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  • Public Service Venture Fund Fellows: Where they are now

    For HLS grads Jonathan Kaufman and Lillian Langford, a 1L summer abroad set careers in motion

    June 11, 2018

    As dozens of HLS students plan to pursue public service work abroad this summer, Jonathan Kaufman ’06 and Lillian Langford JD/MPP ’13 recall that seeds planted during their own 1L summers grew, strongly and directly, into the work they are doing today

  • Eric Gitari LL.M. ’18 on litigating a landmark LGBT case in Kenya: ‘This case has given people confidence to see what’s possible’

    Eric Gitari LL.M. ’18 on litigating a landmark LGBT case in Kenya: ‘It has given people confidence to see what’s possible’

    May 14, 2018

    After a landmark victory for gay rights in Kenya, Eric Mawira Gitari will continue to work for legal reform in Africa. “There are so many democratic changes going forward on the African continent right now," said Gitari. "We need to make sure that sexual orientation and gender identity are included in the debate.”

  • An advocate for children, Ha Ryong (Michael) Jung ’18 has also taken a wider view

    An advocate for children, Michael Jung ’18 has taken a wide view

    May 7, 2018

    In his time at Harvard Law School, Ha Ryong (Michael) Jung ’18 has completed extensive coursework and clinical training in children’s rights, human rights and child protection, criminal justice, international and foreign law, and human rights advocacy and negotiation to shape a future career in child advocacy.

  • Maayan Sudai, an S.J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School

    S.J.D. candidate awarded scholarship to study health activism from a legal perspective

    May 1, 2018

    Maayan Sudai, an S.J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School, has been awarded a prestigious scholarship from Israel’s Dan David Foundation to support her work examining health activism from a legal perspective.

  • Australian High Court Justice reflects on how legal systems deal with alternative facts

    Australian High Court Justice reflects on how legal systems deal with alternative facts

    April 23, 2018

    Stephen Gageler AC, LL.M. ’87, a justice of the High Court of Australia, returned to Harvard Law School in March to meet with faculty members, participate in classes, and speak on 'Alternative Facts in the Courts.'

  • Cravath Fellows pursue law projects around the world

    Cravath Fellows pursue law projects around the world

    March 14, 2018

    In 2018, ten Harvard Law School students were selected as Cravath International Fellows. During Winter Term, they traveled to nine countries to pursue clinical placements or independent research with an international, transnational, or comparative law focus. Here, four of them describe their experiences.

  • Harvard Law student Sarah Benzidi LL.M. ’17 wins $10,000 national championship writing competition

    Harvard Law student wins national writing competition

    November 29, 2017

    Sarah Benzidi LL.M. ’17 has been named the national winner of the inaugural NYBSA/ACCTM National Championship Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Student Writing Competition. Benzidi received her award and $10,000 prize at a ceremony in New York on Oct. 26.

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    Chayes fellows pursue service through international projects

    November 14, 2017

    In 2017, more than 100 Harvard Law School students pursued summer work abroad; 19 of those students traveled to 16 countries through the Chayes International Public Service Fellowship Program.

  • Brexit and its implications for the UK financial services industry

    Brexit and its implications for the UK financial services industry

    October 3, 2017

    Niamh Moloney LL.M. ’93, professor of Financial Markets Law and incoming Head of the Law Department (2018-2019) at the London School of Economics, spoke at Harvard Law School on Sept. 27 on the complex question of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union and its implications for the U.K.’s financial services industry.

  • Paola Eisner ’19: Environmentalist, internationalist and artist 2

    Paola Eisner ’19: Environmentalist, internationalist and artist

    September 19, 2017

    At HLS in the Arts this past weekend, Paola Eisner ’19 exhibited a large still life that she painted before she went to college, and pages from a children’s book that she began working on before she started law school. Like these, many of the interests and projects that she pursues today have deeper roots.

