Taking Faith

Therese Rohrbeck ’08

While in Guatemala this winter, Therese Rohrbeck touched what remains of The Dream of Pope Gregory IX.

The Slugfest, in Historical Perspective

Kenneth Mack

Some say the Clinton-Obama fight reflects a historical tension between blacks and women in the struggle for equality. A legal historian says the truth is not so simple—and far more interesting.

War Crimes Through the Looking Glass

Alex Whiting and students

This January, when the trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor resumed in The Hague, much of the world was watching. So were 11 Harvard Law students—from about 20 feet away.

Greiner trains litigators to get the most from number crunchers

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Jim Greiner, an HLS assistant professor of law, created a unique course as a joint endeavor between HLS and the Harvard statistics department, where Greiner, who holds a Ph.D. in statistics, is an affiliate. The 13 law students will be taking and defending two depositions each, one involving a political redistricting hypothetical and the other involving an employment discrimination case.

Intermission

Elena Kagan

The past five years have brought remarkable growth and change to Harvard Law School. Here, the Bulletin takes a time-out for a brief recap and puts five questions to Dean Elena Kagan ’86.