Competent to Testify?

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.”

Day and Night in N.Y.C.

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.

Koh’s Human Rights Agenda

“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.

Morning News From Mora

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.

All My Love, Filly

FelixFrankfurter1906

The Law School now holds the voluminous correspondence Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter ’04 sent to his sister Estelle Frankfurter over a span of 31 years.

Swing Dancing for Public Interest

Swing Dancers (Summer 1999)

Danny Levin ’00 and Elizabeth Pipkin ’01 dazzled the packed Ames Courtroom with their spins and dips during this year’s sixth annual Public Interest Auction, at which swing dance lessons were among the items up for grabs.