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Designers of the FDR Memorial in Washington, D.C., debated whether to depict the 32nd president in the wheelchair he hid from the nation. But according to Charles Gamer ’66, they should have thought a little more about people in wheelchairs today.

The Cart Before the Court

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Casey Martin’s legal battle to use a golf cart during PGA tournaments will not affect many other golfers. Yet the case could affect the lives of many disabled Americans, according to Assistant Professor Samuel Bagenstos ’93. As part of a Supreme Court case heard on January, Bagenstos wrote the amici curiae brief in support of […]

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 […]

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.