On the 200th anniversary of McCulloch v. Maryland, HLS Professor Mark Tushnet reflects on the 1819 case that paved the way for the modern administrative state and established the supremacy of federal over state law.
Zero-L, a new online course, is meant to help all incoming students, including those who don’t have any pre-law background. Featuring an array of Harvard Law School professors, it covers topics ranging from the separation of powers to how to speak in class in response to a cold call.
In Elizabeth Papp Kamali’s seminar Mind and Criminal Responsibility in the Anglo-American Tradition, students use Harvard Law School Library’s Historical & Special Collections to explore the history of mens rea — state of mind — in English common law.
Harvard Law School Library’s Nuremberg Trials Project reached a new milestone this year, when Judith Haran, one of two document analysts with the project, was invited to speak at an international conference on Holocaust Studies in the Digital Age.
Maureen E. “Molly” Brady, an expert in property law, land use law, local government law, legal history and intellectual property law, has joined the Harvard Law School faculty as assistant professor of law.