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  • Illustration: Burger sitting on the judge's stand

    Food Fight

    September 24, 2002

    The new battle against fast food has found an important ally in Richard Daynard '67, president of the Tobacco Control Resource Center at Northeastern University School of Law.

  • Farmhouse

    The Haunting of Hillsborough House

    September 24, 2002

    Former Harvard Law student John Bickford still hangs around his family home, though the Hillsborough, N.H., farmhouse where he grew up is now a bed-and-breakfast, his parents are dead--and so is he.

  • Irene Englund in front of airplane

    To Serve and to Honor

    September 24, 2002

    On Flag Day this year, when Irene Englund's ashes were placed at Arlington National Cemetery, soldiers fired a rifle salute, a bugler played taps, and an American flag was presented to Englund's daughter Julie.

  • Karen Freeman-Wilson

    Courting Recovery

    September 1, 2002

    It wasn't long before newly elected Judge Karen Freeman-Wilson '85 began to know the defendants by their first names--they just kept coming back to her Gary, Ind., courtroom.

  • Irene Khan

    Practitioner of Conscience

    September 1, 2002

    Amnesty International still fights torture, arbitrary detention, and unfair trials, says Secretary General Irene Khan LL.M. '79, but now it's also taking on hunger, illiteracy, and discrimination.

  • Family with children

    A Place of One’s Own

    September 1, 2002

    Roy Prosterman '58 wants people in the poorest countries to own property. Think of it, he says, as an insurance policy for the planet.

  • The Sorrow and the Hope

    July 1, 2002

    Benjamin Ferencz '43 had an opportunity Eli Rosenbaum could never have--to bring Nazis before a criminal tribunal. In 1947 Ferencz served as chief prosecutor in the Nuremberg trial of 22 SS officers, including six generals, accused of mass murder.

  • Eli Rosenbaum '80

    Never Forget

    July 1, 2002

    Eli Rosenbaum '80 is driven to bring Nazis to justice before it's too late.

  • Sasha Volokh picking out a gun

    At Home on the Range

    July 1, 2002

    Alexander "Sasha" Volokh '03 has started Harvard Law School's first target shooting club, for fun and trouble. In Harvard's "quite liberal" environment he thought he would see if he "could get some people steamed up."

  • Urban Cowboy

    April 1, 2002

    One hundred years ago, Owen Wister, a native of Philadelphia and an HLS graduate, published the definitive Western novel.

  • Passing the Bars

    April 1, 2002

    In defense of inmates, students in HLS's Prison Legal Assistance Project test their legal skills and their beliefs.

  • The Right of Women

    April 1, 2002

    Do you expect Harvard Law women to be card-carrying liberals? Then you haven't met Cameron Casey '03 or other members of the Alliance of Independent Feminists.

  • Call to Arms

    October 1, 2001

    The attack on Pearl Harbor impelled many Harvard Law School students to join the fight of their generation. Those who came back were changed men who had changed the world.

  • Pamela Coukos

    Firm Justice

    October 1, 2001

    In 1998 Pamela Coukos '94 became an associate at a firm that barely existed.

  • Mary Ann Glendon

    Glendon on Roosevelt and Rights

    September 12, 2001

    Professor Mary Ann Glendon set out to write a straightforward history of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. But Eleanor Roosevelt would not let her do it.

  • Charles Ogeltree stands in front of a brick building

    Breaking the Chain

    July 1, 2001

    Professor Charles Ogletree Jr. '78 and Randall Robinson '70 want to educate Americans about the lasting impact of slavery. A lawsuit will be part of that education.

  • Power to the People

    July 1, 2001

    Matthew Freedman ’99 is all charged up. Just ask him about the deregulation of California’s utilities. He’ll tell you in passionate detail the tortuous story…

  • The Times According to William Proctor

    July 1, 2001

    William Proctor ’66 recognizes the New York Times’s preeminence as the country’s newspaper of record. That’s why he reads it every morning, and why he’s…

  • In Defense of Disobedience

    September 28, 2000

    When police tear-gassed the giant sea turtle outside the World Trade Organization meeting last November, Katya Komisaruk ’93 sprang into action.

  • Home Is Where the Heart Is

    September 28, 2000

    Cheryl Mendelson ’81 a lawyer and professor of philosophy by training, demystifies the mysteries of housekeeping and presents an argument for the value of domestic life, in her best-selling book, In Home Comforts: The Art & Science of Keeping House.

  • Exile and the Writer

    August 28, 2000

    James Alan McPherson ’68 doesn’t practice law, but his career began to take shape when he was a student at HLS in Professor Paul Freund’s constitutional law class.