After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the ensuing reorganization of the Department of the Interior, Frances Ulmer, a member of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, turned to Harvard Law School’s Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic.
A two-day conference organized by Harvard Law School students will bring together key players in the environmental justice movement. "Environmental Justice: Where Are You Now?" will be held March 28-29.
Ben Wizner of the ACLU talked about his work on the Edward Snowden case in a visit to HLS.
On Jan. 28, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (HLAB) student attorneys Nicholas Pastan ’15 and Breana Ware ’14 found themselves conducting a trial in federal court ...
After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the ensuing reorganization of the Department of the Interior, Frances Ulmer, a member of ...
Two of Russia’s leading human rights lawyers visited Harvard Law School to discuss the country’s legal system and offer some hope for ways toward democratic reforms in the coming years.
“Inspiring Change, Inspiring Us” is a series of portraits on view at Harvard Law School through March 14 in honor of International Women’s Day.
Harvard experts say a closely watched case now before the Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., over the Federal Communications Commission’s authority to regulate online access could have game-changing implications for how consumers and businesses experience the Internet.
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.
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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.
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.