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Harvard Law School

Law School Student Leadership Plans Mental Health Initiatives

The Harvard Law School student government will conduct a mental health survey in early November as part of a broader effort to address mental health issues on campus.

Harvard Law School

‘Superstar’ Law Professor Honored with Criminal Justice Professorship

Charles J. Ogletree Jr. founded both the Criminal Justice Institute at the Law School and the Charles Hamilton Houston Center Institute for Racial Justice.

Harvard Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Law School Alumni Call for Improved Loan Assistance

The Low Income Protection Plan obligates students to pay a portion of their income each year toward their law school debt, while Harvard Law School commits to covering the rest.

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Harvard Law School

Law Review Elects First Ever Majority Female Class

The Harvard Law Review selected more female editors than male editors to join the prestigious journal’s ranks this summer.


Better Than Solo

I learned that even though I thought I had to be alone to figure out my thoughts, sometimes another person can help you sort them out.

Harvard Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Law School Students, Faculty Celebrate Contributions to the Arts

Despite rainy weather, crowds of Harvard Law School students, staff, faculty, alumni, and their families gathered in Jarvis Field Friday night for an event recognizing the school’s contributions to the arts as part of its bicentennial celebrations.

Emergency Sit-In
Harvard Law School

Law School Students Protest Military’s Transgender Ban

The protest took place over the course of the day as the Army and Air Force conducted interviews for their JAG corps, which allows students to serve in the military while completing their legal education.

Harvard Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Following Harvard, More Law Schools Accepting GRE

Northwestern and Georgetown law schools have also begun accepting the GRE, a test typically used for non-professional graduate school admissions.

HLS and Slavery

Law School Unveils Slavery Monument, Reflects on History

The plaque is dedicated to slaves owned by the Royall family, whose donations helped endow Harvard Law School.

Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Law School Faculty Call for Title IX Sexual Assault Policy Changes

In a memo to the Department of Education, the faculty members push for revisions of Obama-era Title IX standards that govern how universities respond to campus sexual harassment and assault..

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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.