“If you stop there …”; Celebrating Guinier in the spirit she has inspired

“If you stop here …”; Celebrating Guinier in the Spirit She Has Inspired

An event at HLS in February honored the work of Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus and Civil Rights Theorist Lani Guinier. Renowned for her books, including “The Tyranny of the Meritocracy,” Guinier joined the HLS faculty as Bennett Boskey Professor of Law in 1998.

Trial Team wins Northeast Regional Championship

Trial Team Wins Northeast Regional Championship

The Harvard Law School trial team of Rahul Garabadu ’19 and Marilyn Robb ’18 won first place at the Northeast Regional Qualifiers of the National Trial Competition, sponsored annually by the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Texas Young Lawyers Association.

Former Labor Secretary Perez says everyone should have a seat at the table

Former Labor Secretary Perez says everyone should have a seat at the table 4

Tom Perez M.P.P./J.D. ’87, former Secretary of Labor under President Obama and the current chair of the Democratic National Committee. At the John T. Dunlop Memorial Forum Lecture at Harvard Law School on Feb. 6, Perez addressed the future of organized labor and the challenges of income inequality in the United States.

Who counts as real Americans?

Who counts as real Americans?

The Harvard Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) performed “Heart Mountain: Conscience, Loyalty and the Constitution” on Feb. 3, an acclaimed reenactment of the trials and the events surrounding the internment and drafting of Japanese-Americans during the Second World War.

HALB Women’s Leadership Speaker Series hosts women firm chairs

HALB Women’s Leadership Speaker Series hosts women firm chairs 3

The Harvard Association for Law and Business (HALB) hosted Kim Koopersmith, chairperson of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, and Jami Wintz McKeon, chair of Morgan Lewis & Bockius, as a feature event in HALB’s inaugural Women’s Leadership Speaker Series.