Tomiko Brown-Nagin spoke with Harvard Law Today about the history of Juneteenth and its particular relevance more than 150 years later.
In an open letter to the community, Harvard Law School professors and other associates condemn President Trump’s statements about recent protests
Dylan Asafo LL.M. ’20 plans to use his HLS education to help address the inequalities facing communities of color in New Zealand and the wider Pacific region.
With a little help from their at-home photographers, HLS professors share what teaching classes via Zoom looks like.
Professors Annette Gordon-Reed, Kenneth Mack and David Wilkins discuss the Harvard Law School’s first black graduates and the legacy of African Americans at HLS throughout the years.
Charles Hamilton Houston was an inspiring figure in American legal history, and a sometimes controversial one as well. Both sides of his legacy were examined in a lively lecture and Q&A discussion at Harvard Law School this week, to coincide with the 124th anniversary of his birth on September 3, 1895.
Harvard Law School recently hosted Judge Richard Gergel, U.S. District Judge of the U. S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, for a talk on his book, “Unexampled Courage,” and a discussion with HLS professors Randall Kennedy, Kenneth Mack and Mark Tushnet.
The Harvard Asian Pacific American Law Students Association performed “Fred Korematsu and His Fight for Justice,” a reenactment of the trial and events surrounding Korematsu’s challenge of Executive Order 9066, which ordered the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
The American Law Institute has elected John Manning ’85, Harvard Law School Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law, as a member. Manning and four Harvard Law School graduates were five of 34 new members elected this year.
Hundreds of friends, former students, colleagues, and well-wishers gathered last Monday in a joyful celebration of the life and career of Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree, advocate for Civil Rights, author of books on race and justice, and mentor to former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama.