Classes of 1958, 1968, 1973, 1983, 1998

Past event held: May 1-4, 2008



Welcome Reception and Dinner Honoring Financial Aid Donors and Recipients

All alumni are welcome

FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2008

Hospitality Center

Going Global: The International Face and New Curriculum of Harvard Law School

William Alford ’77, Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law; Vice Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies; Director, East Asian Legal Studies

Rachel Brewster, Assistant Professor of Law

John F. Cogan, Jr. ’52, Of Counsel, Wilmer Hale, LLP

Jeanne Tai, Assistant Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies

Reunion Luncheon

Michael Brown ’88, CEO and Co-Founder of City Year, Inc.

Concurrent Discussions (All Classes)

The Intersection of Law and Corporate Governance

Robert C. Clark ’72, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor and Austin Wakeman Scott Professor of Law

Joseph Bachelder ’58, Pay Negotiator, Founder of Law Firm Specializing in Executive Compensation

H. Rodgin Cohen ’68, Chairman, Sullivan and Cromwell LLP

Brackett B. Denniston III ’73, Senior V.P. and General Counsel, General Electric Co.

William Jemas, Jr. ’83, CEO, Marvel Enterprises, Inc.

Raymond J. McGuire ’83, Managing Director and Co-Head, Global Investment Citigroup

John C. Wilcox ’68, Senior VP and Head of Corporate Governance, TIAA-CREF

Human Rights at Harvard Law School

James L. Cavallaro, Clinical Professor of Law, Executive Director, Human Rights Program

Ryan Goodman, Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Director, Human Rights Program

About the Human Rights Program

The Fogg Art Museum

Harvard Museum of Natural History: The Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants

Building a Better Society: Alumni and Students Serving the Common Good

Alexander A. Boni-Saenz ’08, Elderly Unit, Greater Boston Legal Services; Health and Disability Advocates; ACLU Chicago

Betsy Cavendish, Executive Director, Appleseed

Douglas I. Foy ’73, Former Head, Conservation Law Foundation of New England

Lam Ho ’08, President, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau

Katherine R. Locker ’98, former Attorney Director, Children’s Services Education Unit, New York City Administration for Children’s Services

Roy L. Prosterman ’58, Founder, Rural Development Institute

With additional alumni and student participation

Digital Natives

John G. Palfrey, Jr. ’01, Clinical Professor of Law, Executive Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Meeting of the Harvard Law School Association

Presiding: Jay H. Hbert ’86, President, HLSA

All are invited

Cocktails and Dinner


Continental Breakfast

Concurrent Discussions

A Discussion Led by Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller ’58
, University Professor, New York University School of Law

James E. Causey, 2008 Harvard Nieman Fellow

Scott Harshbarger ’68, Senior Counsel, Proskauer Rose LLP; former Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bruce Ramer ’58, Senior Partner, Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown

With additional alumni participation

The Creative Life: Lawyers as Authors and Editors

Amy Gutman ’93, Author, “The Anniversary” and “Equivocal Death”

David A. Doheny ’58, Author, “David Finley: Quiet Force for America’s Arts”

Nancy Geary ’90, Author, “Redemption,” “Being Mrs. Alcott,” “Regrets Only,” and “Misfortune”

Helen Elaine Lee ’85, Author, “The Serpent’s Gift” and “Water Marked,” and Associate Professor, MIT Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies

Christina Meldrum ’01, Author, “Madapple”

Sabin Willett ’83, Author, “Present Value”

With additional alumni participation

A Conversation with the Dean

Introduction: Peter L. Malkin ’58

Elena Kagan ’86, Charles Hamilton Houston Professor of Law and Dean of the Faculty of Law

Reunion Luncheon

David Gergen ’67, Public Service Professor, John F. Kennedy School of Government; Director, Center for Public Leadership; Editor-at-Large, U.S. News & World Report; and a Senior Political Analyst, CNN. White House advisor to Presidents Nixon, Ford, Reagan and Clinton

Class Photographs


Class Symposia

1958 – A short discussion on Appleseed and general discussion with classmates
1968 – Forty Years: It was/was not what we expected. What now?
1973 – Topic to be determined
1983 – Topic to be determined
1998 – Work-Life Balance and Other Issues of Interest to the Class

Class Dinners



SUNDAY, MAY 4, 2008

Farewell Brunch