1. Outside the Lecture Hall 2

    Noah Marks is a current 2L from Chapel Hill, NC. He went to school at Swarthmore College, where he studied Engineering and Religion, and then received a MA from the Jewish Theological Seminary in Biblical Interpretation before coming to HLS. Long-term, he is interested in administrative and regulatory law, and how the idea of sacredness […]

    . February 23, 2015


  2. Myth Buster: Classroom Experience at HLS

    Jaimie McFarlin is a third-year Harvard Law School student, originally from Monroe, New York and a member of the Harvard Black Law Students Association. Before law school, Jaimie played professional basketball in Copenhagen, Denmark and worked in Washington, D.C. for a lobbying organization. She received both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration […]

    . January 26, 2015

  3. Finding Your Fit: Law School Choices

    Marissa is a 2L from the San Francisco Bay Area by way of five years in Atlanta at Emory University—four for school and one working in Development and Alumni Relations. She double majored in History and French Studies, with a minor in Theatre Studies.  A Perfect Fit I knew I wanted to go to graduate […]

    . January 20, 2015


  4. Facing Ferguson, Driving Change

    Facing Ferguson, Driving Change Thanks to the activism of our students and the response our faculty, critical discussions on race and justice are taking place all around the HLS campus. Watching these events unfold, I have been reminded that the work that takes place here has impact far beyond the walls of our lecture halls […]

    . January 20, 2015

  5. Learning Appellate Advocacy at HLS: Ames Moot Court Competition

    In his first post, Jacob Hanna wrote about the First-Year Ames Moot Court Competition, a chance for 1Ls to get a taste of courtroom life. In this post, he writes about other opportunities for upperclassmen to hone the craft of litigation here at HLS. Learning Appellate Advocacy at HLS: Ames Moot Court Competition We are […]

    . January 13, 2015

  6. “May it please the Court”: The Board of Student Advisers and The First-Year Ames Moot Court Competition

    Although he was born in Kentucky and raised in Ohio, Jacob Hanna, a 2L, has lived on the East coast for the last ten years. He studied finance and communication at American University in Washington, D.C. After graduating, he worked at Deloitte Consulting LLP for five years in the firm’s Strategy & Operations practice, where […]

    . January 5, 2015

  7. Outside the Lecture Hall

    Jeff Huberman is a 2L from Newton, Massachusetts. He went to Tulane University in New Orleans for undergrad, and worked for two years at the Massachusetts Statehouse before law school.   Outside the Lecture Hall Harvard Law School is such an incredible place to be, with amazing professors and practitioners who create opportunities in the classroom […]

    . December 17, 2014

  8. Pathway to HLS

    Isabel Broer is a 2L from New Jersey (via Massachusetts). Isabel studied Political Science at Columbia before joining TFA. With a strong interest in education policy, she hopes to pursue a career in public interest. Pathway to HLS Hello, readers! My name is Isabel, and I’m a 2L at HLS. I’m currently sitting in the […]

    . December 12, 2014

  9. Inside the Black Box 3: From Submit to Admit

    This is the final post in a series that sheds light on the inner workings of HLS Admissions. Our previous posts focused on the admissions team and the application review process. To wrap up our series on the application process at HLS, I want you to hear straight from one of our current students. Below, Michelle shares insight on […]

    . December 3, 2014

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  10. Inside the Black Box 2: The Admissions Process

    This post is the second in a series that will help to demystify the black box of HLS Admissions. In our previous post, you met the members of our admissions team. In this post, you will learn more about the application review process. As promised, here is a deeper peek into what goes on here in […]

    . November 21, 2014

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  11. Honoring Veterans at HLS

    Check out these articles highlighting the veterans in our current class and the important work done at the Veterans Legal Clinic at HLS. Veterans of war and service: http://today.law.harvard.edu/veterans-of-war-and-service/ HLS legal clinic lands victories for veterans: http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/11/hls-legal-clinic-lands-victories-for-veterans/ Jessica

    . November 12, 2014

  12. Nor’easter? That calls for bacon.

    It’s raining in Cambridge.  And by raining, I mean flood-warning raining.  On mornings like this, I tend to think that bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches are in order, so I stopped by the The Hark on my way into the office.  Breakfast sandwich?  Check.  Starbucks latte? Check.  “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” on the TV […]

    . October 23, 2014

  13. Inside the Black Box 1: The Admissions Team

    This post is the first in a series that will help to demystify the black box of HLS Admissions. To begin with, we would like to reintroduce you to our admissions team. Get to know our staff members, in their own words, below. Jessica Soban is the Assistant Dean and Chief Admissions Officer. Jessica is […]

    . October 20, 2014


  14. Our Application is Live!

    Hello again! The admissions season has officially begun! To get you started, here are some resources to help you as you apply. Your best source of information over the coming months will be our website. It contains information on the application process, requirements, dates and deadlines, and FAQs. There’s even a convenient application checklist to help you […]

    . September 15, 2014


  15. Get to Know the Class of 2017

    Hello everyone! We recently welcomed our 1L class onto campus, and our students are already busy immersing themselves into life at HLS. For those of you preparing to apply this year, take a moment to get to know our newly-enrolled Class of 2017. If you are wondering if and how you might fit into the HLS community, you just […]

    . September 11, 2014