Sotomayor: Judges should pull together

Sonia Sotomayor

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor made an impassioned plea Tuesday afternoon at Harvard Law for “serious thinking” among judges to find ways to come together more often, and to fight the effects of partisan polarization.

M. Alejandra Parra-Orlandoni ’15: engineer, naval officer, and lawyer

M. Alejandra Parra-Orlandoni ’15

After serving as an officer in the U.S. Navy, M. Alejandra Parra-Orlandoni focused on international law and national security during her time at Harvard Law School. But the most important things she learned, she says, were the ability to think critically and the importance of learning from the experience of others.

HLS in Congress

HLS in Congress

Harvard Law School graduates across the country won political victories in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the nation’s 2018 midterm elections.

From active duty to service through law: Military veterans at Harvard Law School

From active duty to service through law: Military veterans at Harvard Law School

The service and unique perspective of the veterans currently enrolled at Harvard Law School enrich the entire HLS community, elevating awareness about the legal and policy issues affecting veterans and the significance of law in contemporary warfare; three military veterans in this year’s entering class shared their experiences in the military and at HLS.