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Noam Chomsky at Corporate Capture Conference

MIT Emeritus Professor Noam Chomsky begins speaking as fellow panelist Professor Jon Hanson looks on. The two spoke at Harvard Law School's conference on corporate capture of the legal system.


Harvard Law School Launches Center for Labor and Just Economy

The Center for Labor and a Just Economy, a Harvard Law School research and policy initiative focusing on worker advocacy and labor law, launched Tuesday morning in a webinar featuring panelists from the Department of Labor and National Education Association.


Harvard Settles Class Action Lawsuit Demanding Partial Tuition Reimbursement

A group of students that sued Harvard for partial reimbursement of tuition after the University moved classes online due to the Covid-19 pandemic reached a settlement with the school, according to a filing by the students’ attorneys in court on Monday.


Amid Boycott, U.S. News to Continue to Rank Harvard, Other Top Law Schools Using New Methodology

U.S. News & World Report said Monday it will include Harvard and other top law schools in their 2023-2024 rankings using a revamped methodology, even though the schools stopped cooperating with the magazine last fall.


Harvard Law School Panel Discusses UN’s Commitment to Children’s Rights During Armed Conflict

Human rights experts discussed the United Nations’ responses to children’s rights violations during global armed conflict in a Harvard Law School panel Wednesday.


Federal Judge Kevin Newsom Discusses Originalism and His Career at Harvard Law School Lecture

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals judge Kevin C. Newsom spoke about his career and perspective on originalism at a Harvard Law School lecture held in Wasserstein Hall on Wednesday.


Harvard Law School Drops Out of U.S. News Rankings

Harvard Law School will stop participating in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings, the school announced Wednesday.


Harvard Law School Graduates Discuss Careers in Death Penalty Defense

Harvard Law School graduates discussed working in death penalty defense at a virtual event hosted by the HLS library on Tuesday evening.


Petrie-Flom Center Hosts Panel Discussion on Violence Against Health Care Workers

Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center hosted a virtual panel Tuesday on efforts to reduce violence against healthcare workers.


An Ode to the Endless BoardPlus Options at The Law School

At the end of spring semester last year, I had used none of my BoardPlus — mainly because I had no idea what BoardPlus was and where I could spend it. And so, this semester, I decided to use my BoardPlus more consistently, as a way to treat myself during the semester.


Legal Experts Discuss Regulation of Cannabis and Psychedelics at Petrie-Flom Center

A panel of legal experts discussed lessons the psychedelics industry can learn from the history of U.S. cannabis policy during a virtual event hosted by Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center.


Epstein Victim Drops Claims Against Alan Dershowitz

A victim of Jeffrey E. Epstein who claimed she was sexually abused by Alan M. Dershowitz settled a lawsuit she had filed against him, saying she “may have made a mistake” in accusing the prominent lawyer of wrongdoing.


Harvard Law School Panel Reviews Proposed Plans to Reform SCOTUS

Law and public policy experts weighed potential reforms to the Supreme Court in a panel event at Harvard Law School on Wednesday.


Legal Experts Discuss Data Privacy, Criminalization of Abortion in Post-Dobbs World at Law School Panel

Legal experts and scholars discussed the use of data from menstrual tracking applications in courtrooms in the wake of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision at a Harvard Law School abortion and digital rights panel on Tuesday.


Healey Rakes in Cambridge Cash in Massachusetts Gubernatorial Race

Maura T. Healey ’92 has raised more money in the race for Massachusetts governor from the ZIP code encompassing Harvard Square than almost any other, raking in more than $89,000 from the area since the start of the year.


Experts Discuss the Future of Abortion Law at Harvard Law School Panel

A panel of legal scholars hosted at Harvard Law School on Thursday discussed the future of United States abortion law following the Supreme Court’s decision in June to overturn the constitutional right to abortion.


Experts Discuss Neuroscience and the Death Penalty at Harvard Law School Panel

A pair of psychology and legal experts discussed the role neuroscience plays in legal decisions about the death penalty at a panel hosted Thursday by the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School.


Julián Castro Lectures on Urban Areas Post-Pandemic at Harvard Law School

Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro discussed post-pandemic living conditions of American urban areas at a Harvard Law School lecture on Wednesday, affirming that “cities can come back even stronger” after the Covid-19 pandemic.


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