Andrew Manuel Crespo ’08 and Premal Dharia, leaders of the ambitious new Institute to End Mass Incarceration, take aim at ‘one of the defining civil rights issues of our time.’
Katherine Tai represents
In her new role as U.S. trade representative, Tai ’01 brings legal expertise, political savvy, and a deep commitment to American workers.
Off the bench and into the breach
Merrick Garland ’77 made the unusual choice to leave a lifetime appointment on the nation’s second most influential court to instead lead a federal agency with roughly 115,000 employees. Unusual, but not surprising, say those who know him well.
The battle for the ballot box
“We were prepared for everything with regard to this last election cycle, except for the levels to which people would stoop to try to stop democracy and deny the voice of the people,” says Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson ’04.
The Pentagon Papers case today
Does the First Amendment still protect the press when it lawfully receives classified information unlawfully obtained?
Ais has been immersed in a blend of advocacy, legal scholarship, and community building.
To retain the public’s trust, Justice Breyer argued, changes should come not from political reform, but in recommitment to ideals within the Court itself and in the American people.
Retiring faculty Betsy Bartholet and Jerry Frug are celebrated by former students.
Finding her voice
From her early years to the formation of her opera company, Cerise Lim Jacobs ’81 has charted an unexpected path.
‘I’m still trying to understand my role in this complex place’
Since January 2020, Rez Gardi has been living in Duhok, in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan Region.
A presidential journey
Obama covers well-known moments from that presidential campaign, such as the controversy that arose over his relationship with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, and lesser-known ones, such as a tense exchange with his then-rival Hillary Clinton on a tarmac.
HLS Authors: Selected Alumni Books Summer 2021
From the battles of Lev Gleason to a Civil War battle that changed a nation
Letter from the Dean
Dean Manning reflects on a difficult year, but one in which students, staff, and faculty showed exceptional resilience, commitment, creativity, and generosity.
A Sense of Place
Annette Gordon-Reed on her home state of Texas’ complex history.
Anna Lvovsky chronicles the policing of gay life in the mid-20th century.