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The search committee favored Claudine Gay’s administrative expertise, passing over two internal candidates who boasted both administrative experience and far more extensive scholarship credentials: Tomiko Brown-Nagin and John F. Manning ’82.
A lifelong scholar of law and a longtime HLS professor who served as a U.S. solicitor general under U.S. President Ronald Reagan, Charles Fried died on Jan. 23 in Cambridge, Mass. He was 88.
Harvard Law School Program Report Finds ICE’s Use of Solitary Confinement Meets Criteria for Torture
Researchers from Harvard Law School issued a report on Tuesday which found that solitary confinement practices by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) met the United Nation’s criteria for “torture.”
The Harvard Law Review elected Sophia M. Hunt ’19 as its 138th president last Saturday. Hunt will be the second Black woman to hold the position.
Former Harvard President Faust Supports Disqualifying Trump From Colorado Ballot in SCOTUS Amicus Brief
Former University President Drew Gilpin Faust filed an amicus brief to the Supreme Court Monday in Trump v. Anderson, the forthcoming case on former President Donald J. Trump’s disqualification from the presidential primary ballot in Colorado.
Hundreds of Harvard Law School affiliates gathered in Wasserstein Hall on Thursday for a Rappaport Forum event on Trump v. Anderson.
Charles A. Fried, a longtime Harvard Law School professor and renowned conservative legal scholar who served as a U.S. solicitor general under President Ronald Reagan, died on Tuesday, according to a post on X from his son-in-law.
The Harvard University Police Department and Cambridge Police responded to a bomb threat at Harvard Law School on Sunday night, amid numerous bomb threats reported to the department in the past two months.
Eve A. Gerber, the wife of economics professor Jason Furman ’92, confronted a second Harvard graduate student wearing a keffiyeh, according to the student and his friend who witnessed the encounter.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to tap Harvard Law School professor Alan M. Dershowitz to defend Israel against genocide accusations in the International Court of Justice next week, Axios reporter Barak Ravid wrote in a post on X, citing anonymous Israeli officials.
Harvard Corporation Members Did Not Discuss Gay’s Removal During Private Dinner, Faculty in Attendance Say
Two members of the Harvard Corporation and four faculty members discussed a perceived culture of self-censorship on campus during a private dinner last Tuesday but did not address Claudine Gay’s future as president, according to all four professors in attendance.
Law Firm Edelson PC to Stop Campus Recruiting From Harvard Law School Over Gay’s Congressional Testimony
The law firm Edelson PC will no longer participate in on-campus recruiting at Harvard Law School in protest of University President Claudine Gay’s controversial congressional testimony, the firm’s CEO Jay Edelson announced Thursday.
Editors of the Harvard Law Review, the world’s most cited legal journal, have been embroiled in internal strife following public backlash over their decision to block an article by a Palestinian legal scholar.
Last week, Harvard Law School professor Charles Fried — a former U.S. solicitor general and associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court — announced he would retire on July 1, 2024, following a sabbatical leave in the spring semester.
Four experts discussed food misinformation and consumer choice at a Thursday panel discussion hosted by Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic.