Election Law Clinic launches at Harvard Law School

Harvard Law Today

Establishing a clinic at HLS focused on election law and leveraging all of Harvard Law School’s and Harvard University’s institutional strengths and resources, Ruth Greenwood said, will be a “force multiplier.” “Having a premier law school start this clinic shows the critical importance of election law to legal education and the importance of bringing new lawyers into this field,” she said. Another important goal of the new clinic, said Greenwood, is to build stronger ties between academia and attorneys in the law of democracy, and to help students think more about the theoretical origins of election law.

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