Harvard Law School’s Class Day festivities took place Wednesday on Holmes Field, in front of Langdell Library. Award-winning actor, producer, businesswoman and philanthropist Sarah Jessica Parker was the invited speaker for this year’s ceremonies.

Commencement exercises began early on Thursday, at 7:45 a.m., when the class marched with the dean to Tercentenary Theatre, where the University ceremony was held.

This year, a total of 769 degrees were conferred: 593 JDs, 167 LL.M.s, and 9 S.J.Ds.

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