Dev A. Patel
Although the Harvard Law School library has a tremendous collection of scholarly legal materials, its halls are not above housing the most modest of items: a lunch box. The small tin box was used by Holmes each day as he sat on the highest bench in America, helping to feed one of the greatest legal minds of American history.
In line with its commitment to need-blind admissions and need-based financial aid, Harvard Law School will no longer collect deposits from admitted students who accept an admissions offer beginning with the Class of 2017.
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the president’s assassination, Harvard will host a series of events to honor the legacy of President John F. Kennedy ’40 on Friday.
Harvard University has sued an Ohio bell company, Chime Master Systems, for installing a clapper that allegedly caused a 24 to 30-inch crack in the bell hanging in Memorial Church.
After Senate Republicans blocked four of President Barack Obama’s nominees to the major federal appeals court in the District of Columbia, political experts have raised doubts about the successful confirmation of Harvard Law School Professor David J. Barron ’89, a nominee for the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
Kanye West stopped by the Graduate School of Design on Sunday night to share some words of wisdom--or maybe just words--with a crowd of students before he and Kim Kardashian headed to the Boston stop of the "Yeezus Tour." Here's what Flyby learned from his visit.
The letters follow the passage of a Law School student referendum in support of fossil fuel divestment last spring.
This election cycle marked the second opportunity for members of the Class of 2014 to join the prestigious honor society.
A landmark labor case argued before the Supreme Court on Wednesday could drastically impact the ways in which unions organize and expand membership, according to legal and labor experts. Officials representing Harvard unions voiced concerns that future organizing efforts could be seriously hindered by the Court’s decision.
Drunk actor. Video gamer. Staunch conservative. And star student. All of these titles would accurately describe Senator Ted Cruz when he was a student at Harvard Law School, according to a recent story by The Boston Globe.
Whether you're a Con Law student prepping for your next paper or a 1L cramming for Civil Procedure, be careful while you research—your materials might very well be rotting away.
While governments and corporations alike experience cyberthreats, universities like Harvard face a unique test: how to balance an academic mission demanding an unfettered flow of information with the need to protect valuable data and computer systems.
Don't worry Harvard Law Class of 2014, there's still hope that you can take that non-profit or government job after all. Even with those law school loans piling up, you may not have to sell your soul to the giant law firms—just your Hot Wheels collection. Just like this student, who is apparently trying to sell 240 die cast cars from his childhood on eBay in order to pay off the debts from his legal education, you, too, can find a way to make it work.
Number of Female Harvard Law Review Editors Nearly Doubled in First Gender-Based Affirmative Action Cycle
In the first cycle since the Harvard Law Review incorporated gender-based affirmative action into its admissions process, 17 out of 46 editors are women, nearly double last year’s 9 female members of 44 overall.
After Ted Cruz, the Republican Senator from Texas, completed his more than 21-hour speech slamming the Obama administration's healthcare policies, an online petition was started urging Harvard to rescind the Senator's degree. Cruz, who graduated from Harvard Law School in 1995, recently made headlines when news broke that he preferred to study only with graduates from Harvard, Princeton and Yale while he worked towards his J.D.