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Candle-Light Vigil for African Lives Lost
Student Life

Candle-Light Vigil for African Lives Lost

“In the face of so much hate let’s show how deeply we love,” said the Harvard Law Women’s Law Association President Kenyon D. Colli at a vigil for Africans Wednesday evening. Here, students light each other’s candles before singing “Amazing Grace.” The Harvard African Law Association hosted the event in response to recent killings across the continent.

Central Administration

Law School Still Awaits Government Sign-Off on Title IX

More than two months after having received initial feedback on its Title IX procedures from the federal Office for Civil Rights, the Law School has still not received final sign-off from OCR on its updated draft.

On Campus

Romney Emphasizes Importance of Private Sector Experience

“It is not that hard to move from the private sector to the public sector,” Romney said to a packed Milstein East Hall.

Crime

Steinberg Addresses Video Controversy at Law School

Robin Steinberg, a New York public defender who was initially disinvited in February as an honoree of a separate Law School event, addressed her connection to a controversial online video.

Troubled Frogs
Harvard Law School

Troubled Frogs

Tyrone Hayes ’89 speaks about his research on atrazine, a drug denied regulatory approval in the EU due to its demonstrated endocrine disruption in frogs, which subsequently ensued in controversy. Hayes gave the lecture entitled "From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale of Toads and Men" at Harvard Law School on Thursday evening.

Incoming Harvard Law School Classes
Harvard Law School

Incoming Harvard Law School Classes

Roughly three-fourths of each incoming class of Harvard Law School students have come to campus with some post-college experience for the last several years.

Incoming Harvard Law School Classes
Harvard Law School

Law School Admissions ‘Actively Preferences’ Work Experience

For the past several years, roughly three-fourths of each incoming class of Harvard Law School students has come to campus having spent some time beyond their college campuses.

The Lightning Rod
Crime

Judge Strikes Dershowitz Allegations From Record

“Jane Doe No. 3,” who has claimed that Dershowitz had sex with her while she was underage, cannot enter the ongoing federal court case as a party, though she can testify as a witness.

 Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu
City Politics

Boston City Councilor Wu ’07 Fights for Causes Close to Home

From rearing a child to struggling to support a family under stress—Michelle Wu’s personal history has shaped much of her political trajectory.

H.E.M. Issoufou Mahamadou
IOP

Nigerien President Calls for African Unity

Speaking to a packed audience Friday night, His Excellency Mahamadou Issoufou, President of Niger, called for African unity and a “new world governance."

Harvard Law School

EdX Settles With Department of Justice

The edX settlement will require the platform to become accessible for people with disabilities—including those who are deaf or visually impaired.

Albright, Speaking
Politics

Former Secretary of State Albright Talks International Negotiations

Albright discussed her time as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations as well as her role as the first female Secretary of State, including her involvement in negotiations in the Balkans, Russia, the Middle East, and Asia.

Central Administration

Law School Appoints Title IX Committee

Dean of Harvard Law School Martha L. Minow has appointed a Title IX committee to begin implementing the school’s new set of procedures for responding to cases of sexual harassment, according to Robb London, a Law School spokesperson.

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

As Harvard Law School moves to break from the University’s central approach to handling cases of alleged sexual harassment, Law professors are questioning the relationship between their school and Harvard’s central administration.

Harvard Law School

Faust and Wieseltier Discuss Alleged Decline of Intellectualism

President Drew G. Faust and visiting professor Leon Wieseltier discussed the impact of technology on intellectualism and the humanities during an event at the Law School on Tuesday.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard