Law School Students Call for Release of Mental Health Survey Data in Posters Addressed to New Admits
The survey was distributed to Law School students in November 2017 as part of a broader administrative effort across the University to address mental health issues on campus. The Law School has yet to release the full findings, but partial results were discussed at a public presentation in March 2018.
Kaplan, who graduated from the College with a degree in History and Literature, is notable for successfully representing Edith Windsor in the Supreme Court case United States v. Windsor in 2013.
Students from Harvard Law School’s Pipeline Parity Project continued their campaign against mandatory arbitration clauses — provisions of employment contracts that require employees to settle disputes through a private arbiter rather than bringing their concerns to the courts.
Former Harvard Law School Lecturer Alan Jenkins ’85 will join the school’s faculty as a professor of practice in July and teach courses on race, communications, and social justice, the Law School announced Tuesday.
Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg ’06 took part in a discussion about data security and targeted advertising at Harvard Law School earlier this month. HLS professor Zittrain said that Zuckerberg’s level of personal control over Facebook policies made him a good candidate for the conversation.
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.
Thirty-eight Harvard Law School student groups signed onto an open letter calling for continued institutional support for a pilot federal clerk hiring program. The Law School’s American Constitution Society chapter, a progressive legal organization, organized the letter.
The Harvard Law Review elected second-year Law student Lauren N. Beck as its 133rd president, according to an email from outgoing president Michael L. Thomas. The publication is entirely student-edited with the largest circulation of any law journal in the world.
Harvard Law School professor and constitutional law expert Vicki C. Jackson will serve as the next president of the Association of American Law Schools, the organization announced earlier this month. The group inducted Jackson as its president at a January meeting in New Orleans.
Student research assistants at Harvard Law School received their first pay raise in more than a decade this month thanks to a Massachusetts minimum wage law that took effect Jan. 1. In total, 742 student workers throughout the university received raises when the state minimum wage rose from $11 to $12 per hour.
An amended complaint filed Monday in the lawsuit against the Harvard Law Review, Harvard Law School, and Harvard adds an additional plaintiff to the case, along with new charges alleging the Law School illegally uses affirmative action policies in its faculty hiring process.
Senator and Harvard Law School professor emerita Elizabeth A. Warren announced her bid Monday for the United States presidency in 2020 by establishing an exploratory committee, one of the first formal steps to launching a presidential campaign.
Lawyers for Harvard, Harvard Law School, and the Harvard Law Review filed motions Monday, asking the Court to dismiss a complaint brought by an anti-affirmative action group that alleges the Law Review’s editor selection process illegally uses “race and sex preferences.”
The fourth floor of Lamont Library is currently halfway through renovations and is on-track to reopen by the start of the spring 2019 term.
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