Monica E. Monroe has been named Harvard Law School’s new assistant dean for community engagement, equity, and belonging.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer ’64, who focused on the consequences of his judicial decisions, has announced that he will step down after more than a quarter century on the Court.
Meredith D.L. Boak ’12 has been appointed Harvard Law School’s assistant dean for Clinical and Pro Bono Programs, replacing Lisa Dealy, who retired in May after 30 years at the law school.
Lani Guinier, the first African-American woman to be tenured at Harvard Law School and an influential scholar who devoted her life to justice, equality, empowerment, and democracy, died Jan. 7.
Described as one of the great figures in the history of Harvard Law School, Lloyd L. Weinreb ’62, a leading authority on criminal and copyright law, and an HLS professor for nearly a half-century, died Dec. 15, at the age of 85.
Jerome “Jerry” Rappaport ’49, a philanthropist who promoted civil discourse at Harvard Law School for more than 70 years, died on December 6 at the age of 94.
When asked what he wanted to be remembered by, longtime Harvard Law Professor and former Watergate prosecutor Philip B. Heymann ’60 replied: “Speaking truth to power.” Heymann, a beloved colleague and distinguished public servant, died Nov. 30 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 89.
Future-L, a pilot collaboration between Harvard Law School and the National Education Equity Lab, introduces high-achieving high school students from historically underserved backgrounds to the legal field.
Catherine Peshkin has been appointed assistant dean for the Harvard Law School Graduate Program and International Legal Studies.
Harvard Law School today announced the establishment of a $10 million endowment for the Animal Law & Policy Program, thanks to a gift from the Brooks Institute for Animal Rights Law and Policy.