A current exhibit in HLS Library’s Historical & Special Collections department highlights some new and unusual acquisitions, many of which were meant to be accessible to people untrained in the law.
A $400 shopping spree. A Silicon Valley tour of Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn and Facebook. Dinner and “Dungeons and Dragons.” A limited edition Ruth Bader Ginsburg T-shirt. Doubles tennis with two Harvard Law professors. A personal voicemail greeting. These were just a few of the items auctioned during “All Bids on Deck,” the 20th annual Public Interest Auction […]
Because legal education demands rigorous discussion and exchange, because legal imagination springs from bridging theory and practice, and because Harvard Law School recruits and develops superb students from all over the world to pursue lives of leadership, the school commissioned space designed precisely for these purposes. Here’s a look at the spaces that are part of the Harvard Law School experience.
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.
The oldest building on Harvard Law School’s campus underwent a major transformation this year. Gannett House, the porticoed Greek Revival structure that has housed the Harvard Law Review since the 1920s, has been brought into the 21st century. Beginning in December 2012, construction crews gutted and redesigned the building’s interior to accommodate an elevator, central […]