The crisis in heroin addiction has mobilized law enforcement, public health officials, and scholars to push for substantial changes to drug policy.
Increasingly, says a report by Harvard Law School’s Program on International Law and Armed Conflict, doctors can be charged for giving medical care to alleged terrorists.
Harvard Law School’s Peter Carfagna breaks down the seemingly endless, ongoing legal battle over deflated NFL footballs.
The landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding gay marriage nationally is “one for the ages,” a Harvard legal analyst said, a judgment echoed by others.
As he concludes a five-year lab study on institutional corruption, Harvard Law School Professor Lawrence Lessig, departing as head of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, reflects on the lessons learned, and the challenges that remain.
Harvard Law School Professor Carol Steiker is devoting her Radcliffe Fellowship year to working on a book with her brother about the past half-century’s experiment with the constitutional regulation of capital punishment in America.
Third-year Harvard Law School students clashed in the high drama of the venerable Ames Moot Court Competition on Tuesday under the jurisdiction of visiting federal judges, including one of the nation’s foremost legal authorities, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.
On Harvard Kennedy School’s PolicyCast podcast, alumnus Bryan Stevenson addresses issues of racial and financial inequality in the U.S. justice system.
HLS health care law expert Einer Elhauge discusses the latest Supreme Court case to test the Affordable Care Act.
Since its founding in 2012 by Clinical Professor of Law Daniel Nagin, more than 30 HLS students taking part in the Veterans Legal Clinic have represented more than 100 clients in the areas of federal and state veterans’ benefits, discharge upgrades, and estate planning.
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During a luncheon discussion at Harvard Law School with Dean Martha Minow, Mary Bonauto reflected on 25 years of seeking equal treatment under law.
Harvard Law School’s immigration and refugee counseling program helps the often powerless while educating students.
In a question-and-answer session, Harvard Overseer and legal scholar Kenji Yoshino ’91 said he was surprised by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to let stand appeals court rulings that in effect allow same-sex marriage in five states.
Anita Hill says it’s time for the national conversation on sexual harassment to get “beyond awareness to consequences” for gender violence.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan peeled back part of the curtain on the court’s inner workings during a lively discussion with Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow.
A question-and-answer session probes the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that for-profit companies can object to the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate on religious grounds.
An exhibit drawn from the holdings of the Harvard Law School Library combines detailed scholarship with a touch of scandal.
Law School graduate Elliot Schwab multitasks, from music to real estate to Talmudic studies
The U.S. Supreme Court’s affirmation of Michigan’s ban on using affirmative action in college admissions focused on what voters can do, rather than on the outcome of their actions, says Dean James Ryan of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
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.