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Head shot of Mark Ramseyer
Head shot of Mark Ramseyer

J. Mark Ramseyer ’76 awarded Order of the Rising Sun by Japanese government

J. Mark Ramseyer, Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies at the Harvard Law School, has been conferred with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, by the Japanese government. One of the oldest and highest national decorations, the award recognizes Ramsayer’s extensive contributions to the development of Japanese studies in the U.S. and the promotion of understanding of Japanese society and culture.

Lisa Koop ’99: Border Patrol Arrests Parents While Infant Awaits Serious Operation – NPR’s All Things Considered

"I can't pretend to understand any reasoning that would have led anyone up the chain of command to think that Irma and Oscar were flight risks or dangers to the community or in any other way people who needed to be followed into a hospital in order to be placed in deportation proceedings," says Lisa Koop, a lawyer with the National Immigrant Justice Center. She will be asking an immigration judge in December to let the Sanchezes remain with their children in the U.S.