Welcome to HLS!

As Harvard Law students settle into life on campus, here’s a look at some highlights from move-in, registration, and orientation activities.

Man at a wooden podium on a stage speaking to a room of students

‘Being a lawyer is a superpower’

In his welcome address, Dean Manning argues that lawyers are central to solving nation's challenges

In his welcome address to incoming Harvard Law students this year, Harvard Law School Dean John F. Manning ’85 made the case that lawyers and the legal profession will be central to resolving many of the challenges facing the nation and the world today. Continue Reading

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A community of belonging

Harvard Law School dean, faculty, and students offer support and advice to first-generation students

At this year's First Class dinner, Harvard Law School Dean John F. Manning, faculty, and students offer support and advice to first-generation students. Continue Reading

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VIDEO: A virtual tour of Harvard Law School