Spring 2005

In this Issue

Special Section:
HLS and Public Service

The '100 Percent' Goal
Dean Elena Kagan '86 believes public service should be part of every lawyer's life. At Harvard Law School, there are now more opportunities than ever to get involved.

It's Mandatory
Starting with the Class of '05, 40 hours of pro bono is a requirement. It's all (for the) good, students say.

Gateway to a Better World
Twenty years old, the Human Rights Program is finding new ways to send more advocates around the globe.

From 'Library Guy' to Governor?
Some remember Eliot Spitzer '84 as a quiet denizen of Langdell. Now, as attorney general of New York and a crusader against corporate greed, he says he's ready to be governor.

Letter from Baghdad
Nick Brown '02 gained fame as a contestant on the reality show "Survivor." Today his reality is the Green Zone in Baghdad, where he carries a laptop and a rifle as a U.S. Army JAG officer.

Departments

From the Dean
Letters: On the use of torture; discrimination against the first HLS women and more
Faculty Viewpoints: The elusive reporter's privilege
Hearsay
Ask the Professor: Takings under consideration
Recent Faculty Books
Class Notes
In Memoriam
Gallery: Ninety years of legal aid
Closing: Samuel Heyman '63