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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School’s Charles Fried Remembered as ‘Ebullient’ Professor Who ‘Loved Teaching’

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
Harvard Law School

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.”

Sophia Hunt Law Review
Student Groups

Harvard Law Review Elects Sophia M. Hunt ’19 as 138th President

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.

Drew Faust
Politics

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.

HLS Trump v. Anderson Rappaport Event
Politics

Experts Debate Trump’s Disqualification from Colorado Ballot at Harvard Law School Forum

Hundreds of Harvard Law School affiliates gathered in Wasserstein Hall on Thursday for a Rappaport Forum event on Trump v. Anderson.

Harvard Law School

Charles Fried, Former U.S. Solicitor General and Longtime Harvard Law School Professor, Dies at 88

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.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Prof. Alan Dershowitz May Defend Israel at International Court of Justice

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.

Weather
College

Five Harvard College Affiliates Named Marshall Scholars

Four Harvard College seniors — Alexander G. Dyer ’24, Trey Sullivan ’24, Sarosh N. Nagar ’24, and Simar S. Bajaj ’24 — and one Harvard alum, Richard R. Allen ’22, were named Marshall Scholars on Monday.

Harvard Yard University Hall
College

12 Harvard Affiliates Named Schwarzman Scholars, Marking the University’s Highest Number of Awardees Ever

Twelve Harvard students and alumni were selected as Schwarzman scholars on Wednesday, representing Harvard’s largest cohort since the scholarship’s founding in 2015.

The White House
Politics

Former White House Economic Adviser Discusses Covid Policies at HUEA Event

Former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers Tomas J. Philipson discussed Covid policies and his experience in the Trump administration at a Harvard Undergraduate Economics Association event Wednesday evening.

School of Public Health
Health

Life Expectancy Gap Between Men and Women Largest in Nearly 30 Years, Harvard-UCSF Study Finds

American men die nearly six years earlier than American women on average, according to a new Harvard School of Public Health and University of California, San Francisco study released earlier this month.

Center for Government and International Studies
Harvard Kennedy School

‘Hopeful about the Future’: Former Bank of Japan Head Talks Japanese Economic Policy at Weatherhead Center Seminar

Former governor of the Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda shared his experience guiding Japanese macroeconomic policy and inflation targeting in a seminar hosted by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs on Monday afternoon.

Gun Violence
IOP

ATF Director Calls for Universal Background Checks, Assault Weapons Ban at Harvard IOP Forum

Steve M. Dettelbach — director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives — called for an assault weapons ban and universal background checks at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Monday.

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IOP

‘Small But Mighty’: Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon Talks Energy, Economic Goals at Harvard IOP Forum

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon discussed the future of the state’s climate response and economy at a JFK Jr. Forum event at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics Monday evening.

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