Sarah Jessica Parker’s hopes for the Class of 2016

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“So at last we meet,” actor, producer, businesswoman and philanthropist Sarah Jessica Parker said to the Harvard Law School Class of 2016 during Class Day ceremony. She confessed that this year’s graduating class has been on her mind a lot these past months, “a distraction and a beautiful burden.

Angle on Degrees: Commencement 2016

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On May 26, from sunup to sundown, Harvard Law School celebrated its new group of graduates on Holmes Field, in front of Langdell Library. Here is a snapshot–several, to be precise–capturing the ebb and flow of ten hours of nonstop activity, celebration and accomplishment, as only a bird (or a well-placed GoPro) can.

GALLERY: Harvard Law School Class Day 2016

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Harvard Law School’s 2016 Class Day ceremony featured speeches by actor, producer, businesswoman and philanthropist Sarah Jessica Parker and Harvard Law School Professor Jeannie Suk, winner of the 2016 Albert M. Sacks-Paul A. Freund Award for Teaching Excellence.

Suk, Follett honored by Class of 2016

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The Class of 2016 selected Professor Jeannie Suk ’02 for the prestigious Albert M. Sacks-Paul A. Freund Award for Teaching Excellence for her role as a dedicated educator, mentor, and 1L section leader. Gabriela Follett received the Suzanne L. Richardson Staff Appreciation Award for her work “around the clock to make sure that students are having an optimally enriching educational experience at HLS.”