Terms and Conditions

HLS Terms of Use

These Terms of Use govern your use of the Amicus website (the “Site”). All the information on the Site is strictly reserved for use by the Harvard Law School (HLS) community for HLS-related and personal purposes only.

I. Policy on Proper Use Users of this platform must abide by the following:

A. You may download or copy any downloadable materials displayed for HLS-related and personal use only; provided, however, that you maintain all copyright, trademark and other notices contained in such material. Unauthorized copying, reproduction, republishing, uploading, downloading, posting, transmitting or duplicating of any of the material is prohibited.

B. Use of information or communications for any commercial, public or political purposes is strictly prohibited. Prohibited uses of the Site include, but are not limited to: (1) use in connection with any illegal or fraudulent activity; (2) use that inaccurately implies endorsement, approval, or sponsorship by Harvard University or HLS (or any individual officer or employee of Harvard or HLS); (3) use that can be confused with official communications of Harvard University or HLS or their officers or employees; (4) "spamming," which includes print or electronic mass mailings, repetitive or excessive posting, solicitations for commercial services, or cold-calling; (5) use of the Site to disseminate or transmit viruses, Trojan horses, worms, defects, date bombs, time bombs, malware, spyware, or other items of a destructive nature or any other malicious code or program; (6) posting of obscene or vulgar materials or obscene, vulgar, abusive, defamatory, profane, or threatening language of any kind to the Site and; (7) any other use of the Site that HLS, in its discretion, determines to be inappropriate or inconsistent with the objectives of the Site. Determination of whether specific uses or postings violate these Terms shall be at the sole discretion of HLS. HLS may block, remove, or deny further access to this platform to those who engage in these or similar practices. Harvard Law School may also delete or remove information, posts and messages that it finds to be in violation of these Terms.

C. Users may report any abuses or misuse of this platform by emailing amicus@law.harvard.edu.

II. Please note that HLS may amend these Terms by posting the amended terms to the Site here, and your continued use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of the Terms as amended. You should review the Terms periodically to ensure that you are familiar with them.

III. Harvard University’s Policy on Access to Electronic Information sets out guidelines and processes for University access to user electronic information of faculty, staff, and students that is stored in or transmitted through any University system.

IV. Please note that these Terms apply in addition to, and are not substitutive of, other applicable policies governing HLS staff, student and faculty, HLS Alumni, Harvard University and Harvard University Alumni Advancement & Development.

V. If you are located in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, or Norway (the “European Economic Area”), please see Additional EEA Privacy Disclosures for information about ways that certain Harvard University Schools, Centers, units and controlled entities, including this one, may collect, use, and share information about you. View policy here

HLS may deny access to the Site to any individual at any time. Participation is a privilege.