Watch: Closing the Information Gap: Romney Cites Increasing Polarization in US and the Risk it Carries

Mitt Romney ’75, former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential nominee, visiting Harvard Law School (HLS) for a Q&A session hosted by Dean Martha Minow, encouraged a renewed civility in politics and society, emphasizing the difference one person can make through serving others.

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Judge Isaac Parker

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Margaret Montoya '78

Versatile and Nimble

Thought for Food: Contemplating New Regulations in a Global Economy

The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau at 100

The New Age of Surveillance

I was elected by the women of Ireland, who instead of rocking the cradle, rocked the system.

Mr. Special Prosecutor

By Julia Collins. Harvard Law Bulletin, Summer 1997

A generation has passed since Watergate and the Saturday Night Massacre catapulted Archibald Cox '37 to the center of national attention. After Watergate Professor Cox resumed quieter legal pursuits: teaching at the Law School, chairing the national citizens' lobbying group Common Cause, handling pro bono cases, recommending court reforms in Massachusetts, and writing articles and books.

Notes from the Diary and Letters of Rutherford B. Hayes when a Law Student

During his time as a student, Rutherford B. Hayes kept a diary and wrote many letters. The following excerpts from his diary and letters are printed through the courtesy of the Hayes Memorial Library, Fremont, and the Ohio Sate Archaeological and Historical Society, Columbus. They are from the Life of Rutherford Birchard Hayes by Charles Richard Williams published in 1928 in Columbus, Ohio.

You don’t need eyes to see, you need a vision.