The Man of the Moment

Stepping down after 14 years as dean, Robert Clark ‘ 72 has changed the institution with the money he raised, the faculty he nurtured and the programs he shaped. Underlying it all is an unflagging devotion to Harvard Law School.

The New 1L

For the first time in decades, HLS has changed the basic structure of its first-year experience, and students and faculty are singing the praises of The New 1L.

The Dean Saves the Day

  For Dean Robert Clark ’72 it was just another day at the office when students in the Drama Society’s spring parody, License to Bill, called on him to simultaneously deliver punch lines and save the School from destruction. In the play, Clark (flanked by Nancy Trainer ’01 and Aaron Rosenberg ’02) comes to the […]

Faculty Approves Strategic Plan

Proposal Would Reduce Class Sizes, Increase Financial Aid After more than two years of studies, committee meetings, and debate, the Harvard Law School faculty has approved a comprehensive strategic plan that will shape the School for the next 10 to 20 years. At the urging of Dean Robert Clark ’72, faculty members, students, alumni, and […]

Celebration 45

Since the first alumnae of 1953, more than 5,000 women have claimed their place at HLS. Hundreds came back to the School in November to applaud Attorney General Janet Reno ’63 as she accepted the Celebration 45 Award, and to connect with the other remarkable women of Harvard Law.