With the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Harvard Law School affiliates share remembrances and testaments to her transformative presence on the Court.
Harvard Law School scholars weigh in on recent SCOTUS decisions.
In light of the events that have roiled the nation in recent weeks, scholars across Harvard Law School have been sharing their perspectives on systemic racial discrimination, the unequal administration of justice in the United States, and use of executive authority in time of national crisis.
Three Harvard Law School faculty members—Nancy Gertner, Tomiko Brown-Nagin and David Barron—have been elected as members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
As federal and state governments take measures to curtail public activity during the COVID-19 outbreak, Charles Fried and Nancy Gertner agree that the restriction on individual freedom is largely appropriate for the circumstance.
With the launch of the presidential impeachment inquiry by the House of Representatives, constitutional scholars at Harvard Law School weigh in on both the current controversy and on this rarely used and poorly understood congressional power.
Harvard faculty explore the thorny legal and political implications of trying to unseat Trump, and whether it will matter in the end if it reaches the Republican-controlled Senate.
Harvard Law School Professors Jeannie Suk Gersen ’02 and Janet Halley, and Senior Lecturer on Law Nancy Gertner have issued a Comment on the Department of Education’s Proposed Rule on Title IX enforcement.
“Tough Cases,” a new book in which 13 trial judges from criminal, civil, probate, and family courts write candid and poignant firsthand accounts of the trials they can’t forget, was the subject of a lively discussion at a panel sponsored by the Harvard Law School Library, which drew a packed house at Wasserstein Hall in October.
Bryan Stevenson has battled through the courts, defending the wrongly convicted and children prosecuted as adults, while condemning mass incarceration and racial bias in the criminal justice system; now, he is embarking on a fight to start a national conversation about the painful legacy of slavery, which he says “continues to haunt us today.”