The women who questioned Wall Street: Sheila Bair, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and Mary Schapiro on holding financial industries accountable

Wall Street Reforms

After their warnings about excesses and corrupt practices on Wall Street went unheeded but proved accurate, former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair, former SEC Chair Mary Schapiro, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, formerly a bankruptcy professor at Harvard Law School, set about trying to institute meaningful financial reforms from inside federal agencies and through politics.

Selected Alumni Books

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“Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice,” by Adam Benforado ’05 (Crown)
Drawing on research in psychology and neuroscience, the associate professor of law at Drexel University points to rampant injustices that stem from the legal system—not caused by corruption or ill will but simply by the way our minds work.

In Memoriam – Spring 2015

1940-1949 Leonard C. Meeker ’40 Nov. 29, 2014 (Obituary) Alfred G. Boylan ’42 March 8, 2015 (Obituary) Lester A. Lazarus ’46 Sept. 24, 2011 (Obituary) Donald L. Austin ’48 Jan. 19, 2015 (Obituary) Thomas E. Bennett ’48 Feb. 26, 2015 (Obituary) Thomas E. Braswell Jr. ’48 Feb. 23, 2014 (Obituary) Jack C. Briscoe ’48 Dec. […]