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A first-of-its-kind program at a law school, the Public Service Venture Fund invites law students and recent alumni to identify unmet legal needs and develop new initiatives to meet them.
At Harvard Law School on April 5, a panel of leading legal scholars examined a single question: Is there a lack of intellectual diversity at law schools?
A registry intended to provide information to the public about the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing is not an acceptable regulatory measure, according to a recent report by Harvard Law School’s Environmental Law Program Policy Initiative.
Whiting, Gasser professors of practice; Shavell receives law and economics medal; Manning elected to Academy of Arts & Sciences; and Featured on PBS: Professors Freeman, Goldsmith, Lessig and Gordon-Reed
Shay testifies at Apple hearing; Experts and judges convene on intellectual property; An oath to the Constitution, aboard the Constitution; Dukakis on the importance of building consensus; Morgan and Helen Chu commit $5 million to Harvard Law School; and Playing hardball
The Harvard Law School Class of 2013 assembled at Holmes Field, in front of Langdell Library, on May 29 and 30 to commemorate the completion of their studies. This year the law school conferred 740 degrees: 571 J.D.’s, 158 LL.M’s and 11 S.J.D’s.
Environmental lawlessness was the topic of discussion on April 10, as Richard Lazarus ’79, one of the nation’s foremost experts on environmental law, gave a lecture marking his appointment to the Howard J. and Katherine W. Aibel Professorship of Law.
This spring, HLS launched the Law and History program of study headed by two faculty leaders: Professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin, who is also a professor of history in the faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Professor Kenneth Mack ’91.
One hundred years ago, a small group of Harvard Law students formed an organization to provide legal aid to the poor. In the 10 decades since its founding, the Legal Aid Bureau—the oldest student-run legal services program in the country—has helped thousands of clients.
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