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.Continue Reading »

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?Continue Reading »

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.Continue Reading »

HLS Authors: Selected Alumni Books

Alumni Books-Seattle Justice  HLB Fall 2015

“Seattle Justice: The Rise and Fall of the Police Payoff System in Seattle,” by Christopher T. Bayley ’66 (Sasquatch Books). In the early 1970s, as the newly elected prosecutor in King County, Washington, Bayley was intent on changing the culture of corruption in Seattle that had been in place for a century. His memoir tells the story […]Continue Reading »

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.Continue Reading »

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.Continue Reading »

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.Continue Reading »

Lasting Laughs

Jonathan Goldstein ’95  HLB Fall 2015

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

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.Continue Reading »

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.Continue Reading »