Reassessing Psychedelics

A new HLS initiative examines the legal and ethical aspects of therapeutic psychedelics

HLB_Hallucinogens_final2_web (HLB Winter 2022)

As mental illness skyrockets and the development of new medicines stagnates, some are looking to an ancient treatment.

The Crypto of the Realm

HLS class explores possibilities for a central bank digital currency in the U.S.

CBDC_4-300dpi_web  Inside HLS Crypto   (HLB Winter 2022)

A Harvard Law class explores possibilities for a U.S. central bank digital currency, which would be sheltered from the wild fluctuations in value for which crypto is known.

‘Life Can Change at the Snap of a Finger’

A second-year law student on second chances, building community, and trying to find his place in the grand scheme of things

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“It’s an honor to be around my friends and my professors," says Rehan Staton — “being able to converse with them in person has meant a lot to me.“

Building for the Future

Reimagined Reginald F. Lewis building reopened in January as a cutting-edge research center

Lewis Center, Harvard Law

With a focus on fostering collaboration and community, the modernist building has been transformed into a 21st-century work environment.

Lives Lived


We remember Lani Guinier, Lloyd L. Weinreb '62, Philip B. Heymann '60, and Jerome Rappaport ’49 M.P.A. ’63.