In a lecture titled “The Second Reproductive Revolution,” I. Glenn Cohen, the faculty director of the Petrie-Flom Center, marked his appointment as the first James A. Attwood and Leslie Williams Professor of Law.
Klinksy Professor of Practice Mandy DeFilippo ’00 delivered a lecture in April on “Leading from the Middle,” in which she explored what defines leadership for those who are not “the boss,” and what the benefits and opportunities look like for people in those positions.
New Zero-L online course helps prime incoming law school students for success.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has announced that Jody Freeman LL.M. ’91 S.J.D. ’95, Archibald Cox Professor of Law, has been elected a member of the honorary society, one of twelve members of the Harvard faculty to receive the honor this year.
Through a sweeping array of new, innovative, hands-on courses, Harvard Law School’s new January Experiential Term (JET) gives 1L students a chance, early in their time on campus, to learn by doing, to work in teams, and to explore—or discover—what inspires their passion in the law.
Alan Jenkins ’89, president and co-founder of The Opportunity Agenda, a social justice communications organization, will join the Harvard Law School faculty as a professor of practice in July.
Adam Sherman has joined Harvard Law School as the assistant dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs, overseeing the HLS Office of Academic Affairs. He joined HLS in August, and previously worked at the University of Washington Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, where he served most recently as Assistant Dean of Institutional Studies and Academic Services.
Mark C. Jefferson has been appointed assistant dean for Community Engagement and Equity at Harvard Law School. Jefferson previously served HLS as director of Community Engagement and Equity and was promoted to Assistant Dean effective October 30.
Mark Wu, a leading expert on international trade and international economic law, was promoted to full professor, effective July 1. He was named the Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law.
At Harvard Law School on Aug. 27, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and former Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan ’86 sat down for a conversation with John Manning ’85, dean and Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.