Inside HLS

  • Not on Her Watch: Rebecca Hamilton ’07 works to stop genocide now

    Few students admitted to Harvard Law School question whether they should build roads instead. But when Rebecca Hamilton '07 spent the summer of 2004 in Sudan trying to help thousands of displaced people get home, she found herself longing for such concrete solutions for the war-torn country.

  • Professor Jody Freeman

    Cooling Off the Planet

    Which works better--regulation or market-based initiatives? We ask Jody Freeman, who joined the HLS faculty this year.

  • Faculty Pro Bono, Four Takes

    When Professor Elizabeth Bartholet ’65 spoke at a conference on international adoption in Guatemala City early this year, she addressed a room full of activists, lawyers and politicians. But at the heart of her speech, and her pro bono advocacy, are children–living in institutions or foster care around the world.

  • Once more, with feeling

    For decades, negotiators have struggled to "separate the people from the problem," one of the cardinal rules set forth in the seminal book "Getting to Yes." But what if the people are the problem--or at least appear to be?

  • Alternative lawstyle

    Alternative lawstyle

    Frank E.A. Sander '52 had nearly two decades under his belt teaching tax and family law at HLS when Chief Justice Warren Burger tapped him to present a paper on alternative dispute resolution 29 years ago.