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  • A post-screening Q&A with Martha Minow, 300th Anniversary University Professor, and the students of Harvard Law School's

    Focus on Justice

    November 25, 2019

    At a packed Brattle Theatre last week, five short films created by 12 Harvard Law students from eight countries debuted. The documentaries, ranging across topics from gentrification to climate change, are the results of an innovative January term workshop taught by Martha Minow, former Harvard Law dean and 300th Anniversary University Professor.

  • Putting compassion into action

    Putting compassion into action

    April 12, 2019

    On April 5, Harvard Law School's Legal Services Center celebrated its 40th Anniversary of training more than 4,000 attorneys and law students and providing pro bono civil legal services to thousands of Greater Boston’s most vulnerable residents.

  • Joan Miró, untitled ceramic mural, 1960

    When Harvard Went Modern

    February 6, 2019

    The understated art of the Bauhaus at Harvard Law

  • Photo of building during construction

    Designed for Learning

    January 29, 2019

    Harvard Law School’s newest building opened this fall at 1607 Massachusetts Avenue. Inside, the LEED Gold certified structure continues the school’s commitment to experiential learning, with space suited for clinics and collaborative learning as well as research programs.

  • Monika Bickert and Jonathan Zittrain seated at the front of a classroom smiling and looking up at a screen

    The view from inside Facebook

    December 10, 2018

    Monika Bickert, head of global policy management at Facebook, joined Harvard Law Professor Jonathan Zittrain for a wide-ranging conversation hosted by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, about the social media giant’s policies and its evolution--including some tough questions from audience members on the company’s recent headline-making controversies.

  • A new Harvard Law building opens on Mass. Ave.

    A new Harvard Law building opens on Mass Ave

    November 8, 2018

    Citing its future role in “innovation, deep learning, collegiality, and service,” Dean John F. Manning saluted the opening of the Harvard Law School’s newest building, at 1607 Massachusetts Avenue, on Monday evening.

  • On DACA, questions top answers

    On DACA, questions top answers

    September 19, 2017

    Jason Corral, staff attorney, Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical program, participated in a panel discussion at Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics on the Trump administration's recent announcement that it intended to upend the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program.

  • Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Stephen Breyer at Harvard.

    For Supreme Court justices, faith in law

    June 9, 2017

    The mood was festive, rather than disputatious, on Friday evening as Supreme Court Associate Justices Stephen G. Breyer, J.D. ’64, and Neil M. Gorsuch, J.D. ’91, sat down to discuss “the rule of law,” capping off a Harvard Marshall Forum dinner in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the trans-Atlantic scholarship.

  • Fake news panel

    Fake news is giving reality a run for its money

    March 28, 2017

    How best to respond to the "fake news" phenomenon was the subject of a panel discussion sponsored by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, titled “Fake News, Concrete Responses: At the Nexus of Law, Technology, and Social Narratives,” held Thursday at Harvard Law School's Wasserstein Hall.

  • Ayelet Waldman portrait

    A case against the drug war

    February 14, 2017

    In a recent appearance at HLS, Ayelet Waldman ’91 -- a former criminal defense lawyer and federal public defender -- discussed her book “A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life,” using it as a backdrop to delve into the social and racial dimensions of the war on drugs.