Brianna Banks named winner of Stuntz Memorial Award

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This year, Brianna Banks was named the 2022 winner of the William J. Stuntz Memorial Award for Justice, Human Dignity, and Compassion, which recognizes a graduating student who has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to the principles of justice, human dignity, and compassion while at Harvard Law School.


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For decades, joyful and candid moments have marked the occasion of students’ graduations from Harvard Law School. Here is a sampling of Commencement Day photos from the school’s extensive collection. 

Spring forward


As they prepared for commencement, graduating Harvard Law students shared thoughts on their inspirations, aspirations, and challenges before, beyond, and during law school.

Service comes first

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A student of international law and public policy — and recently-commissioned Marine Corps officer — Tyler Patrick started planning a life of service when he was a boy.