Many young children who understand the difference between truth and lies are nonetheless deemed incompetent to testify in court, according to developmental psychologist Tom Lyon ’87, “because lawyers ask them questions that are too abstract for their stage of development.”
Banker and community builder Deborah Wright ’84, Parks Commissioner Henry J. Stern ’57 and longtime Legal Aid lawyer Stephen Pokart ’65 all make their living in N.Y.C.
Belinda Smith Walker ’71, executive director of Girls and Gangs (G&G), and partners in law and public activism Stephen English ’75 and Molly Munger ’74 are all Harvard alumni residing in L.A.
Wilma A. Lewis ’81 is the new U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia.
Charlestown Lacrosse founder Zack Lehman ’98 gives the Bulletin a tour of Charlestown, Mass.
“My job is to try to advance and increase human freedom, through reporting, persuasion, criticism, and advocacy,” says Yale Law School Professor Harold Hongju Koh ’80, who became assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights, and labor in November 1998.
A familiar face to TV viewers around the country, Antonio Mora LL.M. ’81 became news anchor for ABC’s Good Morning America in January.
David Smith ’61 is on leave as vice-dean of Harvard Law School, serving for two years as acting dean of City University of Hong Kong School of Law.