The Law and Happiness in Bhutan


Among the rugged mountains and the swiftly flowing rivers of Bhutan, new legal institutions are taking root. Soon this small country—with just over 750,000 inhabitants—will open its first law school.

Harvard Law School’s Access to Justice Lab aims to challenge legal exceptionalism

Harvard Law School’s Access to Justice Lab aims to challenge legal exceptionalism 4

Since its founding nine months ago, Harvard Law School’s Access to Justice Lab has aimed to revolutionize thinking about access to legal help. Often misunderstood and sometimes controversial, the lab sponsored a five-hour symposium in April that drew scholars from across the country to Harvard Law School.

Cravath International Fellows explore law abroad

2017 Cravath Fellows

Harvard Law Today recently spoke with three of the 11 Harvard Law School students who were selected as Cravath International Fellows this year, who traveled during winter term to Bogotá, Colombia, Paris, France and Singapore to pursue clinical placements and independent research.

Bringing boardroom experts to the (seminar) table


In her Corporate Boards and Governance course at HLS, Hillary Sale ’93, Sullivan and Cromwell Visiting Professor of Law, invites a range of high-profile guest speakers to share their experiences with students and explore complex issues that decision-makers at the highest levels are faced with daily.

Picturing Harvard Law School

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In this collection of photos selected from the Harvard Law School’s Historical & Special Collections, the Harvard University Archives and the Harvard Law Bulletin, threads of continuity are woven throughout the Law School experience, no matter which decade—or even which century—you arrived.