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When Pamela Foohey '08 wanted to discuss a potential career as a law professor, she knew just where to turn. She sat down with Akiba Covitz, who, as director of Harvard Law School's Office of Academic Affairs, is offering advice to students and alumni interested in legal academia.
John Palfrey '01, a director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and Jonathan Zittrain '95, one of the world's leading experts on the legal policy issues surrounding the Internet, have accepted offers to join the tenured faculty at HLS. In addition to the new tenured professors, six other scholars will join the full time faculty.
Yes, that was Antonin Scalia strolling through the Harvard Law School campus on an April Saturday, along with veteran CBS News reporter Lesley Stahl.
HLS Professors William J. Stuntz and Elizabeth Warren were elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious scholarly societies.
At a standing-room-only event in Austin Hall this spring, five Harvard Law School students who served or are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces spoke about their experiences in Iraq.
Daryl Levinson, the Fessenden Professor of Law, joined the Harvard Law School faculty in 2005. He teaches and writes primarily about constitutional law and theory. He has been tasked by Dean Elena Kagan '86 with helping students and alumni who want to become law professors.
Alumni representing five HLS classes gathered on the law school campus at a reunion weekend in May. Panel discussions and lectures by distinguished alums marked the occasion.
They took different paths to get here and are headed in different directions as they leave. Here, a look at six graduates in the Harvard Law School Class of 2008.
In May, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a case which nearly 20 Harvard Law School Human Rights Program clinical students have worked on over the last three years.
In ceremonies held on June 4 and 5, the Harvard Law School Class of 2008 celebrated the end of one adventure and the beginning of many new ones.
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