‘Each of us has a bit of activist in us … That’s why we’re here’
November 4, 2022
How attorneys advance civil rights work in their practices, both at private public interest law firms and through pro bono work at large law firms, was the focus of discussion at two panel events at Harvard Law School
Supreme Court Preview: Brackeen v. Haaland
October 31, 2022
Harvard Law Professor Joseph Singer says the Supreme Court’s decision in Brackeen v. Haaland has the potential to upset tribal sovereignty.
A global beacon on climate change
October 28, 2022
This article was originally published in the Harvard Gazette. Jean Salata is a climate optimist, enough to often elicit a gentle eyeroll from his…
Lesson from Latin America for US abortion rights movement
October 28, 2022
This article was originally published in the Harvard Gazette. Mexico and Colombia recently legalized abortion in landmark rulings that offer a stark contrast to…
Harvard Law School faculty members Sabrineh Ardalan, Michael Gregory, and Scott Westfahl candidly discussed their experiences with mental health, during and after law school, and shared how those have informed their work and strategies for well-being.
‘The Beyoncé of asylum law’
July 20, 2022
Clinical Professor Deborah Anker LL.M. ’84, ‘one of the architects of modern refugee law’ and founder of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, moves to emerita status.
HLS Authors: Selected Alumni Books Summer 2022
July 15, 2022
From “American Shtetl” to “South to America”
Henry Beshar and Stacey Menjivar receive 2022 Clinical Legal Education Association Awards
May 24, 2022
Henry Beshar ’22 and Stacey Menjivar ’22 are the recipients of the 2022 Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) Awards. The awards are presented annually to students…
Brianna Banks named winner of Stuntz Memorial Award
May 20, 2022
This year, Brianna Banks was named the 2022 winner of the William J. Stuntz Memorial Award for Justice, Human Dignity, and Compassion, which recognizes a graduating student who has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to the principles of justice, human dignity, and compassion while at Harvard Law School.
‘Democracy and open society, human dignity, doesn’t necessarily win — we have to work for it’
April 13, 2022
The Harvard International Law Journal recently hosted a discussion with Stavros Lambrinidis, ambassador of the European Union to the United States.
Training future women presidents of Africa
April 13, 2022
With the Women Heads of State Initiative virtual summit, Teresa Clarke J.D. ’87/M.B.A. ’88 and Professor Ruth Okediji LL.M. ’91 S.J.D. ’96 brought together four female African heads of state to explore opportunities for the continent’s future advancement.
Susan Hendrickson ’93, the new executive director of the Berkman Klein Center, recently spoke with Harvard Law Today about her career path, her advice for law students, what keeps her up at night and why, nevertheless, she continues to be optimistic about tech.
Harvard Representation Initiative supports members of the Harvard community affected by the crisis in Ukraine
April 7, 2022
The Harvard Representation Initiative is supporting some Ukranian members of the Harvard community by providing immigration legal representation and social work support, offering options to keep them and their families safe.
Life imitating art
March 30, 2022
As an LL.M. student at Harvard Law School who is about to launch both a solo show and a collective exhibition with other Black artists across Harvard, Suleyman Wellings-Longmore LL.M. ’22 says he can finally see how his legal and artistic passions inspire and fuel one another.
During Winter Term, Cravath International Fellows pursued independent clinical placements or research projects, exploring legal frameworks and practices in six countries.
Harvard Law School’s team has won the national round of the 2021-2022 Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition and will advance to the international round, to be held from March 24 through April 10.
In January, Harvard Law students worked with the families of former members of the Afghan parliament hoping to settle safely in Canada.
Russian forces are using weapons widely banned across the world, says Harvard Law expert
March 3, 2022
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to unfold, of particular concern, says arms expert Bonnie Docherty, is the reported use of cluster munitions and other explosives in highly populated areas.