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Vigil for Navalny at Memorial Church

‘He Really Made a Change’: Russian Harvard Affiliates Mourn Alexey Navalny’s Death at Vigil

Thirty Harvard affiliates gathered to mourn the death of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny at a small vigil in Harvard Yard Saturday evening.

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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

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

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.

Bonnie Talbert and David Elmer
House Life

Bonnie Talbert and David Elmer ’98 Named Eliot House Faculty Deans

Harvard faculty Bonnie Talbert and David F. Elmer ’98 will serve as the next faculty deans of Eliot House, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced Wednesday afternoon.

Harvard Law School
Food and Drink

Experts Discuss Food Misinformation at Harvard Law School Panel

Four experts discussed food misinformation and consumer choice at a Thursday panel discussion hosted by Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic.

CGIS South

Panelists Discuss History of Punishment in India at Harvard South Asia Institute Webinar

Three scholars of Indian criminal law presented archival research on the history of punishment in India during a webinar panel Monday morning hosted by Harvard’s South Asia Institute.

Rochelle Walensky at the IOP

Former CDC Director Rochelle Walensky Discusses Interplay of Public Health and Politics at IOP Forum

Rochelle P. Walensky, the 19th director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discussed her tenure at the center throughout the Covid-19 pandemic while facing political strife amid the urgent public health crisis, during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Wednesday evening.

Harvard Medical School

NIH Awards Grants to Eight Harvard Med Researchers for ‘High Risk, High Reward’ Research

Eight researchers affiliated with Harvard Medical School were awarded the National Institutes of Health’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program grants, the agency announced last month.

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Harvard Law School

Chief Justice of India’s Supreme Court D.Y. Chandrachud Discusses Role of the Judiciary and Indian Court System at HLS Talk

Days after the Supreme Court of India’s landmark refusal to legalize same-sex marriages, Chief Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud sat down with Harvard Law Professor David B. Wilkins to discuss the role of the judiciary in modern society at a Harvard Law School event.