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William Alford present the HPOD award for Creative Contributions to Better Humanity to Timothy Shriver and Melissa Reilly at HPOD Open House. - William Alford present the HPOD award for Creative Contributions to Better Humanity to Timothy Shriver and Melissa Reilly at HPOD Open House. One man on left holds award. Woman center with hands on award. Man on right, hands over award. All are smiling.

Open House Honoring Special Olympics Resounding Success

Dr. Timothy Shriver and Melissa Joy Reilly receive HPOD Award on behalf of Special Olympics

Over 100 students, faculty and advocates gathered in Austin 101 midday on September 17th to watch as HPOD Faculty Director, Professor William P. Alford and Executive Director Professor Michael A. Stein award Special Olympics the annual Harvard Law School Project on Disability Award for Creative Contributions to Human Betterment.   Receiving …

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HPOD’s Open House in honor of Special Olympics at 50

Save the Date!

The Harvard Law School Project on Disability Open House With Special Guest Timothy P. Shriver, Ph.D. Chairman, Special Olympics International And Melissa Joy Reilly,  Athlete, Board Member Special Olympics, Massachusetts   In Celebration of The Special Olympics 50th Anniversary   Monday, September 17, 2018 12 P.M. Austin Hall…

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5th Annual Award for the Betterment of Humanity to Special Olympics

HPOD Celebrate 50 year of Special Olympics

The Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD) will bestow its fifth annual HPOD Award for the Betterment of Humanity to Special Olympics on the occasion of Special Olympics’ 50th anniversary, with special guests Special Olympics International Board Chairman Dr. Timothy Shriver and Melissa Joy Reilly, Special Olympics Global Messenger an…

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Harvard Law Today interviews Professor William Alford

HPOD marks the 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics

Check out excerpts below from Harvard Law Today's interview with Professor William Alford or read the whole interview here. Fifty years ago, the Special Olympics was founded as a summer camp for people with intellectual disabilities. Over the past five decades, it has grown to a global movement, working in more than 170 countries on a daily ba…

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For Immediate Release: The Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD) will bestow its fifth annual HPOD Award for the Betterment of Humanity

to Special Olympics on the occasion of Special Olympics’ 50th anniversary.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 31, 2018 CONTACT: Juliet Bowler | jbowler@law.harvard.edu | 617-495-3142     The Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD) will bestow its fifth annual HPOD Award for the Betterment of Humanity to Special Olympics on the occasion of Special Olympics’ 50th anniversary.   FREE AND OPEN T…

Professor Michael Stein and Professor Doron Dorfman stand at the front of the room preparing to begin Prof. Dorfman's luncht time talk - Professor Michael Stein and Professor Doron Dorfman stand at the front of the room preparing to begin Prof. Dorfman's luncht time talk

Disability Law and Perceptions of Fakery: The Need to Restore Public Trust in Rights

A blog post by Doron Dorfman

Doron Dorfman is the Gerald J. Lieberman Fellow | Lecturer, Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice, Stanford University; JSD Candidate, Stanford Law School We all frequently encounter disability rights and accommodations created by progressive legislation intended to allow Americans with disabilities to take an active part in…

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Reunion Talk Class of 1988: The Role of Lawyers in Serving Community, Nation, and World [in Turbulent Times]

Class of 1988: The Role of Lawyers in Serving Community, Nation, and World [in Turbulent Times] Moderator: Julie Chiu ’88, Owner, Julie Chiu & Associates Panelists: Jonas Bergstein LL.M. ’88, Partner, Bergstein Abogados Luc Frieden LL.M. ’88, Partner, Elvinger Hoss; Former Luxembourg Minister of Justice and Finance Michael S…

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HLS 200th - Enabling the World Through Disability Rights

The Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD) works to integrate theory and practice, with our scholarly work informing our applied endeavors and vice versa. Established in 2004 to assist in the drafting of the landmark United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), HPOD has worked in more than 40 nations across …

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