The New World of Islamic Legal Studies

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"We ordinarily don't try to respond to the news of the hour," said Frank Vogel, director of the HLS Islamic Legal Studies Program. But for Vogel, like for so many other people, everything changed on September 11.

Progressive Legal Organization Established at HLS

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Twenty years ago, the Federalist Society was founded to change the way people think about the law. It has done its job well, say members of a new HLS student organization that champions liberal values in the law.

Students Establish Public Service Award

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In memory of an HLS professor known as a champion of public interest law, HLS students have created the Gary Bellow Public Service Award. Bellow '60, who founded the School's Clinical Program, died in April 2000.

A Portrait of Diversity

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Sometimes a painting is not just a work of art. That's the case with the most recent addition to the HLS collection, praised not only for its style but for all it represents.

New Course on Legal Practice Gets Down to Business

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As part of its Strategic Plan, HLS has instituted a program that introduces new students to the practical skills needed in the legal world.

Novel Pursuit

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Murad Kalam '02 sprinkles his conversation with name after name after name: Toni Morrison, Saul Bellow, Norman Mailer, W.H. Auden, Virginia Woolf.

The Right of Women

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Do you expect Harvard Law women to be card-carrying liberals? Then you haven't met Cameron Casey '03 or other members of the Alliance of Independent Feminists.

Hearsay: Spring 2002

Several HLS faculty members have written about the response to the terrorist attacks of September 11. Excerpts from selected opinion pieces follow.