More than 240 graduates received their degrees during the school of law commencement ceremony in Matthews Arena on Friday, May 23, 2014. Randall Kennedy, a leading scholar on race issues and the Michael R. Klein Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, delivered the commencement address.
Courtney Allessio ’14 gives her address to fellow law graduates at commencement.
In his welcoming remarks, Jeremy Paul, dean of the School of Law, told the graduates their education as lawyers does not end at graduation, and they will need to stand up to injustices against core values such as growing income inequality and corruption of public discourse that prevent thoughtful debate.
Deirdre Foley '14, was one of four student speakers during this year's School of Law commencement ceremony.
Jennifer Huer ’14 gives her address to fellow law graduates at commencement.
Professor Isaac Borenstein ’75 delivered faculty address.
“Be willing to pursue a variety of callings that can enable you to do good and have fun,” Kennedy said. “To the fullest possible extent, do what you want to do.”
The law school’s Class of 2014—comprising more than 240 graduates—performed co-ops throughout the United States and in 16 other countries.
As a whole, the Class of 2014 logged more than 320,000 hours of clinical work.