Called to Act

HLS alumni, students, faculty, and staff have always been of people of action. Here are stories of how they are leading change in the world.

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Thought for Food: Contemplating New Regulations in a Global Economy

The New Age of Surveillance

Steven Kerns ’20: “Leading people toward a better world required me to trade in my rifle for books”

Notes from the Diary and Letters of Rutherford B. Hayes when a Law Student

During his time as a student, Rutherford B. Hayes kept a diary and wrote many letters. The following excerpts from his diary and letters are printed through the courtesy of the Hayes Memorial Library, Fremont, and the Ohio Sate Archaeological and Historical Society, Columbus. They are from the Life of Rutherford Birchard Hayes by Charles Richard Williams published in 1928 in Columbus, Ohio.

You don’t need eyes to see, you need a vision.

Triumphant the Journey: African Americans at Harvard Law School

There is a sense of freedom at HLS that I treasure. I feel free as a person and intellectually.

Forging a path to debt cancellation for former ITT Tech students

Defending unpopular positions is what lawyers do.

Coding for Justice