Tomiko Brown-Nagin on Constance Baker Motley and the ‘American experience’

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On being appointed the Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law, Tomiko Brown-Nagin delivered a lecture titled, “On Being First: Judge Constance Baker Motley and Social Activism in the American Century,” which focused on 20th century social reform through the life of the Motley, a civil rights advocate who became the first female African American federal judge in 1966.

Moving Pictures

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Harvard Law 3Ls Andrea Clay and Sam Koplewicz are two of the student filmmakers with the Harvard Law Documentary Studio (‘Doc Studio’), a student organization that aims to produce original documentaries that explore social and policy issues.

Leading experts discuss why the time is right to transform advanced care

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The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC), a non-profit organization with a vision of improving advanced illness care for all Americans, and the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School co-hosted the inaugural event for their new collaboration: The Project on Advanced Care and Health Policy.

Notes of a Nuremberg Documentarian

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In his role at the HLS Library, Matt Seccombe spends much of his day sorting through roughly a million pages of horror, analyzing documents in the HLS Library’s Nuremberg Trials Collection—one of the most extensive collections in the world of documents from the trials of military and political leaders of Nazi Germany and other accused war criminals.

Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Professor Ogletree vows to fight it

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Charles Ogletree ’78, the Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School, recently announced that he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. He said he will work to raise awareness of the disease and its disproportionate effect on African Americans.