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Seizing the Opportunity

Seizing the Opportunity

Since graduating from Harvard College in 1985 and then getting his law degree, Alan Jenkins '89 had been on a career fast track, but he felt frustrated about the forces of injustice and inequality he saw around him.

Koen Lenaerts LL.M. ’78 on leading the EU’s highest court

Koen Lenaerts LL.M. ’78 on leading the EU’s highest court

President of the European Court of Justice Koen Lenaerts LL.M. ’78 keeps a photo engraving of Austin Hall in his home office in Leuven, Belgium. The image reminds him of the course he took from then HLS Professor Stephen Breyer ’64 (a 2L named John G. Roberts was also in the class), his LL.M. thesis […]

Former national security adviser Juan Zarate on money laundering in real estate industry

Former national security adviser Juan Zarate on money laundering in real estate industry

Harvard Law School Visiting Lecturer Juan Carlos Zarate ’97, a former deputy national security adviser in the George W. Bush administration and a former assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury for terrorist financing and financial crimes, recently spoke with The Harvard Gazette about the problem of money-laundering in the real estate industry—the scope of it, […]

Star Negotiator: Law School event highlights James B. Donovan, alum at center of Cold War drama

Star Negotiator: Law School event highlights James B. Donovan, alum at center of Cold War drama

How can you defend a foreigner who came to the United States with the likely intent of causing harm to Americans? For attorney James B. Donovan, a 1940 graduate of Harvard Law School, the real question at the height of the Cold War was: How can you not?