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  • 21 Equals $1.12M for HLS Student

    July 5, 2000

    Even with law firm salaries skyrocketing, graduating Harvard Law School students will have trouble matching fellow 3L Rahim Oberholtzer's $1.12 million earnings from two hours of work in January.

  • Hemenway Gym Gets in Shape

    July 5, 2000

    Just in time to help relieve the stress of finals, students celebrated the reopening of Hemenway Gymnasium on April 5. The renovated gym features $100,000 of new fitness equipment, a larger weight room and an improved aerobics area.

  • Panel Examines Influence of Popular Culture on Criminal Defense

    July 5, 2000

    A panel that included many former members of the Harvard Defenders marked the 50th anniversary of the group by examining the widely misunderstood role of the defender in the courtroom and in society.

  • Brennemans on the Bench

    June 18, 2000

    Juvenile court Judge Frederica Brenneman '53 serves as inspirations and adviser for the hit television drama Judging Amy, starring her daughter, Amy Brenneman.

  • Memorial Service for Professor Gary Bellow

    May 25, 2000

    A memorial service was held for Harvard Law School Professor Gary Bellow on Thursday, May 25, at 2:00 p.m. in Sanders Theatre, Harvard University. A reception followed in Pound Hall, Ropes-Gray Room, 2nd floor, 1563 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge.

  • Professor Byse Receives Boston University Award

    May 12, 2000

    Clark Byse, Harvard Law School Byrne Professor of Administrative Law, Emeritus, has received the Silver Shingle Award from Boston University's School of Law.

  • Memorial Service for Professor James Vorenberg

    May 10, 2000

    A memorial service will be held for Professor James Vorenberg, former Harvard Law School Dean, on May 10 at 2 p.m. in Memorial Church, Harvard University. A reception will follow in the Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge.

  • HLS Expands Pioneering Loan Forgiveness Program

    April 28, 2000

    Dean Robert C. Clark has announced an extensive expansion of Harvard Law School's loan forgiveness program, making it one of the most generous programs of its kind in the country.

  • Law School Improves Financial Aid Program

    April 28, 2000

    Harvard Law School has announced improvements to the overall financial aid program.

  • Peter Allan Atkins ’68: A consummate corporate lawyer

    April 25, 2000

    Although Peter Allan Atkins ’68 dismisses "star" labels, preferring to be viewed as an all-around corporate lawyer, the Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom partner is nationally acclaimed as a mergers and acquisitions expert.

  • Assessing the Universal Declaration

    April 25, 2000

    Professor Mary Ann Glendon and Makau Mutua LL.M. '85 S.J.D. '87 weigh in on this influential half-century-old human rights document (1948), a major topic at the fall celebration of HRP's 15th anniversary.

  • Taipei’s High-Profile Mayor

    April 25, 2000

    The new leader of Taiwan's capital city, Ma Ying-jeou S.J.D '81 has already tackled a controversy over prostitutes' licenses and overseen disaster relief following an earthquake. Now he's busy working on public safety and creating "an Internet city."

  • Parenting Choices, Professor Martha A. Field and Valerie A. Sanchez

    April 25, 2000

    In their new book, excerpted below, Martha A. Field and Valerie A. Sanchez present their views of American legal doctrine and social policies that have influenced and still govern procreation and parenting by persons with retardation.

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    Gerald Frug’s Alternative Vision of Urban America

    April 25, 2000

    The Bulletin interviews Professor Gerald Frug about his new book which gives readers a sense of how the incentive system built into local government law has helped generate suburban sprawl.

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    Elizabeth Bartholet Challenges the Child Welfare System

    April 25, 2000

    The Bulletin interviews Elizabeth Bartholet about her recent book, which looks at how policies affect children victimized by abuse and neglect.

  • Death in Texas

    April 25, 2000

    Sandra Babcock '91 fought long and hard on behalf of client Stanley Faulder, a Canadian citizen who spent 22 years on death row, employing a novel legal argument in her struggle to save his life.

  • The Human Rights Program at fifteen

    April 25, 2000

    Professor Henry Steiner '55, founder of the program, reflects on the agenda of HRP at Harvard and beyond, and the HLS graduates "battling in the trenches" for the human rights movement worldwide.

  • The Double Life of George Abrams ’57

    April 25, 2000

    Even as a Law School student, Abrams was drawn to the world of art. He has divided has time between lawyering and collecting, building with his wife, Maida, one of the world's preeminent collections of seventeenth-century Dutch drawings. Recently, this famous collecting duo made a dazzling gift to the Fogg.

  • The Soldier’s Secretary

    April 25, 2000

    Ever on the move, Louis Caldera ’86 (’87), the 17th Secretary of the Army and its top communicator, lends his ear to enlisted men and women worldwide, communicating the changing mission of an Army in transformation.

  • Zolt Named Director of ITP

    April 16, 2000

    Eric Zolt has been appointed Director of the International Tax Program at Harvard Law School, Visiting Professor of Law, and John Harvey Gregory Lecturer on World Organizations effective July 1, 2000.

  • Abram Chayes, 77

    April 16, 2000

    International Law Professor Abram Chayes, 77, who served as the Kennedy Administration's chief international lawyer at the height of the Cold War and who taught at Harvard Law School for over four decades, died on Sunday, April 16 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston of complications from pancreatic cancer. He was a resident of Cambridge, Massachusetts.