Medwed Honored with HLS Teaching Award


01.15.20 — Professor Daniel Medwed, who crossed the river in 2019-2020 for a one-year appointment as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School (HLS), received a 2020 Teaching and Advising Award from the HLS Student Government. During his visit at his alma mater, Medwed taught Evidence, Wrongful Convictions, Post-Conviction Remedies and the first-year Criminal Law course. Medwed was among those lauded for their “capacity to inspire students and transform lives.”

Medwed has earned many teaching prizes over the course of his career. He was appointed to the rank of University Distinguished Professor at Northeastern Law in 2018, which is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a Northeastern faculty member. He also received the 2013 Robert D. Klein University Lectureship, which is awarded to a member of the faculty across Northeastern who has obtained distinction in his or her field of study.

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