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Fall 2004 Cover
Fall 2004
Law and Terrorism
  • An Unconventional War:
    Do the old rules apply when the combatants don't wear uniforms and are willing to die with their victims?
  • The Costs of Going It Alone:
    Professor Philip Heymann '60 says a unilateral "war on terror" is counterproductive; congressional action is needed.
  • House Call:
    U.S. Reps. Jane Harman '69 and Christopher Cox '76 ('77) work to improve the health of homeland security and intelligence gathering.
  • Looking Backward in Order to Look Forward:
    9/11 Commissioner Jamie Gorelick '75 was determined to find the facts and get them out; some involved the government departments she'd helped run.

Summer 2004
Spotlight on Intellectual Property
  • Musical Choices:
    HLS professors propose different ways to address the proliferation of music downloading.
  • Copyright, Patent, Trademark--Apart and Together:
    Professor William Fisher III '82 examines the history--and the future--of intellectual property law.
  • Teaching IP:
    HLS faculty and students keep pace with the ever-changing world of intellectual property issues.
  • That's a RAP:
    Musicians learn about the law and students learn about music in an HLS clinical project.

Spring 2004
  • Answer Woman:
    Dean Elena Kagan '86 begins her tenure.
  • Two Paychecks, One Problem:
    Many families that rely on two incomes are closer to financial catastrophe than they think, says Professor Elizabeth Warren.
  • Cash Flow:
    HLS launches a $400 million fund-raising campaign.
  • A Time for Pride:
    Participants in the school's first GLBT reunion recount the changes in their lives and on campus.

Summer 2003
  • The End of an Era:
    After 14 years, Robert C. Clark ' 72 will soon leave the dean's office.
  • Gold Rush:
    Alumnae look at the world of law and the world of HLS as the school celebrates 50 years of women graduates.
  • Women's Education:
    Women faculty members talk about what their presence has meant for the school and for themselves.
  • Pearls of Wisdom:
    In a new book, Judith Richards Hope '64 details the travails and triumphs of her female classmates.
  • Nifty 50:
    After 50 years of graduating women, the school has produced prominent alumnae in law, business, academia and elsewhere. We highlight 50 of the many who have made a name for themselves and often have made history.

Spring 2003
  • Political Diversity:
    On the traditionally liberal HLS campus, conservative students find a home and a voice.
  • Where Everybody Knows Your Name:
    Their companies make products that are part of the everyday lives of people throughout the world.
  • International Intrigued:
    Faculty members are increasingly devoting their projects and passions to legal issues that reach beyond U.S. borders.
  • At the Top in the Valley:
    Alexander Cushing '39 left the legal profession to pursue a dream at a fledgling ski resort in California.

Fall 2002
  • What They've Learned in Politics:
    John Anderson LL.M. '49, Michael Dukakis '60, Patricia Schroeder '64, and Caspar Weinberger '41 recall the rewards and challenges of their long public service careers
  • What She Yearns for in Politics:
    Inside the campaign of Michigan Attorney General Jennifer Granholm '87
  • What They're Learning in Politics:
    Recent graduates and a current student run for office

Summer 2002
  • Campus Sites:
    The pros and cons of whether to move the law school to Allston
  • Rigorous and Vigorous:
    This year, 1Ls enjoyed smaller sections and more faculty interaction
  • A Measure of Justice:
    Eli Rosenbaum '80 is racing against time to find perpetrators of Nazi atrocities
  • The Student Is the Teacher:
    Students learn the skills needed to thrive in the academy

Spring 2002
  • Games Plan:
    Mitt Romney '75 gets Salt Lake City ready for the Winter Olympics
  • Helping Hands:
    Alumni make the world a better place
  • Behind the Walls:
    An HLS student-practice organization is the last line of defense for prison inmates
  • Wild Life:
    The photography of Bobby Haas '72
  • Western Lit:
    One hundred years ago, Owen Wister LL.B. 1888 published the definitive Western novel

Fall 2001
  • Capital Steps:
    Washington, D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams '87
  • Call to Arms:
    WWII soldiers who returned to HLS and to a new world
  • Out to the Ball Game:
    Sandy Alderson '76 talks balls and strikes
  • A Paris Match:
    HLS Worldwide Alumni Congress

Summer 2001
  • High Finance
  • Stain of History
  • Cause of Action
  • My Generation
  • Free Expression

Spring 2001
  • Justice the Reno Way
  • A Net Gain
  • Clive Davis '56 on the Record
  • A Student Vanishes

Fall 2000
  • A Legacy of Diversity
  • Not Just the Microsoft Judge
  • In a Father's Footsteps
  • Winning Isn't Everything
  • Class Notes Profiles

Summer 2000
  • HLS in Mourning
  • Declaration of Independence
  • Brennemans on the Bench
  • Project on Justice in Times of Transition
  • A Novel Idea

Spring 2000
  • The Soldier's Secretary
  • Taipei's High-Profile Mayor
  • The Double Life of George Abrams '57
  • The Continuing Story of Human Rights
  • Assessing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Death in Texas

Fall 1999 Cover
Fall 1999
  • An Afternoon in DC
  • At Large in LA
  • Day and Night in NYC
  • Touring Charleston, Mass
  • Class Notes Profiles

Summer 1999
  • Building in Cyberspace
  • Walk on the Wired Side
  • Congratulations, Dean Sullivan
  • Stuart Eizenstat
  • Navajo Nation Visits HLS

Spring 1999
  • Celebration 45: The Alumnae of Harvard Law Return to Cambridge
  • Celebration 45: Waiting for the HLS Door to Open
  • Lani Guinier: Present and Visible
  • Bok and Bowen: Affirming Affirmative Action
  • The Good Black: How Two HLS Roomates Became Author and Subject
  • Faculty Remembered: Elisabeth Owens and Judge A. Leon Higginbotham

Fall 1998 Cover
Fall 1998
  • All Roads Lead to Rome
  • Jacques Sales
  • Three Delegates to Rome
  • Remembering Justice Powell
  • Class Notes Profiles

Summer 1998 Cover
Summer 1998
  • Adventures of a Biographer
  • Parker's LEC Agenda
  • Warren on Business Bankruptcy
  • The Nobler Tradition of the Harvard Law Review
  • Steiker on Capital Punishment
  • The True Costs of Smoking
  • Ogletree in Court
  • Olin Gift Funds Law and Economics

Spring 1998 Cover
Spring 1998
  • Paul Weiler on Sports, Entertainment, and Media Law
  • HLS Names in Lights
  • Cinema Veritas: HLS in Hollywood
  • A Tribute to Professor Louis Loss

Fall 1997 Cover
Fall 1997
  • A Tribute to William J. Brennan, Jr. '31
  • Faculty Appointments
  • Class Notes Profiles