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  • An illustration featuring a line drawing of Mary Ann Glendon in profile and of the coat of arms of the Holy See

    An Outsider Inside the Vatican

    May 3, 2024

    Mary Ann Glendon shares her experiences with the Holy See and her observations on how “three very different popes” navigated the challenges of a rapidly changing world. 

  • A portrait of a woman

    Justice for All

    December 20, 2023

    After serving as a law professor and dean, Verna Williams ’88 now advocates for public service and seeks to expand legal representation

  • Illustration: A city is being swept up by an ocean wave

    Flood Warning

    June 27, 2023

    In her book “Charleston: Race, Water, and the Coming Storm,” Susan Crawford digs beneath the surface of the celebrated city to reveal economic and racial disparities, as well as a crisis of increasing flooding, upending the lives of its most vulnerable residents

  • Portrait of Imani Perry on a campus

    Freedom Writer

    June 27, 2023

    Author and professor Imani Perry ’00 strives ‘to dig deep enough for the truth to flood in.’

  • Jennifer Walker Elrod on the bench judging Ames Moot Court finals

    An Appealing Place

    June 27, 2023

    Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod ’92 has long gravitated toward the courtroom.

  • Illustration: Three female

    A Primate Example

    June 27, 2023

    Diane Rosenfeld presents a model from the animal world 
that she says would empower and protect women

  • Diane Rosenfeld.

    ‘Make your world and the world of all your sisters better’

    March 27, 2023

    Diane Rosenfeld presents a model from the animal world that she says would empower and protect women.

  • A man walks with several others in India

    A Broad Perspective

    February 14, 2023

    As U.S. ambassador to India, HLS alumnus Kenneth Juster drew on a career that has encompassed law, business, and government

  • portrait of Cass Sunstein in his office

    A Tingly Sensation

    February 14, 2023

    Professor Cass Sunstein, who has been cited as “one of the most wide-ranging, original, prolific, and influential scholars of our time," on the writing life

  • An illustration of a wearing a black judges robe standing in front of a courthouse

    The Civil Rights Queen and Her Court

    July 16, 2022

    Tomiko Brown-Nagin’s book recounts the remarkable — and too little-known — life and achievements of civil rights lawyer and judge Constance Baker Motley

  • A wide portrait of man wearing jeans leaning against a railing in a stairwell with a glass and brick wall

    Power to the People

    July 15, 2022

    With Beyond Legal Aid, Lam Ho ’08 establishes a new model for public interest law

  • Man in a referee uniform on a football field

    At the Top of His Game

    July 15, 2022

    National Football League referee Ron Torbert ’88 reaches the pinnacle of his profession: Officiating the Super Bowl.

  • A man is standing at the front of a courtroom before a judge with a woman by his side as he is being sworn in to office

    Home Court

    January 31, 2022

    “There aren’t a lot of jobs where your only job is to figure out what the law is and apply it to the facts without anybody from the outside pressuring you to take a certain position or view it in a certain way,” says Jonathan Papik.

  • Illustration a man at a podium in front of six microphones with a social media logo or a social media response attached to each mic.

    Bad News

    January 31, 2022

    With the rise of social media and the decline of traditional news outlets, especially local news, “constitutional democracy itself is in the balance,” writes Minow in her new book.

  • Illustration of a group of people standing like columns with their hands up supporting the top of the U.S. Supreme Court building

    A Position of Authority

    January 31, 2022

    In his book “The Authority of the Court and the Peril of Politics,” Justice Stephen Breyer explored how the Court can continue to maintain its vital role as a check on the rest of the government.

  • Man in an office looking at papers at a desk in front of a bookshelf

    Out of Afghanistan

    October 5, 2021

    Everything changed for Saeeq Shajjan LL.M. ’10, a lawyer from Kabul, Afghanistan, and his country when the Taliban entered the gates of the city.

  • Woman at a table with a folder in front of her gesturing and talking to another woman

    A special responsibility

    September 9, 2021

    As special master of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, or VCF, Rupa Bhattacharyya ’95 is working to ensure that fair compensation goes to the victims of the attacks.

  • Woman wearing a black and white fur dress leaning on the floor with two pigs by her side

    Finding her voice

    August 22, 2021

    From her early years to the formation of her opera company, Cerise Lim Jacobs ’81 has charted an unexpected path.