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Harvard Business School

Harvard Sues Test Prep Sites for Alleged HBX Copyright Infringement

Harvard has filed a lawsuit against several commercial websites for alleged copyright infringement of materials from HBX, the Business School's digital learning platform.

After Hobby Lobby
Religion

Panel Objects to Hobby Lobby Ruling

Some of the panelists raised objections to the Supreme Court ruling that corporations can exercise the same religious rights as individuals.

College

Group Supporting Harvard Motions To Intervene in Admissions Lawsuit

The motion, dated April 29, cites as its movants nine prospective students intending to apply to Harvard and five current students at the College.

College

Admissions Lawsuit Plaintiff Requests Extensive Harvard Records for Discovery

The lawsuit alleges that Harvard sets “target percentages” for underrepresented minorities and illegal quotas on students of Asian descent in its undergraduate admissions processes.

Courthouse of the Tsarnaev Trial
Crime

Jury Finds Tsarnaev Guilty on Marathon Bombings Charges

A federal jury found Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev guilty Wednesday on a slate of charges in connection with the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. A jury will soon decide whether to sentence him to death.

The Lightning Rod
Crime

Judge Strikes Dershowitz Allegations From Record

“Jane Doe No. 3,” who has claimed that Dershowitz had sex with her while she was underage, cannot enter the ongoing federal court case as a party, though she can testify as a witness.

Divest Dismissal
Endowment

Judge Dismisses Divestment Lawsuit

The lawsuit’s dismissal, dated March 17, comes after Harvard and the State Attorney General’s office filed motions to dismiss the case urging the University to divest from fossil fuels.

Kimberly Theidon
Central Administration

Former Professor Files Federal Lawsuit in Response to Tenure Denial

The complaint—which names Harvard and the Harvard Corporation as defendants—reiterates several allegations that Harvard’s decision to deny her tenure violated federal anti-sex discrimination law Title IX.

Acceptance Letters
College

In Legal Filing, Harvard Denies Allegations of Race-Based Discrimination

Harvard has not filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Project on Fair Representation alleging race-based discrimination in its admissions process.

Courthouse of the Tsarnaev Trial
Crime

Remembering Marathon Attacks, Students Grapple with Death Penalty

Students from Boston or who were at Harvard said they felt the Marathon attack to be more personal.

Harvard Law School

Law School Student Group Signs Supreme Court Brief

Members of an LBGTQ student group at the Law School signed an amici curaie brief advocating for the recognition of same-sex marriage in states that currently do not.

Courthouse of the Tsarnaev Trial
Crime

Harvard Law Professors Weigh In on Tsarnaev Trial Venue

While both the U.S. District Court and the Court of Appeals have rejected the requests to relocate the Tsarnaev trial, Law School faculty members see reason behind them.

Tsarnaev Jury Finalized
Crime

Jury Selected in Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Eight men and 10 women will determine the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has plead not guilty to 30 charges in connection with bombings that killed three and injured more than 260 on April 15, 2013.

A Hearing
University Finances

Judge Issues No Final Decision on Divest Lawsuit

The plaintiffs, who call themselves the Harvard Climate Justice Coalition, allege that Harvard is mismanaging its endowment in “abnormally dangerous activities.”

Harvard Law School

University Did Not Defame Former Law Student, Judge Rules

Former Law School student Megon Walker had sued Harvard in response to disciplinary actions levied against her after the school’s Administrative Board concluded that she had committed plagiarism in 2009.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize