Deep Within the Anti-Affirmative Action Lawsuit, a Holocaust Denier

“Nobody in the media has been willing to point out the fact that my research was the basis of the lawsuit now before the Supreme Court," Ron K. Unz ’83, the controversial conservative activist cited in the Students for Fair Admissions’ lawsuit against Harvard, said.

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Ex-Harvard Medical School Morgue Manager Indicted, Accused of Stealing and Selling Human Remains

Federal prosecutors allege that Cedric Lodge, former manager of the morgue at the Anatomical Gift Program at Harvard Medical School, stole and sold human remains from the school for profit.

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Judges Cast Doubt on Harvard’s Claim that Insurance Firm Must Cover Admissions Lawsuit Fees

A panel of three federal judges appeared skeptical of Harvard’s claim that Zurich American Insurance Company is responsible for covering the University’s remaining legal expenses during a hearing Wednesday.

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Seth Waxman ’73 Reflects on Path from Quincy House to the Supreme Court

In October 2022, nearly 50 years after his graduation from Harvard, Seth P. Waxman ’73 defended his alma mater before the Supreme Court.

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Suspect in Harvard Science Center Plaza Bomb Scare Released on Bond as Authorities Seek Accomplice

The man accused of planting a fake bomb on Harvard’s campus as an accomplice in an effort to secure a “large” amount of Bitcoin from the University according to a criminal complaint was released on an unsecured bond with conditions at a hearing Friday.

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New Hampshire Man Arrested for Planting Fake Bomb on Harvard Campus in Bitcoin Extortion Attempt

A New Hampshire man was arrested Tuesday by the FBI and is accused of planting a fake bomb on Harvard University’s campus last month as an accomplice in an effort to secure a “large” amount of Bitcoin from the University, court records say.

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Ex-Harvard Chemist Charles Lieber Spared Additional Prison Time, Will Serve 6 Months House Arrest

Former Harvard chemistry professor Charles M. Lieber was spared additional time in prison by a federal judge on Wednesday and ordered to serve six months of house arrest, after he was convicted of lying to government investigators about his ties to China.


Former Harvard Professor Charles Lieber Asks for No Prison Time Ahead of Sentencing, Citing Cancer Battle

As convicted ex-Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber awaits his sentencing hearing on Wednesday for lying to federal investigators about his ties to China, his attorneys asked a federal judge to spare him from prison, while prosecutors requested a 90-day sentence last week.

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Inside the Harvard Law School Clinic Advocating for Animal Rights

Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Clinic will enter a new chapter after the departure of its director at the end of this semester.

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Judge Allows Most Counts in Comaroff Harassment Lawsuit Against Harvard to Proceed

A federal judge on Monday allowed a majority of the counts in a lawsuit filed last year against Harvard alleging that the University ignored sexual harassment and retaliation complaints against professor John L. Comaroff to proceed while dismissing one count.

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Mass. Superior Court Sets Date to Hear Emotional Distress Lawsuit Over Images of Enslaved People in Peabody Museum

Amid a legal battle over Harvard’s possession of images of enslaved people, Middlesex County Superior Court is set to hear a revived emotional distress lawsuit on April 13 brought by Tamara K. Lanier against the University.

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Newly Appointed HLS Professor Charles Delivers Talk on Shifting Legal Stances on Civil Rights

Harvard Law professor Guy-Uriel E. Charles discussed the decline of what he termed the “civil rights consensus” — a set of legal and political ideologies coming out of the American civil rights movement — at a Harvard Law School talk on Thursday.

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California Courthouse Named In Honor of HLS Emeritus Professor Charles Ogletree Jr.

A courthouse in Merced, California, will now bear the name of Harvard Law School emeritus professor Charles J. Ogletree Jr. following a ceremony hosted by the Superior Court of California, County of Merced, Feb. 17.

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Federal Judge Unseals Select Sidebars from 2018 Harvard Admissions Trial

As Harvard’s admissions lawsuit unfolds at the Supreme Court, Massachusetts District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs unsealed parts of 2018 Harvard admissions courtroom transcripts of private conversations between the judge and the lawyers — known as sidebars — last month.

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Ex-Harvard Fencing Coach and Harvard Parent Acquitted of Bribery Charges

Former Harvard fencing coach Peter Brand and Harvard College parent Jie “Jack” Zhao are not guilty of a bribery scheme to recruit Zhao’s sons to Harvard, a jury decided Wednesday.