Since April 1948, when the inaugural eight-page issue of the Harvard Law School Bulletin was sent to all graduates, the Bulletin has been covering the school, its students and—in more recent years—its alumni. Instead of the photos or illustrations that have adorned the cover in later years, that first issue led with news, like a letter from a cranky, truth-telling relative: The Class of 1948 had set “something of a record,” by all managing to graduate.