Harvard University is not legally required to divest from the fossil fuel industry, a Massachusetts Appeals court ruled last week.
Harvard’s lawyers made the case to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Alyssa R. Leader ’15, who alleged widespread misconduct by Harvard administrators in handling her sexual harassment claims, in the first court meeting for the suit Friday.
Harvard has gone to great lengths to maintain the secrecy of its tenure process in an ongoing federal civil suit filed by a former professor in March 2015.
Harvard motioned Friday to dismiss an ongoing lawsuit alleging race-based discrimination in its admissions processes, arguing that the plaintiffs in the case—anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions—lack grounds to litigate on behalf of its members.
Harvard must produce “comprehensive data” from six full admissions cycles for use in the pending admissions lawsuit between the University and anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions following a court order filed Tuesday.
After a federal judge allowed two claims to move forward last month in a multimillion-dollar patent royalties lawsuit filed against Harvard by a former graduate student, both parties filed statements on Monday, highlighting sharp, unresolved divides on issues of liability and relief.
A former employee of Harvard pled guilty on Feb. 29 to all charges related to his alleged use of a Harvard-issued employee credit card for $80,000 of personal expenses.
An ongoing lawsuit that alleges Harvard discriminated against a former associate professor on the basis of gender has now provoked a broader dispute about the confidentiality of the University’s tenure process.
Amid heightened external and internal pressures, a recent federal lawsuit filed by Alyssa R. Leader ’15 stands to further scrutinize how Harvard administrators have handled sexual assault on campus
The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin G. Scalia could affect the Court’s upcoming decision in Fisher v. Texas, an affirmative action case that experts say may change the admissions processes of universities including Harvard.
Kara Donohoe, a massage therapist for Harvard University Health Services’ Center for Wellness, filed a class action lawsuit against Harvard on Monday, alleging that the University has misclassified her and other employees as independent contractors, thereby denying them benefits.
A panel of judges instead granted the group of prospective and current students who are pro-affirmative action amicus status in the lawsuit accusing the College of setting quotas on Asian applicants and target percentages for underrepresented minorities.
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.”