The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has selected Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow and Harvard Law School Professors Samantha Power ’99, Adriaan Lanni and Intisar Rabb as Radcliffe Institute fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year.
On April 5, the Harvard Association for Law and Business (HALB) hosted Stephen Schwarzman, chairman, CEO and co-founder of the Blackstone Group — the largest alternative asset management firm in the world — to discuss lessons from his long career in business, and his many years of work as a philanthropist.
Harvard Law School student William Ahee ’17 and alumnus Lam Nguyen Ho ’08 have received the Gary Bellow Public Service Award, established in 2001 to honor HLS Professor Gary Bellow ’60, his commitment to public service, and his innovative approach to the analysis and practice of law.
Several members of the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Commission on Countering Violent Extremism gathered at HLS in March to discuss findings from the commission’s November 2016 report, which outlines a strategy for the United States to diminish the appeal of extremist ideologies and narratives.
More than 60 Harvard Law students and 27 HLS faculty members took over the typically quiet tables of the library reading room for the first “Notes and Comment” event.
Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow has appointed Professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin to be the faculty director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice (CHHI) at HLS.
Anna Lvovsky ’13, a scholar of criminal law and procedure, constitutional law and evidence, will join the Harvard Law School faculty as an assistant professor in July.
Adriaan Lanni, the Touroff-Glueck Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, has received a 2017 Guggenheim fellowship, an award that honors exceptionally impressive achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment.
Harvard Law School Professor Jonathan Zittrain ’95, the George Bemis Professor of International Law at Harvard Law School, professor of computer science at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School, was recently named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
In March, University of San Diego Law School Professor Lawrence Alexander visited HLS to deliver a talk titled “Law and Politics: What is their relation?” as part the Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture Series and Academic Panel, co-sponsored by the HLS Federalist Society.