Featured Items, Student Blog

Cash for College? House Committee Advances Tax Breaks for Students

No Comments 16 July 2014

With students long gone on summer break, the House Committee on Ways and Means recently advanced legislation by a vote of 22-13 that combines several of the existing tax incentives for higher education into one unified tax credit.  Representatives Diane Black (R-TN) and Danny K. Davis (D-IL), who introduced The Student and Family Tax Simplification Act […]

Continue Reading

Student Blog

Volume 51, No. 2 Available Online

No Comments 30 June 2014

Volume 51, No. 2 of the Harvard Journal on Legislation is now available on the JOL website!

Continue Reading

Featured Items, Student Blog, Symposium

2014 Symposium Recap

1 Comment 14 March 2014

Over lunch on February 11 and 12, the Harvard Law School Journal on Legislation hosted its annual symposium. This year’s topic, Drug Policy: Reality and Reform, proved timely and engaging to members of the Harvard Law community. Welcoming a standing-room-only audience to hear from some of the field’s leading experts and authorities, JOL succeeded in […]

Continue Reading

Featured Items, Student Blog

Student Blog: Prescription for Paternalism

33 Comments 28 February 2014

By Jenna Tynan, HLS Class of 2016 – Multiple commentators have weighed in on the relative boon or bust of the long-awaited Obamacare implementation.  Both perspectives, however, have shown that any legislation’s impact is determined not only by the text of the act but also by the parties affected.  A recent personal experience at the […]

Continue Reading

Featured Items, Student Blog

Student Blog: Student Loan Debt: Expansion of Borrowers Rights?

21 Comments 12 February 2014

By Kellen Wittkop, HLS Class of 2016 – College students navigate a constant balancing act of managing the many stresses that accompany enrollment at any institution of higher learning: classes, activities, job searches, etc. But one of the largest causes of anxiety for students is something that often looms largely in the shadows – debt. […]

Continue Reading

© 2014 Harvard Journal on Legislation. Powered by WordPress.

Daily Edition Theme by WooThemes - Premium WordPress Themes