Dean Kagan announces hurricane relief efforts

Dean Elena Kagan sent the following letter to the Harvard Law School community today, outlining some of the school’s efforts to assist those affected by Hurricane Katrina.

Can Reporters Refuse to Testify?

After columnist Robert Novak published leaked information in July 2003 revealing that Valerie Plame, the wife of a prominent critic of the Bush administration, was a CIA operative, a special prosecutor launched an investigation to determine who was responsible for the leak.

Statement by Dean Elena Kagan on the Solomon Amendment

On the basis of yesterday’s decision by the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals enjoining the enforcement of the Solomon Amendment, Harvard Law School will return to its prior policy on employers’ use of our Office of Career Services (OCS)…

Kagan Becomes Dean of Harvard Law School

Today Elena Kagan became the 11th dean of Harvard Law School. Appointed in April by Harvard University President Lawrence Summers, Kagan succeeds Robert Clark, who served as dean for 14 years.

A Class Unto Themselves

For many years after HLS began admitting women, male faculty still predominated. That’s changed, and women faculty members talk about what their presence has meant for the school and for themselves.

Elena Kagan Named Next Dean of Harvard Law School

Professor of Law Elena Kagan will be the next Dean of Harvard Law School, President Lawrence H. Summers announced today. A leading scholar of administrative law, Kagan has served on the faculties of both Harvard Law School and the University of Chicago Law School, in addition to holding senior legal and policy positions in the federal government. An alumna of Harvard Law School and a former law clerk to the late Justice Thurgood Marshall, Kagan will succeed Robert C. Clark, the Royall Professor of Law, who in November announced plans to conclude his service as dean on June 30, 2003, following fourteen years of distinguished service.