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Brandon L. Kingdollar
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The Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to abortion in a landmark ruling, abandoning the nearly 50-year-old precedent established in Roe v. Wade Friday. Here’s what Harvard experts had to say.
Mass. Supreme Court Allows Emotional Distress Claim Against Harvard to Proceed in Suit Over Photos of Enslaved People
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court overturned a lower court’s dismissal of Tamara K. Lanier’s emotional distress claim against Harvard, according to a decision released Thursday morning, allowing Lanier to continue to seek damages from the University.
Harvard, MIT Students Denounce Schools’ Push to Use Global Carbon Offsets to Satisfy Proposed City Requirement
Ninety students from Harvard and MIT penned an open letter Wednesday supporting Cambridge’s proposed Green New Deal legislation while criticizing the two universities’ push to use global carbon offsets to satisfy the proposed emission reductions without paying compliance fees.
Merrick Garland ’74 Calls On Graduates to Take Up Public Service, Defend Democracy at Harvard Commencement
United States Attorney General Merrick B. Garland ’74 too the stage in Harvard Yard just before 10 a.m. to address the Classes of 2020 and 2021 at their joint Commencement ceremony Sunday.
Cambridge Advances $3M Community Safety Department Proposal Seeking to Provide Non-Police Public Safety Alternatives
The Cambridge City Council Finance Committee unanimously voted on Tuesday to advance a $3 million proposal for a planned Community Safety Department.
Harvard University Police Department Chief Victor A. Clay said current law enforcement recruitment and training practices are “outdated and ineffective," calling for police departments to reform during a webinar hosted Thursday by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
More than a year after Harvard’s contract with its police union expired, the two sides are set to enter federal mediation in their negotiations over a new contract.
Attorneys for Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber argued in court on Thursday that the renowned chemist’s December conviction should be overturned, alleging that the government failed to sufficiently prove its case.