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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Can Do More Push-ups Than You

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a remarkable woman for many reasons: She was one of just nine women in her class at Harvard Law School, for example. Her daughter, Jane, was 14 months old when she started at Harvard Law, and despite dividing her time between her daughter and her studies, ... More »

My Love-Hate Relationship With My Harvard Law Degree

Huffington Post: My Love-Hate Relationship With My Harvard Law Degree, by Stephanie Barnes Taylor (CEO, The Fruition Group): I recently attended a Celebration of Black Alumni at Harvard Law School. It has been held every five years since 2000. I last attended in 2011, and I could not help but...

Just 16 counties are fueling America’s use of the death penalty

Just 16 counties in the US are driving the use of the death penalty, despite a nationwide movement away from the sentence, a new report from the Harvard Law School's Fair Punishment Project has found. The "outlier counties" — scattered...Show More Summary

Fear And Loathing In Cambridge: How Julian Bond Changed My Life And Harvard University

My life changed forever in 1989. I was a second year (2L) at Harvard Law School, and I was very unhappy. I knew that I should appreciate my good fortune in attending one of the nation's most celebrated law schools, but I was not grateful. Show More Summary

Death Of Bernie Aidinoff

M. Bernard Aidinoff (Sullivan & Cromell, New York) died on August 8 at the age of 87. From the New York Times obituary (guest book): He graduated from the University of Michigan (Phi Beta Kappa) and the Harvard Law School (Magna Cum Laude) where he was an editor of the...

"He stood out by the things he didn’t do — which was spend all of his time trying to impress you somewhat desperately..."

"... which is a characteristic of the majority of the people who graduate from Harvard Law School.... That’s one of the things that made him likable and genuine."From the class of 1983....

At Harvard Law School, Tim Kaine Was Driven By Faith

The Boston Globe, At Harvard Law, Tim Kaine Was Driven by Faith: He was a year younger than most of his classmates, a state-school graduate and devout Catholic from the Midwest suddenly surrounded by Ivy Leaguers on a secular East Coast campus. It was clear, when Tim Kaine arrived at...

14 of the most successful Harvard Law School alumni of all time

Harvard Law School consistently ranks as one of the best in the country, recently landing the No. 3 spot on Business Insider's list of the 50 best law schools in America. It's no surprise then that the institution's alumni comprise some...Show More Summary

Time to "Un-Rig" the System!

TIME TO "UN-RIG" THE SYSTEM By Don C. Reed Is the system "rigged"? Listen to Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig: "We have a corrupt government, yet one that is perfectly legal." One Supreme Court decision is at the root of the corruption. "Citizens United vs. Show More Summary

James Alan McPherson, 72, First Black Writer To Win Pulitzer For Fiction

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“[His] life took him from segregated Georgia, where he grew up in poverty as the son of an alcoholic father, to Harvard Law School during the social upheaval of the 1960s. Uninspired by the legal professional, he became a writer … He published no book for 20 years after the announcement of his Pulitzer for […]

James Alan McPherson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer, Dies at 72

Mr. McPherson grew up in the South, overcoming segregation to graduate from Harvard Law School and become the first black writer to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

Harvard Lawless School and You

Harvard Law School professors love to use hypotheticals in their classes. So let's try one that they have not subjected their students to in its 200 years of storied history. What if the Law School split itself into two parts - eachShow More Summary

Watch Reese Witherspoon 'Bend and Snap' to Celebrate 15 Years of 'Legally Blonde'

Post by Kiarra Sylvester. Yesterday marked 15 years since Reese Witherspoon won our hearts over and totally made us want to attend Harvard Law School (er, was that just me?) in her definitive role as Elle Woods. Typically stars may let...Show More Summary

Watch Reese Witherspoon Do the 'Bend and Snap' in Honor of 'Legally Blonde' 15th Anniversary

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : Moviefone

This week marked the 15th anniversary of "Legally Blonde," the comedy that starred Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods, who follows her ex-boyfriend to Harvard Law School, and winds up becoming a pretty kickass law student in the process. Show More Summary

Terrifying report highlights America's five deadliest prosecutors

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

A new report from Harvard Law School's Fair Punishment Project analyzes the records of five of America’s deadliest head prosecutors, four men and one woman with a dogged obsession with the death penalty. The report, which also highlights...Show More Summary

Inside The Weird And Wonderful World Of Instagram Pet Influencers

What does it take to make your pet Internet famous? We took a look at the world of Instagram product endorsements to find out. When Loni Edwards graduated from Harvard Law School, she never imagined her career would involve running a talent agency for Internet-famous pets. Show More Summary

Q&A: Cameron Stracher, On His Darkly Comic Novel About A Troubled Law School

The following article first appeared in The National Book Review: Cameron Stracher, a graduate of Harvard Law School and the Iowa Writer's Workshop, exposed the dark side of the practice of corporate law in Double Billing: A Young Lawyer's Tale of Greed, Sex, Lies, and the Pursuit of a Swivel Chair. Show More Summary

Disabled law school grad sues after failing N.Y. bar exam

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A Harvard Law School grad is blaming the New York Board of Law Examiners for her failures to pass the bar exam.

Obama attends memorial service for former adviser, classmate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is attending a memorial service in Washington for a former Harvard Law School classmate and adviser, Cassandra Butts, who died May 25 from leukemia at age 50. Butts served in the Obama administration...Show More Summary

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