On world refugee day in June, Kofi Annan and Angelina Jolie urged the world to keep hope alive for millions of refugees. In a camp in eastern Africa, Scott Paltrowitz ’08 found that hope is often all that refugees have.
Neuman, formerly at Columbia, joined the Harvard Law faculty this summer as the J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law. He is the author of “Strangers to the Constitution: Immigrants, Borders, and Fundamental Law” (Princeton University Press, 1996).
A nationwide, longitudinal survey of today’s young J.D.s yields its first results Lawyers are happier in their careers than is generally believed—in the first few years out of law school, anyway. That’s just one of the findings of a wide-ranging study being conducted by Professor David B. Wilkins ’80 and the HLS Center on Lawyers […]
Writ Large: Faculty Books
Janet Halley offers a performance evaluation
Janet Halley spent six years writing "Split Decisions: How and Why to Take a Break from Feminism" (Princeton University Press, 2006), a groundbreaking book examining the contradictions and limitations of feminism in the law. Continue Reading
Law holds soldiers accountable. It’s also a weapon.
International law professor David Kennedy was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam era, but during his early years teaching at Harvard Law School he realized it was time to rethink his position on the valid use of military force. Continue Reading
Alumni Notes and Newsmakers
Hill Harper ’92 heard the same questions again and again. A graduate of Harvard Law School and the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and an actor currently starring on the hit TV show “CSI: NY,” Harper frequently visited schools to talk to black youths, many of whom told him how difficult and often hopeless it seemed to stay in school or pursue a career.