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Emmy M. Cho

Crimson staff writer Emmy M. Cho can be reached at emmy.cho@thecrimson.com.

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Harvard Law School Launches First-Ever Research Initiative on Psychedelics and the Law

Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics is launching a first-of-its-kind research initiative focused on psychedelics and the law, the center announced Wednesday.

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Warren Urges Harvard Law School Graduates to ‘Have Courage,’ Pursue Lives of Public Service

Harvard Law School professor emerita and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth A. Warren (D-Mass.) urged the Law School’s 2021 graduating class to “have courage” as they considered their long careers ahead in a speech at the school’s virtual Class Day ceremony Wednesday.

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Incoming Idealists, Outgoing Realists: Navigating the Private and Public Sectors at Harvard Law School

While some students and alumni said the Law School has little influence over career choices, others argued that there is an institutional push toward the private sector.

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The Legacy of Harvard Law School’s ‘Unique’ Student Newspaper

Harvard Law School is famed for its premier student-run journals, manifold in both scope and speciality. The Harvard Law Record — an independent, student-run, nonpartisan newspaper — is a different sort of publication.

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Harvard Law School

Set to Graduate Without Having Set Foot on Campus, Harvard Law LL.M. Students Look to the ‘Silver Linings’

Harvard Law School’s LL.M. program is a one-year degree program for individuals hailing from a diverse range of backgrounds and ages — 97 percent of the current cohort is composed of international students. With the pandemic, however, LL.M. students have experienced a one-year education many said they never anticipated.

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Harvard, Yale, and University Network for Human Rights Legal Experts Call on Biden Administration to Aid Climate Refugees

Human rights experts from Harvard Law School, Yale Law School, and the University Network for Human Rights published a white paper calling on the Biden Administration to aid refugees escaping the effects of climate change in Central America on Thursday.

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Harvard Law School’s Human Rights Program Publishes Report Denouncing State-Sanctioned Massacres in Haiti

The executive summary of the report, which HLS co-published with the Observatoire Haïtien des crimes contre l’humanité, describes the acts of state-sanctioned violence under the presidency of Jovenel Moïse as probable “crimes against humanity” when considering their “scale, pattern, and context.”

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In Decades-Long Push To Diversify Harvard Law Faculty and Course Offerings, Students Seek To Amplify Previously Unheard Voices

Though student advocacy efforts to hire more faculty of color and introduce a more diverse curriculum to the Law School continue today, these efforts are by no means exclusive to the present moment. Advocates have pushed for decades to reimagine and restructure the Law School’s approach to inclusive legal education.

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Politics

Stephen E. Sachs Named Harvard Law School’s Inaugural Antonin Scalia Professor of Law

Stephen E. Sachs ’02 — a prominent legal scholar of constitutional law, civil procedure, and conflict of laws — will become Harvard Law School’s inaugural Antonin Scalia Professor of Law as of July 1, the Law School announced Wednesday.

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Hasty Pudding Theatricals Names Viola Davis 2021 Woman of the Year

Producer and actor Viola Davis will be the Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2021 Woman of the Year, the organization announced Friday.

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Federal Judge Upholds Ruling Against Former Bolivian President in Human Rights Case Brought by HLS Clinic

HLS’s International Human Rights Clinic secured a historic victory as a federal judge turned down a former Bolivian president and defense minister's request to reverse a judgement against them for the massacre of Indigenous people.

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Coons Ekpar Asat Event

United States Senator Christopher A. “Chris” Coons (D-Del.) delivered opening remarks during Wednesday's event.

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Rayhan Asat Ekpar event

Rayhan Asat, Harvard Law School’s first Uighur graduate, has been fighting for her brother's release from a Xinjiang internment camp. Wednesday's event marked five years since his disappearance.

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Harvard Law School Hosts Event Marking Five Years Since Ekpar Asat's Disappearance

Advocates and supporters of Ekpar Asat — a tech entrepreneur and brother of Rayhan Asat, Harvard Law School’s first Uighur graduate — gathered Wednesday in a virtual event commemorating five years since his unexplained disappearance in a Xinjiang internment camp.

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Harvard Law School Names Elizabeth Warren 2021 Class Day Speaker

United States Senator and former presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren will be the speaker for the Harvard Law School Class of 2021’s virtual Class Day ceremonies, the school announced Wednesday.

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