Crimson staff writer
Jo B. Lemann
Editors of the Harvard Law Review, the world’s most cited legal journal, have been embroiled in internal strife following public backlash over their decision to block an article by a Palestinian legal scholar.
Last week, Harvard Law School professor Charles Fried — a former U.S. solicitor general and associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court — announced he would retire on July 1, 2024, following a sabbatical leave in the spring semester.
Harvard Law School students convened before United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Nov. 15 to argue a mock appellate case on administrative law for the finals of the school’s annual Ames Moot Court Competition.
Harvard Law School administrators told students phone banking for a ceasefire in Israel and Gaza to leave the Caspersen Student Center lounge Wednesday, according to students in attendance, prompting free speech concerns from students.
LGBTQ+ student groups at Harvard Law School criticized the school’s response to an instance of alleged homophobic and transphobic speech at an orientation event for second-year law students.
Harvard Students Stage Die-In During Family Weekend, Alleging Lack of Support for Palestinian Students
More than 100 students staged a “die-in” demonstration in front of Memorial Hall during welcome remarks for Family Weekend to protest Harvard’s lack of support for Palestinian students during the ongoing war in Israel and Gaza.
Harvard Law Prof. Emeritus Alan Dershowitz Appeals $12,200 Sanction for Role in Kari Lake Election Lawsuit
Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz is appealing a federal court ruling ordering him to pay $12,200 in sanctions for his role in a 2022 lawsuit on behalf of failed Arizona governor candidate Kari Lake.
Everett I. Mendelsohn, a Harvard professor emeritus known for his pioneering work studying the history of biology and the relationship between scientific progress and its social and historical contexts, died on June 6 at his home in Cambridge. He was 91.
‘Incremental Change’: Student Activists Reflect on Push for Ethnic Studies, As New Generation Continues Fight
Throughout the 1997-98 academic year, student organizers and activists renewed demands for Harvard to establish an ethnic studies concentration — a call that even then was decades-old.
Graduate students across Harvard launched a new pro-Palestine activism group called Graduate Students 4 Palestine with an event Wednesday.