Title IX: An Investigation

The Record serves the community in part through investigating the goings-on at Harvard Law School. As part of the #MeToo movement, we are soliciting stories, information, and anything else pertaining to Title IX proceedings on campus. If you would like to share any of those things with us, don’t hesitate to send us an e-mail. […]

Record Retrospective: #SaveNelly

A year ago, our editor-in-chief and another 2L advocated on the behalf of Nelly, a recording artist who at the time owed the IRS and the state of Missouri millions of dollars. #SaveNelly by Jim An ’18 Despite the fact that Nelly was one of the best-selling artists of the 2000s, he apparently owes the […]

Class of 2020, Welcome to HLS!

Dear 1Ls, Welcome to Harvard Law School! You are about to begin your legal career in the most momentous era of recent memory. As a lawyer and a law student, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives. Whether in courts of law, in the halls of legislation, or in […]

An Interview with Dean Manning

On July 1, Professor John Manning ‘85 was appointed the 13th Dean of Harvard Law School. The Record sat down with him for a conversation over the summer. Read on for his thoughts. This interview has been condensed and edited for length and clarity. The Record: I want to start out with the hard-hitting, big […]

Letter to the Editor: The Destruction of the Constitutional Right of “Freedom of Association” at Harvard University

Recently, the administration leadership at Harvard University has proposed a ban on fraternities, sororities, and “finals clubs”, as well as other organizations. The ban would apply to students who attend university at Harvard. As a graduate of Harvard Law School, I view this as misguided policy. The Constitution of the United States guarantees “freedom of […]

In Jesus Loves Obamacare, an Accounting of How Biblical Instruction Leads to Liberal Policies

By the time the Republican-dominated Congress and executive branch had begun preparations to dismantle the Affordable Care Act in January 2017, the stage had already been set for this watershed moment of backlash in American political life. The cradle-to-grave medical safety net that the late Sen. Edward Kennedy had called “the cause of my life,” […]

HLS Affinity Groups Endorse Professor Wilkins for Dean

Dear President Faust, Thank you for including student input in your search for the next Dean of Harvard Law School. We write you as student leaders from the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA), Harvard Black Law Students Association (HBLSA), Harvard African Law Association (HALA), Lambda, La Alianza, Middle East Law Students Association (MELSA), […]

Meet the Candidates for Student Government

We conducted interviews with candidates who will be up for positions in Student Government. Voting will take place on April 5 and 6. Here is where to find these interviews: Adrian Perkins and Amanda Lee, Candidates for Student Government President and Vice President Joe Sullivan and Jin Kim, Candidates for Student Government President and Vice […]

A Response to Alexander J. Cullen’s “In Support of the Immigration Ban” published in the Harvard Crimson on February 19, 2017

I commend Mr. Cullen’s satirical editorial recently published in The Crimson for challenging all Americans who defend the remaining rotting columns of white supremacy to face the mirror and consider our place on this land’s past, present, and future. His piece can be read here: http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2017/2/22/alexander-cullen-in-support-of-the-immigration-ban/ Read plainly, Mr. Cullen argues that Trump’s travel ban […]