Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

Law School Students Demand Sexual Assault Admissions Info

Four Harvard Law School students are demanding that the Law School clarify how it considers applicants who have been accused or found guilty of sexual assault.

HKS Class Day Speaker
Politics

Former US Ambassador Power Joins Law School, Kennedy School Faculties

Samantha Power, the former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, has been jointly appointed to faculty positions at Harvard Law School and the Kennedy School.

Wasserstein Hall
Central Administration

Law School Student Groups Endorse Wilkins for Deanship

Ten Harvard Law School student affinity groups have endorsed Professor David B. Wilkins ’77 to be the next dean of the Law School.

The Crime of Aggression
Harvard Law School

Professors and Lawyers Debate International Criminal Law, Acts of Aggression

Professors and students at the Law School gathered on Tuesday to argue whether aggressive acts by international states should be included under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court.

The Crime of Aggression
On Campus

The Crime of Aggression

HLS professors Alex Whiting and Middlesex University London professors William A. Schabas and Donald M. Ferencz speak about the importance of holding perpetrators of aggressive war accountable to international law.

Harvard Law School Library
Politics

Harvard Law Graduate Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court

​Neil M. Gorsuch became the 113th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Friday, joining five other Harvard Law School attendees on the nation’s highest legal body.

Halley on Steps
Harvard Law School

Students, Profs Skeptical of Title IX Office Restructuring

Student activists and professors question whether the restructuring of Harvard's Title IX Office's will lead to substantive improvements.

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School

Austin Hall is a class building at Harvard Law School. Neil M. Gorsuch, recently confirmed as a Supreme Court justice, is a graduate of the Law School’s J.D. program.

House Masters Linger
College

A Year Later, 'House Master' Title and Royall Seal Linger

The words “House Master” still adorn the doors of some Faculty Deans’ residences, parking signs for their cars, and emails sent by at least one Faculty Dean.

Dr. Daniel J. Levitin
On Campus

Dr. Daniel J. Levitin

Dr. Daniel J. Levitin, a cognitive psychologist and neuroscientist, speaks Wednesday afternoon at the Harvard Law School Campus. Levitin’s lecture discussed the danger and power of fake news in the “post-truth era” and ways to defend against information illiteracy.

Dr. Daniel J. Levitin
On Campus

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Dr. Daniel J. Levitin
Harvard Law School

McGill Neuroscientist Discusses ‘Post-Truth’ Era at Law School

“I just want to go on record repeating what many have already said that there is no such thing as alternative facts,” Daniel J. Levitin said. “It’s just the kind of nonsensical, Orwellian double-talk that we should be afraid of.”

Squirrels of Harvard
Harvard Law School

Squirrels of Harvard

A squirrel sits perched on a ledge outside the Harvard Law School Library.

Harvard Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Ruth Okediji to Join Law School Faculty, Berkman Klein Center

​Ruth L. Okediji, an property lawyer and professor, will join the Harvard Law School faculty as a tenured professor and co-director of the Berkman Klein Center in July.

Gavels in the Air
Commencement

Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates to Speak at Law School Class Day

​Sally Q. Yates, the former Acting Attorney General of the United States whom President Donald Trump fired in January, will be the Law School’s 2017 Class Day speaker.