The Law School will interview J.D. applicants via the free videoconferencing software Skype rather than by phone next year and will expand the number of applicants who are invited to interviews from about 1,000 to 1,200.
In an effort to bolster Harvard Innovation Lab's professional resources, Harvard Law School appointed four Experts-in-Residence for the 2012-2013 academic year to advise students on their projects and expand the partnership between the Law School and the I-Lab.
Though he will graduate from Harvard this week, Law School Student Government President Matthew P. Gelfand will extend his term through the summer in order to rewrite the organization’s constitution.
Harvard Law School Professors David B. Wilkins ’77 and C. Adrian Vermeule ’90 were elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the oldest honorary independent research centers in the U.S., earlier this month.
On Wednesday, March 7, Gelfand—who is in his third year and set to graduate in May—won an election that had been mired in controversy and gained national publicity.
Crimson gets the bronze! Just when we thought Harvard Law School was number one, U.S. News & World Report ranked Harvard third in their 2013 Best Law Schools rankings released earlier this month. Last year, Stanford ranked third and Harvard, second; the two schools switched rankings this year, with Yale remaining in first place.
Harvard Law School Dean Martha L. Minow recently announced the new acting executive director and vice dean of library and information services at the Law School.
Harvard Law School is the best law school in the world! That is, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by subject. So for all you law-minded kids out there, now there's a concrete number letting you know Harvard Law is #1. That is, if "Legally Blonde" didn't already have you convinced.
Many of the online search, information evaluation, and creation skills that shape students’ academic activity are actually developed in their personal and social lives, according to a study conducted by The Berkman Center for Internet and Society
Wasserstein Hall, Caspersen Student Center, Clinical Wing—a new sustainabile facility that houses approximately 250,000 square feet of innovative classrooms and student space—opened its doors at Harvard Law School early this January.
After a New York Times editorial declared in November that “American legal education is in crisis,” law professors from Harvard, Indiana University, and York University refuted the editorial’s dismal claim at a panel discussion on Thursday.
Harvard Law School announced Thursday that former Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court Margaret H. Marshall would join its faculty as a senior research fellow and lecturer.
Harvard researchers have developed a swarm of inexpensive robots, called Kilobots, that can be used to test collective algorithms on a large scale. These robots, designed by members of the Self-Organizing Systems Research Group at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, can be programmed and controlled as a group rather than individually.
The History of Science Department's newest special exhibit "Cold War in the Classroom," on display until December 16 of this year, transports visitors to the post-World war II era.
Cambridge residents reelected eight of nine incumbent Councillors to the Cambridge City Council, according to preliminary election results announced last night.