Advertisement

Crimson staff writer

Emmy M. Cho

Crimson staff writer Emmy M. Cho can be reached at emmy.cho@thecrimson.com.

Latest Content

Harvard Law School Record
Student Groups

The Legacy of Harvard Law School’s ‘Unique’ Student Newspaper

Harvard Law School is famed for its premier student-run journals, manifold in both scope and speciality. The Harvard Law Record — an independent, student-run, nonpartisan newspaper — is a different sort of publication.

LLM Degree Graphic
Harvard Law School

Set to Graduate Without Having Set Foot on Campus, Harvard Law LL.M. Students Look to the ‘Silver Linings’

Harvard Law School’s LL.M. program is a one-year degree program for individuals hailing from a diverse range of backgrounds and ages — 97 percent of the current cohort is composed of international students. With the pandemic, however, LL.M. students have experienced a one-year education many said they never anticipated.

Harvard Law School Library
College

Harvard Law School’s Human Rights Program Publishes Report Denouncing State-Sanctioned Massacres in Haiti

The executive summary of the report, which HLS co-published with the Observatoire Haïtien des crimes contre l’humanité, describes the acts of state-sanctioned violence under the presidency of Jovenel Moïse as probable “crimes against humanity” when considering their “scale, pattern, and context.”

Harvard Law School 3
Politics

Harvard, Yale, and University Network for Human Rights Legal Experts Call on Biden Administration to Aid Climate Refugees

Human rights experts from Harvard Law School, Yale Law School, and the University Network for Human Rights published a white paper calling on the Biden Administration to aid refugees escaping the effects of climate change in Central America on Thursday.

Harvard Law School 3
Race

In Decades-Long Push To Diversify Harvard Law Faculty and Course Offerings, Students Seek To Amplify Previously Unheard Voices

Though student advocacy efforts to hire more faculty of color and introduce a more diverse curriculum to the Law School continue today, these efforts are by no means exclusive to the present moment. Advocates have pushed for decades to reimagine and restructure the Law School’s approach to inclusive legal education.

Stephen Sachs
Politics

Stephen E. Sachs Named Harvard Law School’s Inaugural Antonin Scalia Professor of Law

Stephen E. Sachs ’02 — a prominent legal scholar of constitutional law, civil procedure, and conflict of laws — will become Harvard Law School’s inaugural Antonin Scalia Professor of Law as of July 1, the Law School announced Wednesday.

Viola Davis WOTY
College

Hasty Pudding Theatricals Names Viola Davis 2021 Woman of the Year

Producer and actor Viola Davis will be the Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2021 Woman of the Year, the organization announced Friday.

Mamani Case 11th Circuit
Student Groups

Federal Judge Upholds Ruling Against Former Bolivian President in Human Rights Case Brought by HLS Clinic

HLS’s International Human Rights Clinic secured a historic victory as a federal judge turned down a former Bolivian president and defense minister's request to reverse a judgement against them for the massacre of Indigenous people.

Coons Ekpar Asat Event
None

Coons Ekpar Asat Event

United States Senator Christopher A. “Chris” Coons (D-Del.) delivered opening remarks during Wednesday's event.

Elizabeth Warren Voting
Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Names Elizabeth Warren 2021 Class Day Speaker

United States Senator and former presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren will be the speaker for the Harvard Law School Class of 2021’s virtual Class Day ceremonies, the school announced Wednesday.

Rayhan Asat Ekpar event
Politics

Harvard Law School Hosts Event Marking Five Years Since Ekpar Asat's Disappearance

Advocates and supporters of Ekpar Asat — a tech entrepreneur and brother of Rayhan Asat, Harvard Law School’s first Uighur graduate — gathered Wednesday in a virtual event commemorating five years since his unexplained disappearance in a Xinjiang internment camp.

Rayhan Asat Ekpar event
None

Rayhan Asat Ekpar event

Rayhan Asat, Harvard Law School’s first Uighur graduate, has been fighting for her brother's release from a Xinjiang internment camp. Wednesday's event marked five years since his disappearance.

Breyer 2021 Lecture
Politics

Justice Breyer Speaks on Court Authority and the 'Peril of Politics' in Annual HLS Scalia Lecture

Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer discussed the intersection of the “authority of the court” and the “peril of politics” at the Law School’s annual Scalia Lecture on Tuesday.

Breyer 2021 Lecture
None

Breyer 2021 Lecture

Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer spoke at Harvard Law School’s annual Scalia Lecture Tuesday.

Law School in The Summer
Politics

MacArthur Foundation President Addresses Technology and Public Interest in Law School’s Annual Klinsky Lecture

President of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation John G. Palfrey ’94 spoke to Harvard Law School students about the intersections of technology and the public interest — a topic he said is increasingly relevant as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — on Monday.

Advertisement