While Harvard Law School affiliates agree that a committee’s recommendation to change the school’s controversial seal was the expected result of a fair process, they remain divided over the recommendation itself.
A committee tasked with re-considering Harvard Law School’s seal in light of its ties to slavery recommended Friday that the Harvard Corporation revoke the emblem’s status as the school’s official symbol.
Harvard-affiliated religious groups sponsored an event on Monday emphasizing an angle they feel has been missing from the conversation: the role of religious groups and faith in supporting victims of sexual assault.
A group of five Harvard Law and roughly 15 to 20 Brandeis protesters stood at the back of the Brandeis library where Minow delivered her acceptance speech, holding signs and interjecting with a chant.
A Law School committee will likely decide this week whether to recommend changing the school’s shield roughly 80 years after its adoption.
As Law School activists continue their occupation of the Caspersen Student Center lounge—along with students from other schools— administrators have publicized a series of efforts to address problems of diversity and inclusion on campus.
A major private sponsor to Harvard Law School student organizations discontinued its funding for student events, forcing the Dean of Students Office to compensate and leaving some questioning the influence of corporate donors at the school.
Student activists began to occupy a portion of Harvard Law School's Caspersen Student Center Monday evening in an effort to create a space on campus they say has been denied to minorities at the school. Calling the lounge “Belinda Hall” after a former slave of prominent Law School benefactors, the group of activists led by Reclaim Harvard Law said they plan to remain there indefinitely.
Harvard Law School affiliates remembered alumnus and Supreme Court Justice Antonin G. Scalia, who died Saturday at age 79, for his vibrant, fiery personality and his substantial contributions to United States law.
Alumni have expressed varying degrees of support for Law School activists, and their attitudes diverge on whether to continue donating in light of campus controversy.
Second-year Law student Michael L. Zuckerman ’10 will take the helm of the influential Harvard Law Review after being elected its 130th president last week, set to replace outgoing president Jonathan S. Gould.
The committee to review the controversial seal—which will release its recommendations to the Harvard Corporation in March—convened the meeting in the WCC center to solicit feedback on the seal.
Harvard Law School professor Randall L. Kennedy confronted questions about the intersection of race and politics at the Institute of Politics Monday evening, urging attendees to fight racism but not institutions like Harvard.
Back on campus, Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig said the campaign was a learning experience in the challenges affecting democracy in America. He said he sees businessman Donald J. Trump as the candidate with the best chance of enacting the campaign finance reforms he ran on.
Harvard University Police Department has not identified the perpetrator responsible for the November vandalism of black Law School professors’ portraits and shuttered its investigation into the incident, ending more than a month of interviews and forensic examinations.