Kate Thoreson is a 2L. She is the deputy editor-in-chief of The Harvard Law Record.

What to See at HLS in the World

Our alumni readership keeps asking how we’re covering the bicentennial. That is to say, you should all attend HLS in the World on October 27th, because despite the fact that Harvard Law is basically a corporate professional school at this point, I wouldn’t be here if I didn’t have a modicum of intellectual curiosity, and […]

Keeping the Real World in Mind

Welcome to Harvard Law School! If you’re anything like me, even next year you’ll probably still be shaking your head in disbelief as a 2L. I could give you general life advice, like “don’t judge people by the first impression,” or “say what you need to say,” or “don’t buy polyester suits or plastic shoes,” […]

The Shatter Awards Celebrate Inclusive Professors

The annual Shatter Awards will take place on April 19th at 7 P.M. in Hark South, with a reception to follow. Everyone is welcome to attend. The Shatter the Ceiling Committee hopes to recognize inclusive dialogue in the classroom, lectures that address social justice issues, providing mentorship to students from all walks of life, and […]

2017 Student Government Elections: 2L Rep Candidates

Interview with Leilani Doktor The Record: Why are you running for 2L Rep? Leilani Doktor: I believe that I give a diverse perspective to student government that is necessary just to be fully representative of our 2L class. Record: What distinguishes you from the other candidates? LD: I think that my unique background and public […]

Students Take to Streets in Anti-Trump Protests

Starting with the Women’s March on January 21, scores of Harvard Law students joined hundreds of thousands of demonstrators marching in Boston and around the country for left-leaning causes in the wake of Donald Trump’s inauguration. In the weeks following the Women’s March, HLS students joined several other demonstrations in the Boston area, including a demonstration for […]