Harvard Law School

Stephen and Robert Yoskowitz - Founders of Joinesty

Robert Yoskowitz: Robert is one of the co-founders of Joinesty, and acts as the company CEO, guiding the company’s business strategy, fundraising, …

Thomas Edison

May it please the Court: The Ames experience today and through the years

In honor of the Harvard Law School bicentennial, and in celebration of the long tradition of the Ames Moot Court Competition at HLS, here is a look …

Law

Corporate CEOs with Legal Insight: When and Why Do They Succeed?

It is a striking fact that a significant number of CEOs of companies are HLS alumni. Do their success stories simply reflect the innate ability and …

Law

Picturing Harvard Law School

Since the doors of College House Number 2 opened to the first six students in the fall of 1817, almost everything at Harvard Law School has changed. …

Law

Possible Futures

“The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are going,” said Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. …

Law

Bedminster Local Joins NJ Conservation Foundation Board

Bedminster local Finn M.W. Caspersen Jr., a longtime champion of land preservation, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the NJ.<p>BEDMINSTER, …

New York City

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

<b>“Myths and Misconceptions of Counseling and Mental Health (CAMHS) at Harvard University Health Services”</b><p><b>​</b>By Jackie Yun<p>During my tenure as director of …

Mental Health

Harvard Law School: 200 Years, Countless Stories - Harvard Law Bicentennial

<b>Harvard Law School: 200 Years, Countless Stories</b> <br>Video Transcript <br>Credits<p><b>Video Transcript:</b><p>DEAN JOHN MANNING, VOICEOVER: Harvard Law School has always …

Law

25,000 borrowers in limbo as Trump admin. puts a freeze on student loan relief claims

The Trump administration has paused processing claims to help borrowers who say they’ve been duped by their schools.<p>Between inauguration day and July …

Business

Shut Out

@media screen and (max-width: 414px) {<br>.article-body iframe {width: 100%}<br>}<p>A year as a U.S. Supreme Court law clerk is a priceless ticket to the upper …

Law

Sanofi scandal in the Philippines could spread mistrust of vaccines

The Pharmalot View<p>Sanofi scandal in the Philippines could spread dangerous mistrust of vaccines<p>I<p>n an era when too many people remain suspicious of …

Public Health

International Criminal Law from Nuremberg to the ICC and Beyond

View HLS in the World Details<p>Play VideoHLS in the World | International Criminal Law from Nuremberg to the ICC and Beyond<p>The shaping of international …

Law

How Harvard Law School Has Shaped the Law - Harvard Law Bicentennial

ImeIme Umana J.D./M.P.P. '18 President, Harvard Law Review<p>Kimberlé Crenshaw '84 Professor of Law, University of California-Los Angeles and Columbia …

Law

The Art of Negotiating: A Guide for New Associates

Definition:<p>Negotiation is the process by which two parties with different goals try to reach agreement on an optimal course of action. Negotiating is …

Law

My time at the International Human Rights Clinic

Salomé Gómez Upegui LL.M. ’18By Salomé Gómez Upegui LL.M. ’18I believe in law as an instrument for social change, and I came to Harvard interested in …

Law

The Trump Administration Wants to Take Servers' Tip Money Right Out of Their Pockets

<i>Sharon Block is Executive Director of the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School. She was Counselor to Secretary of Labor Tom Perez and led</i> …

Liberal View

Facebook’s sexual harassment policy mirrors recommendations for college campuses

In a rare move for the corporate world, Facebook published its internal anti-sexual harassment policies on Friday, Dec. 8. The company says it wants to be transparent, and to share its best practices in order to help others improve their own. In some ways, the relatively robust approach mirrors …

Sheryl Sandberg

2017’s Word Of The Year In Health Law And Bioethics: Uncertainty

2017 was a year of tremendous uncertainty for many areas of public policy. Health care policy was no exception, most prominently with an almost …

Health Care

Little Known Black History Fact: Reginald Lewis

<b>Reginald F. Lewis</b> was the nation’s richest African-American in the ’80’s and the first to build a billion-dollar company. This morning in his …

Black History

Trump Wants You to Tip Restaurant Owners, Not Servers

If the Trump administration has its way, the tip you leave your waiter or waitress could end up in the pocket of the restaurant owner instead of the …

Tom Perez

Adam Schiff Knows Even Less About Attorney-Client Privilege Than Donald Trump Jr.

Multiple media outlets rushed to endow themselves with expertise in the area of legal ethics after <b>Donald Trump Jr.</b> made a semi-plausible claim about …

Adam Schiff

How Harvard’s Hypocrisy Could Hurt Your Union

To keep its graduate students from unionizing, Harvard is pushing the government to weaken important protections for workers across the United States.<p>That’s not how the university puts it, of course.<p>But as law students who came to Harvard to study labor, we are alarmed by the implications of the …

Opinion

My experience at HLS’s Federal Tax Clinic

Varsha Bhattacharya LL.M. ’18By Varsha Bhattacharya LL.M. ’18I am a tax lawyer, hailing from India. I did my first law degree in India and worked …

Law

An Unsettled Century of US-Puerto Rico Relations

“The oldest colony in the world.” That was the name José Trías Monge ’44 gave to his home, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, where he served as …

Law

Law Schools Say: Please Come, No LSAT Required

This year, you can get into a top law school without taking the LSAT.<p>Some of the nation’s law schools—including at Harvard and Georgetown—are letting applicants take the Graduate Record Examination instead of the Law School Admission Test. The schools say they are changing in part to attract …

Education

There is no Dershowitz-Dowd argument

I can always tell when one of my arguments hits home: My opponents deliberately distort what I said, create a straw man, then knock it down. That is precisely what The Post did in its reporting that a “Dershowitz-Dowd theory” says the president cannot obstruct justice because he is the nation’s …

Opinion

Profane Pencils For Working Moms Who F*cking Love Cursing

Profanities are usually written off as NSFW language, but we just found a sneaky way to bring your favorite four-letter words into the workplace without even having to utter them out loud. Etsy is currently flooded with hysterical curse-word-adorned pencils that would make the perfect holiday …

Harvard

Negotiation for Lawyers: Bird's-Eye View of Negotiations and Dispute Resolution

View HLS in the World Details<p>Play VideoHLS in the World | Negotiation for Lawyers: Bird's Eye View of Negotiations and Dispute Resolution<p>In this …

Law

Who are the Supreme Court justices?

The Supreme Court on Tuesday will begin to hear oral arguments in one of the most contentious national debates – whether a Colorado baker can legally refuse to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding.<p>The case, <i>Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission</i>, pits baker Jack Phillips’ …

Barack Obama

America is the only country in the world still sentencing our kids to die in prison

Take, for example, the case of Stacey Torrance, an individual identified by the Fair Punishment Project (a joint initiative of Harvard Law School’s Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice and its Criminal Justice Institute, The Accountable Justice Collaborative at The Advocacy Fund …

Malcolm Jenkins