Spring 2006

In this Issue

Special Section:
Harvard Takes the Bench

A View from the Top
After 11 years as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and more than 25 years as a judge, Stephen Breyer '64 talks to the Bulletin about his job, leading a balanced life and the need for "active liberty."

The Working Lives of Judges
So, what, exactly, is an "activist judge"? Most judges say they don't have time to think about it.

Judging for the Human Race
When Navi Pillay LL.M. '82 S.J.D. '88 was growing up in South Africa, there was no international court in which apartheid could be prosecuted as a crime against humanity. Now there is--and she's on it.

A day-by-day account of the run-up to the Ames Moot Court Finals--and some thoughts afterward from the chief justice of the state of Ames (aka David Souter '66)


From the Dean
Letters: Negotiation, the Middle East and a missing Story (Joseph, that is)
In the Classroom: The Ultimatum Game
Hearsay: Faculty short takes
Recent Faculty Books: From Heymann, Fisher and Shapiro, Bordone and Dershowitz
Student Snapshot: Bridging the gulf between the haves and have-nots
Ask the Professor: Design for living
Class Notes
In Memoriam
Gallery: The first tribunal for "the laws of God and man"
Closing: Michael R. Klein LL.M. '67