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Aidan F. Ryan

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Harvard Law School

HLS Will Require Firms to Disclose Agreements Governing Harassment Allegations

Students at Harvard and other schools have raised concerns in recent months that the agreements will cover up harassment and discrimination.

Marc C. McGovern

Mayor McGovern Questions CPD Actions, Says Some Police Angry With Him

Cambridge Mayor Marc C. McGovern questioned Cambridge Police Department officers' use of force during the arrest of a black Harvard undergraduate last month.

HLS in the World
Harvard Law School

A Well-Worn Path: Navigating the Road to Judicial Clerkships

Following the highly selective process, some students find it challenging to navigate making crucial connections to land their ideal clerking jobs, while others face difficulties balancing their career choices with paying off student loans.

Ralph Nader: A Critical Guest
Harvard Law School

Law School Alumni Criticize Dean in Open Letter

The seven alumni wrote an open letter Monday asking Dean John F. Manning ‘82 if he intends to publicly respond to a report published last fall that criticizes the school’s commitment to public interest.

Langdell Hall
Harvard Law School

Two Years After Law School Removed Royall Crest, No New Seal in Sight

Law School Dean John F. Manning ’82 said administrators have been focused on the school’s capital campaign and the bicentennial—"We will think about replacing the seal at some future point."

Harvard Law School
Office of Career Services

Law Students Raise Concerns About Firms’ Summer Agreements

HLS students wrote an open letter calling for the school to ensure that law firms who recruit on campus “protect the rights of their employees.”

Harvard Law School Library

Two Harvard Law School Professors Will Represent Arrested College Student

Two HLS professors are representing the black Harvard undergraduate whose arrest by Cambridge Police Department officers has sparked allegations of police brutality.

HLS Library

U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake to Speak at Law School Class Day

Flake wrote in a statement provided by a spokesperson that he was “honored” the Law School invited him to speak.

The Lightning Rod
Harvard Law School

At Private White House Dinner, Dershowitz and Trump Discussed Middle East

The dinner came as Trump is mulling whether to strike Syria. Asked whether he discussed Syria with Trump, Dershowitz replied, “Can’t tell you.”

Casper Student Center
Harvard Law School

Law School Group Calls on Dean to Improve Loan Repayment Program

A group of Harvard Law students and alumni are calling on Law School Dean John F. Manning ’82 to make a number of changes to the school’s Low Income Protection Plan.

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Harvard Law School

HLS Makes Gender Neutral Bathroom More Accessible After Concern

Lambda, the BGLTQ organization for Harvard law students, and the Queer and Trans People of Color organization brought the issue of restricted access to gender neutral bathrooms to administrators last fall.

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90th Oscars Prove that Representation Has Long Path Ahead

"Quite honestly, 'The Shape of Water' never should have won Best Picture." Staff writer Aidan F. Ryan weighs in on the 90th Oscars.

"Harvard Against Hate"

Campaign Against Racism Emerges at Harvard Law School

​Race-related activism is re-emerging at Harvard Law School following incidents of racism at Stanford Law School.

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Harvard Law School

HLS Profs Sign Letter Slamming 'Victim-Centered' Sexual Harassment Policies

Law professors Janet E. Halley and Elizabeth Bartholet signed an open letter alleging procedures for sexual harassment cases unfairly favor accusers.

Lawrence S. Bacow
Central Administration

Law School Affiliates Excited About Pres. Pick

Law School affiliates are eager to embrace a president with long-standing ties to the school.