JET-Powered Learning

Through a sweeping array of new, innovative, hands-on courses, Harvard Law School’s new January Experiential Term (JET) gives 1L students a chance, early in their time on campus, to learn by doing, to work in teams, and to explore—or discover—what inspires their passion in the law.

A welcome 200 years in the making

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.

U.S. communications at a crossroads?

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.

Susan Crawford makes the case for the Responsive Communities Initiative

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.