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  • Melissa Joy Reilly, Michelle Kwan, Bill Alford

    Celebrating Special Olympics

    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics, HLS presented an inspiring conversation with Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan and Special Olympics medalist Melissa Joy Reilly.

  • Student Voices: A Lawyer's Limits

    Student Voices: A Lawyer’s Limits

    Harvard Law student Solange Etessami ’20 recounts her experience using her advocacy skills to help refugees seeking asylum at Moria, an overcrowded refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos, widely known for its dire living conditions.

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    Samantha Power on Rwanda after 25 years: What was learned, what was forgotten

    In a recent Q&A, Professor of Practice Samantha Power, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and author of the Pulitzer-prize winning 'A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide,' reflects on the tragedy in Rwanda and the lessons learned—and not learned—since.

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    Video: Unexampled Courage

    Harvard Law School recently hosted Judge Richard Gergel, U.S. District Judge of the U. S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, for a talk on his book, "Unexampled Courage,” and a discussion with HLS professors Randall Kennedy, Kenneth Mack and Mark Tushnet.

  • Modirzadeh urges UN Security Council to implement protections for humanitarian action

    At UN briefing, Modirzadeh urges safeguarding humanitarian action

    Professor of Practice Naz Modirzadeh ’02, founding director of the Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (PILAC), spoke before the United Nations Security Council in New York City on April 1 on safeguarding humanitarian assistance in counterterrorism contexts.

  • Fifth annual Animal Law Week held at HLS

    Fifth annual Animal Law Week held at HLS

    Animal law advocates from a variety of disciplines and perspectives come together at Harvard Law School for the fifth annual Animal Law Week.

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    Judicial leadership around the globe

    Every year, Harvard Law School’s LL.M. (Master of Laws) program includes a significant number of students who work in or with the judiciary. Four of them recently gathered in Pound Hall for a panel discussion on judicial leadership.

  • Roberta Kaplan to speak at Harvard Law’s 2019 Class Day Ceremony

    Roberta Kaplan to speak at Harvard Law’s 2019 Class Day Ceremony

    Roberta "Robbie" Kaplan will be the speaker for the Class Day ceremonies at Harvard Law School on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Kaplan was chosen by representatives of this year’s graduating class.

  • Harvard Legal Aid Bureau wins victory in attorney's fees case

    Harvard Legal Aid Bureau gets landmark win in attorney’s fees case

    The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (HLAB) has received a major win in a case that may change the standard for determining attorney's fees in wage lawsuits in Massachusetts.