First Year Dilemma
Scarcely two months after Registration, every entering student is thrust into the ordeal of his first Ames argument. Suddenly he must play the role of a lawyer with an appellate case to handle. Faced with a record from a trial court, he must write a brief and compose the oral argument he will soon present. For many a first year student, even with a member of the Board of Student Advisers to coach and advise him, the experience resembles seeing a lake for the first time and, after a few hints on technique, being thrown in and told to swim.
Prosecutor with a Calling
To be in a position where you can make a difference in the lives of your fellow citizens is one of the rare privileges of public life.
Talking About a Revolution
The Harvard Law School Library’s new exhibit celebrates HLS’s Bicentennial through the stories of some of the Library’s 2 million items and the people behind them. On view are historic photographs, striking rare books and early manuscripts, books published all over the world, fun glimpses of HLS Library history, and even an Awesome Box! Collections…
Thank you to everyone who attended, presented, volunteered, and participated at HLS in the World: The Bicentennial Summit. The summit was a tremendous success, and the credit goes to everyone in the HLS community. Coverage of the summit will be available soon.
HLS in the World officially begins with a procession from Harvard Law School to Sanders Theatre for a special program with Harvard University President Drew Faust, HLS Dean John F. Manning ’85, and Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States.
We are happy to announce the addition of a new session to the bicentennial summit: join Professor Lucian Bebchuk LL.M. ’80 S.J.D. ’84 in Corporate Rules and Practice for Long-Term Value Creation.