The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia ’60 believed America had much to learn from laws adopted by nations abroad, according to Harvard Law School Professor Mary Ann Glendon. In an address titled “Who Needs Foreign Law?,” Glendon, the Learned Hand Professor of Law, gave a clear, if somewhat surprising, answer: Scalia did.
Harvard Law School has launched a new Religious Freedom Clinic. The clinic joins the 46 legal clinics and student practice organizations that make up the school’s clinical program.
Harvard Law School has launched a new Voting Rights Litigation and Advocacy Clinic. The clinic joins the 46 legal clinics and student practice organizations that make up the school’s clinical program.
Two professors squared off Friday during the inaugural Harvard Law School Rappaport Forum in a session titled “When Is Speech Violence? And Other Questions About Campus Speech.”
The Harvard Law School Library has announced the public release of the first batch of papers and other items from the Antonin Scalia Collection. His papers were donated by the Scalia family following the influential justice’s death in 2016.
Julian Morimoto ’21 was born and raised in Honolulu, where he shared a two-bedroom apartment with nine family members including his mother, a waitress, and his stepfather, a cook. He sometimes studied in the stairwell because there was no other space, and the neighborhood could be violent. “A lot of people have the impression that Hawaii is this really magical place, but if you’re not rich or if your parents aren’t well connected, the Hawaii you live in is different,” says Morimoto.
Eloise Lawrence, a community lawyering advocate, was named assistant clinical professor of law at Harvard Law School and deputy faculty director of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.
John F. Cogan, Jr. ’52, a legal leader, civic activist and dedicated supporter of Harvard Law School, has died. He was 93.
Harvard Law School has announced the launch of the new LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic, to be led by HLS Lecturer and Clinical Instructor Alex Chen ’15, a tireless advocate in recent years in efforts to protect and expand LGBTQ+ civil rights.
Emily Broad Leib ’08, founder and director of Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic, has been named clinical professor of law at Harvard Law School.