Law in Practice

Keep up on moral, ethical, and
legal arguments and continue your
education beyond the classroom.

About this Series

Curious about how contracts work in a market economy? Looking to learn more about current ethical quandaries in the financial and health care sectors? Want to deepen your insights into the financial tools used by lawyers and business ?

In a rapidly-shifting world, it is enriching to keep up on moral, ethical, and legal arguments and continue your education beyond the classroom. Gain cutting-edge knowledge on vital areas of law and society with one of our Law in Practice courses. Start exploring dynamic areas of the law today.

Who Will Benefit

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Rising Professionals

Recent Law School Graduates

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Legal Professionals

Litigators - Corporate Lawyers - Paralegals

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Corporate Professionals

Corporate Development Professionals - Negotiators - Administrators

About the Faculty

Taught by award-winning faculty from Harvard Law School as well as the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. From these courses, learners will gain unique legal perspectives that combine finance, negotiation, ethics, and health care.

Courses in this Series

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Financial Analysis and Valuation for Lawyers

Understand finance principles to win big for your clients

Taught by Harvard Law School faculty, this course is designed to help you navigate your organization's or client’s financial goals while increasing profitability and minimizing risks.

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Contract Law: From Trust to Promise to Contract

Investigate contracts from ideation to execution, their pitfalls and remedies

Learn about contracts from Harvard Law Professor Charles Fried, one of the world's leading authorities on contract law.

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Bioethics: The Law, Medicine, and Ethics of Reproductive Technologies and Genetics

An introduction to the study of bioethics

Bioethics provides an overview of the legal, medical, and ethical questions around reproduction and human genetics and how to apply legal reasoning to these questions.

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Justice Today: Money, Markets, and Morals

Explore the ethical controversies of financial markets

Led by award-winning Harvard Professor Michael J. Sandel, professor of the popular HarvardX course Justice, this course will take a deep dive into various “needs” and whether they abuse market mechanisms.

Additional Courses from Harvard Law School

Computer Science for Lawyers

Develop a richer appreciation of the legal ramifications of clients’ technological decisions and policies.

Through a mix of technical instruction and discussion of case studies, Computer Science for Lawyers will empower you to be an informed contributor in technology-driven conversations.

International Finance: Policy, Regulations, and Transactions

Learn a framework for thinking about the policy issues that will shape the financial system of the 21st century.

International Finance: Policy, Regulations, and Transactions, led by Professor Hal S. Scott, will give participants a fundamental overview of how the global financial system works and how it is regulated.