Double Take

CN Profile_Ames (HLB SU2020)

“Carly” Anderson ’12 wrote on Dec. 4 to report that Mitch Reich ’12 had argued Rodriguez v. FDIC before the Supreme Court just the day before. Among those listening to the argument in the courtroom were Anderson and four other HLS classmates—Stephanie Simon, Matthew Greenfield, Stephen Pezzi and Noah Weiss—who, along with Reich, had all been members of the 2011 winning Ames Moot Court Competition team.

Looking Back, Looking Forward

William D. Zabel CN Profile_Zabel(HLB SU2020)

William Zabel’s, longtime advocacy to end anti-miscegenation laws sprung from his time as an HLS student arguing a moot court case on the subject. By 1965,  he had published an article in the Atlantic, “Interracial Marriage and The Law,” arguing against the constitutionality of U.S. miscegenation laws. He went on to write the lead brief for the ACLU in the Loving v. Virginia case—one of his proudest achievements.

Pivot Point


HLS sectionmates Phil Caruso ’19 and Gareth Rhodes ’19 unexpectedly found themselves working to address the COVID-19 crisis in their home state of New York less than a year after graduation. Caruso became a Department of Defense liaison to the New York City Emergency Management Department and Rhodes was a member of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s COVID-19 task force.

A Sense of Place

CN Profile: Deidre Mask (HLB SU2020)

Deirde Mask ’07, author of “The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power” illuminates the richness and history behind the seemingly prosaic numbers and names that mark the places in our lives in her book and talks about how the books came to be.

Class Notes are Online


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