Presidential adviser on health care
Robert Greenwald, lecturer on law and director of the Health Law and Policy Clinic and the LGBT law clinic at the WilmerHale Legal Services Center, was appointed to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. The 24-member council provides advice to the president through the secretary of Health and Human Services on domestic and global HIV/AIDS policy issues. Greenwald founded Harvard Law School’s Health Law and Policy Clinic, which was awarded a two-year $200,000 grant from the Ford Foundation in December.
Lessons from ancient Athens
On Dec. 14, at Columbia University, Professor Adriaan Lanni gave the annual Kyriakos Tsakopoulos Lecture on Aristotle and the Moderns, focusing on Aristotle’s relevance to contemporary debates. The title of Lanni’s talk was “Reconciliation after Mass Atrocity: Lessons from Ancient Athens.” An expert in ancient law and criminal law, Lanni is the author of “Law and Justice in the Courts of Classical Athens” and a forthcoming book, “Law and Order in Ancient Athens.”
New president of the Harvard Law Review
Zachary Schauf ’11 was elected the 124th president of the Harvard Law Review in January. Schauf has a B.A.S. in history and mathematics from Stanford University and an M.Phil. in modern Middle Eastern studies from Oxford University. He worked as a writer and editor in Washington, D.C. before starting law school.
Souter to speak at Harvard
David H. Souter ’66, who served nearly two decades on the U.S. Supreme Court before stepping down in 2009, will be the principal speaker at the afternoon exercises of Harvard University’s 359th Commencement on May 27 in the Tercentenary Theatre of Harvard Yard.
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