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  • In Memoriam – Fall 2001 Bulletin

    October 1, 2001

    1920-29 | 1930-39 | 1940-49 | 1950-59 | 1960-69 | 1970-79 | 1990-99 1920-1929 Lawrence B. Damon ’24-’25 of Barnstable, Mass., died April 17, 2001. He cofounded the Boston insurance…

  • Staehelin and Redstone Receive HLSA Awards

    October 1, 2001

    During the Law School's largest international gathering, two HLS alumni were honored for their work in the international arena--Jenö Staehelin LL.M. '65 for his accomplishments in the world of diplomacy and Sumner Redstone '47 for his achievements in the global marketplace.

  • A Message from the HLSA President

    October 1, 2001

    The Harvard Law School Association, like the Law School itself, reaches around the world. As part of its mission, the HLSA seeks to strengthen the bonds between Harvard Law School and its graduates in all countries.

  • Zanita Fenton

    A Bittersweet Track to Tenure

    October 1, 2001

    An Essay by Zanita Fenton

  • Howard Aibel

    A Conversation with Howard Aibel

    October 1, 2001

    Howard Aibel '51 recently retired as a partner of LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae. Previously he served for 28 years as ITT Corporation's general counsel, and prior to that he was internal antitrust litigation counsel at General Electric.

  • Man smiling

    Bachelor’s Decree

    October 1, 2001

    HLS Student Shawn McDonald was one of the "real guys" joining celebrities on People magazine's list of America's Top 50 Bachelors.

  • Eugene Wade

    Lessons of the Heart

    October 1, 2001

    Eugene Wade graduated from Morehouse College, Harvard Law School, and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. But he almost flunked out of high school. And that experience drove him to start his own charter school company, helping kids like himself--poor minority children in inner cities.

  • Academic Honors

    October 1, 2001

    While no HLS grad made it to the finals of the recent Harvard University presidential search, three alumni have attained the top title at other universities.

  • Mikva To Address ACS Kick-Off Event

    October 1, 2001

    In his speech, "Bringing Justice Back to Law," Mikva will argue that conservative lawyers have out hustled those on the left, which has resulted in a narrow interpretation of legal doctrine.

  • Coates named fellow in European Corporate Governance Institute

    John Coates Promoted to Professor of Law

    September 28, 2001

    John Coates, a corporate law expert and leader in the study of the legal profession, has been named a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School-a tenured position. Coates has served as an Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard since 1997.

  • Elena Kagan

    Elena Kagan Named Professor of Law

    September 26, 2001

    Elena Kagan, a former White House senior administrator and expert in administrative law, has been named a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School-a tenured position. Kagan served as a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School for the past two years.

  • Jackson Addresses America's Response to Terrorism

    September 25, 2001

    In his first public address on the September 11 attack on America, the Reverend Jesse Jackson called for the country to rise from the tragedy and lead a new world of coalition, of faith, and of economic and political justice

  • Watch the HLS Alumni Town Meeting

    September 22, 2001

    On Saturday, September 22 at 9:30 a.m., Harvard Law School will be hosted an alumni town meeting to discuss the school's Strategic Plan.

  • Panel to Examine Law and the Media

    September 20, 2001

    On Friday, September 21 at 2 p.m. in the Austin North classroom, Harvard Law School will host a panel discussion on the intersection of law and the modern media.

  • HLS Announces Sears Prize Recipients

    September 17, 2001

    Harvard Law School has awarded the Joshua Montgomery Sears, Jr. prize to four students for academic achievement. The prizes are awarded annually to the two students receiving the highest grade averages in the first year and to the two students receiving the highest averages in the work of the second year.

  • Harvard Law School Welcomes New Students

    August 30, 2001

    In his welcoming address, Dean Robert C. Clark called the incoming class, trailblazers as important as the Law School's first class in 1817. Clark noted that the incoming J.D. class will be divided into seven sections instead of the traditional four. This will result in smaller class sizes and greater student-faculty interaction.

  • Ogletree Presented with Houston Medallion

    August 29, 2001

    Harvard Law School Professor Charles Ogletree has been awarded the 2001 Charles Hamilton Houston Medallion of Merit by the Washington Bar Association. The award was presented in honor of Ogletree's work promoting social justice and equality.

  • A Conversation with Jenö Staehelin

    July 12, 2001

    Jenö Staehelin LL.M. ’65 is the Swiss ambassador to the United Nations. A member of the HLS Dean’s Advisory Board, Staehelin last fall hosted more…

  • In Memoriam – Summer 2001 Bulletin

    July 6, 2001

    1920-29 | 1930-39 | 1940-49 | 1950-59 | 1960-69 | 1970-79 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 1920-1929 William W. Johnson ’22-’23 of Aurora, Ind., died January 28, 2001. He worked for Union…

  • The Dean Saves the Day

    July 1, 2001

    For Dean Robert Clark ’72 it was just another day at the office when students in the Drama Society’s spring parody, License to Bill, called…

  • Lillian R. Berkman

    July 1, 2001

    Lillian R. Berkman, who with her late husband, Jack Berkman ’29, established the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School in 1997,…