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Stephen G. Breyer
Commencement

Justice Stephen G. Breyer, HLS '64: Supreme Court Justice and Former Law Professor

"Law requires both a heart and a head," U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer, a member of the Harvard Law School class of 1964 said during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in 1994.

Traditional Law Contemporary vs. Today's Law Contemporary
Harvard Law School

The Changing Face of the Law Professor

As law schools look for faculty with fuller resumes and more diverse academic backgrounds, the road to professorship has fractured into many, lesser-traveled pathways.

HLS Dean and Bloomberg
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HLS Dean and Bloomberg

Former New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg talks with Harvard Law School Dean Martha L. Minow, right, at the start of the Commencement Morning Exercises on Thursday.

Faust HAA
College

Faust HAA

University President Drew G. Faust addresses graduates, alumni, and honorees during the Afternoon Exercises of the 2014 Commencement services.

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Mindy Kaling and Preet Bharara Speak at Law School Class Day

Laughter filled Holmes Field outside Langdell Hall as comedian Mindy Kaling and U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara ’90 addressed Law School graduates Wednesday afternoon.

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 J. Barron
Politics

David J. Barron

Law School professor David J. Barron ’89 was nominated by President Barack Obama to the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Policy Concerns
On Campus

Today in Photos (05/14/2014)

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.

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Law School Appoints Two Clinical Professors

Harvard Law School appointed Esme Caramello ’94 and Christopher T. Bavitz to the position of clinical professor of law.

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Fifty Years of Alan Dershowitz

“I don’t believe in retirement, I believe in changing careers,” former Harvard Law School professor Alan M. Dershowitz tells me over the phone on his way to Logan Airport, where he will board a plane to Paris. He officially retired from the Law School this December, but he intends his retired life to be far from relaxing. “My retirement from Harvard reflects the fact that I’ve been doing this for 50 consecutive years and at age 75, I wanted to try something different,” he says. “My plans are to be even more active than I’ve ever been before.”

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Law School Dean Hosts Early Screening of HBO Documentary on Same-Sex Marriage

Harvard Law School Dean Martha L. Minow hosted an early screening of “The Case Against 8,” a documentary about the appeal of California’s ban on same-sex marriage.

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Second-Year Law School Student Wins $250,000 Judgment

Last month, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau student attorney Carolina Kupferman ’11 secured a $250,000 judgement for her client in a divorce case.

Student Groups

Harvard Legal Aid Bureau Student Attorneys Take Case to Federal Court

Harvard Legal Aid Bureau student attorneys Nicholas O. Pastan and Breana M. Ware presented their closing argument last Wednesday in U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, where they argued a case involving the Hague Convention.

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Leading Expert on Islamic Law To Join HLS Faculty

Northwestern University law professor and Islamic law expert Kristen A. Stilt will join the Harvard Law School faculty this fall, according to a Law School press release.

Adventures in Separation and Spain
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Adventures in Separation and Spain

Dare to Dye
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Dare to Dye

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Dos Besos

A World Cup Malcontent
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A World Cup Malcontent