In her Class Day speech, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren congratulated graduating students and implored them to use their power to work for change because ‘the world needs you.’
Senator Elizabeth Warren, presidential candidate and longtime Harvard Law School professor, will be this year’s speaker for the Class Day ceremonies at HLS.
Jessica Tisch has put data-driven policing tools in the hands of New York City’s 36,000 uniformed police officers, including 911 dispatch information and electronic report forms on iPhones.
Many faculty members at HLS focus their research on aspects of consumer law and protection.
Mentorships between Harvard Law School professors and the students who followed them into academia have taken many forms over the course of two centuries.
At a time when American politics are beset by deep divisions and regular paralysis, five U.S. senators–Tim Kaine, Jack Reed, Mark Warner, Tom Cotton, and Elizabeth Warren–told a Harvard Law School audience Friday that there is real reason for concern, yet some hope for their institution and the country.
Of all the issues engendering voter passion in the 2016 U.S. presidential race—immigration, terrorism, Supreme Court appointments—perhaps none has been more surprising than global trade, especially the highly controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Family, friends, and colleagues of the late Harvard Law School Clinical Professor David Grossman gathered at HLS to celebrate his life, honor his community activism, and support his fight for social justice.
After their warnings about excesses and corrupt practices on Wall Street went unheeded but proved accurate, former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair, former SEC Chair Mary Schapiro, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, formerly a bankruptcy professor at Harvard Law School, set about trying to institute meaningful financial reforms from inside federal agencies and through politics.
For the growing number of empiricists at HLS, there’s nothing quite so satisfying—or unimpeachable—as resolving a thorny, often contentious, legal or policy question through rigorous analysis of cold, hard data.