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Harvard Law School welcomed 629 new students to Cambridge this week. They hail from Alaska to Zimbabwe, and from Fenway Park to Wimbledon.
The following article, “The Empiricist Strikes Back,” by Harvard Law School Professor Cass Sunstein ’78, was published in the September 10, 2008 issue of The New Republic.
Yale Law Professor Henry E. Smith, an expert in property, intellectual property, natural resources, and taxation, will join the Harvard Law School faculty in January 2009, Dean Elena Kagan '86 announced today.
This weekend, leaders from the United States and China will gather in Shanghai to examine challenges facing the financial sectors of the two countries. The "Symposium on Building the Financial System of the 21st Century: An Agenda for China and the United States," is organized by Harvard Law School's Program on International Financial Systems (PIFS) and the China Development Research Foundation (CDRF).
Beginning this spring, Harvard Law School students will be able to participate in Government Lawyering -- Policy and Practice: Semester in Washington, the the school’s first-ever semester-away program for academic and clinical credit.
In a panel discussion on how the Supreme Court will handle issues in the upcoming term last week, Harvard Law School Lecturer Tom Goldstein predicted that future decisions will continue to support increased executive power.
Four members of the Harvard Law School community were recently named to Directorship Magazine's second annual Directorship 100 list for their influence on corporate governance.
The following op-ed, "Let's get the bank rescue right," was co-authored by Harvard Law School Professor Hal Scott, Dean of Columbia Business School R. Glenn Hubbard, and University of Chicago Graduate School of Business Professor Luigi Zingales. It appeared in the September 24, 2008 edition of the Wall Street Journal.
Four days before the first 2008 presidential debate takes place in Mississippi, a panel discussion at HLS looked at past, present and future presidential debates.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude—the artists whose notable projects include “The Gates” in New York City’s Central Park—received the Great Negotiator Award from HLS’s Program on Negotiation.
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