Dean Minow to grads: ‘Use your powers of imagination’

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Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow congratulated Harvard Law School’s newest alumni May 29 on Holmes field. “We searched the world for each and every one of you—and you have exceeded our hopes,” Minow told the Class of 2014, which included 576 J.D.s; 167 LL.M.s; and 7 SJDs. She took time in her brief speech […]

Three Harvard Law faculty deliver commencement addresses

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Charles Ogletree, Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and founding and executive director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, spoke to graduating students at Clafin University on May 10 and at Delaware State University on May 11. Ogletree received an honorary doctorate from Claflin University and urged the graduates to honor their […]

Harvard Law School celebrates Commencement 2014

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Harvard Law School celebrated the Harvard Law School Class of 2014, conferring a total of 750 degrees—576 J.D.s, 167 LL.M.s, and 7 S.J.D.s. Festivities began on Class Day, Wednesday, May 28, and continued through Commencement, on Thursday, May 29.

Lima receives staff appreciation award

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Isabel Lima, office manager at the HLS WilmerHale Legal Services Center in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, received the Suzanne L. Richardson Staff Appreciation Award during Class Day exercises on May 29. She was selected by the Class of 2013 for going above and beyond in assisting the many students who pass through the WilmerHale center, helping the organization to run effectively, as well as acting as a liaison to the many Spanish-speaking clients and neighbors in the community.

Students honored at Class Day ceremony

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A number of Harvard Law students received special awards during the 2013 Class Day exercises on May 29. The honored students were recognized for their outstanding leadership, citizenship, compassion and dedication to their studies and the profession.