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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.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey speaks at a celebration of the U.S. Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision outside the State House on Friday. Healey was one in a lineup of speakers including lawyer Mary Bonauto and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren.
Throughout the weekend, students celebrated the decision many miles away from Washington, marching in gay pride parades and attending rallies nationwide.
Following the Supreme Court’s landmark same-sex marriage decision, Harvard Law School professors said Justice Anthony M. Kennedy played an extraordinary role in advancing the cause.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev spoke in court for the first time since he entered a “not guilty” plea at his arraignment hearing two years ago, expressing remorse for his actions.
Same-sex marriage supporters celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision outside the Massachusetts State House on Friday.
Sister KrisTall Mighty of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence shows support for the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage outside the Massachusetts State House. The Sisters are a charity and street performance group that uses religious imagery and drag to raise awareness of issues of gender and morality.