Harvard Law School
Former President of Ireland Mary T. W. Robinson speaks about climate justice at Harvard Law School on Thursday. Robinson, who has previously served as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, was appointed by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to be his Special Envoy on El Niño and Climate.
During the conversation at the Law School, Mary T.W. Robinson emphasized the need for international policies promoting sustainability.
Representatives from NASA, Space Systems Loral, and SpaceX discussed the future of laws governing outer space during a panel at the Law School Wednesday.
The Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to the United States is calling upon the University to provide reparations to Antiguans, some of whom are descendants of slaves owned by a family whose 18th century donation Harvard used to establish its first professorship of law.
With the contentious 2016 presidential election nearing its end, Tom B. Cotton ’99, the Republican U.S. Senator from Arkansas and a Law School alumnus, may have begun to look towards the 2020 election.
Kristen A. Carpenter, an Oneida Indian Nation Visiting Professor of Law at HLS, said the conference sought to give students access to conversations on federal Indian law.
Chester Finn, co-founder of the charity Community Empowerment Programs, talked about overcoming the judgments of others through self-advocacy at Harvard Law School on Friday.
Four sections of Law School students voted to use discretionary funds to host lunch events with striking dining hall workers, despite administrators' reservations.
Kendra K. Albert, an affiliate of Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, urged audience members to examine critically the use of legal terminology in casual settings outside the court of law.
University President Drew G. Faust argued at a conference last week that universities have a responsibility to begin a public dialogue about the legacy of slavery on their campuses and in the United States.
The upcoming film was screened in Somerville Theater for those with a Harvard ID and a guest. A panel offered insights into the 2010 BP oil spill and the extensive aftermath.
Harvard Law School debuted a remodeled Title IX training for new students this fall in response to student criticisms and task force recommendations.
15 student groups from Harvard Law School issued a statement on their website reproaching Harvard’s bargaining record with its dining service workers, characterizing the ongoing stalemate in HUDS’ most recent round of contract talks as a class and racial justice “struggle.”