The Captain of the US v. Microsoft

Thomas Penfield Jackson

Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ’64 is a blunt, plain-speaking, and physically imposing man who knows how to run a tight ship. From the moment he drew judging duties for United States v. Microsoft, Jackson was determined to keep one of the 20th century’s largest antitrust cases running swiftly and on course.

Alumni Create Immigration Clinic Fellowship

Erik Gerding ’98 knew that fundraising, even for a good cause, is never easy. But as it turns out, when the cause is the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic, it’s easier than might be expected. Gerding is one of a group of HLS alumni at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton who felt their experience at […]

At Loggerheads

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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 […]

Stooge Searching

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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 […]

James Vorenberg [1928-2000]

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.