Buyer of Human Remains Stolen from Harvard Medical School Morgue Pleads Guilty

A Pennsylvania man who bought cadavers that were donated to Harvard Medical School pleaded guilty to conspiracy and interstate transportation of stolen property on Thursday, according to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Academics Raise More Than $315,000 for Data Bloggers Sued by Harvard Business School Professor Gino

A group of academics has raised more than $315,000 through a crowdfunding campaign to support the legal expenses of the professors behind data investigation blog Data Colada — who are being sued for defamation by Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino.

Two New Harvard Medical School Employees Named in Class Action Lawsuit Over Mishandling of Human Remains

In an amended complaint filed last month, Harvard Medical School Anatomical Gift Program managers Mark F. Cicchetti and Tracey Fay were added as defendants in a class action lawsuit over alleged mishandling of donated human remains at the HMS morgue.

Embattled by Data Fraud Allegations, Business School Professor Francesca Gino Files Defamation Suit Against Harvard

Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino filed a defamation lawsuit against Harvard, HBS Dean Srikant M. Datar, and a trio of data investigators Wednesday following severe allegations that at least four of Gino’s papers contained fraudulent data.

FBI Links Kentucky Man with ‘Approximately 40 Human Skulls’ to Harvard Medical School Morgue Theft

An FBI affidavit linked a Kentucky resident arrested July 11 on a firearms charge to an alleged conspiracy involving the theft and sale of human remains from a Harvard Medical School morgue.

‘The Ultimate Breach of Trust’: Family Member Demands Answers From Harvard Medical School on Human Remains Theft

Local nurse Janet Pizzi demanded “answers” and “accountability” from Harvard Medical School during a June 28 press conference after being notified by Harvard that her uncle’s remains had been mishandled by former Medical School morgue manager Cedric Lodge.

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Plan Sued After Massive Data Breach

In a class action lawsuit filed last week, the insurance firm Harvard Pilgrim Health Care was accused by one of their clients that the provider and its parent company, Point32Health, failed to secure its customers’ personal information in a massive data breach affecting 2.5 million people.

Middlesex Superior Court Greenlights Discovery in Suit Against Harvard Over Images of Enslaved People

A revived lawsuit filed by Tamara K. Lanier against Harvard over its possession of daguerreotypes she alleges are of her enslaved ancestors will proceed to discovery, a Massachusetts state judge ruled at a hearing last Thursday.

Judge Allows Most Counts in Comaroff Harassment Lawsuit Against Harvard to Proceed

A federal judge on Monday allowed a majority of the counts in a lawsuit filed last year against Harvard alleging that the University ignored sexual harassment and retaliation complaints against professor John L. Comaroff to proceed while dismissing one count.

Judge Denies Harvard’s Request for Summary Judgment on Therapy Notes Dispute in Comaroff Harassment Suit

A federal judge denied Harvard’s motion for summary judgment on one of the counts of a lawsuit filed last year by three Anthropology graduate students who alleged the University failed to properly handle years of sexual harassment and retaliation reports against professor John L. Comaroff.

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.

Harvard Law School Clinic Represents Coalition Alleging Racial Gerrymandering in Jacksonville City Council Maps

Harvard Law School’s Election Law Clinic is representing a coalition of individuals and civil rights groups in a lawsuit against the City of Jacksonville, alleging racial gerrymandering in election maps approved by the city council in March 2022.

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