Competent to Testify?

Many young children who understand the difference between truth and lies are nonetheless deemed incompetent to testify in court, according to developmental psychologist Tom Lyon ’87, “because lawyers ask them questions that are too abstract for their stage of development.”

Day and Night in N.Y.C.

Banker and community builder Deborah Wright ’84, Parks Commissioner Henry J. Stern ’57 and longtime Legal Aid lawyer Stephen Pokart ’65 all make their living in N.Y.C.

Koh’s Human Rights Agenda

“My job is to try to advance and increase human freedom, through reporting, persuasion, criticism, and advocacy,” says Yale Law School Professor Harold Hongju Koh ’80, who became assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights, and labor in November 1998.

Morning News From Mora

A familiar face to TV viewers around the country, Antonio Mora LL.M. ’81 became news anchor for ABC’s Good Morning America in January.

All My Love, Filly

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The Law School now holds the voluminous correspondence Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter ’04 sent to his sister Estelle Frankfurter over a span of 31 years.

Profile: Robert Weary ’48

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Amid the quiet hills and streams of northeastern Kansas, Robert Weary ’48 has forged a dynamic dual career: running the Junction City law firm his father founded, and buying and building up companies, especially in the cable TV and radio industries.

Abram Chayes Honored at Reunions

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Professor Abram Chayes ’49 received the HLSA Award, the association’s highest honor, for his service as an “inspirational teacher and distinguished scholar, advocate for the rights of sovereign nations and the protection of the global environment, [and] beloved mentor to generations of Harvard Law students.”