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Professor Martha Minnow sitting at a table with her book in front of her.

A plea for mercy

In her new book, legal scholar Martha Minow advocates for the power of forgiveness

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Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland (right) stands in the Rose Garden of the White House with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden as he is introduced as Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Justice in moderation

In a Q&A, Laurence Tribe explains how Merrick Garland’s long service makes him a well-vetted candidate for U.S. Supreme Court

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“I think it’s an incredible group of people — smart, engaged, interesting, personable, really decent people. And I enjoy being with them," U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan told her HLS audience.  "Sometimes the folks who I disagree with are really among my favorites to spend time with."

Court sense

Associate Justice Elena Kagan provides peek into Supreme Court’s everyday workings

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Sixty-six portraits of women who have made a difference through their inspiring work grace the hall of Harvard Law School’s Wasserstein Hall in honor of International Women’s Day. Second-year HLS student Maria Parra-Orlandoni (left, photo 1) stands with her nominee, Dana H. Born, a retired brigadier general. Ruth Bader Ginsburg (photo 2), U.S. Supreme Court associate justice, and Barbara R. Arnwine (photo 3), president and executive director of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, are shown in portraits that will remain on display through March 14.

Inspiring women

Law School exhibit features portraits of influential policymakers, lawyers

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