In 1994, Felicia Henderson ‘97 had just finished presenting a case in her Property class when Professor Terry Fisher asked that she analyze specific details in regard to torts. “And in a moment of being completely authentic,” recalls Henderson with a smile, “I moaned, ‘I hate torts.’ And to my great surprise, the rest of […]
Daniel Coquillette ’71, the Charles Warren Visiting Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School and the J. Donald Monan, S.J. University Professor at Boston College Law School, is writing a new history of HLS, to be published in time for the school’s bicentennial—2017. This fall, he gave students an introduction, highlighting ways the school has transformed legal education, but also covering “the rough times and great challenges.” Here are some highlights from his talk, in quiz format.