Races and Back Again

    This past April, Scott Kline, at age 61, completed the Boston Marathon, for the second time — something that anyone could be proud of. But for Kline it was a recovery run of sorts.

Class Notes: Spring 2024

News from HLS alums


Campus & Community

Two Harvard Law Icons

Austin and Langdell, then and now