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‘Decarcerating’ America

‘Decarcerating’ America

Harvard Law School’s new Institute to End Mass Incarceration (IEMI) proposes a new role for lawyers in the push to “decarcerate” America.

Expanding their horizons

Expanding their horizons

This summer, nine HLS students, selected as Chayes International Public Service Fellows, worked with organizations based in as many countries. These profiles highlight the experiences of three of them.

Animal Law & Policy Clinic assists in a victory for the Animal Welfare Institute and Farm Sanctuary

Animal Law & Policy Clinic assists in a victory for the Animal Welfare Institute and Farm Sanctuary

The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and Farm Sanctuary, represented by Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Clinic, scored a victory this week when a judge ruled that a lawsuit filed against the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service will move forward.

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New Shield

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New emblem is the result of extensive consultations by a working group of students, faculty, staff, and alumni led by Professor Annette Gordon-Reed