Class Distinction


When some of Alan Stone’s colleagues learn that he is teaching a seminar on film at HLS, they wonder, frankly, what the heck he is doing. Students, however, know exactly what he is doing, Stone says. And they like it.

Choice Law Schools

Choice Law Schools Fall 2001

For many 1Ls starting this year, HLS was their first choice. But some found it harder to decide. More than 60 years ago, William Waldron was faced with a similar dilemma: Harvard or Yale.

Faculty Approves Strategic Plan

Proposal Would Reduce Class Sizes, Increase Financial Aid After more than two years of studies, committee meetings, and debate, the Harvard Law School faculty has approved a comprehensive strategic plan that will shape the School for the next 10 to 20 years. At the urging of Dean Robert Clark ’72, faculty members, students, alumni, and […]

Board of Student Advisers Turns Ninety


Founded in 1910 to “educate and assist students,” the Board of Student Advisers, the Law School’s oldest service organization, celebrates its 90th anniversary this year. From BSA’s early days as adviser to first-year students, through its years of teaching legal research to 1Ls to help them compete in the Ames competition, the organization has influenced […]