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  • Dionne Fine stands in front of flowering trees on the Harvard Law School campus.

    Back to school

    May 9, 2022

    During 'an exciting and gratifying year,' Dionne Koller Fine, a tenured professor and sports law expert, became a student again

  • A screen shot of a man and two students at an online event sponsored by the Harvard Association for Law and Business

    Steve Kerr holds court at Harvard Law

    April 13, 2022

    Steve Kerr, head coach for the Golden State Warriors, discusses leadership and basketball as part of the Dream Big speaker series at Harvard Law.

  • Man smiling, holding a baseball and baseball glove, wearing a Boston Red Sox hat and t-shirt. Behind him is a palm tree and fence..

    Play ball!

    March 16, 2022

    Sports law expert  Peter Carfagna discusses Major League Baseball's new collective bargaining agreement and the impact it will have on the game of baseball.

  • Portrait of a man sitting at a desk in an office

    ‘Life Can Change at the Snap of a Finger’

    February 9, 2022

    A second-year law student on second chances, building community, and trying to find his place in the grand scheme of things

  • Brian Flores

    Brian Flores vs. the NFL

    February 9, 2022

    Two Harvard Law experts say the suit filed by former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores faces many challenges, but that if he can get it heard in court, Flores has ‘a good story.’

  • Illustration a man at a podium in front of six microphones with a social media logo or a social media response attached to each mic.

    Bad News

    January 31, 2022

    With the rise of social media and the decline of traditional news outlets, especially local news, “constitutional democracy itself is in the balance,” writes Minow in her new book.

  • Black and white photo of a man wearing a suit with academic buildings in the background

    To Pittsburgh with Love

    January 31, 2022

    Ken Gormley ’80, president of Duquesne University, writes his first novel.

  • Portrait of a man sitting on a chair in a radio studio

    For the Love of Jazz

    January 31, 2022

    Allan Berland ’63, a retired lawyer, produces classic jazz radio program.

  • a photo of adult twin brothers sitting against a wall next to a second photo of adult twin brothers standing in front of a building.

    Family matters

    December 14, 2021

    Harvard Law Today caught up with two pairs of identical twins on campus to find out what life is like with a double.

  • Woman wearing a black and white fur dress leaning on the floor with two pigs by her side

    Finding her voice

    August 22, 2021

    From her early years to the formation of her opera company, Cerise Lim Jacobs ’81 has charted an unexpected path.

  • The new world of college athletics

    August 3, 2021

    A landmark Supreme Court decision and an extension of Name, Image and Likeness rights to student athletes usher in a summer of change for the NCAA, says sports law expert Peter Carfagna ’79.

  • Weiler

    Paul C. Weiler LL.M. ’65, 1939–2021: North America’s foremost labor law scholar and the founder of ‘sports and the law’

    July 22, 2021

    Paul C. Weiler LL.M. ’65, the Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law, Emeritus at Harvard Law School, renowned as North America’s foremost labor law scholar and the founder of sports law, died July 7 after a long illness.

  • Martha Minow

    ‘We’re on a collision course with sanity’

    June 22, 2021

    Harvard University Professor and former Harvard Law School dean Martha Minow argues for a new Fairness Doctrine and other reforms in a National Constitution Center panel on free speech and media.

  • Bears, Bulls and the fusion of stocks and sports

    April 29, 2021

    First-year Harvard Law Student Deven Hurt introduces Wall Street to the world of fantasy sports through his company PredictionStrike.

  • Hollywood, Los Angeles street scene at night

    Hollywood’s next act

    April 22, 2021

    As Hollywood comes together to commemorate the Oscars, Harvard Law Lecturer and entertainment law expert Tara Kole '03 discusses the pandemic’s effect on the industry, the state of diversity in filmmaking, and what the current trajectory portends for the future.

  • Frederica Brenneman

    Frederica Brenneman ’53:  A trailblazer at HLS and in the field of juvenile justice

    April 2, 2021

    Frederica Brenneman ’53, a member of the first Harvard Law School class to include women, went on to a long career in the Connecticut judiciary focused on child welfare. She was the inspiration for the television show “Judging Amy."

  • Moot Court Madness

    Harvard team takes top spot in Moot Court Madness

    March 30, 2021

    Representing Harvard Law School in the inaugural NOCAP Sports Moot Court Competition, Eli Nachmany ’22 and Kit Metoyer ’22 took home the championship, besting a field of the nation’s top law schools. 

  • NCAA headquarters

    Amateurism under scrutiny as the NCAA comes before the Supreme Court

    March 30, 2021

    Is the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) violating antitrust law by limiting whether and how student-athletes can profit from their own labor, or are the organization’s long-established guardrails necessary to protect amateurism?