On Nov. 12, Japan’s Yuji Iwasawa LL.M. ’78 was re-elected to the International Court of Justice, the U.N.’s principal judicial body, with overwhelming support from the U.N. member states. He will serve a 9-year term.
Harvard Law School graduates continue a long tradition of helping guide the nation’s affairs as members of Congress. On Nov. 3, 20 HLS alums faced the voters, either as sitting members of the House and Senate, or as challengers.
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants ’80 wasn’t just a legal giant, a pride to Harvard Law School and a tireless advocate for social and racial justice. He was also, as former Governor Deval Patrick ’82 put it, “a mensch.”
Even though nearly six decades have passed, Jim Bailey ’73, co-founder and owner of the well-known Cambridge Associates, a global investment firm, can vividly recall the first time he met his lifelong friend the late Honorable Sidney Barthwell ’90.