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Harvard Law School professor Laurence H. Tribe ’62 argued Monday that holding the 2010 ruling primarily responsible for campaign finance issues is “a dangerous oversimplification.”
Lawyers representing a pro-affirmative action group of current and prospective Harvard students argued against the court’s rejection of the group’s motion to intervene in an ongoing lawsuit against the College last week.
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer gave his remarks at a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum event at the Institute of Politics Friday afternoon.
In two proposals filed Friday, Harvard and the lawsuit’s plaintiffs found little common ground regarding the type and extent of investigation that should be allowed during the interim discovery period.
Kennedy has been a justice on the Supreme Court since 1988. Over the summer, he wrote the majority opinion in the Obergefell v. Hodges, extending the right to same-sex marriage in every state.
Harvard Law School is often the site of academic legal debate, but Austin Hall saw a rarer occurrence Thursday: members of the federal bench hearing oral arguments in real cases.
Speaking to an audience of about a dozen students, Rahsaan Hall maintained that Harvard’s holistic admissions processes were in compliance with legal precedent.
Experts cautioned that Harvard—currently facing similar charges in a separate lawsuit challenging its use of affirmative action—is still not guaranteed a win.
Shawn Bunn, 44, allegedly used a University credit card to make hundreds of personal purchases, including televisions and Lego sets.
The 19-year-old, accused of raping a then-15-year-old girl during his final year at the prestigious New Hampshire boarding school was found guilty of multiple misdemeanors and one felony charge.
At the Harvard-Yale football game in 2011, a member of Yale's chapter of fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon lost control of a U-Haul truck, killing one woman.
The motion filed to delay a lawsuit Harvard currently faces seems to acknowledge that the Supreme Court’s ruling in Fisher could offer a new interpretation of the legality of race-based affirmative action policies.
Liz Nania, left, and Sandy Bailey of Roslindale, Mass., celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling outside the Massachusetts State House on Friday. "We were married last year," Nania said.
Jessica Mullen, left, and Alia Sullivan, right, celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court's legalization of same-sex marriage with a kiss in front of the Massachusetts State House on Friday evening.