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PETA Founder to Hold Open Forum at Harvard Law School

PETA President Ingrid Newkirk‘s passion for defending animals has led her to spend time in a Pennsylvania prison for disrupting pigeon shoots, take over a fur designer’s office, pull... The post PETA Founder to Hold Open Forum at Harvard Law School appeared first on PETA.

Boston: Damon Root Talks SCOTUS and Libertarianism Tonight at Harvard Law School

4 days agoNews : Reason

You are cordially invited to join Reason and the Harvard Law School Federalist Society in Cambridge for a book talk and reception tonight in celebration of Reason Senior Editor Damon Root's new book, Overruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Show More Summary

Boston Reasonoids: See Damon Root Talk SCOTUS and Libertarianism at Harvard Law School on Feb. 24

last weekNews : Reason

You are cordially invited to join Reason and the Harvard Law School Federalist Society in Cambridge for a book talk and reception in celebration of Reason Senior Editor Damon Root's new book, Overruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Show More Summary

Harvard Law Professor Blames Victim in Child Trafficking Case

Co-authored by Kerry Richards, J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School Alan Dershowitz--famed defense attorney and former professor at Harvard Law School--has been accused of being one of the individuals who were provided with an underage "sex slave" by Jeffrey Epstein, Dershowitz's friend and client. Show More Summary

On Flip-Flopping

Some of it is calculated: But some of it is subconscious, as Eric Posner explains: To investigate the role of motivated reasoning in the sort of institutional flip-flops that politicians and judges engage in, Harvard Law School professor Cass Sunstein and I conducted a series of surveys. In one, we asked people whether President Bush […]

On Friday’s Radio Show…

• It’s a special two-hour Friday Night Free-For-All!  Liberal talk radio host Alex Bennett, Harvard Law School student and conservative commentator Kayleigh McEnany and former call girl Tracy Quan will answer all your questions and tackle the news of the day. • I’ll have the latest on the resignation of Yemen’s president and cabinet.

LEGAL EDUCATION NEWS: Harvard Law School Prevails in Defamation Lawsuit by 2009 Grad Over Plagiaris…

LEGAL EDUCATION NEWS: Harvard Law School Prevails in Defamation Lawsuit by 2009 Grad Over Plagiarism Reprimand.

Lisan Goines: Steve Kroft’s Alleged Mistress

Lisan Goines, a graduate of Harvard Law School, is the name identified as the mistress of 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft, the International Business Times recently reported. IBT reports that the New York Post also identified and reported on Lisan Goines being involved in an affair with Kroft. Show More Summary

Harvard Law School Prevails in Defamation Lawsuit by 2009 Grad Over Plagiarism Reprimand

National Law Journal, Harvard Law Prevails in Graduate’s Defamation Lawsuit: Harvard Law School did not defame a graduate by reprimanding her for plagiarizing a law review article, a federal judge has ruled. Judge Rya Zobel of the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts granted summary judgment in a lawsuit brought in...

Title IX Report for Harvard Law Follows Sex Harassment Policy Changes

Harvard Law School botched two sexual assault complaint investigations, according to a Department of Education report released last week. In one, the school took more than a year to resolve a complaint, did not allow the complainant to participate, and ultimately reversed a decision to dismiss the accused from the......

TaxProf Blog Holiday Weekend Roundup

New Year's Eve: Organ: The Declining LSAT Scores of Law School Matriculants Osofsky Reviews Zelenak's Custom and the Rule of Law in the Administration of the Income Tax Department of Education Finds That Harvard Law School's Sexual Assault Policy Violates Title IX The IRS Scandal, Day 601 New Year's Day:...

Harvard Law School: Three Proposals to Curb Its Role as Hedge Fund and Corporate Shill

Yves here. This article about Harvard Law School's endowment applies just as well to other well-heeled professional schools. And in many respects, the way these endowments operate reveals what "professionalism" has come to mean in America: fealty to monied interests.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Some leading feminists, including our own Alexandra, on what they hope to accomplish in 2015. The Department of Education has found that Harvard Law School violated Title IX in their failures in addressing sexual assault. Nicki Minaj...Show More Summary

Department of Education Finds That Harvard Law School's Sexual Harassment Policy Violates Title IX

Bloomberg, Harvard Law Loses a Four-Year Fight Over Its Sexual Assault Policy: For the past several months, members of the Harvard Law School faculty have lobbied hard against Harvard’s new sexual harassment policy, which they said lacked “the most basic elements of fairness and due process.” They demanded the university...

Harvard Law Revises Sexual Assault Policy to Settle Federal Charges

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The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has announced a settlement with Harvard Law School over charges that the school's sexual assault policies violated Title IX, the law prohibiting sex discrimination in education. Show More Summary

Report: Harvard Law has weak responses to sex assault claims

Federal probe found Harvard Law School violated Title IX with a history of weak responses to sexual assaults and harassment.

Another Test of Free Expression at Brandeis

Professor Alan Dershowitz of Harvard Law School. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Individuals who believe that their public speech (e.g., use of social media) should not be subject to disagreement or criticism have many options for attempting to silence their critics. Show More Summary

Trigger Warnings and Personal Victimhood in Higher Education

Photograph of front facade, Austin Hall, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) recently released a report on speech codes at U.S. Show More Summary

Life and Death in the Federal Income Tax Class

In Memoriam: Theodore Eisenberg [1947-2014], 100 Cornell L. Rev. 1, 3 (2014): Thank you, Professor Eisenberg, for making a course I feared taking since day one of [Harvard Law School] enjoyable. Really enjoyable. There were days when I thought, My god, it can’t be, I like tax. Prof. Eisenberg is...

Harvard and Yale law deans embarrass themselves with mindless op-ed

(Paul Mirengoff) Martha Minow, dean of Harvard law school, and Robert Post, dean of Yale law school, have written an op-ed in the Boston Globe about the need to “regain trust in the legal system” following the grand jury “no-bills” in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner killings. Show More Summary

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