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Harvard Law parts ways with emblem tied to slavery

Publisher: Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
March 23, 2016

Jim Bowers was featured in a podcast, "Harvard Law parts ways with emblem tied to slavery," in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Bowers, an alum of Harvard Law School and member of the Executive Committee of the Harvard Law School Association, discusses his part in a committee which recommended that Harvard Law School's shield –modeled on the family crest of an 18th century slaveholder and initial benefactor of the Law School — should be retired.

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