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 »
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...
This dean wants to "level the playing field."
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
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
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...
"... 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....
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...
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 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
“[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 […]
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
A Harvard Law School grad is blaming the New York Board of Law Examiners for her failures to pass the bar exam.
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