Bridging theory and practice in corporate law

For the last several years, former Harvard Law School Dean Robert C. Clark ’72 has broken with tradition in teaching his mergers and acquisitions course. It isn’t enough to read leading cases, he realized; students still may leave the classroom without any real understanding of how to structure a deal, identify and avoid pitfalls, and recognize why personalities matter—in short, how M&As work in the real world.

Making the case for Elena Kagan

In the following op-eds, HLS professors Charles Fried, Randall L. Kennedy, Lawrence Lessig, Charles Ogletree, Ronald S. Sullivan, Visiting Lecturer Tom Goldstein, and former HLS Dean Robert C. Clark write in support of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, former HLS Dean and current Solicitor General.

The Man of the Moment

Stepping down after 14 years as dean, Robert Clark ‘ 72 has changed the institution with the money he raised, the faculty he nurtured and the programs he shaped. Underlying it all is an unflagging devotion to Harvard Law School.

The New 1L

For the first time in decades, HLS has changed the basic structure of its first-year experience, and students and faculty are singing the praises of The New 1L.

The Dean Saves the Day

  For Dean Robert Clark ’72 it was just another day at the office when students in the Drama Society’s spring parody, License to Bill, called on him to simultaneously deliver punch lines and save the School from destruction. In the play, Clark (flanked by Nancy Trainer ’01 and Aaron Rosenberg ’02) comes to the […]