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On the Road to Educational Equality

Daniel Heimpel | Posted 07.24.2011 | Education
Daniel Heimpel

Town Hall at Harvard Law School highlights the intersection of foster care and education.

Should Obama Show His School Transcripts?

Bernard Starr | Posted 07.12.2011 | Education
Bernard Starr

Once again Trump is demanding proof -- this time he wants to inspect Obama's school transcripts. Should we be concerned? I think not.

Due To Ban, Trans Man At Harvard Law School Cannot Serve In U.S. Military

The Harvard Crimson | Sara Joe Wolansky | Posted 07.09.2011 | College

Despite his past military service, Jack is not eligible for JAG because he is a trans man. Since his honorable discharge in 2007, Jack, who insisted o...

Donald: The Duck

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
B. Jeffrey Madoff

I was having dinner with two clients when a large man with a larger orange coif approached our table with his associate. "Excuse me," said the dark s...

Dalai Lama's Political Replacement Elected

AP | Posted 06.26.2011 | World

DHARMSALA, India -- Legal expert Lobsang Sangay has won an election to become head of the Tibetan government-in-exile, taking over the Dalai Lama's po...

Laura Gottesdiener

Arizona Birther Bill Is Unconstitutional, Legal Scholars Say | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

2012 presidential candidates could have one more challenge to getting their name on the ballot: proving to Arizona’s secretary of state that they ar...

Cops Are Missing the Bad Guys While Profiling the Black Guys

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David A. Love

In America, black men are regarded as a criminal element, and racial profiling is a practice that goes far beyond the justice system. It is culturally ingrained and normalized.

The Future of Foster Care: Are We Too Cheap to Keep Children Safe?

Daniel Heimpel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Daniel Heimpel

If making children safe truly requires changing the overarching ideology, then juvenile judges, social workers, children's rights attorneys and social scientists cannot do it alone.

Rotary International Names Dynamic New General Secretary

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

There are 1.2 million Rotarians in 33,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas, and they couldn't have a more capable general secretary than John Hewko.

PLAN ForYourArt: December 22-January 5

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Learn about how artists from Latin America explored perception and sensation in a guided tour of the exhibition Suprasensorial: Experiments in Light, Color, and Space.

Craving Attention at Harvard Law

Anthony Amore | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Anthony Amore

Two Harvard Law School students have filed a law suit in federal court complaining that the use of full-body imaging scanners and enhanced pat-down procedures is a violation of their Constitutional rights.

Harvard Book Store Launches Bicycle Delivery Program

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Harvard Book Store will now deliver all local orders for as little as $5, six days a week, using emissions-free vehicles. And all in-stock orders plac...

Peace Through Moderation: U.S.-Muslim Engagement Initiative's Work with Pakistan at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

The Peace Through Moderation (PtM) project of the Alliance for Peacebuilding hosted last week an engaging and exclusive reception recently featuring t...

Elizabeth Warren Was Paid To Be An Expert Witness In Cases Against Bailed-Out Banks

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While acting as a government-appointed bailout watchdog, Elizabeth Warren, whom President Obama appointed this month to lead the creation of the Consu...

Elizabeth Warren To Speak At Financial Insiders' Dinner

Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Elizabeth Warren, chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel, a federal bailout watchdog, and a likely nominee to head the new Consumer Financial Prot...

Why Johnny can't think critically

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Irene Monroe

School is now back in session, and our children's minds are impressionable vessels. We trust their teachers to take precious care of them. But can we...

Looking for a Harvard Man?

Isabel Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Isabel Kaplan

A new dating service for male Harvard grads boasts that it gives women "total control" over the online dating process. An online dating system that promotes female empowerment? Not so much.

Entrepreneurs: Not Who You Think They Are

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Morra Aarons-Mele

If I say "entrepreneur," whose image flashes into your head? The obsession with venture capital funded entrepreneurship, the big exit, the genius nerd working 24-7 on code is misplaced, and it's really holding women back.

Elena Kagan Called Pro-Military By Senator Scott Brown

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Scott Brown says Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan has persuaded him that she supports the military, despite her de...

Elena Kagan and the Right Wing Dog That Didn't Bark

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Kagan's imminent confirmation, like Justice Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation last year, demonstrates that when the White House is faced with contained and discrete political choices, they are able to make good decisions.

Muslims & Non-Muslims Hear about Terrorist Threat, Solutions at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

An accomplished and diverse group of people -- Muslim and non-Muslim -- who share a common concern about growing extremism and the threat it poses to ...

Harvard Law Dean Condemns Racist Email, Alleged Emailer Wrote Thesis On Diversity

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Harvard Law Dean Martha Minow has spoken out against a racially charged email written by a third-year student at the school. The widely circulated let...

Elena Kagan Matters to Young People

Oghene Oyiborhoro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Oghene Oyiborhoro

Young people could care less about the Harvard prodigy. It behooves us to pay attention to the Kagan nomination, and here is why.

Harvard Law Student: Possible That 'African Americans Are, On Average, Genetically Predisposed To Be Less Intelligent'

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

An email written by a third-year Harvard Law student has incited outcry at law schools across the country. The email, reported by Above the Law, ca...

Borking Barak: Why the Right's Newest Attack on Kagan Is Wrong

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

This week, Republicans ramped up their newest attack on Elena Kagan: her praise in 2006 for Aharon Barak, Israel's former Chief Justice. This line of attack is as baseless as it is unsound.