Family and friends joined Harvard Law School’s Class of 2017 for Class Day on Wednesday, May 24, at Holmes Field. The ceremony featured speeches by Sally Yates, former Deputy Attorney General of the United States, and Harvard Law School Professor Mark Wu, winner of the 2017 Albert M. Sacks-Paul A. Freund Award for Teaching Excellence.

A number of Harvard Law students from the Class of ’17 received special awards for their outstanding leadership, citizenship, compassion and dedication to their studies and the profession.