A report issued by the Presidential Committee on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery recounts the many ways Harvard University participated in, and profited from, slavery. Harvard leaders and scholars examine the report and its implications for the future.
Following the release of a report by the Presidential Committee on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery, Harvard Law Dean John F. Manning has announced initiatives to honor the enslaved people whose labor generated wealth that contributed to Harvard Law School’s founding.
Harvard Law Professor Annette Gordon-Reed ’84, the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at Harvard, has been recognized by Mass Humanities with its Governor’s Award in the Humanities
Harvard Law faculty and staff reveal beloved spots for work and play at America’s oldest institution of higher learning.
The new Harvard Law emblem is the result of extensive consultations by a working group of students, faculty, staff, and alumni led by Professor Annette Gordon-Reed.
Annette Gordon-Reed ’84 discusses how the Shield Working Group approached its task, what she and other members learned from extensive focus groups about HLS’ distinguishing features, and how the new shield reflects the mission, values, and diversity of Harvard Law School.
Looking for a new book to enjoy at the beach, park, or on your couch? Six HLS faculty members share what they’re reading this summer.
Annette Gordon-Reed ’84 on her home state of Texas’ complex history.
In the newly published “On Juneteenth,” Gordon-Reed presents a 360-degree view of the history leading up to the holiday and beyond, weaving in her perspective as a Black woman with Texas roots that run deep.
Is the Supreme Court in crisis, and if so, how can it be fixed? Three distinguished Court-watchers from across the ideological spectrum debated these questions at the Harvard Law School Rappaport Forum, a recurring speaker series established last year thanks to a gift from the Phyllis & Jerome Lyle Rappaport Foundation.