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Tama Matsuoka Wong

One Woman’s Weeds

Tama Matsuoka Wong ’83 was a securities lawyer in Hong Kong when her toddler began to suffer from such severe allergies that she was hospitalized. When it became clear that the problem was related to processed foods, Wong and her family returned to the U.S., where they could have better control over what they ate.
First lady Michelle Obama in the White House Kitchen Garden with local elementary school students

Victory Gardener

First Lady Michelle Obama ’88 on cultivating a healthier future for children.

The Paper Chase Post-Paper

At Harvard Law School and its library, digital experts are busy inventing the future of textbooks, the classroom and information access.
Jennifer Lin

Leading Women

This fall, more than 600 alumnae from around the country and the world came back to Harvard Law School for “Celebration 60: Leaders for Change—Women Transforming our Communities and the World.” We interview four participants on their experiences effecting change.

Teaching & Learning

Destination: Asia

In June, a delegation from Harvard Law School led by Dean Martha Minow embarked on a 15-day, five-stop visit to East Asia and to the fore of fast-moving developments and challenges across the region.

Teaching & Learning

Food for Thought

The HLS Library collection includes books and documents that highlight some of the historical rules and regulations surrounding everything comestible.

Alumni Notes and Newsmakers

  • Amanuel Andemicael and Arnold Mytelka

    A Friendship Endures Across Continents and Time

    Arnold Mytelka ’61 can no longer remember just how he met Amanuel Andemicael LL.M. ’60. But, as Mytelka recalls now, something always stood out about the man who would become his lifelong friend.

  • Standing Up for Gideon’s Mandate

    Standing Up for Gideon’s Mandate

    In 2007, Corey Stoughton ’02 began a long, serpentine journey through New York courts when she filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of 20 criminal defendants claiming the state’s public defender system had failed them. If all goes as scheduled, Stoughton, a lawyer with the New York Civil Liberties Union, will be in an Albany courtroom in March, when the case finally goes to trial.

  • Lloyd Blankfein

    Goldman Sachs’ CEO at HLS

    Offering humorous quips and reflecting on his always challenging role as chair and CEO of Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein ’78 discussed his company, regulation and the state of the economy, as part of a question-and-answer session with Dean Martha Minow during Reunions Weekend in October.

Letter from the Dean

Journeys Far and Near