Announcements

Newly Updated – Legal Research Guide for India

Librarian for Foreign, Comparative & International Law Jennifer Allison has recently updated a legal research guide, “Introduction to Researching Indian Law.” The guide now includes a quick overview of India’s legal system, including links to websites for the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the Indian government. It also provides instructions to access and use the the law …

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Ready for your summer job? HLS Library can help!

Looking to brush up on your legal research skills, and perhaps learn some new ones, for your summer job? Help is on the way! Research Librarian and Library Instruction Coordinator AJ Blechner has created a new research guide, Prepare to Practice: Advancing Your Legal Research, with you in mind. The guide will walk you through advanced legal research …

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Update to New York Times Online

Dear Colleagues, As of June 1, the HLSL NYT account is transferring to Harvard Library. All Harvard University students, faculty, and staff will now able to sign up for a Harvard-sponsored nytimes.com account by visiting Harvard’s registration page.  Already have a Law School NYT account? You will need to sign up again as we transition to the University NYT account. Your current …

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State-Specific Legal Research Guides: CA, MA & NY

If you will be doing legal research in California, Massachusetts, or New York this summer, we’ve got you covered! Members of our Research Services team have created guides to introduce you to legal research resources for these three states. Here are links to the guides: California Legal Research by Jennifer Allison Massachusetts Legal Research by Michelle Pearse New …

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Legal Research Databases: Summer 2021 and new grad access policies

You’ve come a long way, and summer is finally in sight! Whether you’re preparing for a summer job or you’re about to graduate from HLS, there are online research resources available to you. Read on for information about access to your Bloomberg Law, Lexis, and Westlaw accounts, and more. BLOOMBERG LAW RETURNING STUDENTS’ SUMMER USE: You may use …

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HLS Faculty Book Talk – Terms of Disservice: How Silicon Valley is Destructive by Design

Join the HLS Library on Tuesday March 30 at 3 pm EST for the final Faculty Book Talk of the semester. This event features a conversation about Terms of Disservice: How Silicon Valley is Destructive by Design, between author Dipayan Ghosh and HLS Professor Jonathan Zittrain. It it cosponsored by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public …

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HLS Faculty Book Talk: Mine! How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives

Join the HLS Library this Friday, March 26 at noon EST for the latest in our Faculty Book Talk series. This event features a discussion of Mine! How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives, with authors Michael Heller (Columbia Law School) and James Salzman (UCLA Law School), and panelists Professor Martha Minow (HLS) and Professor Joseph …

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Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem – Film Screening on March 11

Join the Harvard Law School Library on March 11, 3:30-5 pm EST for a live stream screening and panel discussion of Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem, inspired by HLS professor Alexandra Natapoff’s book Punishment Without Crime: How our Massive Misdemeanor System Traps the Innocent and Makes America More Unequal. Panelists include: Alexandra Natapoff, Lee S. Kreindler Professor of …

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