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PSVF Fellows Alice Cherry and Kelsey Skaggs named Echoing Green Fellows

PSVF Fellows Alice Cherry and Kelsey Skaggs named Echoing Green Fellows

Alice Cherry ’16 and Kelsey Skaggs ’16 have been named 2018 Echoing Green Fellows. In 2016, Cherry and Skaggs co-founded Climate Defense Project (CDP), a legal nonprofit that provides advice and support to the climate movement in the United States and internationally.

A hackathon to promote diversity in law

A hackathon to promote diversity in law

For the past six months, Harvard Law School students and alumni have been working with legal professionals to create strategies promoting diversity in the legal workplace. These were unveiled on June 22 at Diversity Lab's Diversity in Law Hackathon, co-sponsored by Harvard Law School Executive Education and Bloomberg Law.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, HLS Williston Lecturer on Law, nominated to Supreme Court

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, HLS Williston Lecturer on Law, nominated to Supreme Court

U.S. Circuit Court Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, who has taught courses at Harvard Law School each year since 2008, has been nominated by President Donald J. Trump to fill the Supreme Court seat being vacated by Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy ’61.

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Recent Scholarship by HLS Faculty

Recent Scholarship by HLS Faculty

Protecting Health Care in Armed Conflict: Actions Towards Accountability

Naz Modirzadeh (with Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Ildefonso Castro, Christiaan Rebergen, Matthew Rycroft, Iman Nuwayhid, Leonard Rubenstein, Ahmad Tarakji, Homer Venters & Samer Jabbour)


Antonio Oposa LL.M. ’97 reflects on efforts to bring environmental sustainability to the Philippines

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Oposa's landmark lawsuit, Minors Oposa v Factoran, established that future generations could be protected by the court, and ultimately resulted in a logging ban for virgin forests throughout the Philippines. Oposa has dedicated his more recent efforts to activism and environmental education.