Orientation 2021

8.26.21 Orientation336-2550×1700

Harvard Law School welcomes incoming J.D.s, LL.Ms, S.J.D.s, transfer, and exchange students.

Tips for law school success

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Harvard Law School faculty and staff share what they wished they’d known about doing well and staying well in law school — useful whether you’re a first-year student just beginning your journey, an LL.M., S.J.D., or a 3L preparing to make your mark on the world.

The Influence of Critical Legal Studies

crits Writ Large (HLB Summer 2021)

By the time Jeannie Suk Gersen ’02 was a first-year law student at HLS, the Critical Legal Studies movement had been pronounced dead. And yet “every corner you turned and every closet you opened at the law school, there it would be, in some sort of zombie or ghost-like form,” she recalls.

Vice Age

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“There’s no question that policing was a major shadow in the lives of essentially anyone living a socially active life in gay or lesbian circles, particularly in gay circles,” says Anna Lvovsky of the period her new book “Vice Patrol: Cops, Courts, and the Struggle over Urban Gay Life Before Stonewall” covers.