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HARVARD LAW STUDENTS COMPLAIN THAT HARVARD LAW FACULTY HAVE TOO MUCH INFLUENCE ON HARVARD LAW SCHOOL

HARVARD LAW STUDENTS COMPLAIN THAT HARVARD LAW FACULTY HAVE TOO MUCH INFLUENCE ON HARVARD LAW SCHOOL. As one of my lawprofs at Yale said, students aren’t the consumers of legal education, they’re its product — and nobody asks a Buick on the assembly line whether it wants to have AC installed.

Harvard Law School Task Force On Academic Community And Student Engagement Issues Report; Students Protest Excessive Faculty Influence

Harvard Law School Task Force on Academic Community and Student Engagement: A working group of twelve Harvard Law School faculty, alumni, and students have examined the student experience in four core areas: (1) institutional culture, (2) curriculum, (3) mentoring, and (4) institutional supports. After gathering student input, advice and counsel...

Will Trump Kill the CFPB?

This article appears in the Summer 2017 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here.  I t began by comparing a mortgage and a toaster. That’s how then–Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren made the case for a government...Show More Summary

Harvard Law School Honors Scalia With Endowed Professorship

Justice Antonin Scalia, who began his legal career aspiring to teach the law, will continue that path through the Antonin Scalia Professorship of Law at Harvard Law School. The law school announced the endowed professorship, "which stands as both a testament to Justice Scalia's legacy on the Supreme Court......

Harvard Establishes Justice Antonin Scalia Professorship

Harvard Law School Establishes Professorship in Honor of Justice Antonin Scalia ’60: Harvard Law School announced that it has established the Antonin Scalia Professorship of Law in recognition of the historic tenure of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia ’60. The professorship is endowed by the Considine Family...

Keith Fogg Moves From Villanova To Harvard

T. Keith Fogg Named Clinical Professor of Law: Keith Fogg, an expert in tax law and procedure and director of Harvard Law School’s Federal Tax Clinic at the Legal Services Center, has been named clinical professor of law at Harvard Law School. For more than 30 years, Fogg worked in...

Death Of Bill Andrews

Photo Credit: Harvard Law School. Harvard Law Today: William D. Andrews ’55, the Eli Goldston Professor of Law Emeritus at Harvard Law School, died on May 20, 2017. He was 86. “Bill was a brilliant scholar, influential teacher, and to many of us, a dear friend,” said HLS Dean Martha...

Conservative White Dude Named Dean at Harvard Law; Embittered Lefties Kvetch

[guest post by JVW] Harvard Law School, endowed initially by money from a slaveholder, today announced that Professor John Manning, a double alumnus of Harvard, will become the new Dean of the Law School effective July 1. Mr. Manning replaces the outgoing Dean Martha Minnow, whose tenure was marked by the modern cornucopia of race […]

Why Finance Needs More Humanity, and Why Humanity Needs Finance

Mihir Desai, professor at Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School, argues for re-humanizing finance. He says the practice of finance, with increasing quantification, has lost touch with its foundations. But he says finance can be principled, ethical, even life-affirming. Show More Summary

Harvard Law School Names John Manning Its Next Dean

The change at the top comes at a time when the elite law school has been carving out a bigger role in making legal education more accessible.

"This week the Harvard campus served as a reunion of sorts for several former Obama administration officials."

"Former vice president Joe Biden spoke to college graduates, and former deputy attorney general Sally Yates addressed the graduating class at Harvard Law school," and former secretary of state John F. Kerry spoke to the graduates at the Kennedy School of Government.“And the truth is – no, this is not a normal time,” Kerry said. Show More Summary

Actual Indian Issues EPIC CHALLENGE to Elizabeth Warren

Looks like Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has some competition. After gaining notoriety when it was widely publicized that she faked Cherokee heritage to get jobs, including with Harvard Law School who hired

Dershowitz – special counsel will not ‘reveal what really went on’ in Trump campaign

2 months agoNews : World News Blog

Former professor at Harvard Law School Alan Dershowitz talks about the likelihood of criminal charges – but against who?

Devoted single mom refuses to give up on her disabled son, gets him into Harvard Law School

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

"I would have never dared to apply to Harvard, but my mom encouraged me to give it a shot. Whenever I'm hesitant, she is always there guiding me." [ more › ]

How the President Obstructed Justice

Dahlia Lithwick, Slate: Since the news broke on Tuesday that Donald Trump had fired FBI Director James Comey, Harvard Law School's Laurence Tribe has been arguing that the president's conduct, in and of itself, is illegal and amounts...Show More Summary

In law school, Obama co-wrote a paper referring to Trump as the American dream

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

When Barack Obama was in Harvard Law School, he once alluded to businessman Donald Trump as representing the American Dream, but the tone wasn't entirely positive. Read more...

How the President Obstructed Justice

Since the news broke on Tuesday that Donald Trump had fired FBI Director James Comey, Harvard Law School’s Laurence Tribe has been arguing that the president’s conduct, in and of itself, is illegal and amounts to impeachable “high crimes...Show More Summary

US Sen. Warren to give commencement address at UMass-Amherst

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is set to deliver the commencement address at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. The first-term Massachusetts Democrat and former Harvard Law School professor has made student loan … Click to Continu...

Harvard Law School Opens Deferred Admission Globally

Want to take a break between college and law school to travel? How about a stint in the Peace Corps? Chase a dream in Hollywood? All of these opportunities are available -- and encouraged -- through Harvard Law School's new junior deferral program. No, the law school will not......

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