For Minneapolis-based lawyer Stephen Young ’74, a tree is just a tree. Yet for others, he contends, trees are sacred objects. Last October, Young brought a suit in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, on behalf of Minnesota loggers, against two nonprofit environmental groups and the U.S. Forest Service. He contended that the environmentalists believed in […]
You were expecting Shakespeare? We hope not, because this is a story about a different kind of bard. Call him the bard of oy vey. David Bader ’85 has transformed a classic poetic form into something to kvell about in his book Haikus for Jews: For You, A Little Wisdom. Using the five-syllable/seven-syllable/five-syllable format that […]
In its storied history, Harvard Law School has produced presidents, senators, knights, CEOs, professors, attorneys general, and Supreme Court justices. But only now can the institution say that it has accomplished everything. It has produced the world’s foremost authority on the Three Stooges. Robert Kurson may not have made a mark on the world of […]
Roscoe Pound Professor of Law James Vorenberg, 72, the ninth dean of Harvard Law School, former Watergate associate special prosecutor, and first chair of the Massachusetts State Ethics Commission, died on April 12, 2000, of cardiac arrest.
Joel Klein ’71, assistant attorney general in charge of the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division and head attorney in the government’s recent victory against Microsoft, addressed a Harvard Law School Forum audience this spring. Klein spoke about the importance of antitrust enforcement in the new economy.