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Kimberly Theidon
Central Administration

Former Anthropology Professor Plans To Sue University

Kimberly Theidon has withdrawn her complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination with intent to file a lawsuit against the University.

College

Feds Allege Parents of 2013 Grad Defrauded College of Financial Aid Funding

According to the complaint, Joseph N. Fonge and Barbara E. Fonge reported false income figures to the University between 2010 and 2013 in an attempt to defraud the College of financial aid funding.

Crime

Top Mass. Court Denies Appeal by 2009 Kirkland Shooter

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts on Tuesday denied an appeal for a retrial or a lessening of the degree of guilt by Jabrai Jordan Copney, the gunman convicted of the May 2009 Kirkland House shooting.

David Barron
Politics

Barron Narrowly Confirmed by Senate Despite Drone Memo

Harvard Law School professor David J. Barron ’89 was confirmed by the full Senate for a seat on the bench of the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday afternoon in a narrow vote of 53 to 45.

David Barron
Politics

Barron Confirmation Remains Uncertain

A vocal group of senators have called for the public release of memos allegedly written by Harvard Law School professor David J. Barron ’89 that established the legal justification for the controversial drone policy.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Crime

U.S. Will Seek Death Penalty in Marathon Bombing Case

Tsarnaev, at one time a lifeguard at the Malkin Athletic Complex and Cambridge resident, is being tried on 30 counts, 17 of which are punishable by the death penalty in the event of conviction.

The Courtroom Scene
Crime

Three Weeks After Hearing, Bomb-Threat Suspect Still Awaits Formal Indictment

Eldo Kim ’16 was released from federal custody on Dec. 18, but the Harvard sophomore continues to await a formal grand jury indictment.

The Courtroom Scene
Crime

Bomb-Threat Suspect Eldo Kim ’16 Released on Bail Following Pretrial Hearing

Eldo Kim, the Harvard sophomore who was charged Tuesday in connection with Monday’s bomb scare on Harvard’s campus, was released from custody after an appearance in U.S. District Court Wednesday.

The Courtroom Scene
Crime

The Courtroom Scene

A courtroom sketch by freelance artist Jane F. Collins depicts, from left to right, private defense attorney Allison D. Burroughs, supect Eldo Kim ’16, public defender Ian Gold, and U.S. Magistrate Judge Judith G. Dein during Kim’s pretrial hearing Wednesday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Boston.

Books

HLS Professor Predicts Future of Supreme Court

Harvard Law School Professor Mark V. Tushnet ’67 hypothesized that, in the event of an appointment to the Supreme Court in 2016, the judge appointed will be either Asian-American or African-American. This hypothesis came after Tushnet claimed to have accurately predicted the appointment of Justice Sonia M. Sotomayor in 2008.

Split Genes
Harvard Law School

Split Genes

MIT biology professor Eric Lander voices his opposition to gene patenting at a panel discussion at Harvard Law School on Monday as HLS professor I. Glenn Cohen looks on. The panel focused on the 2013 Supreme Court case Association for Molecular Pathology et al v. Myriad Genetics.

Split Genes
Harvard Law School

HLS Panel Discusses Gene Patents

Panelists at Monday’s discussion about the recent Supreme Court decision against gene patenting agreed that although patenting might provide incentives to aspiring innovators, it often hinders scientific progress, especially when it concerns the DNA sequences that are found within human bodies.

Chemistry

Former Ph.D. Student Files Lawsuit Against University Seeking $10 Million for Royalties Dispute

Mark G. Charest, a former Harvard Ph.D. student, has filed a lawsuit against the University and chemistry and chemical biology professor Andrew G. Myers, seeking an estimated $10 million as compensation for alleged breach of contract and fraud, among other allegations.

Boston Marathon

Marathon Bombing Suspect Indicted on 30 Counts

A 30-count federal indictment against Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev charged him with killing four people and using weapons of mass destruction, among other counts, officials said Thursday.

Waiting for the Same-Sex Marriage Rulings
Harvard Law School

Law School Professors React to Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Rulings

In the wake of a pair of Supreme Court decisions on two major same-sex marriage cases issued Wednesday, Harvard Law School professors praised the Justices for the landmark rulings that largely aligned with legal experts’ predictions.

Facebook at Puzzle Day
College

This Is CS50.

GSD picture
Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven