Collector’s Items

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The Harvard Law School Library offers a treasure-trove for legal historians. If one wanted to peruse, for example, a copy of the first printed collection of English statutes from the 15th century, there it would be. Yet, as three recent acquisitions demonstrate, the library also presents the lighter side of the law, with items that reveal the humor and personalities behind the cases and legal decisions that make history.

Heard on Campus

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From a U.S. Supreme Court justice to the president of Germany to a senator from Utah to a Hiroshima survivor: “I speak because I feel it is my responsibility.”

Focus on Justice

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At a packed Brattle Theatre last week, five short films created by 12 Harvard Law students from eight countries debuted. The documentaries, ranging across topics from gentrification to climate change, are the results of an innovative January term workshop taught by Martha Minow, former Harvard Law dean and 300th Anniversary University Professor.

New Veterans Legal Clinic initiative aims to connect low-income veterans with underutilized Massachusetts benefits

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The Veterans Legal Clinic at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School recently announced the launch of a new statewide initiative aimed at helping close the significant gap between low-income veterans in Massachusetts and the financial assistance they are eligible for under state law.