In the latest article from The [F]law, Marty Strauss looks at the deeper institutional currents pushing students toward Big Law: “In Search of Sunlight: How Corporate Law Careers Outshine All Else at Elite Law Schools.” How do the majority of
Harvard Law School To Host Conference on Corporate Capture of the Legal System The hosts of 5-4 Pod, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Prof. Noam Chomsky, Briahna Joy Gray, and other leading experts, scholars, and students will convene to examine the role
Big Law’s “pro bono” work, supposedly “for the public good, sells students on the promise that they can make a starting salary of $215,000, plus bonuses, all while doing good work. Have your cake and your soul too. But is
In her revealing article in The [F]law, Ellie Olsen argues that lawyers, like everyone else, are morally responsible for the choices they make about how they spend their time and who they choose to help with their training and talent.
Read the “storty” about the 2022 Tortys at HLS Today, here. There was so much hype leading up to the Tortys, said Arzu Singh ’25, that she didn’t think the event could possibly live up to expectations. But it did.
How does Harvard justify sitting on a $53 billion endowment and from where does this money come? The mega-rich influence research, hiring, and even curriculum through strings-attached donations. In the latest article from The [F]law, read Danielle Dalla Vedova‘s fascinating,
This year’s Grand Torty — the “best picture” prize awarded to one of this year’s 16 Tort Reports, each produced by 5-person teams of students in Jon Hanson’s Torts class — went to “An Act of God.” The mini documentary
For-profit colleges and universities capitalize on recruiting “nontraditional students,” whether they be marginalized students, working professionals, single parents, veterans, or any number of other communities the institution deems ripe for exploitation. By promising advanced education with flexible schedules, these institutions
Greater Boston is undergoing a housing crisis fueled in part by large corporate landlords. Undetected in the conversation about the greed of these landlords is one of the largest entities with countless properties, and yet the least accountability: Harvard University.
In the latest article from The [F]law, Rosie Kaur examines how and why Harvard Law students of color are being funneled into Big Law: “Big Law’s Capture of Students of Color.” Related Systemic Justice Resources From The [F]law: Lisa Fanning, The Corporate