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“We need to encourage and harness professional development in the next generation,” San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro ’00 said in a keynote address. His talk was part of the Celebration of Latino Alumni, held at HLS from Sept. 27 to 30.
HLS Professor Elizabeth Warren—bankruptcy expert, Wall Street reformer and consumer watchdog—won a hard-fought race for the U.S. Senate. The Democratic nominee defeated her Republican opponent, incumbent Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling mandating school desegregation in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954 is considered a landmark decision. But the implementation of federal law prohibiting state-mandated school desegregation required a subsequent ruling in 1958, in Cooper v. Aaron, which held that states could not avoid desegregation by legislative action.
Experts-in-Residence appointed at HLS; Virtual interviews for J.D. candidates; UN investigator announces probe of drone attacks; Zittrain named ‘Top Global Thinker’; and A white tie and tails event
‘The Paper Chase’ at 40; On Constitution Day, debunking myths about the document’s founding; The legacy of Judge Henry J. Friendly; A roundtable on corporate time horizons; and Solicitor general at HLS
Professor Stephen Shay testified before the Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations in September.
It wasn’t inevitable that Harvard Law School graduate students Erum Khalid Sattar and Rebecca Zaman would meet so soon, or even at all. Sattar has been at the law school for three years, pursuing a doctorate of juridical science (S.J.D.); Zaman arrived in August to begin a year of study for a master’s in law (LL.M.).
Jesse Reising ’15 was eager to start his career as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps upon graduation from Yale—until his dream was derailed by a violent collision he made as a tackle during the 2010 Harvard-Yale football game, resulting in partial paralysis of his right arm.
The Program on International Financial Systems fosters the exchange of ideas on capital markets, financial regulation and international financial systems through its portfolio of Symposia on Building the Financial System of the 21st Century.
Democrats, Republicans and Independents stood side by side at Harvard Law School on Nov. 6 to follow the presidential election results at a party organized by the Dean of Students Office.
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