News and Views from the HLS Community
Harvard Law Survivor
What's the difference between Harvard Law School and Survivor? Harvard Law School is easier
to get into, and Survivor is easier to get kicked out of.
Adjunct Professor Michael Levine likes to see airlines compete. But he fears new
consolidation may kill the competitive industry he helped create as an official at the
Civilian Aeronautics Board. So he's become a vocal critic of United and American Airlines'
proposed purchase of US Airways.
The Cart Before the Court
Casey Martin's legal battle to use a golf cart during PGA tournaments will not affect many other
golfers. Yet the case could affect the lives of many disabled Americans, according to Assistant
Professor Samuel Bagenstos '93.
The search committee that ultimately chose Lawrence Summers as the 27th president of Harvard University
originally considered hundreds of candidates for the job. One of those charged with narrowing this
substantial pool was Conrad Harper '65--the only HLS graduate on the presidential search committee.
Bush Taps HLS Grads for Administration
A new president may occupy the White House, but Harvard Law remains well represented at the top of government.
The Times According to William Proctor
William Proctor '66 recognizes the New York Times's preeminence as the country's newspaper of record. That's
why he reads it every morning, and why he's written a book lambasting it.
Power to the People
Matthew Freedman '99 is all charged up. Just ask him about the deregulation
of California's utilities. He'll tell you in passionate detail the tortuous
story of a market-based disaster underwritten by the state's consumers
while others reap the profit.
A Lodge Out West
In the land of the bean and the cod (that's Boston for those of you who have forgotten),
it was once said that the Cabots speak only to the Lodges.
Naming Rights...and Wrongs
Certain lawyers might say that it depends on what the definition of "at" is.