A Supreme Opera


“Scalia/Ginsburg,” a comic opera by Derrick Wang, had its world premiere this summer in Virginia. Among those in the audience for the premiere was Justice Ginsburg herself.

A Powerful Platform


Halfway into his term as president of the Harvard Law School Association, Salvo Arena LL.M. ’00 says one of the questions he hears most often when he meets with other alumni is, What exactly is the HLSA and what does it do?

A European (Re)Union

HLSA of Europe HLS Fall 2015

This past May, Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow joined HLSA President Salvo Arena LL.M. ’00 and more than 200 other alumni at a celebration to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Harvard Law School Association of Europe, held at the Cercle de l’Union Interalliée in Paris.

A Passion for Reform

Robinson HLB Spring 2015

Jeff Robinson ’81 worked as a Seattle criminal defense lawyer for 34 years—a span of time that, he notes, “basically coincided with the largest increase in our incarcerated population in the history of the United States.” Now, as the newly appointed director of the ACLU’s Center for Justice, he will be tackling that metastasis head-on.

A Leader on National Security

Adam Schiff has carved a niche as the top Intelligence Committee Democrat

A Leader on National Security

After 15 years in Congress, Adam Schiff has emerged as a leading Democratic voice on national security.

The Power of the Outsider

Edith Ramirez ’92 HLB Fall 2015

As head of the primary govern­ment agency tasked with protecting the rights of consumers, Edith Ramirez has focused much of her efforts on digital privacy.

Lasting Laughs

Jonathan Goldstein ’95  HLB Fall 2015

Jonathan Goldstein’s unconventional path helped propel him to success in the entertainment industry.

Tenacity Rewarded

Yas Banifatemi HLB 2015 (preferred image)

The Yukos case—with its largest-ever arbitration award—was the culmination of Yas Banifatemi's career in international arbitration, which took root at Harvard.

Leadership profile: A conversation with James A. Attwood Jr. J.D./M.B.A. ’84

James A. Attwood Jr. J.D./M.B.A. ’84 HLB Fall 2015

As the law school’s Campaign for the Third Century kicks off Oct. 23, it finds itself in very able hands: One of its co-chairs is Jim Attwood J.D./M.B.A. ’84.