Harvard Legal Aid Bureau students take Hague Convention case to Trial

Harvard Legal Aid Bureau – Breana Ware ’14, Clinical Instructor Verner Moore, Nick Pastan ’15

On January 28, 2014, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (HLAB) student attorneys Nicholas Pastan ’15 and Breana Ware ’14 found themselves conducting a trial in federal court and asking a Judge to decline to enforce a Petition brought against their client pursuant to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.

Swimming with sharks: Grover Cleveland shares some lessons for new attorneys

Attorney and author Grover E. Cleveland

Grover Cleveland, a Seattle attorney and the author of “Swimming Lessons for Baby Sharks: The Essential Guide to Thriving as a New Lawyer,” delivered a talk at Harvard Law School on Wednesday, March 5. Cleveland’s talk, sponsored by the Program on the Legal Profession, focused on career advice for students and recent law school graduates. In a Q&A with Harvard Law Today, Cleveland offered practical tips for career success.

Harvard Law School, the World Over

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The Harvard Law School LL.M. Class of 2014 hosted the International Party on Feb. 15. An annual event at the law school for more than a decade, the international party is an opportunity for graduate students to share their culture with the entire HLS community. This year’s event featured music from around the world, an array of traditional garb, from kimonos to sombreros, and a variety of international food, from Icelandic ‘volcano cake’ to Chinese spring rolls.

HLS students draft memorandum accompanying bill to restore immigrant trust in local law enforcement

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Thirty-three professors from Massachusetts law schools have signed on to an important legal opinion drafted by Harvard Law students in support of the Massachusetts Trust Act. The bill seeks to restore the immigrant community’s trust in local law enforcement by limiting the role of local police authorities in the deportation process.

Miller-Ziegler Elected 128th President of the Harvard Law Review

Rachel Miller-Ziegler ’15

The Harvard Law Review has elected Rachel Miller-Ziegler ’15 as its 128th president. Miller-Ziegler succeeds Gillian Grossman ’14. “The Law Review is going to have a superb year under Rachel’s leadership,” said Grossman. “An outstanding editor and an exemplary member of the Review community, Rachel distinguished herself from the start through her brilliant work, her […]