Wrestling with choices: David Otunga ’06

Professional wrestler David Otunga ’06 was the keynote speaker at the Harvard Law School Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law’s 2014 symposium, which also include panel discussions with practicing lawyers, a presentation of student awards, and a recognition of Paul C. Weiler, LL.M. ’65, the Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law, Emeritus.

Leaving the Mound

This fall, the classrooms and lecture halls of Harvard Law School no longer reverberated with the voices of two of the institution’s best-known teachers—Professors Arthur R. Miller ’58 and Paul C. Weiler LL.M. ’65. Miller ended his 36-year HLS career last year, and Weiler retired after 26 years of teaching at the school.

Recent Faculty Honors

  Professor William Alford ’77 has been named an honorary fellow of the Institute of Law of the Chinese Academy of Social Science, honorary professor of Zhejiang University, and an honorary professor of the People’s University of China. Professor Lucian Bebchuk LL.M. ’80 S.J.D. ’84 was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. […]

From the ballpark to the box office

More than a dozen years ago, student and alumni interest in the role law plays in sports prompted Professor Paul Weiler LL.M. ’65 to introduce an HLS seminar called Sports and the Law. Since then, matters such as labor disputes between players and team owners and the impact of rules requiring equivalent college athletics programs for men and women students have been regular fare in Weiler’s classroom.