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In Memoriam: Lani Guinier 1950 – 2022

January 7, 2022

Lani Guinier, the first African-American woman to be tenured at Harvard Law School and an influential scholar who devoted her life to justice, equality, empowerment, and democracy, died Jan. 7.

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In Memoriam: Lloyd L. Weinreb: 1936–2021

December 26, 2021

Described as one of the great figures in the history of Harvard Law School, Lloyd L. Weinreb ’62, a leading authority on criminal and copyright law, and an HLS professor for nearly a half-century, died Dec. 15, at the age of 85.

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In Memoriam: Philip B. Heymann 1932 – 2021

December 2, 2021

When asked what he wanted to be remembered by, longtime Harvard Law Professor and former Watergate prosecutor Philip B. Heymann ’60 replied: “Speaking truth to power.” Heymann, a beloved colleague and distinguished public servant, died Nov. 30 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 89.

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In Memoriam: Jerome Rappaport: 1927 – 2021

December 6, 2021

Jerome “Jerry” Rappaport ’49, a philanthropist who promoted civil discourse at Harvard Law School for more than 70 years, died on December 6 at the age of 94.