Law School dedicates new building

Monday, April 23, 2012 - 15:00 in Mathematics & Economics

Harvard Law School’s (HLS) alumni reunion this past weekend reconnected friends from near and far in the School’s newest addition, the 250,000-square-foot Wasserstein Hall, Caspersen Student Center, Clinical Wing Building on the campus’ northwest corner. During an official dedication ceremony on Friday, donors, alumni, HLS professors past and present, representatives from the city of Cambridge, and members of the architectural firm Robert A.M. Stern Architects gathered in the building’s Milstein Conference Center. Speakers included Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow, Harvard President Drew Faust, and Elena Kagan, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and former HLS dean. “Welcome to the Law School’s living room, welcome to the new shape of legal education,” said Minow, who saw the project to its completion. The complex, created to improve the overall student experience at HLS, includes classrooms and learning spaces of varying sizes equipped with the latest technology, meeting spaces, a sizable lounge, and offices for...

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