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Harvard Law School celebrated Justice John Paul Stevens’ 35 years of service on the Supreme Court with an April 25 event honoring his work and his contributions to the fields of environmental, energy and natural resources law.
Leading experts in the fields of law, science and medicine gathered at HLS May 18 and 19 to discuss the future of human subjects research regulation.
Student pens one of the top securities articles; Academy fellows: Wilkins and Vermeule; Glendon joins commission on religious freedom; Cohen named a fellow for medical tourism; Students recognized for community work; and A family of honorary degrees
Lifelong Red Sox fan and Harvard Law School grad Bill Hogan Jr. ’36 celebrated his 100th birthday by throwing out the ceremonial first pitch for the Red Sox-Rays game at Fenway Park on April 14.
“HLS Thinks Big,” inspired by the global TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) talks and modeled after the college’s “Harvard Thinks Big” event, was held at Harvard Law School on May 23 in Austin North; Radcliffe honors Marshall as a ‘true pioneer in her field’
Two HLS teams competed at the 2012 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot competitions, in Vienna and Hong Kong, which aim to train future leaders in methods of alternative dispute resolution; and HLS students, Adam Gottesfeld ’12 and Joey Seiler ’12, recently won Rethink Music’s Genesis Project, a startup competition that aims to encourage and monetize creativity in the music industry.
Former Wisconsin Sen. Russ Feingold ’79 delivered a lecture, sponsored by HLS’s American Constitution Society, titled “A Progressive Vision of National Security” in April.
Congratulations to 757 HLS graduates; Attorney General Eric Holder keynotes Class Day; and Rubenstein wins outstanding teacher award
A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on whether Congress has the power to mandate individuals to carry private insurance coverage isn’t expected until the end of June. But Libertarian legal theorist and Georgetown University Law Center Professor Randy Barnett ’77 is already claiming victory of sorts for his argument that the mandate is unconstitutional.
Farbstein named assistant clinical professor of law; Konschnik is new policy director for the Environmental Law Program; and Elizabeth Bartholet ’65 on protecting vulnerable children
In May, the city of Cambridge awarded Harvard Law School a 2012 GoGreen Award for Waste Reduction and Recycling for a Large Organization. The award recognizes sustainability initiatives of Cambridge businesses and organizations in the areas of transportation, waste reduction/recycling, energy, storm water management, climate protection and initiatives by community organizations.
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