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Law School Student Leaders Pledge to Improve Campus Mental Health

The letter criticizes the “damaging” popular culture stereotype about law school—that it must be a “grueling and overwhelming ordeal to adequately prepare students for legal practice.”

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Politics

Students Criticize Proposed Elimination of Loan Deductions

Graduate students say they are concerned about the tax plan’s “devastating” elimination of deductions for interest on student loans.

Chief Justice John G. Roberts
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Chief Justice John G. Roberts

Chief Justice John G. Roberts discusses Supreme Court advocacy on a panel at Harvard Law School.

Valarie Long and Unions
Race

Union Leader Calls for Racial Justice at Law School Event

"You really can’t get economic justice if you don’t have racial justice,” she said.

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Chief Justice Roberts Returns to Law School for Moot Court Final

​U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts ’76 returned to the Law School Tuesday night to preside over the final round of the Ames Moot Court Competition.

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Law School Establishes New Advising, Mentoring Programs

The Law School is expanding its advising and mentoring programs four months after some called for more advising opportunities on campus.

Ralph Nader: A Critical Guest
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Ralph Nader: A Critical Guest

Repeat presidential candidate Ralph Nader discusses “Our Bicentennial Crisis,” a recent publication by Law student Pete Davis that accuses the Harvard Law School of failing to meet its mission. Nader was critical of the school’s practices during his talk in Langdell Hall on Wednesday.

Ralph Nader: A Critical Guest
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Nader Criticizes Law School's Excessively 'Corporate' Focus

Nader, a Harvard Law graduate, drew a grim picture of the American legal system, saying that Harvard churns out “lucrative cogs in the corporate wheel.”

John F. Manning
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John F. Manning

Harvard Law School dean John F. Manning in Griswold Hall Tuesday afternoon.

John F. Manning
Harvard Law School

​A Dean for the Third Century

It will fall to John F. Manning '82, a textualist who clerked for former Associate Supreme Court Justice Antonin G. Scalia, to lead a school not known for its modesty.

Race

'Okay to be White' Stickers Crop Up at Harvard, Around Country

​More than a dozen handmade stickers reading “It’s okay to be white” surfaced around Harvard Square Wednesday, prompting a Harvard Law School Dean to denounce them.

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Law School Raises $365 Million in Capital Campaign

Since its launch in 2015, Harvard Law School has raised $365 million for its capital campaign.

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Report Criticizes Law School’s Alleged Corporate Focus

Five-time presidential candidate Ralph Nader said the Law School is "not addressing the broader need around the country for legal services.”

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HLS Library

Langdell Hall houses the library of Harvard Law School.