Canceled: Faculty Book Talk: Richard J. Lazarus, The Rule of Five: Making Climate History at the Supreme Court, Thursday, March 12, at noon

The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion in celebration of The Rule of Five: Making Climate History at the Supreme Court by Richard J. Lazarus (Harvard Univ. Press, Mar. 10, 2020). Thursday, March 12, 2020, at noon, with lunch Harvard Law School Milstein West A/B 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA …

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852 RARE: Initial Release of the Antonin Scalia Papers

Historical and Special Collections is pleased to announce the initial release of the Antonin Scalia papers. Approximately 48 linear feet of material (10-15% of the total collection) is now open for in-person research at the Harvard Law School Library.  This material includes correspondence, speaking engagement and event files, photographs, pre-judicial career material such as teaching files, ABA files, …

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Faculty Book Talk: John C.P. Goldberg & Benjamin Zipursky’s Recognizing Wrongs, Tuesday, February 25, at noon

The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion in celebration of Recognizing Wrongs by John C.P. Goldberg and Benjamin Zipursky (Harvard University Press, Feb. 4, 2020). Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at noon, with lunchHarvard Law School Milstein West A/B 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MANo RSVP required About Recognizing Wrongs “Tort law …

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Faculty Book Talk: Comparative Capital Punishment, Carol S. Steiker & Jordan M. Steiker eds., Friday, February 14, at noon

The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion in celebration of the recent publication of Comparative Capital Punishment edited by Carol S. Steiker & Jordan M. Steiker (Edward Elgar, Nov. 2019). Friday, February 14, 2020, at noon, with lunchHarvard Law School Milstein West B 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MANo RSVP required …

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Faculty Book Talk: Cass Sunstein’s The World According to Star Wars, Revised Edition, Wednesday, February 12, at noon

The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion in celebration of the recent publication of a recently revised and updated edition of The World According to Star Wars by Cass R. Sunstein (Dey Street Books, Oct. 29, 2019). Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at noon, with lunch Harvard Law School Milstein West …

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Faculty Book Talk: When Misfortune Becomes Injustice: Evolving Human Rights Struggles for Health and Social Equality, Friday, February 7, at noon

The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion in celebration of the recent publication of When Misfortune Becomes Injustice: Evolving Human Rights Struggles for Health and Social Equality by Alicia Ely Yamin (Stanford Univ. Press, Feb. 2020). Friday, February 7, 2020, at noon, with lunch Harvard Law School Milstein East B/C …

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Faculty Book Talk: Mastering Money: How to Beat Debt, Build Wealth, and Be Prepared for any Financial Crisis, Wednesday, February 5, at noon

The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion in celebration of the recent publication of Mastering Money: How to Beat Debt, Build Wealth, and Be Prepared for any Financial Crisis by Norm Champ (McGraw-Hill Educ., Nov. 5, 2019). Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at noon, with lunch Harvard Law School Milstein East …

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Faculty Book Talk: Felony and the Guilty Mind in Medieval England, Wednesday, November 13, at noon

The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion in celebration of the recent publication of Felony and the Guilty Mind in Medieval England by Elizabeth Papp Kamali (Cambridge Univ. Press, Oct. 31, 2019). Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at noonHarvard Law School Milstein East B/C (Directions) 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA No …

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Faculty Book Talk: Goldberg and Smith, Equity and Law: Fusion and Fission, Tuesday, November 5, at noon

The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion in celebration of the recent publication of Equity and Law: Fusion and Fission, edited by John C.P. Goldberg, Henry E. Smith & Peter G. Turner (Cambridge Univ. Press, Oct. 31, 2019). Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at noonHarvard Law School Milstein East B/C (Directions)1585 …

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The Early History of the Case Method in US Law Schools

The early history of the case method in U.S. law schools was fraught with controversy. Created by Harvard Law School Dean Christopher Columbus Langdell, it took decades for the case method to take hold in law schools across the country.   This short video was adapted from Bruce Kimball’s article “The Proliferation of Case Method Teaching in American …

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