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Commencement

Giffords, Kelly Speak at Law School Class Day

Gabrielle Giffords represented Arizona’s 8th district in the U.S. House of Representatives until she was shot in the head in 2011 while meeting with a group of constituents.

Halley on Steps
Harvard Law School

Halley on Steps

TO BE PROOFED: Prof. Janet Halley poses in front of The Harvard Law School Library; Halley is a professor at the Law School who has been outspoken against the university's recent Title IX policy.

Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Law School Library

Janet Halley Portrait in Wasserstein Hall
Harvard Law School

Janet Halley Portrait in Wasserstein Hall

Halley's Books
Harvard Law School

Halley's Books

When Religion Pollutes
On Campus

When Religion Pollutes

Boston University School of Law Professor Jay D. Wexler presents his talk "When Religion Pollutes" at the 2015 Annual Law, Religion and Health in America Conference Saturday. With case studies of ritualistic mercury use among New York City Santeria practitioners and conservative Amish sects refusing to obey waste treatment regulations, Wexler drew a clear picture of how the law often creates conflict between health and religion in the United States.

The Intersection of Law, Religion, and Infectious Disease
On Campus

The Intersection of Law, Religion, and Infectious Disease

Florida International University Professor Aileen M. Marty ends her Law, Religion and Health in America Conference talk with a humorous cartoon depicting a cremated person's attempt at entering Heaven. Her presentation Saturday described the challenges of developing human remains disposal policies in cases of infectious disease and was one of many to highlight the importance of respect for different belief systems at the conference.

Chess in the Square
On Campus

Photos of the Day (05/11/15)

After Hobby Lobby
On Campus

After Hobby Lobby

A panel consisting of E. J. Dionne Jr., Divinity School lecturer Diane L. Moore, Law School professor Charles Fried, and Frank Wolf discussed the role of religion in the American public sphere at the Law School Thursday. The pre-conference session was co-sponsored by the Petrie-Flom Center and the Ambassador John L. Loeb, Jr. Initiative on Religious Freedom and Its Implications at the Center for American Political Studies at Harvard University.

After Hobby Lobby
On Campus

Photos of the Day (05/08/2015)

After Hobby Lobby
Religion

Panel Objects to Hobby Lobby Ruling

Some of the panelists raised objections to the Supreme Court ruling that corporations can exercise the same religious rights as individuals.

Harvard in the City

Mediation Initiative Would Partner Law School, Boston Police

Under this new initiative, trained Law School students and local residents would bring together civilians and police officers to address more moderate disputes.

Harvard Law School

Harvard Law Students Offered Discount on HBX Program

The new cross-school initiative, still in a pilot stage, will start in June and run for 11 weeks.

Race

Law Students Emphasize Diversity in Dean of Students Search

Students involved in the process said that they hope to hire a new dean who has had professional experience with diversity and inclusion.

Silence for Gray
Crime

Silence for Gray

Student organizers from Harvard Law School assembled a vigil for Freddie Gray on Tuesday night in front of Langdell Hall. Gray died on April 12th after being detained by police forces in Baltimore and suffering spinal cord injury.

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Wedding Bells
Seniors

Wedding Bells 2015

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’