Harvard Law School Association events bring together alumni around the world.
Adrian Perkins ’18, student body president and a former U.S. military captain and company commander, reflects on his longtime interest in tech law.
Last week, HLS welcomed a new class of J.D., LL.M. and S.J.D. students to campus. Orientation included an ice cream social, section photos and a visit from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan ’86.
Susan Crawford, John A. Reilly Clinical Professor of Law at HLS, will be among the artists showcasing their talents during an evening of performances as part of Harvard Law School’s ‘HLS in the Arts’ festival, which begins on Sept. 15.
HLS student Bradley Pough ’18 and Qian Wan, a mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate at Harvard’s Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, have co-written “Digital Analytics and the Fight Against Blight: A Guide for Local Leaders,” a paper that provides data-driven recommendations city officials can use to battle urban housing blight.
Last month, the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University hosted outgoing FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to discuss his tenure with Harvard Law School Clinical Professor Susan Crawford, outlining some of the most important successes and failures of his administration, and looking at what may lie ahead under new leadership.
As part of Boston’s HUBweek, HLS Clinical Professor Susan Crawford addressed a gathering of more than 100 people and made the case for her new Responsive Communities Initiative, a three-pronged program aimed at addressing issues of social justice, civil liberties, and economic development involving high-speed Internet access and government use of data.
On April 20, the Berkman Center for Internet and Society released “WiredWest: a Cooperative of Municipalities Forms to Build a Fiber Optic Network,” a report written by Berkman Center Co-director and Harvard Law Professor Susan Crawford; Waide Warner, Harvard Law lecturer and senior advisor at Berkman’s Cyberlaw Clinic; and Berkman fellow David Talbot.
With a nod to its historic past and a look ahead to its future, Harvard Law School has formally launched the Campaign for the Third Century, which seeks to raise $305 million in support of students and faculty, clinical education, new and innovative research, and the continued enhancement of the Law School campus.
For law students interested in entrepreneurism and startups—as entrepreneurs themselves, as lawyers representing startups, or both—there is a wealth of growing and intersecting opportunities at Harvard Law School and across the university.