Children, according to Professor Charles Fried, are natural lawyers.
Professor Alan Dershowitz reveals how notable trials throughout history have helped shape the nation in “America on Trial: The Cases That Define Our History” (Warner Books, May 2004).
Three days after the U.S. Supreme Court kicked off its 2003-2004 term, HLS faculty members evaluated the Court’s recent decisions and forecast its upcoming cases.
Affirmative action remains contested terrain even among its proponents, as was evident in a debate between two Harvard Law School faculty members in the fall.
Professor Charles Fried, a former U.S. solicitor general and justice on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court discusses judicial confirmation battles and his recent cases before the Supreme Court. Fried’s book, “Saying What the Law Is: The Constitution in the Supreme Court,” will be published in February.
No one puffed on a Gauloises or sipped red wine, but people in the room had things to say about Kant.
In the dispute over the results of the 2000 presidential election, political affiliation could almost uniformly predict one’s position. While Laurence Tribe ’66, a constitutional law professor at HLS, backed Al Gore in the election, he said partisanship did not propel him in front of the Supreme Court to argue the vice president’s case. […]