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Saketh Sundar

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Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

HLS Students Targeted by Online Doxxing and Billboard Truck in Harvard Square

Harvard Law School students and several leaders in its student government faced doxxing attacks after the passage of a resolution on Friday calling on the University to divest from “illegal Israeli settlements.”

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

2 Members of HLS Student Government Resign After Resolution to Divest From ‘Illegal Israeli Settlements’

Two members of the Harvard Law School Student Government resigned Friday morning after the group passed a resolution calling on the Harvard Management Company to divest from Israel.

Politics

Harvard Law School Professors Talk Academic Freedom, Institutional Neutrality at Panel Discussion

Harvard Law School professors Janet E. Halley and Jeannie Suk Gersen discussed the state of academic freedom and institutional neutrality at Harvard in a panel discussion on Tuesday.

Sonia Sotomayor Radcliffe Medal
Radcliffe Institute

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Named 2024 Radcliffe Medal Recipient

Supreme Court Justice Sonia M. Sotomayor will be awarded the 2024 Radcliffe Medal — the highest honor awarded by the Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study — in a ceremony on May 24, according to a Thursday press release.

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Central Administration

Interim Harvard Provost John Manning ’82 Says He Will Return to HLS. His Colleagues Aren’t So Sure.

Manning, who was appointed on March 1 as the interim chief academic officer, is now at the center of the Harvard leadership sweepstakes that began after the resignation of Claudine Gay. As Garber’s number two and a finalist in the last search, Manning is a major contender for the presidency, which potentially makes his provostship a brief stay in the waiting room before getting the top job.

John Manning
Central Administration

Who is John Manning? Meet Harvard’s New Conservative Interim Provost

Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 announced on Friday that Harvard Law School Dean John F. Manning ’82 will serve as the University’s interim provost, elevating one of the school’s most media-shy deans to become the school’s second most powerful administrator.

Harvard Square T Stop
College

Harvard Affiliates Hold Vigil for Victims of 228 Massacre in Taiwan

More than twenty Harvard affiliates gathered in the Science Center Plaza on Saturday evening to honor the victims of the 1947 “228” massacre in Taiwan.

Vigil for Navalny at Memorial Church
College

‘He Really Made a Change’: Russian Harvard Affiliates Mourn Alexey Navalny’s Death at Vigil

Thirty Harvard affiliates gathered to mourn the death of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny at a small vigil in Harvard Yard Saturday evening.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School’s Charles Fried Remembered as ‘Ebullient’ Professor Who ‘Loved Teaching’

A lifelong scholar of law and a longtime HLS professor who served as a U.S. solicitor general under U.S. President Ronald Reagan, Charles Fried died on Jan. 23 in Cambridge, Mass. He was 88.

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Program Report Finds ICE’s Use of Solitary Confinement Meets Criteria for Torture

Researchers from Harvard Law School issued a report on Tuesday which found that solitary confinement practices by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) met the United Nation’s criteria for “torture.”

Sophia Hunt Law Review
Student Groups

Harvard Law Review Elects Sophia M. Hunt ’19 as 138th President

The Harvard Law Review elected Sophia M. Hunt ’19 as its 138th president last Saturday. Hunt will be the second Black woman to hold the position.

Drew Faust
Politics

Former Harvard President Faust Supports Disqualifying Trump From Colorado Ballot in SCOTUS Amicus Brief

Former University President Drew Gilpin Faust filed an amicus brief to the Supreme Court Monday in Trump v. Anderson, the forthcoming case on former President Donald J. Trump’s disqualification from the presidential primary ballot in Colorado.

HLS Trump v. Anderson Rappaport Event
Politics

Experts Debate Trump’s Disqualification from Colorado Ballot at Harvard Law School Forum

Hundreds of Harvard Law School affiliates gathered in Wasserstein Hall on Thursday for a Rappaport Forum event on Trump v. Anderson.

Harvard Law School

Charles Fried, Former U.S. Solicitor General and Longtime Harvard Law School Professor, Dies at 88

Charles A. Fried, a longtime Harvard Law School professor and renowned conservative legal scholar who served as a U.S. solicitor general under President Ronald Reagan, died on Tuesday, according to a post on X from his son-in-law.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Prof. Alan Dershowitz May Defend Israel at International Court of Justice

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to tap Harvard Law School professor Alan M. Dershowitz to defend Israel against genocide accusations in the International Court of Justice next week, Axios reporter Barak Ravid wrote in a post on X, citing anonymous Israeli officials.

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