Christopher Melendez ’15 received the Outstanding Clinical Student Award from the Clinical Legal Education Association. The award is presented annually to one student from each law school in recognition of outstanding clinical coursework and contributions to the clinical community.
Universities nationwide are trying to do a better job of addressing sexual misconduct on campus. At HLS, new procedures reflect many voices.
In March, Harvard Law School’s Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice sponsored a dance performance at HLS titled “Dying While Black and Brown.” Presented one day before the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights march, it dramatized the disproportionate incarceration and execution of people of color.
While the health care rights of low-income individuals living with chronic illnesses are under attack by interests seeking to undermine the Affordable Care Act, advocacy by Harvard Law School’s Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) has directly led to one health insurance provider making a significant change to protect its patients.