Under the agreement, the protesters are required to complete five hours of community service before their Jan. 27 court date in New Haven, Conn. and commit no additional offenses between now and then.
Judge Allison D. Burroughs hasn’t released her verdict yet. Her decision — almost certain to be appealed regardless of the outcome — could prove pivotal in an ongoing legal battle that could shape the future of affirmative action at private colleges and universities nationwide.
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Thursday that was brought against the Harvard Law Review in October alleging the legal journal violates federal anti-discrimination laws in its member and article selection policies.
A group representing 43 descendants of former Harvard professor Louis Agassiz delivered a letter to University President Lawrence S. Bacow Thursday urging him to turn over a set of historic slave photos to a Connecticut woman who alleges they depict her ancestors.
Rhode Island Man Charged With Threatening Mass. Professor Who Is Believed to Be Affiliated With Harvard
A Rhode Island man was arrested Wednesday for sending dozens of graphic, threatening emails to a Harvard professor, according to court documents and local news reports.
Harvard filed a motion on March 8 to dismiss a lawsuit it currently faces alleging it was negligent in the care of Luke Z. Tang ’18, an undergraduate who died by suicide in 2015.
Attorneys for Harvard and anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions had their last chance to present arguments in their ongoing battle over whether the College’s admissions processes discriminates against Asian-American applicants last week.
Former Employee Sues Harvard For Racial Discrimination, Failure to Accommodate Her Disability, and Retaliation
Former employee Melissa Defay filed a lawsuit against Harvard Wednesday alleging the University racially discriminated against her, failed to accommodate her disability, and retaliated against her when she raised these concerns.
Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz has joined Harvey Weinstein's legal defense team to consult on constitutional issues in a class action lawsuit against Weinstein, according to a Feb. 15 court filing.
The competition, founded in 1911, tests law students’ skills in appellate brief writing and advocacy. Tuesday night marked the second time Sotomayor judged the contest.
After months of anticipation, the wait is finally over. The Crimson breaks down what you need to know before the Harvard admissions trial officially kicks off Monday — and what you can expect to learn before it ends.
“When I speak out as dean, I am understood to be taking a position on behalf of our Law School,” wrote John F. Manning, dean of Harvard Law School.
The parallel probes, experts say, show the Trump administration is preparing to launch future attacks against affirmative action programs at universities across the country.
Members of ReproJustice Action and Dialogue Collective and Our Harvard Can Do Better teamed up with the Democrats for a panel discussion and phonebank opposing Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.
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.
Students for Fair Admissions, the plaintiff in the ongoing lawsuit, planned to bring at least a dozen exhibits related to anti-Semitic discrimination at Harvard.
Documents also showed recruited athletes of low academic standing had an acceptance rate nearly a thousand times greater than that for non-athletes of the same standing.
In 1922, Lowell and other administrators had become “increasingly alarmed” over the rising number of Jewish students earning admission to the College based on their high test scores, SFFA’s document reads.
If Harvard made admissions decisions based only on applicants’ academic qualifications, more than 51 percent of the average admitted class would be Asian-American, according to court documents filed Friday.
The Harvard graduate student who obtained a restraining order against his adviser has been expelled, though his battle in court continues.
A Boston federal judge ruled Friday against plaintiffs supported by Harvard, declining to extend a temporary stay on President Donald Trump’s immigration order.