William Alford recognized by the University of Geneva

Harvard Law School Professor William Alford ’77 received an honorary degree from the University of Geneva in December 2010, recognizing him as “an eminent person of contemporary international law … whose reputation extends far beyond the borders of the United States.” Other recipients in 2010 included the Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, José Manuel Barroso, head of the European Commission, and several distinguished European intellectuals. (See the complete list.)

China Connection

Unfinished business: Roscoe Pound in China Roscoe Pound, HLS dean from 1916 to 1936, was ready for a new challenge in 1946 when the Kuomintang government invited him to survey the Chinese judicial system and advise on legal education. In what Pound described as the “biggest job” he had ever undertaken, the 75-year-old scholar went […]

Recent Faculty Books – Fall 2004

“Raising the Bar: The Emerging Legal Profession in East Asia” (Harvard University Press, 2004), edited by Professor William P. Alford ’77, looks at efforts to recast and expand the legal profession in East Asia over the past two decades. * * * In “Pay Without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation” (Harvard University Press, 2004), Professor […]

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. […]