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Manning, Professor and Constitutional Law Scholar, Named Law School Dean

John F. Manning ’82, a constitutional law scholar and long-serving Law School professor, will be the next dean of Harvard Law School.

Law School Gavels
Commencement

Law School Gavels

Law school graduates acknowledge their dean by raising their gavels during Morning Exercises.

Commencement

Yates Discusses Trump Defiance at Law School Class Day

“I believed then and I believe now that resigning would have protected my personal integrity, but it would not have protected the integrity of the Department of Justice,” Yates remarked about her brief tenure as acting attorney general.

Executive Education By the Numbers
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Executive Education By the Numbers

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HLS Admissions Widget

Harvard Law School admitted students weekend
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Setting a Precedent

As it enters its third century, the Law School is judiciously reviewing some of its long-held practices.

Executive Education
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'A Win-Win': Executive Education

University leaders trumpet alternative programs as the future of education. Conveniently, they're also quite lucrative.

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Law School Expands Junior Deferral Program to Students at All Colleges

​Harvard Law School’s Junior Deferral Program will expand to accept applications from undergraduate juniors at colleges and universities nationwide in the fall of 2017.

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Law School Students Demand Sexual Assault Admissions Info

Four Harvard Law School students are demanding that the Law School clarify how it considers applicants who have been accused or found guilty of sexual assault.

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Politics

Former US Ambassador Power Joins Law School, Kennedy School Faculties

Samantha Power, the former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, has been jointly appointed to faculty positions at Harvard Law School and the Kennedy School.

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Central Administration

Law School Student Groups Endorse Wilkins for Deanship

Ten Harvard Law School student affinity groups have endorsed Professor David B. Wilkins ’77 to be the next dean of the Law School.

The Crime of Aggression
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Professors and Lawyers Debate International Criminal Law, Acts of Aggression

Professors and students at the Law School gathered on Tuesday to argue whether aggressive acts by international states should be included under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court.

The Crime of Aggression
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The Crime of Aggression

HLS professors Alex Whiting and Middlesex University London professors William A. Schabas and Donald M. Ferencz speak about the importance of holding perpetrators of aggressive war accountable to international law.

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Politics

Harvard Law Graduate Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court

​Neil M. Gorsuch became the 113th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Friday, joining five other Harvard Law School attendees on the nation’s highest legal body.