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Jamie D. Halper

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Harvard Law School

Law School Task Force Releases Findings, Students Dissent

Though all of the committee’s faculty members signed the report, only two of four student members did so.

Scalia in 1992
Harvard Law School

Law School Honors Scalia with Endowed Professorship

​The Considine Family Foundation has endowed a Harvard Law School professorship in honor of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin G. Scalia, the school announced Friday.

Harvard Law School Library
Harvard Law School

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.

Free Speech at Harvard

A War of Words?

As debates over free speech roil campuses nationwide, many say Harvard has been comparatively—if not entirely—quiet.

Harvard Law School admitted students weekend
Harvard Law School

Setting a Precedent

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

Racial Turmoil Erupts in Roxbury

With History Written in Roxbury, Harvard Remained Ambivalent

A small handful of Harvard students were there in Roxbury to watch a crucial moment in Boston history unfold.

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

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.

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

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.

HKS Class Day Speaker

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.

Wasserstein Hall
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.

Harvard Law School Library

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.

House Masters Linger

A Year Later, 'House Master' Title and Royall Seal Linger

The words “House Master” still adorn the doors of some Faculty Deans’ residences, parking signs for their cars, and emails sent by at least one Faculty Dean.

Harvard Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Ruth Okediji to Join Law School Faculty, Berkman Klein Center

​Ruth L. Okediji, an property lawyer and professor, will join the Harvard Law School faculty as a tenured professor and co-director of the Berkman Klein Center in July.

Gavels in the Air

Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates to Speak at Law School Class Day

​Sally Q. Yates, the former Acting Attorney General of the United States whom President Donald Trump fired in January, will be the Law School’s 2017 Class Day speaker.

Will Zhang

Peers Remember a Humble, Intelligent, Fun-Loving Friend in Will Zhang

​Remembering Will Zhang, peers recall an intelligent, humble friend with a passion for Greek philosophy, international law, and finding the best steak in Toronto.