Harvard Law School
‘How to Survive the Fall in Three Easy Steps’: Michelle Yeoh Addresses the Harvard Law School Class of 2023
Academy Award-winning actress Michelle Yeoh addressed Harvard Law School’s Class of 2023 during the school’s Class Day ceremony at Holmes Field Wednesday afternoon, sharing advice for graduates as they embark on the next stage of their legal careers.
Rejecting the Rankings: Why Harvard and Yale Led a Widespread Boycott of U.S. News After Decades-Long Criticism
While the recent boycott of U.S. News rankings by top law and medical schools represents the most serious challenge to U.S. News since it began ranking colleges and universities 40 years ago, the magazine has pledged to continue its annual rankings practice by relying on publicly available data it can use with or without the participation of schools.
What Critical Race Theory Was — and is — at Harvard Law School
How has the legal field of critical race theory been shaped by Harvard Law School, and how do its students and scholars view conservative attacks on the field?
Scientists Discuss Medical Effects of Psychedelic Drugs at Harvard Law School Petrie-Flom Panel
A panel of three researchers discussed the medical effects of psychedelic drugs at a virtual event hosted by Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics on Thursday.
Inside the Harvard Law School Clinic Advocating for Animal Rights
Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Clinic will enter a new chapter after the departure of its director at the end of this semester.
Space Law Society at Harvard Law School Hosts Panel on Ethics of Space Mining
The Harvard Law School Space Law Society hosted a conversation on the ethical and legal concerns of space mining with three space policy experts in Wasserstein Hall on Monday.
Harvard Law Professor Jody Freeman Faces Renewed Calls to Step Down from Board of Fossil Fuel Company
Harvard affiliates renewed calls for Harvard Law School professor Jody L. Freeman to step down from her position on the board of directors of ConocoPhillips following newly surfaced emails between her and a Securities and Exchange Commission official.
Census Bureau Will Release Files Sought by Harvard Law Clinic
The U.S. Census Bureau plans to release documents for academics to use to assess potential racial bias in redistricting, after the Harvard Law School’s Election Law Clinic requested the materials through the Freedom of Information Act, the agency announced March 27.
Michelle Yeoh and Sanjay Gupta to Headline Harvard Law School, Harvard Medical School Class Days
Academy Award-winning actress Michelle Yeoh will serve as Harvard Law School’s 2023 Class Day speaker, the school announced Wednesday. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta will speak at Harvard Medical School’s festivities.
District Court Judge Rules in Favor of HLS Animal Law Clinic in Suit Against USDA
Maryland District Court Judge Julie R. Rubin ruled in favor of the Harvard Law School’s Animal Law and Policy Clinic in a lawsuit against the United States Department of Agriculture in a March 23 decision.
Harvard Law School Elects New Student Government
Second-year law students Swap Agrawal and Tolu Alegbeleye have been elected co-presidents of the Harvard Law School Student Government for the 2023-24 academic year, the body announced in a March 30 email to students.
‘Father of Environmental Justice’ Robert Bullard Honored by Harvard Law School Environmental Law Society
The Harvard Law School Environmental Law Society presented Robert D. Bullard with the Horizon Award in an award ceremony Tuesday evening.
Law and Neuroscience Experts Discuss Criminal Justice for Adolescents at Harvard Law School Talk
Psychology professor B.J. Casey and attorney Marsha Levick discussed scientific and legal perspectives on trying children as adults at a Harvard Law School talk Tuesday.
Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard Calls on Law Professor to Leave ConocoPhillips Board of Directors
Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard called on Harvard Law School professor Jody L. Freeman to leave her position on the ConocoPhillips board of directors in an open letter published Tuesday.
Harvard Law School and Paul, Weiss Launch ‘Future Leaders in Law’ Pre-Law Program
Harvard Law School is partnering with law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP to launch a new pre-law fellowship program targeting first-generation and low-income participants, the school announced in a press release Wednesday.
Experts Discuss Psychedelics Policy in the Global North at Harvard Law School Webinar
The Project on Psychedelics Law and Regulation at Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center hosted a virtual panel on psychedelics in Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom on Monday.
Harvard Law School Announces Expansion to Low Income Protection Plan
Harvard Law School announced an expansion to the Low Income Protection Plan, a debt-assistance program for alumni pursuing public interest careers.
Researchers Discuss Implications of Using AI to Address Mental Health at Harvard Law School Webinar
Research co-authors Piers M. Gooding and Lydia X.Z. Brown discussed the ethics of artificial intelligence in mental health treatment during a Wednesday evening Harvard Law School webinar.
Law Professors Discuss History of Death Penalty in America at Harvard Law School Library Panel
Legal scholars discussed the history of the death penalty in the United States following the landmark Supreme Court ruling Furman v. Georgia at a Harvard Law School Library panel Wednesday afternoon.
Tibetan Freedom Fighter Recounts Role Leading Independence Movement at Tsai Lecture
Former Sikyong of the Central Tibetan Administration Lobsang Sangay recounted his experience as the prominent political leader of a Tibetan exile organization in the midst of social and political turmoil between Tibet and China at the 17th annual Tsai Lecture Wednesday.
Panelists Discuss Impact of Policy on Telehealth at Harvard Law School Webinar
Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics hosted a virtual panel Thursday on the impact of policy changes on the use of telehealth.
Harvard Law School Professor Talks Regulatory History of Political Spending
Harvard Law School professor Laura M. Weinrib ’00 discussed the legal history of campaign finance regulations and its connection to economic inequality at a lecture Thursday.
Newly Appointed HLS Professor Charles Delivers Talk on Shifting Legal Stances on Civil Rights
Harvard Law professor Guy-Uriel E. Charles discussed the decline of what he termed the “civil rights consensus” — a set of legal and political ideologies coming out of the American civil rights movement — at a Harvard Law School talk on Thursday.
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Criticizes U.S. News Rankings at Harvard Law School Conference
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel A. Cardona called on institutions to “stop worshiping at the false altar of U.S. News and World Report” during a conference hosted at Harvard Law School on Wednesday.
Legal Experts Discuss Race-Conscious Admissions and Equal Protection After SFFA v. Harvard at HLS Event
Legal experts at an event hosted by Harvard Federalist Society Wednesday said they believed the Supreme Court should rule in favor of Harvard in the lawsuit brought against the University by anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions.