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.”
Belinda Smith Walker ’71, executive director of Girls and Gangs (G&G), and partners in law and public activism Stephen English ’75 and Molly Munger ’74 are all Harvard alumni residing in L.A.
Charlestown Lacrosse founder Zack Lehman ’98 gives the Bulletin a tour of Charlestown, Mass.
Early on April 13, a fleet of yellow school buses pulled up to the Law School, bringing 200 Boston high school students to a town meeting led by HLS Professors Lawrence Lessig and Bruce Hay ’88.
Professor Lucie White’s spring seminar Child Care, Development, Policy, and Women’s Work: Comparative Perspectives culminated in a late-April colloquium that brought together scholars, activists, and students for discussion of emerging issues involving women’s employment, social justice movements, and state policy regarding the unpaid or undercompensated care-taking —especially of young children—that women typically do.