A case for veterans


A case for veterans: Harvard Law students help argue appeal over benefits before U.S. court

The average week for a typical law school student involves poring over a list of daunting cases and deconstructing complicated arguments. But last week the work of three Harvard Law School (HLS) students included something else: an appearance in federal court.

The students, who are part of the School’s Veterans Legal Clinic, stood before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims last Wednesday to argue for the rights of their client, a decorated U.S. Army veteran.

Read more… http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2013/11/a-case-for-veterans/