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Practicing Law in the Wake of a Pandemic

‘Everyone is struggling to understand what this new world is going to look like’
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Power to the People

With Beyond Legal Aid, Lam Ho ’08 establishes a new model for public interest law
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Up for Debate

In the world of formal debate from which Harvard Law student Bo Seo ’24 hails, disagreement is not a faux pas; It’s the whole point
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Vote of Confidence

An election law course examines doctrine and asks students to consider ‘the way things ought to be, and how to make them happen’

Faculty Books

Commencement x 3

During the last week of May this year, three Harvard Law School classes celebrated a long-awaited Commencement

Alumni Notes & Newsmakers

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    Making Herstory

    Ayesha Malik LL.M. ’99 has used her position, inside and outside the courtroom, to advocate for women in the legal system. “This is not a burden,” she says. “This is my calling.”

  • An Ounce of Prevention

    “Lawyers are supposed to be problem solvers," says Justin Herdman ’01, "and that means identifying problems before they are at your doorstep.”

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    At the Top of His Game

    National Football League referee Ron Torbert ’88 reaches the pinnacle of his profession: Officiating the Super Bowl.

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    ‘A Good Time to Serve One’s Country’

    This past April, 77 years after Clark W. Maser ’51 arrived in Marseille to help liberate France from Nazi occupation, he was proclaimed a knight of the Legion of Honor.

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    HLS Authors: Selected Alumni Books Summer 2022

    From “American Shtetl” to “South to America”