A Man of Letters

A Man of Letters

John Knox LL.M. ’36 was not short on confidence. “My name will survive as long as man survives,” he wrote while an HLS student, “because I am writing the greatest diary that has ever been written.”

The Sorrow and the Hope

Benjamin Ferencz ’43 had an opportunity Eli Rosenbaum could never have–to bring Nazis before a criminal tribunal. In 1947 Ferencz served as chief prosecutor in the Nuremberg trial of 22 SS officers, including six generals, accused of mass murder.

Dalkon Shield Litigation Papers Donated to HLS

The Harvard Law School library recently acquired a voluminous collection of papers from the Dalkon Shield litigation, a tort case involving nearly 400,000 claims. The papers were donated last summer by the Ohio law firm Brown & Szaller, whose managing attorney, James Szaller, has been involved in the suit since 1975. The Dalkon Shield litigation […]

Letter to a Recent Graduate

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Among the Law School’s collection of letters, manuscripts, and published works of Justice Joseph Story, Dane Professor of Law from 1829 to 1845, is a letter written March 26, 1832, from Story to Charles C. Convers, who graduated the year before.