Profile: Robert Weary ’48

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Amid the quiet hills and streams of northeastern Kansas, Robert Weary ’48 has forged a dynamic dual career: running the Junction City law firm his father founded, and buying and building up companies, especially in the cable TV and radio industries.

Toward Equitable Child Care

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Professor Lucie White’s spring seminar Child Care, Development, Policy, and Women’s Work: Comparative Perspectives culminated in a late-April colloquium that brought together scholars, activists, and students for discussion of emerging issues involving women’s employment, social justice movements, and state policy regarding the unpaid or undercompensated care-taking —especially of young children—that women typically do.

Drum Major for Justice

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Professor Charles Ogletree, Jr. ’78 will complete several major writing projects begun by his late friend and mentor, A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., chief judge emeritus of the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals, who died in December.

Abram Chayes Honored at Reunions

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Professor Abram Chayes ’49 received the HLSA Award, the association’s highest honor, for his service as an “inspirational teacher and distinguished scholar, advocate for the rights of sovereign nations and the protection of the global environment, [and] beloved mentor to generations of Harvard Law students.”

Sir John Popham Restored to His Former Glory

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The portrait of Sir John Popham, chief justice of the King’s Bench during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, returned to the HLS Art Collection this spring after extensive restoration, his scarlet robe redder than it has been in years. Popham, whose likeness now hangs in the Caspersen Room in Langdell Hall, presided over some […]