Writ Large: Faculty Books

Professor Randall Kennedy

A Word of Trouble

A hypothetical: A reporter is going to interview Professor Randall Kennedy. The reporter says to a group of coworkers: "That is one righteous nigger." A colleague complains. The reporter, whose intent was to compliment the professor, is fired for using grossly offensive language. Continue Reading

Alumni Notes & Newsmakers

  • Tony Sutin '84

    To the Mountaintop

    Not everyone would trade a top job at the Department of Justice to teach at a brand-new law school nestled deep in the Appalachian Mountains.

  • Wesley Fastiff

    Keep on Truckin’

    With an office overlooking the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge, Wesley Fastiff '59 has one of the country's most spectacular views.

  • Tunnel Vision

    Boston to Brussels. Fast. Very fast. Less than three hours fast. This is Frank Davidson's dream.

  • Independent Production

    Marla Grossman '93 warns that it's not exactly a feel-good movie. But she certainly feels good about what she and HLS classmate Gary Barkin have accomplished: Their company, Sidekick Entertainment, has produced a film that won a George Foster Peabody Award in March.

  • Robert E. Bradney '50

    Lessons from a Cold January Day

    An Essay by Robert E. Bradney '50

  • Robert Byrnes and Jaime Marquart

    Ordinary People

    If you think every Harvard Law School student is, by definition, a shining star, the first line sticks with you like a chicken bone in your throat.

  • The Write Way illustration

    The Write Way

    It is incumbent upon legal practitioners to formulate their compositional efforts in a straightforward fashion. This is Ken Bresler's message.

  • Joy Covey ’89

    A Conversation with Joy Covey

    Joy Covey '89, a graduate of the J.D./M.B.A. program, recently wrapped up four years at Amazon.com, where she worked as the chief financial officer and strategist for the online retail giant.


At Your Service

Nicole De Sario '03 clears tables after lunch at the CASPAR Emergency Center for the homeless in Cambridge, as part of Harvard Law School's inaugural Springfest Volunteer Service Day on April 20. About 300 students took part in the event, which also included work at the Charles River Earth Day Cleanup, Habitat for Humanity, and the Greater Boston Food Bank. Continue Reading