Courts in Cambridge and Middlesex County have shifted their operations in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, hearing emergency matters virtually.
Harvard Veterans Legal Clinic Contends VA Unlawfully Denies Health Care to Hundreds of Thousands of Veterans
The Veterans Legal Clinic at the Harvard Law School Legal Services Center released a report on Thursday contending the Department of Veteran Affairs has unlawfully turned away nearly half a million veterans seeking health care.
Harvard Law School Dean John F. Manning ’82 outlined efforts taken by the Law School to confront instances of judicial misconduct and sexual harassment against clerks in a school-wide email Thursday.
Harvard Law Affiliates Condemn Sexual Harassment in Legal Profession Following Graduate's Congressional Testimony
Harvard Law School students, faculty, and administrators have condemned sexual harassment in the judicial system following Law School graduate Olivia A. Warren’s Feb. 13 testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.
The Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign filed suit against Harvard in Massachusetts state court Wednesday over Harvard’s alleged investments in companies with ties to the prison industry.
The City of Cambridge filed an emergency motion appealing a court ruling that lifted the city’s two-year moratorium on certain cannabis sales permits, according to a city announcement Friday.
A federal appeals court last month affirmed a district court’s dismissal of a lawsuit by former Harvard associate professor Kimberly S. Theidon, ending her long-running lawsuit alleging that the University unfairly denied her tenure.
Members of a Harvard Law School student group are calling on the Kenosha, WI, district attorney to drop all charges against 19-year-old Chrystul Kizer.
Under the agreement, the protesters are required to complete five hours of community service before their Jan. 27 court date in New Haven, Conn. and commit no additional offenses between now and then.
Judge Allison D. Burroughs hasn’t released her verdict yet. Her decision — almost certain to be appealed regardless of the outcome — could prove pivotal in an ongoing legal battle that could shape the future of affirmative action at private colleges and universities nationwide.
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Thursday that was brought against the Harvard Law Review in October alleging the legal journal violates federal anti-discrimination laws in its member and article selection policies.
A group representing 43 descendants of former Harvard professor Louis Agassiz delivered a letter to University President Lawrence S. Bacow Thursday urging him to turn over a set of historic slave photos to a Connecticut woman who alleges they depict her ancestors.
Rhode Island Man Charged With Threatening Mass. Professor Who Is Believed to Be Affiliated With Harvard
A Rhode Island man was arrested Wednesday for sending dozens of graphic, threatening emails to a Harvard professor, according to court documents and local news reports.
Harvard filed a motion on March 8 to dismiss a lawsuit it currently faces alleging it was negligent in the care of Luke Z. Tang ’18, an undergraduate who died by suicide in 2015.
Attorneys for Harvard and anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions had their last chance to present arguments in their ongoing battle over whether the College’s admissions processes discriminates against Asian-American applicants last week.
Former Employee Sues Harvard For Racial Discrimination, Failure to Accommodate Her Disability, and Retaliation
Former employee Melissa Defay filed a lawsuit against Harvard Wednesday alleging the University racially discriminated against her, failed to accommodate her disability, and retaliated against her when she raised these concerns.
Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz has joined Harvey Weinstein's legal defense team to consult on constitutional issues in a class action lawsuit against Weinstein, according to a Feb. 15 court filing.
The competition, founded in 1911, tests law students’ skills in appellate brief writing and advocacy. Tuesday night marked the second time Sotomayor judged the contest.
After months of anticipation, the wait is finally over. The Crimson breaks down what you need to know before the Harvard admissions trial officially kicks off Monday — and what you can expect to learn before it ends.
“When I speak out as dean, I am understood to be taking a position on behalf of our Law School,” wrote John F. Manning, dean of Harvard Law School.
The parallel probes, experts say, show the Trump administration is preparing to launch future attacks against affirmative action programs at universities across the country.
Members of ReproJustice Action and Dialogue Collective and Our Harvard Can Do Better teamed up with the Democrats for a panel discussion and phonebank opposing Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.
Students Call on Harvard Law to Bar Kavanaugh from Teaching Pending Probe Into Sexual Assault Allegations
Four Law School students demanded the University prevent Kavanaugh from teaching in Cambridge in an opinion piece published in the Harvard Law Record Thursday.