Supreme Viewing: A Deep Bench

17 SCOTUS justices can be viewed presiding over the Ames Moot Court Competition

Supreme Viewing: A Deep Bench

Although arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court are not video-recorded, you can watch many of its justices questioning oralists and presiding over cases—within the State of Ames. Visit Harvard Law School’s archive of video recordings of the final rounds of the Ames Moot Court Competition.

Designed for Learning

The newest Harvard Law building opens its doors

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Harvard Law School’s newest building opened this fall at 1607 Massachusetts Avenue. Inside, the LEED Gold certified structure continues the school’s commitment to experiential learning, with space suited for clinics and collaborative learning as well as research programs.

In Their Own Words

Excerpts from recent and forthcoming faculty articles

In Their Own Words

From algorithmic price discrimination to intellectual property and human rights to Indian Nations and the Constitution

What’s the Deal with Stock Buybacks?

Jesse Fried says they are problematic, but not necessarily for the reasons you’ve been hearing

What’s the Deal with Stock Buybacks?

Harvard Law Professor Jesse Fried ’92 first became interested in the use and misuse of repurchases as an Olin Fellow at HLS in the mid-1990s. He has recently co-written several articles on the topic, including “Are Buybacks Really Shortchanging Investment?” with Charles C.Y. Wang in the Harvard Business Review. Here, Fried offers perspective on a complex, and increasingly political, topic.

‘Quid Ita?’: Hal Scott’s Questions and Answers

One of the international financial system’s great thinkers retires from HLS

‘Quid Ita?’: Hal Scott’s Questions and Answers

Harvard Law Professor Hal S. Scott was in his element, thundering up and down the aisles of a classroom in Wasserstein Hall and challenging each of his 70 Capital Markets Regulation students to match his enthusiasm and curiosity. After 43 years on the HLS faculty, Scott taught his final class at the school before retiring last spring. What is the best process, he asked, for ensuring that regulations for the financial system achieve their intended effect?

The Sky Is (Not) the Limit

Capturing Jameyanne Fuller ’19 isn’t easy—but let’s start with space law, science fiction and a dog named Neutron

The Sky Is (Not) the Limit

For Jameyanne Fuller ’19, outer space represents infinite possibilities. “I’ve always been an astronomy nerd,” she says. “I went to space camp in third grade, and I took all of the space-focused classes I could in college, but the technology wasn’t really there for me to be a science major.”