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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.

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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.

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Harvard Law School

In 'Heartbreaking' Loss, First Year Law Student Dies

Will Zhang, a first year Harvard Law School student, died Thursday, according to an email from Law School Dean Martha L. Minow.

Harvard Law School Admissions

Law School Students Participate in Human Rights Hearing on Immigration

Two students from Harvard Law School’s Immigration and Refugee Clinic argued that the United States was no longer a “safe country” for refugees before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C. Tuesday.

Harvard Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Three Years In, Junior Deferral Program Remains in 'Pilot' Stage

When Louisa H. McIntyre ’16 was a junior, she knew she wanted to go to Harvard Law School. But first, she decided, she would try something a little different: stunt work.

Harvard Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Law School to Accept GRE for Applications in Fall 2017

Harvard Law School will allow applicants to submit test scores from the GRE in place of the more traditional LSAT beginning in the fall of 2017.


Former Law School Employees Called Before Court Over Theft Accusations

Former Harvard Law School administrator Darris M. Saylors was arraigned in Cambridge District Court last week, beginning court proceedings that accused her of stealing funds from the school between 2012 and 2013.

Scalia in 1992

Scalia’s Papers Donated to Law School

​The family of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin G. Scalia will donate his papers to the Harvard Law School Library, the Law School announced Monday.

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Front Feature

Former Law School Employees Accused of Stealing More than $100,000

​Two former Harvard Law School administrators face felony charges after allegedly stealing funds from a Law School account while employees there several years ago.