Attorneys Present Closing Arguments in Wrongful Death Trial Against CAMHS Employee

Attorneys for Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Services employee Melanie G. Northrop said Luke Z. Tang ’18 chose not to pursue treatment prior to his death during closing arguments on the final day of the wrongful death trial on Monday.

Expert Witness Says Northrop’s Lack of Summer Contact Was ‘Typical’ for University Case Workers

Carrie E. Landa, Boston University’s executive director for student wellbeing, testified on Thursday that Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Services employee Melanie G. Northrop’s lack of contact with Luke Z. Tang ’18 over the summer was “typical” for university case workers.

Luke Tang’s Case Manager Did Not Tell Lowell Staff About His Medical History Before Suicide

Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Services employee Melanie G. Northrop said that when Luke Z. Tang ’18 returned to campus following the summer she did not ask her CAMHS colleagues about Tang or communicate his medical history to Lowell House staff.

Expert Witness Said Northrop Did Not Meet Standard of Care in Wrongful Death Trial Over 2015 Student Suicide

An expert witness said Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Service employee Melanie G. Northrop did not meet the standard of care required of a licensed social work case manager during a wrongful death trial over the 2015 suicide of undergraduate student Luke Z. Tang ’18.

Lawyers Present Opening Arguments in Wrongful Death Trial Over 2015 Student Suicide

Attorneys representing the estate of Luke Z. Tang ’18, a sophomore student who died by suicide on Harvard’s campus in 2015, told a jury on Tuesday that Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Service employee Melanie G. Northrop was negligent in her care for Tang.

Wrongful Death Trial Against CAMHS Employee Over 2015 Student Suicide To Begin Tuesday

A trial over a wrongful death lawsuit accusing Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Service employee Melanie G. Northrop of negligence in her care of Luke Z. Tang ’18, a undergraduate who died by suicide in 2015, is set to begin Tuesday.

HLS Animal Law Clinic Announces Intent to Sue Over Manatee Protection

Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Clinic announced their intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency’s failure to respond to a previous petition filed for increased protection of West Indian manatees.

Harvard Law School Center Sues Louisiana Over Ban on Medical Care for Trans Youth

The Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation filed a lawsuit against the Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners and Attorney General Elizabeth Murrill on Jan. 8 challenging a state ban on providing gender-affirming medical care for transgender minors.

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit by Cambridge Police Officer Over George Floyd Remarks

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against the Cambridge Police Department from an officer who was punished for social media comments calling George Floyd “a career criminal, a thief and a druggie,” ruling that the comments were not protected by the First Amendment.

Design School Professor Sues Harvard for Failure to Address Discrimination Allegations

Bing Wang, an associate professor of real estate at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, filed a lawsuit against Harvard on Friday alleging that University administrators failed to act on years of race- and gender-based discrimination complaints against Professor Jerold S. Kayden, the founding director of the GSD’s Master in Real Estate Program.

Gino Suggested BU Prof. Manipulated Data, Harvard Business School Report Shows

Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino — who came under fire for allegations of data manipulation — suggested that Boston University professor and co-author Nina Mažar tampered with her data, according to an internal HBS report.

Harvard Business School Investigation Report Recommended Firing Francesca Gino

An internal report from the Harvard Business School revealed that the faculty committee charged with leading the investigation into allegations of data fraud against professor Francesca Gino found her responsible for the alleged misconduct and recommended her termination.

Families Appeal Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Harvard for Cadaver Mishandling

Families affected by the mishandling of remains at Harvard Medical School appealed a judge’s decision to dismiss their class action lawsuit against Harvard alleging the University was negligent in oversight of its anatomical gift program.

Harvard Alumni Sue University, Alleging Devaluation of Degree Over Antisemitism on Campus

Ten Harvard alumni filed a federal lawsuit against the University last Tuesday, alleging that Harvard’s failure to address “rampant” antisemitism on campus has “significantly diminished” the value of their degree.

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