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John G. Roberts Jr.

  • Linda Chatman Thomsen ’79

    Linda Chatman Thomsen ’79

    January 30, 2019

    The first woman to serve as the director of the Division of Enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission, Linda Chatman Thomsen ’79 led the Enron investigation and expanded enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. She is now a partner in Davis Polk’s litigation department.

  • Supreme Court Workings

    Pulling Back the Curtain

    May 4, 2016

    It is the rare law review article that directly leads the Supreme Court to change how it does business. But that’s exactly what happened after the Harvard Law Review published an article in 2014 by Richard Lazarus, revealing how Supreme Court opinions get changed after issuance, with little public notice.

  • Uniting in Diversity

    April 8, 2016

    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 with Duncan Kennedy, and hours spent perusing newspapers from around the world at Out of Town News in the Square. HLS is also now the alma mater of one of his six daughters.

  • An Event Supreme

    May 4, 2015

    On Dec. 15, 2014, 34 Harvard Law alumni, from the Classes of 1971 to 2010, gathered at the U.S. Supreme Court to join the bar for the highest court in the nation.

  • Persuasion

    May 4, 2015

    Kannon Shanmugam on making his case before the Supreme Court

  • Magna, Cum Laude

    May 1, 2015

    800 years later, the ‘great charter’ still fascinates

  • The newest justice, in august company

    September 1, 2005

    John G. Roberts Jr. '79 is the first graduate of Harvard Law School to become chief justice of the United States.