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On Campus

Blaming Citizens United Is an ‘Oversimplification,’ Tribe Says

​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.”

Acceptance Letters

Group Continues Push To Intervene in Admissions Lawsuit

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.


Foreign Legal Issues Can Inform U.S. Courts, Breyer Says

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.

Acceptance Letters

Admissions Lawsuit Stalled, Harvard Disputes Discovery Period

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.

Harvard Law School

At Law School, Justice Kennedy Reflects on Cases, Time as Student

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.

Austin Hall
Harvard in the City

Harvard Law School Hosts Federal Circuit Court Arguments

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.

Rahsaan D. Hall

Civil Rights Lawyer Defends Use of Race in Harvard Admissions

Speaking to an audience of about a dozen students, Rahsaan Hall maintained that Harvard’s holistic admissions processes were in compliance with legal precedent.

Acceptance Letters

Harvard’s Fate Still Uncertain After Princeton Admissions Case

Experts cautioned that Harvard—currently facing similar charges in a separate lawsuit challenging its use of affirmative action—is still not guaranteed a win.


Employee Allegedly Steals More than $80,000 from Harvard

Shawn Bunn, 44, allegedly used a University credit card to make hundreds of personal purchases, including televisions and Lego sets.

Owen A. Labrie

When It Rescinds Admission, Harvard Weighs Several Factors

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.


National Frat Faces Trial for 2011 Harvard-Yale Tailgate Crash

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.

Acceptance Letters

Ahead of Fisher, Harvard Asks To Delay Admissions Lawsuit

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.

Marriage for All
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Marriage for All

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.

Celebration at the State House
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Celebration at the State House

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.

Maura Healey Speaks
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Maura Healey Speaks

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.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes