Welcome to the Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD). Our website contains information about upcoming events, news, publications, affiliates, and how you can get involved. Since 2004 HPOD has worked to advance the understanding of disability law, policy, and education around the world. Our academic work in international and comparative law informs our pro bono activities and, in turn, our pro bono work informs our academic initiatives.


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Ari Ne’eman speaks at HPOD

On Tuesday, February 19th, Ari Ne’eman joined the Harvard Law School Project on Disability to present on a chapter from his forthcoming book on the history of disability in America. In his introduction of Ne’eman, Professor Michael Stein …

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Alford receives the Li Buyun Law Prize

From Harvard Law Today:   William P. Alford the Jerome A. and Joan L. Cohen Professor of East Asian Legal Studies and HPOD Faculty Director at Harvard Law School, received the Li Buyun Law Prize from the Shanghai Institute of Finance and Law, …

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Professor Kim Samuel speaks about her work at HPOD

On Tuesday February 12th, Professor Kim Samuel from McGill University’s Institute for Study of International Development discussed her work on social inclusion and the right to belong, during a lunchtime talk at the Harvard Law School Project o…

Poster for Ari Neeman talk. Purple background with darker purple lettering. Text reads Tuesday, February 19, 2019 12 P.M. JOIN HPOD AND GLOBALMENTALHEALTH@HARVARD INITIATIVE FOR A LUNCHTIME TALK. Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall, 3rd Floor, Harvard Law Schoo

Clifford Beers and The Making of the Modern Mental Health Movement

    JOIN HPOD AND GLOBALMENTALHEALTH@HARVARD INITIATIVE FOR A LUNCHTIME TALK CLIFFORD BEERS AND THE MAKING OF THE MODERN MENTAL HEALTH MOVEMENT FROM THE FORTH-COMING BOOK BY ARI NE’EMAN CO-FOUNDER OF THE AUTISTIC SELF ADVOCACY…

MAKING NEW YORK (AND OTHER CITIES) ACCESSIBLE

VICTOR CALISE
COMMISSIONER, MAYOR’S OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
JOIN HPOD FOR A LUNCHTIME TALK. Making New York (and other cities) Accessible.
Victor Calise, Commissioner, NYC Mayor’s Office for P

Making New York (and other cities) Accessible

FREE and Open to the Public! JOIN HPOD FOR A LUNCHTIME TALK Making New York (and other cities) Accessible Victor Calise, Commissioner, NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities Thursday, February 14, 2019 12 P.M. Morgan Courtroom A…