The Biggest Game in Town


Tom Gallagher ’69 doesn’t gamble, but he certainly knows gaming. The president and CEO of Las Vegas’ Park Place Entertainment, the world’s largest casino and resort company, has been at the helm for just one year, but he is in many ways a veteran.

Choice Law Schools

Choice Law Schools Fall 2001

For many 1Ls starting this year, HLS was their first choice. But some found it harder to decide. More than 60 years ago, William Waldron was faced with a similar dilemma: Harvard or Yale.

Mikva To Address ACS Kick-Off Event

In his speech, “Bringing Justice Back to Law,” Mikva will argue that conservative lawyers have out hustled those on the left, which has resulted in a narrow interpretation of legal doctrine.

John Coates Promoted to Professor of Law

Coates named fellow in European Corporate Governance Institute

John Coates, a corporate law expert and leader in the study of the legal profession, has been named a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School-a tenured position. Coates has served as an Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard since 1997.

Elena Kagan Named Professor of Law

Elena Kagan Preferred Faculty Photo, as of 3/3/14

Elena Kagan, a former White House senior administrator and expert in administrative law, has been named a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School-a tenured position. Kagan served as a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School for the past two years.

Jackson Addresses America's Response to Terrorism

In his first public address on the September 11 attack on America, the Reverend Jesse Jackson called for the country to rise from the tragedy and lead a new world of coalition, of faith, and of economic and political justice

Watch the HLS Alumni Town Meeting

On Saturday, September 22 at 9:30 a.m., Harvard Law School will be hosted an alumni town meeting to discuss the school’s Strategic Plan.

Panel to Examine Law and the Media

On Friday, September 21 at 2 p.m. in the Austin North classroom, Harvard Law School will host a panel discussion on the intersection of law and the modern media.

HLS Announces Sears Prize Recipients

Harvard Law School has awarded the Joshua Montgomery Sears, Jr. prize to four students for academic achievement. The prizes are awarded annually to the two students receiving the highest grade averages in the first year and to the two students receiving the highest averages in the work of the second year.