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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School To Conduct Interviews Over Skype

The Law School will interview J.D. applicants via the free videoconferencing software Skype rather than by phone next year and will expand the number of applicants who are invited to interviews from about 1,000 to 1,200.

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Law School Selects Experts for I-Lab

In an effort to bolster Harvard Innovation Lab's professional resources, Harvard Law School appointed four Experts-in-Residence for the 2012-2013 academic year to advise students on their projects and expand the partnership between the Law School and the I-Lab.

Harvard Law School

Law School Student Body President To Extend Term Through Summer

Though he will graduate from Harvard this week, Law School Student Government President Matthew P. Gelfand will extend his term through the summer in order to rewrite the organization’s constitution.

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HLS Professors Wilkins and Vermeule Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Harvard Law School Professors David B. Wilkins ’77 and C. Adrian Vermeule ’90 were elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the oldest honorary independent research centers in the U.S., earlier this month.


Gelfand Set To Rewrite HLS Student Government Constitution

On Wednesday, March 7, Gelfand—who is in his third year and set to graduate in May—won an election that had been mired in controversy and gained national publicity.

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Yale and Stanford Law Beat Out Harvard on U.S. News & World Report

Crimson gets the bronze! Just when we thought Harvard Law School was number one, U.S. News & World Report ranked Harvard third in their 2013 Best Law Schools rankings released earlier this month. Last year, Stanford ranked third and Harvard, second; the two schools switched rankings this year, with Yale remaining in first place.

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Law School Appoints New Library Leaders

Harvard Law School Dean Martha L. Minow recently announced the new acting executive director and vice dean of library and information services at the Law School.

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QS Ranks Harvard Law School First

Harvard Law School is the best law school in the world! That is, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by subject. So for all you law-minded kids out there, now there's a concrete number letting you know Harvard Law is #1. That is, if "Legally Blonde" didn't already have you convinced.


Study Explores Internet Use

Many of the online search, information evaluation, and creation skills that shape students’ academic activity are actually developed in their personal and social lives, according to a study conducted by The Berkman Center for Internet and Society

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New HLS Student Center Takes the LEED

Wasserstein Hall, Caspersen Student Center, Clinical Wing—a new sustainabile facility that houses approximately 250,000 square feet of innovative classrooms and student space—opened its doors at Harvard Law School early this January.

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Panelists Say Law Schools Have Problems, But No Crisis

After a New York Times editorial declared in November that “American legal education is in crisis,” law professors from Harvard, Indiana University, and York University refuted the editorial’s dismal claim at a panel discussion on Thursday.

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Justice Margaret H. Marshall to Teach at HLS

Harvard Law School announced Thursday that former Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court Margaret H. Marshall would join its faculty as a senior research fellow and lecturer.


SEAS Develops Inexpensive Swarm of Robots

Harvard researchers have developed a swarm of inexpensive robots, called Kilobots, that can be used to test collective algorithms on a large scale. These robots, designed by members of the Self-Organizing Systems Research Group at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, can be programmed and controlled as a group rather than individually.

History of Science

Exhibit Showcases Cold War Curricula

The History of Science Department's newest special exhibit "Cold War in the Classroom," on display until December 16 of this year, transports visitors to the post-World war II era.

City Politics

Cambridge Voters Re-Elect 8 of 9 City Council Members

Cambridge residents reelected eight of nine incumbent Councillors to the Cambridge City Council, according to preliminary election results announced last night.