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An Ex-Gay Therapist Was No Match For This Amazing Harvard Law School Student

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Stories don’t usually start with, “Harvard University outed me.” This one does. When Scott Blair took the LSATs and checked a box on his Harvard application that he was gay, the university gay law student group called his mother’s house. She asked the reason for the call, and they told her, “Well, he’s gay and applied […]

Sunny Days Make Traders Bullish

Traders buy more on sunny days, according to a new study out by a group of finance professors. The authors summed up their paper, "Weather-Induced Mood, Institutional Investors, and Stock Returns," in the Harvard Law School's corporate...Show More Summary

A "Magical Fairyland" – How Global Multi-National Corporations Avoid Taxes In Luxembourg

Submitted by Michael Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, “A Luxembourg structure is a way of stripping income from whatever country it comes from,’’ said Stephen E. Shay, a professor of international taxation at Harvard Law School and a former tax official in the U.S. Show More Summary

Weekly Legal Education Roundup

Jeff Harrison (Florida), Gossip and Leadership Harvard Law Record, Exploring Identity at Harvard Law School Harvard Law Record, Harvard Law School: Cheerleading for Obama? Houston Cougar, Five Minutes of Fame: Law Professor Focused on Change Houston Cougar, Five Minutes of Fame: Law Professor Reflects on His Career LSU Daily Reveille,...

Report accuses Myanmar generals of war crimes

Harvard Law School report presents evidence of abuse against ethnic Karen rebels by current home minister and his aides.

NYC prosecutor could be first black female attorney general

Loretta Lynch, a 55-year-old Harvard Law School graduate and a U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, has emerged as an "under-the-radar contender to become the first black woman to head the Justice Department," Fox News reports. Little is publicly known about Lynch, as she rarely does interviews or holds press conferences. Show More Summary

Pomp Receives Excellence in State Taxation Award

Richard D. Pomp (Connecticut) is the recipient of the 6th Annual Council on State Taxation/Paul Frankel Excellence in State Taxation Award: Richard Pomp, a graduate of Harvard Law School, has dedicated his academic career to the teaching and study of tax law. An internationally known expert on state and local...

Harvard Law Alumni Top Graduate School Salary Survey

A new ranking of U.S. graduate school earnings found that people who get a degree from Harvard Law School and other top law schools command the highest salaries by the midpoint in their careers.

Homeless woman allegedly stabs commuter with corkscrew

A woman bound for Harvard Law School brutally stabbed several times in the head by a homeless person wielding a corkscrew, Boston authorities said.

Homer Describing Big Oil: "Lung-Choking, Ocean-Poisoning, Species-Sickening Pitiless Scourge of Humanity"

This post is a reprint of a speech to fiduciaries on fossil fuel divestment at the Boston Carbon Risk Forum, Harvard Law School, September 29, 2014 Preface In 2010, at Cancun, nations of the world set 3.6 degrees F as the permissible increase in global temperature over the pre-industrial level. Show More Summary

Homer Describing Big Oil: "Lung-Choking, Ocean-Poisoning, Species-Sickening Pitiless Scourge of Humanity"

This post is a reprint of a speech to fiduciaries on fossil fuel divestment at the Boston Carbon Risk Forum, Harvard Law School, September 29, 2014 Preface In 2010, at Cancun, nations of the world set 3.6 degrees F as the permissible increase in global temperature over the pre-industrial level. Show More Summary

TaxProf Blog Weekend Roundup

Saturday: Harvard Law School Debate: Save the World by Working in BigLaw? Tax Papers at Canadian Law & Economics Association Annual Meeting S&P Lowers Thomas Jefferson Law School's Junk Bond Rating to CC (3 Notches Lower Than Venezuela's); Default Is Expected The IRS Scandal, Day 499 Sunday: Enrollments Decline at...

Harvard Law School Debate: Save the World by Working in BigLaw?

The Harvard Law Record: Want to Save the World? Do BigLaw!, by Bill Barlow: For people systematically chosen for being able to root out and analyze the rationality of arguments, lawyers are pitifully bad at being reasonable. Let us look, for instance, at the current theories about what to do...

Innovative Book Explains Essential Skills of Legal Argument

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Professor Joel P. Trachtman (JD Harvard Law School) has developed a unique, practical guide to help lawyers analyze, argue, and write effectively. The Tools of Argument: How the Best Lawyers Think, Argue, and Win is a highly readable 200-page book, available for about $10 in paperback or e-book. Show More Summary

WSJ: Meet the Law Professor Who’s Crashing the Inversion Party

Following up on my previous posts (here and here): Wall Street Journal, Meet the Law Professor Who’s Crashing the Inversion Party: Harvard Law School professor Stephen Shay may have single-handedly crashed the corporate inversion party. The U.S. Treasury Department has in recent days begun weighing how it could use its...

Today in history: Barack Obama is born

August 5, 1961: Barack Obama was born. He is the 44th president, serving since 2009. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama graduated from Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review. He then moved to Chicago, where he had worked as a community organizer before earning his law degree. Show More Summary

Professor Murdered in Broad Daylight Likely Knew Killer: Cops

Police are seeking information on a "vehicle of interest" following the brazen murder of a professor in broad daylight. Dan Markel, a Harvard Law School grad who taught criminal law at Florida State University, was shot at close range in the side of the head at his Tallahassee home last...

Want to Be a General Counsel? Try Texas!

Welcome to the world of in-house counsel, the attorney who lives inside a company as one of its employees, advising and representing it. Did you go to the right law school for this? If you went to Harvard Law School, then you're well on your way. Harvard, though, isn't your......

My Conversation with the Multi-Faceted Rubén Blades

Tonight on PBS, I'm joined by Rubén Blades. The 10-time Grammy winner, Harvard law school grad and former presidential candidate in Panama reflects on his varied career and talks about his new CD, "Tangos." In this clip, Blades talks...Show More Summary

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