Inside HLS

  • In humanity’s lost and found

    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.

  • Gerald L. Neuman ’80

    Strangers at the fence

    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).

  • David Wilkins

    Changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes

    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

Split Decisions book cover

Breathing new life into feminism

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 in the arsenal

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

Recent Faculty Books – Fall 2006

In “Judging under Uncertainty: An Institutional Theory of Legal Interpretation” (Harvard University Press, 2006), Professor Adrian Vermeule ’93 takes up the question: How should judges interpret statutes and the Constitution? Continue Reading

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