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Exhibit – Visualizing Capital Punishment: Spectacle, Shame, and Sympathy

Open to HUID holders in the Caspersen Room, Langdell Hall, weekdays 9 to 5 through June 2023; and open to all online. This Harvard Law School Library exhibit explores the power of visual imagery to change minds about the death penalty. Drawing from material in the Library’s Historical & Special Collections, the exhibit tells a story in three …

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Welcome Back to HLS!

Happy New Year! We hope you had a relaxing break and that 2023 is getting off to a good start. The Library reopens Tuesday, January 3, 2023, and we look forward to seeing and working with you this semester. You can find the Library’s hours here. This charming illustration is a view of the Treasure Room (now called …

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Library Event – Capital Punishment: Where We Stand, 10/12 @ 4 pm

Join Professor Carol Steiker and the HLS Library for a conversation about the state of capital punishment today, followed by a reception and a chance to view the Library’s exhibit: Visualizing Capital Punishment: Spectacle, Shame, and Sympathy. Wednesday, October 12, 4:00 pm HLS Library Seminar Room 232 Reception at 5:00 pm in the Caspersen Room Open to all …

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Join the HLS Library for Banned Books Week!

Banned Books Week is September 18-24, 2022. Celebrate your freedom to read by joining Harvard community members to read aloud selections from banned books we love: September 21, 2022, noon to 1 pm, Langdell Hall front steps. Bring your favorite banned book to share! Every day during Banned Books Week, HLS Library staff members will share a banned …

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Welcome, HLS LLM Students!

Your friends at the Harvard Law School Library – including Remy the Harvard Cat – look forward to seeing you in Langdell Hall this year! We are all here to help guide you through your research projects throughout the year. Get a head-start by checking out this welcome guide prepared by librarian Jennifer Allison: “Law Library Research: Introductory …

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