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Unlike most other criminal law subjects, sexual assault is an issue that law students are more likely to have personally encountered and should be approached with more sensitivity, according to law student Lana R. Birbrair.
Following controversy surrounding two Law School student groups’ recent decision to revoke an honor from Robin Steinberg, a New York City public defender, other students have begun planning to bring Steinberg to campus anyway.
Following the Federal Communication Commission's decision to classify the internet as a telecommunications service, thereby allowing the government to regulate it as a utility, Harvard professors praised the ruling as a victory for ordinary consumers.
New federal legislation on sexual violence could change the way the University reports, advises, and assesses its approach to cases of alleged sexual violence.
In the wake of the recent outbreak of measles in California, panelists emphasized the need for Americans to be more informed in their decisions for or against vaccination Wednesday.
Nir Eyal, an associate professor at Harvard Medical School, speaks of nudge theory and its applications on public health at Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School. The presentation was part of a larger panel discussion on the ethical, legal, and public health issues surrounding vaccines.
In an op-ed in the Harvard Law Record, law school professor Alan M. Dershowitz again denies allegations of sexual misconduct.
Filed earlier this month, the complaint alleges that by not captioning its online content, edX, a virtual education platform founded by Harvard and MIT in 2012, violates the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
As the visionary founder of the Bronx Defenders, Ms. Steinberg exemplifies the women this exhibit is meant to honor.
Though the policy includes a stipulation that it will not “be construed to abridge academic freedom," some professors at the Law School say that it is not enough.
After moving to break from Harvard's University-wide Title IX procedures, Harvard Law School has received comment from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights on its own set of procedures.
HLS student groups will no longer honor Robin Steinberg, the executive director of the Bronx Defenders, on account of her link to a controversial YouTube video.
The 20 faculty members submitted the memo to a faculty committee that Dean of the Law School Martha L. Minow tasked last fall with creating new Law School-specific Title IX procedures following widespread faculty discontent over Harvard’s central framework.
Monday will mark the second time that Harvard has suspended operations due to inclement weather in two weeks.
“To be able...to reason through these challenging subjects is a big part of what it is lawyers do in our society,” Law professor Jeannie C. Suk said at a panel on whether rape law should be taught in law classes on Wednesday in Pound Hall.The well-attended event featured several students sitting on the floor.