Obama first made history at HLS

It was as a law student that Obama first made history—and national headlines—when he was elected the first black president of the Harvard Law Review in the spring of 1990. And as a law student, Obama met many professors and classmates who would prove helpful in his meteoric political rise from state senator to president […]

A Commander in Chief

In law school, Barack Obama ’91 already looked—and led—like a future president.