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Celebrating Two Hundred at Harvard Law School

Celebrating Two Hundred at Harvard Law School

Since its establishment in 1817, Harvard Law has educated presidents, senators, CEOs, and six of the nine sitting Supreme Court justices. So, how to celebrate a 200th birthday? Harvard Law is doing it with not one but three events over the course of the school year. Each event is intended to “show what an interesting

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Here’s Why It Just Got Easier to Apply to Harvard Law

By Shahien Nasiripour, Bloomberg News Demand for American law school degrees has fallen off a cliff. Harvard Law School, which counts more than half of the current U.S. Supreme Court and Barack Obama as alumni, is no exception. The school’s Wednesday announcement that it will begin to accept the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) over the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) from

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Outgoing Harvard Law Dean on Diversity, Fake News and Her Future Plans

On Tuesday, Harvard Law School announced that Martha Minow, its 62-year-old dean, would step down from her role after the end of the academic year. Minow, over an eight-year tenure, was known for adding clinics in areas such as criminal law, policy, immigration and needs of military veterans, the school said. Over the past year, a

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Martha Minow to Step Down as Dean From Harvard Law

Martha Minow, dean of Harvard Law School, will step down from her post at the end of the academic year after an eight-year tenure, according to an announcement released on Tuesday. The Harvard Law School press release said University President Drew G. Faust will start a search for her successor “soon” and “will welcome advice from across the

Celebrity lookalikes Vicki Scott and Kenny Whymark withdraw 100 pounds each to inaugurate National Westminster Bank's 500th cashpoint machine, situated in Streatham, south London, 15th December 1981. They are dressed as Humphrey Bogart and Marilyn Monroe, and the money was to be donated by Nat West to the British Home and Hospital for Incurables in Streatham. (Photo by Ray Moreton/Keystone/Getty Images)

Harvard Study: On Gender and Origination in the Legal Profession (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author of this article is a scholar at Harvard Law School who has previously contributed articles about collaboration among partners in law firms. Read Part One, Part Two and Part Three. Her new book, “Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos,” will be soon be published by Harvard Business

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Merrick Garland’s Former Harvard Law Prof Laurence Tribe (Audio)

Laurence Tribe, a Harvard Law School professor and former teacher of Merrick Garland, discusses Garland’s record and his nomination to the Supreme Court by President Obama. He spoke with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg Law.” For more news, visit Bloomberg Business. http://media.bloomberg.com/bb/avfile/vMoECNCI9JlI.mp3  

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At Harvard Law School, Battle for Inclusion Continues

The successful fight to retire Harvard Law School’s controversial shield emblem, which has ties to a slaveholding benefactor, has ignited a new battle over equality and racism on the Cambridge campus. Earlier this week, the Harvard Corporation voted unanimously to retire the image and trademark of the 80-year-old shield, which displays the coat of arms from the family of Isaac Royall,