Hats Off!

Hats Off!

Members of the Class of 2018 gathered in May with family and friends for Commencement festivities, which featured an address from U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.); the presentation of awards to students, staff, and faculty; and a send-off from Dean John F. Manning ’85.

Dean Manning shares ‘canons of construction for life’

In commencement address, Dean Manning shares ‘canons for the construction of life’

Building on lessons learned ‘by making good and bad decisions, by accumulating successes and failures and mistakes, and by watching lots of other people do the same,’ Dean John F. Manning related five pieces of advice for new lawyers–what he described as ‘canons of construction for life’–during his first commencement address as dean of Harvard Law School.

Students honored at 2018 Class Day ceremony

Class Day 2018 3

A number of Harvard Law students from the Class of 2018 received special awards during the Class Day ceremony on May 23. They were recognized for outstanding leadership, citizenship, compassion and dedication to their studies and the profession.