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Racial Justice and Political Correctness

Law Prof. Kennedy Addresses Race and Activism at IOP

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.

Larry Lessig

Back at the Law School, Lessig Reflects on Failed Campaign

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.

Supportive Sticky Notes After Law School Vandalism

HUPD Closes Law School's Black Tape Investigation

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.

Hey Professor: Laurence Tribe

Law Prof. Laurence Tribe Comments on Ted Cruz's Candidacy

The focus on Tribe stemmed from a widely-cited op-ed he penned in The Boston Globe earlier this month titled “Under Ted Cruz’s own logic, he’s ineligible for the White House.” In the article, Tribe calls into question Cruz’s consistency in interpreting the Constitution.


Iconic Legal Guide Faces New Challenges

The notorious Bluebook is at the center of not one, but two controversies challenging Harvard’s historic monopoly over its production

The Hunting Ground
College Administration

‘Hunting Ground’ Filmmakers Slam Law Professors

​In the latest development of a heated publicity battle, filmmakers of a popular documentary that criticizes Harvard Law School’s handling of a sexual assault case penned an op-ed for the Huffington Post sharply rebuking Law professors who have challenged the film.

Martha L. Minow

Minow Calls on Michigan Graduates to Combat Injustice

At a time when she faces immense pressure to address what some have alleged is racism at Harvard Law School, Dean Martha L. Minow challenged a crowd of about 900 graduating students from the University of Michigan on Sunday to stand up against injustice in their post-graduate lives.


Cambridge Council, Students Resolve To Support Refugees

The Cambridge City Council voted on a resolution several weeks ago condemning Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker ’79 for his public statement against the state allowing Syrian refugees to enter.


College Honors Luke Tang '18 Through Winter Clothing Drive

The drive—organized jointly by Phillips Brooks House and the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter—is collecting winter clothing from students to donate to the homeless through Dec. 9.

Logging Hours

School Work: The Benefits and Burdens of Campus Jobs

While some students find the expectation that students work during term time a meaningful distraction and opportunity for learning, others describe it as a major burden that puts them at a disadvantage.

Igniting Innovation Summit on Social Entrepreneurship

Young Entrepreneurs Gather at Igniting Innovation Summit

Aspiring social entrepreneurs from around the world convened Saturday at the fifth annual Igniting Innovation Summit at Harvard to discuss the importance of pursuing sustainable social change.

Harvard Law School

Law School To Make U.S. Case Law Archive Public Online

​By mid-2017, Harvard Law School’s entire collection of United States case law will be available for public search through new online legal platform, Ravel Law, which will provide for free the contents of its database for bulk access over the next eight years.

Harvard Square

Head of the Charles Buoys Sales in Harvard Square

​This weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta brought Harvard Square establishments a boom in sales and a change of pace from business as usual.

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill Talks “Plenty Ladylike”

McCaskill Talks Ambition and Sexism with Harvard Democrats

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill discussed sexism in politics, her marriage, and her new memoir alongside her husband at Harvard on Wednesday.

Bernie Sanders in Boston

Students Join Calls for ‘Political Revolution’ at Sanders Rally

More than 75 Harvard students cheered “Harvard United for Bernie!” on the way to the rally for the presidential candidate at the Boston Convention Center.