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  • An Afternoon in D.C.

    September 25, 1999

    Wilma A. Lewis ’81 is the new U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia.

  • Touring Charleston, Mass.

    September 25, 1999

    Charlestown Lacrosse founder Zack Lehman '98 gives the Bulletin a tour of Charlestown, Mass.

  • Koh’s Human Rights Agenda

    September 25, 1999

    "My job is to try to advance and increase human freedom, through reporting, persuasion, criticism, and advocacy," says Yale Law School Professor Harold Hongju Koh ’80, who became assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights, and labor in November 1998.

  • Morning News From Mora

    September 25, 1999

    A familiar face to TV viewers around the country, Antonio Mora LL.M. ’81 became news anchor for ABC’s Good Morning America in January.

  • All My Love, Filly

    July 28, 1999

    The Law School now holds the voluminous correspondence Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter ’04 sent to his sister Estelle Frankfurter over a span of 31 years.

  • Profile: Robert Weary ’48

    July 25, 1999

    Amid the quiet hills and streams of northeastern Kansas, Robert Weary ’48 has forged a dynamic dual career: running the Junction City law firm his father founded, and buying and building up companies, especially in the cable TV and radio industries.

  • Abram Chayes Honored at Reunions

    June 25, 1999

    Professor Abram Chayes ’49 received the HLSA Award, the association’s highest honor, for his service as an "inspirational teacher and distinguished scholar, advocate for the rights of sovereign nations and the protection of the global environment, [and] beloved mentor to generations of Harvard Law students."

  • Eloquent voice for the oppressed: Harry A. Blackmun 1908-1999

    June 24, 1999

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun ’32 died March 4 at age 90. Appointed to the Court in 1970 by President Nixon, he retired in 1994 after a 24-year career on the Court marked by a movement from moderate conservatism to outspoken liberalism.

  • Kathleen Sullivan: Stanford’s new law dean

    June 24, 1999

    Nearly a decade ago Kathleen Sullivan’s first argument before the U.S. Supreme Court prompted American Lawyer to observe that the young Harvard Law professor was "on the fast-track to forensic stardom."

  • Taking on the Unfinished Business of the Twentieth Century

    June 24, 1999

    For several years now, Eizenstat has been deeply involved in what he calls "the unfinished business of the twentieth century." For him that business is accounting for the astonishing array of assets looted by the Nazis, and securing some long-delayed justice for Holocaust survivors and victims’ families.

  • Champion Associate

    June 17, 1999

    When he’s not working on major real estate transactions, Boise Ding ’93 can often be spotted perfecting his double axel at the Pasadena Ice Skating Center in Pasadena, California.

  • Writing

    Writing “The Good Black”

    April 26, 1999

    How two HLS roommates became author and subject.

  • Celebration 45

    February 25, 1999

    Since the first alumnae of 1953, more than 5,000 women have claimed their place at HLS. Hundreds came back to the School in November to applaud Attorney General Janet Reno '63 as she accepted the Celebration 45 Award, and to connect with the other remarkable women of Harvard Law.