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Harvard Law Prof. Emeritus Alan Dershowitz Appeals $12,200 Sanction for Role in Kari Lake Election Lawsuit

Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz is appealing a federal court ruling ordering him to pay $12,200 in sanctions for his role in a 2022 lawsuit on behalf of failed Arizona governor candidate Kari Lake.

Harvard professor emeritus Everett I. Mendelsohn

History of Science Professor Everett Mendelsohn Remembered As ‘Colossus’ in His Field

Everett I. Mendelsohn, a Harvard professor emeritus known for his pioneering work studying the history of biology and the relationship between scientific progress and its social and historical contexts, died on June 6 at his home in Cambridge. He was 91.

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‘Incremental Change’: Student Activists Reflect on Push for Ethnic Studies, As New Generation Continues Fight

Throughout the 1997-98 academic year, student organizers and activists renewed demands for Harvard to establish an ethnic studies concentration — a call that even then was decades-old.

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Student Groups

New Student Group Aims to Unite Pro-Palestine Advocates Across Harvard’s Graduate Schools

Graduate students across Harvard launched a new pro-Palestine activism group called Graduate Students 4 Palestine with an event Wednesday.

Harvard Yard Commencement

Michelle Yeoh and Sanjay Gupta to Headline Harvard Law School, Harvard Medical School Class Days

Academy Award-winning actress Michelle Yeoh will serve as Harvard Law School’s 2023 Class Day speaker, the school announced Wednesday. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta will speak at Harvard Medical School’s festivities.

HLS Affiliates on Reinhardt
Harvard Law School

District Court Judge Rules in Favor of HLS Animal Law Clinic in Suit Against USDA

Maryland District Court Judge Julie R. Rubin ruled in favor of the Harvard Law School’s Animal Law and Policy Clinic in a lawsuit against the United States Department of Agriculture in a March 23 decision.

Alegbeleye and Agrawal Courtesy
Student Groups

Harvard Law School Elects New Student Government

Second-year law students Swap Agrawal and Tolu Alegbeleye have been elected co-presidents of the Harvard Law School Student Government for the 2023-24 academic year, the body announced in a March 30 email to students.

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Journalists and Activists Discuss Gender-Based Harassment at Harvard Berkman Klein Center Panel

Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society hosted a panel of journalists and activists for a conversation Thursday on gender-based harassment in journalism.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Announces Expansion to Low Income Protection Plan

Harvard Law School announced an expansion to the Low Income Protection Plan, a debt-assistance program for alumni pursuing public interest careers.

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Harvard Law School

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Criticizes U.S. News Rankings at Harvard Law School Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel A. Cardona called on institutions to “stop worshiping at the false altar of U.S. News and World Report” during a conference hosted at Harvard Law School on Wednesday.

Bill de Blasio HLS Event

Bill de Blasio HLS Event

Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio expressed support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at a Harvard Law School event on Tuesday.

Bill de Blasio HLS Event
Harvard Law School

Former NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Expresses Support for Israel, Two-State Solution at Harvard Law School Talk

Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio underscored his belief in the importance of the State of Israel and expressed support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a Harvard Law School discussion Tuesday.

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Harvard Law School Student Charged With Assaulting Student In Homophobic Attack

A Harvard Law School student was arrested after allegedly assaulting a fellow HLS student in a homophobic attack last month, according to a Harvard University Police report.

Portrait of HLR President Apsara Iyer
Student Groups

Harvard Law Review Elects Apsara Iyer as 137th President

Apsara A. Iyer, a second-year law student at Harvard Law School, was elected the 137th president of the Harvard Law Review, becoming the first Indian American woman to hold the position.

Portrait of Congressman Bobby Scott
Harvard Law School

U.S. Representative Bobby Scott Speaks About Labor at a Harvard Law School Forum

U.S. Representative Robert “Bobby” C. Scott ’69 (D-Va.) spoke at Harvard Law School about his labor agenda for the 118th Congress on Friday.