A look back at the year at HLS.
Retiring Professors Robert Clark, Mary Ann Glendon Laurence Tribe and Mark Tushnet are celebrated by former students.
Mary Ann Glendon communicated an ideal that as students of the law, we were participants in a vast, complex and immensely important human enterprise. She embodied in her own life and generated in others a joy and a passion for what we studied together because it was valuable and relevant to our lives. At the same time, she was never naïve or utopian in this vision of the distinctive nobility and grandeur of law’s ideals. She never lost sight, with clear-eyed realism, of law as a sociological fact—subject to interests and powers—and of the fragility and flaws of every human undertaking.
The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia ’60 believed America had much to learn from laws adopted by nations abroad, according to Harvard Law School Professor Mary Ann Glendon. In an address titled “Who Needs Foreign Law?,” Glendon, the Learned Hand Professor of Law, gave a clear, if somewhat surprising, answer: Scalia did.
Harvard Law School Professor and former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See Mary Ann Glendon received the Evangelium Vitae Medal from the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Culture.
In March, University of San Diego Law School Professor Lawrence Alexander visited HLS to deliver a talk titled “Law and Politics: What is their relation?” as part the Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture Series and Academic Panel, co-sponsored by the HLS Federalist Society.
On March 9, as part of the Herbert W. Vaughan series at Harvard Law School, a panel of experts featuring Yuval Levin, founding editor of policy journal National Affairs, discussed the role of religious liberty in modern American life.
For Freshman Senator Tom Cotton, politics and patriotism are nothing new.
A nonprofit law firm whose clients have ranged from Hobby Lobby to a Santeria priest
In a week of many developments in the world of law, Harvard Law School faculty were online, in print, and on-the-air offering analyses and opinions.