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Aidan F. Ryan

Staff writer Aidan F. Ryan can be reached at aidan.ryan@thecrimson.com. Follow him on Twitter @AidanRyanNH.

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On Campus

‘We Deserve Better’: Harvard Students Take In Kavanaugh-Ford Hearing, Protest the Law School and the Nominee

Students sitting in Harvard Law classrooms “applauded” and “burst out in cheers” when Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh lamented the fact that he might never return to teach at the school during an extraordinary Senate hearing Thursday.

BLSA Prison Strike Solidarity
Student Groups

Activists Urge Harvard Law School to 'Better Prepare' Students to Support Incarcerated People

The Harvard Black Law Students Association released a statement Wednesday calling on Harvard to steer clear of investing in prisons and asking the Law School to place greater emphasis on criminal justice, among other demands.

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Harvard Law School

Some Harvard Law Professors Call for Investigation into Kavanaugh Allegations

Several Harvard Law School professors said the sexual assault allegations levelled against Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh are concerning and warrant investigation.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Refuses to Say Whether Kavanaugh Will Return to Teach in January

The school’s silence comes as students are calling for decisive action to address allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted two women. Some have urged that the nominee be barred from teaching at Harvard.

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Student Groups

Hundreds of Harvard Law Students Walk Out of Class to Support Kavanaugh Accusers

Many law school students pinned small pink buttons declaring “I Believe Christine Blasey Ford” to their chests.

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Harvard Law School

Students Call on Harvard Law to Bar Kavanaugh from Teaching Pending Probe Into Sexual Assault Allegations

Four Law School students demanded the University prevent Kavanaugh from teaching in Cambridge in an opinion piece published in the Harvard Law Record Thursday.

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Harvard Law School

Ahead of Kavanaugh Hearing, Some Harvard Law Students Stand With His Accuser

Harvard Law School students are organizing to stand in solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor who has accused Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Celebrates 65 Years of Female Graduates

The event, which attendees described as inspiring, featured many prominent alumnae of the Law School. But some students charged that the cost was prohibitive.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Increasingly Favors Applicants With Real-World Work Experience

If you want to get into Harvard Law School, you should probably spend some time working in the real world before you apply to hit the books in Cambridge, according to the school's chief admissions officer.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law Sees Spike in Applications. Some Point to ‘Trump Bump’

The number of applicants to Harvard Law School spiked by more than 30 percent this past year, and experts say it’s a trend that’s likely to continue.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Dean Updates Loan Repayment Program, Increases Benefits

Many of the changes are almost identical to the updates a Law School student-staffed "Coalition to Improve LIPP" suggested last year.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Black Law Students Association Clarifies It Is Neutral On Kavanaugh Nomination

The Harvard Black Law Students Association said it is neutral on Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court after a letter from some group members praising the judge drew notice during his confirmation hearing Wednesday.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law Students Stand in Solidarity with National Prison Strike

Around 30 students gathered Tuesday evening to “stand in solidarity” with the Nationwide Prison Strike, a national protest calling for prison reform.

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Harvard Law School

HLS Students, Alums Divided Over Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh

Students at the school, where Kavanaugh taught as a visiting professor for many years, have circulated two contrasting letters in recent weeks — one praising Kavanaugh’s character and another opposing his nomination.

Dean Martha L. Minow
Harvard Law School

Martha Minow Named University Professor

Minow, who served as Law School Dean from 2009 to 2017, will begin her appointment on July 1. She succeeds Laurel T. Ulrich, who is retiring on June 30, as 300th Anniversary University Professor.

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