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  • David Gergen ’67

    Gergen speaks at HLS on the 2012 presidential race

    October 31, 2012

    Rarely has a presidential race been so hard to call, said David Gergen ’67, during a talk on Oct. 26 at Harvard Law School Fall Reunions. A former adviser to four presidents, a regular contributor to CNN and a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School, Gergen put the race between fellow HLS graduates Mitt Romney ’75 and President Barack Obama ’91 in historical perspective, analyzed its development, talked about its import—and made some predictions.

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    Jointly Held

    October 1, 2012

    A Harvard program immerses students in legal and business training.

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    The Long View

    October 1, 2012

    As two HLS graduates are vying to lead the United States, we asked six legal historians on the faculty to reflect on the connections between legal education and leadership.

  • Most Likely to Succeed?

    October 1, 2012

    For the first time in the history of U.S. presidential elections, both candidates of the major parties are graduates of Harvard Law School. Alumni remember the two presidential candidates as students.

  • HLS competing in 2012 election races

    September 27, 2012

    As two Harvard Law School grads compete for the U.S. presidency, the list of HLS affiliates running in congressional races across the country includes 19 alumni and one HLS faculty member. In the U.S. House of Representatives, nine are incumbents and eight are challengers running for the first time.

  • Mary Ann Glendon receives Evangelium Vitae Medal

    Glendon to advise Romney in his bid for the White House

    August 5, 2011

    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney ’75 recently announced that his Justice Advisory Committee will be co-chaired by HLS Professor Mary Ann Glendon along with Robert Bork and Richard Wiley. Leading a committee of 63 other lawyers, including HLS Professor Allen Ferrell ’95, they will advise Romney’s campaign on constitutional and judicial matters, homeland security, law enforcement, and regulatory issues.

  • Barack Obama and Tim Kaine

    Two HLS grads the focus of vice presidential speculation

    August 21, 2008

    As presidential candidates Barack Obama '91 and John McCain prepare for their parties' nominating conventions, rumors are swirling around two Harvard Law graduates as likely vice presidential candidates.

  • Mitt Romney

    Games Saver

    April 1, 2002

    Mitt Romney '75, CEO and president of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee, plans for a safe and sound Winter Olympics.