HBLSA Open Letter

(Click here for PDF version) November 29, 2010 To Whom It May Concern: Members of the Harvard and Greater Boston community have come together to address an incident that occurred at an after-party for the Harvard-Yale game on Saturday, November 20, 2010. During this incident, a group of primarily black patrons were asked to leave.. read more →


An Open Letter From The Harvard Black Law Students Association

Dated April 29, 2010 Harvard BLSA denounces racially inflammatory language – The Harvard Black Law Students Association (HBLSA) strongly condemns the racially inflammatory email that was circulated among the entire Harvard Law School community. Like many individuals who read its content, we find the message to be deplorable and offensive. We are open to thoughtful.. read more →

The Harvard Black Law Students Association Sweeps Northeastern Regional Trial Advocacy Competition

This past weekend, two teams of Harvard Law School students won first place and second place at the Northeastern Regional Thurgood Marshall Trial Advocacy Competition. The prestigious competition was held in Syracuse, New York between Thursday, January 28 and Saturday, January 30. This is Harvard’s second consecutive year winning first place at the competition. Twenty.. read more →

HLS team wins National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition

November 05, 2009 This past weekend, a team of Harvard Law students won first place at the 4th National Puerto Rico Trial Advocacy Competition in San Juan. The prestigious “invitation only” competition was sponsored by the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico School of Law and held at the Old San Juan District Courthouse Oct. 31-Nov… read more →

Welcome to the HBLSA Blog!

The Harvard Black Law Students Association (HBLSA) was founded in 1967. Today HBLSA is the largest chapter in the National Black Law Students Association. With well over 100 members, HBLSA is truly reflective of the diversity that exists within the black community of Harvard Law School. We, the Black Law Students Association of Harvard Law.. read more →