At UN briefing, Modirzadeh urges safeguarding humanitarian action

Modirzadeh urges UN Security Council to implement protections for 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.

JET-Powered Learning

1L Experiential Learning

Through a sweeping array of new, innovative, hands-on courses, Harvard Law School’s new January Experiential Term (JET) gives 1L students a chance, early in their time on campus, to learn by doing, to work in teams, and to explore—or discover—what inspires their passion in the law.

Video: Sovereignty and the New Executive Authority

Video: Sovereignty and the New Executive Authority

The Harvard Law School Library recently hosted Claire Finkelstein, professor of law and philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, for a discussion on “Sovereignty and the New Executive Authority,” a volume of essays exploring the growing struggle to maintain the legal and ethical boundaries surrounding executive authority in the post- 9/11 United States.