The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear challenges by some for-profit companies that have a religious objection to a mandate under the Affordable Care Act that employers must provide employees with health insurance that includes contraceptive coverage. In a question-and-answer session, Harvard Law Professor Mark Tushnet examines what’s at stake in the suits.
Ten years after Goodridge v. Department of Public Health, Harvard Law School’s Margaret Marshall, who was chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, looks back on the milestone ruling that launched the gay marriage wave.
Since 1913, the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau has helped countless people in the Boston area who have been unable to afford legal representation.
Harvard Law School students argued a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, seeking to establish the rights of veterans who are redeployed and who also have benefits claims pending.
Seven years after the end of Nepal's armed conflict, civilian victims are still struggling in the absence of effective help from the government, according ...
A year after Christopher Columbus Langdell assumed the deanship of Harvard Law School in 1870 with the promise of making the school competitive and ...
Never let it be said that a U.S. Supreme Court justice doesn’t keep his work close to his heart. During a lunchtime question-and-answer session at Harvard ...
Harvard Law Professor Noah Feldman ran a Socratic master class to dig beneath the 1927 Supreme Court decision upholding forced sterilization of “mental defectives.”
Stephen Breyer, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, visited Harvard Law School to celebrate his 20th anniversary on the judicial body and to chat with students and Dean Martha Minow.
Scholars from Harvard Law School reviewed some of the critical decisions the U.S. Supreme Court handed down in its spring rulings.
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Hundreds of women convened at Harvard Law School for a weekend event celebrating 60 years of women at the institution.
In a question-and-answer session, Jacqueline Bhabha talks about the pervasive crime of rape in India and the impact of the death sentences issued last week to four men who were convicted of the 2012 gang rape of a woman on a Delhi bus.
Ashish Nanda, the Robert Braucher Professor of Practice, faculty director of executive education, and research director at the Program on the Legal ...
Just hours after news outlets reported additional revelations Thursday morning concerning the scope of information gathered by the National Security ...
On June 24, 2013, family members of those killed in government-planned massacres in Bolivia in 2003 filed an amended complaint, with extensive new ...
The U.S. Supreme Court returned the question of affirmative action in college admissions to the lower courts for reconsideration.
At Harvard Law School on Friday, a panel of four leading legal scholars examined a single question: Is there a lack of intellectual diversity at law schools?
A group of experts dedicated to grappling with the themes outlined in the Constitution gathered for an afternoon panel discussion at Harvard Law School to explore the importance of civics education.
Panel discusses “Forum on Food Labeling: Putting the Label on the Table,” in a presentation by the Harvard Food Law Society.
In remarks at Harvard Law School, Professor Lawrence Lessig eulogized Internet pioneer Aaron Swartz and proposed a closer examination of minor versus major cyberspace crimes and what he called “extremism in prosecuting computer laws.”