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Scarramucci and other alumni among Trump’s recent appointees

Scarramucci and other alumni among Trump’s recent appointees

President Donald J. Trump has appointed Anthony Scaramucci ’89 to serve as White House communications director, upping by one the number of Harvard Law School alumni tapped to serve in the administration since Trump’s inauguration.

War or Peace?

War or Peace?

This spring, the Harvard Law Bulletin spoke with Professor of Practice Naz Modirzadeh, founding director of the HLS’ Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (PILAC) and co-author of the report “Indefinite War: Unsettled International Law on the End of Armed Conflict,” about the failure of international law to provide guidance on war’s end.

The full life of a larger-than-life lawyer

The full life of a larger-than-life lawyer

Born in 1910 in Nashville, Tenn., James O. Bass '34, by all accounts, has always been an impressive man. Large in stature and even more so in spirit, he was widely known from a young age for his commanding charm and quiet intelligence.

Norman Dorsen ’53: 1930-2017

Norman Dorsen ’53: 1930-2017

Norman Dorsen ’53, president of the American Civil Liberties Union from 1976 to 1991, died on July 1. Active in many of the most prominent civil rights and civil liberties cases of the last 50 years, Dorsen regularly went against popular opinion to fight for fundamental freedoms.