  • Looking back at the founding of Harvard Law School

    Looking back at the founding of Harvard Law School

    September 13, 2017

    To officially open Harvard Law School’s Bicentennial celebration, a panel of Harvard Law School faculty members gathered on Sept. 5 to discuss the law school’s early history.

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    Michael Klarman: ‘The cause of social justice needs you as much as it ever has before’

    June 30, 2017

    Drawing on his interests in constitutional law, constitutional history, and racial equality, Professor Michael Klarman’s Last Lecture explored the obstacles faced — and in many ways, overcome — by feminist lawyers and African-American civil rights lawyers in the middle of the last century.

  • Khiara Bridges

    Khiara Bridges’ simple advice: ‘Be true to yourself. That’s it.’

    June 22, 2017

    In her Last Lecture to the Class of 2017, Professor and professional ballet dancer Khiara Bridges described her family’s roots in the Jim Crow South, and growing up in a family of doctors as a child who loved reading and writing, and knew, early on, that she wanted to become a lawyer instead.

  • Bob Bordone’s last lecture: The seven elements of resiliency in hard times

    June 16, 2017

    Professor Bob Bordone began his talk to the Class of 2017 with words of appreciation: Getting to know them, he said, ‘has been a tremendous gift.” But then he apologized, explaining that he would follow last year’s lecture, “Best Job Ever,” with one with the more sobering title of “Worst Year Ever.”

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    Back to law school—after being chief justice

    May 19, 2017

    Gloria Scott LL.M. ’17, who is from Liberia, served as chief justice of her country’s Supreme Court from 1997 to 2003. She has also been a practicing lawyer, a senator, and most recently, the chair of Liberia’s Constitutional Review Committee. But for the past year she has been eager to be a student again.

  • Amanda Mundell outside

    A persuasive oralist, Mundell pays it forward

    May 15, 2017

    You would never know it from her unhesitating, responsive arguments in the Ames Courtroom, but when Amanda Mundell ’17 was growing up in California she dreaded giving presentations in class. “I was a very nervous speaker,” she remembers, “so I decided that I was never going to do anything like this.

  • 2017 Cravath Fellows

    Cravath International Fellows explore law abroad

    April 5, 2017

    Harvard Law Today recently spoke with three of the 11 Harvard Law School students who were selected as Cravath International Fellows this year, who traveled during winter term to Bogotá, Colombia, Paris, France and Singapore to pursue clinical placements and independent research.

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    Harvard Law School launches the Campaign for the Third Century

    November 2, 2015

    With a nod to its historic past and a look ahead to its future, Harvard Law School has formally launched the Campaign for the Third Century, which seeks to raise $305 million in support of students and faculty, clinical education, new and innovative research, and the continued enhancement of the Law School campus.

  • Maryna Kavaleuskaya LL.M. '13

    Maryna Kavaleuskaya: Advocating for the rule of law in Belarus

    June 5, 2013

    Like others in Harvard Law School’s LL.M. class of 2013, Maryna Kavaleuskaya practiced law abroad before coming to America for additional legal training. And, like many of her 187 classmates—most of them from overseas—she had to overcome obstacles along the way. But unlike most others, Kavaleuskaya will be unable to return to a normal life back home after she receives her Harvard degree.

  • In virtual classroom, law students at Harvard and in China consider the roles of China and the U.S.

    May 9, 2013

    It’s Wednesday night in Cambridge and Thursday morning in Beijing, and their seminar rooms are some 6,700 miles apart, but for 30 students from Harvard…

  • William P. Alford

    From 2013 World Winter Games to Global Development Summit, Alford plays major role in Special Olympics International

    April 8, 2013

    As an enthusiastic supporter of the Special Olympics who has worked for more than two decades with Special Olympics International, Harvard Law School Professor William P. Alford welcomed the opportunity to help bring about the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games, held in PyeongChang, Korea earlier this year. “One of the major messages of the Special Olympics is that having a disability need not be seen as being as limiting or disqualifying as some people might assume,” says Alford, director of East Asian Legal Studies and chair of the Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD).