Surviving a journey of centuries, about 1,000 volumes of rare English law books spanning 400 years of legal writing were delivered to Langdell Library this spring, a gift of the late Henry Ess III ’44. “This is probably the most important gift of books to an American law school in 150 years,” said Professor Daniel […]
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 […]
For several years now, Eizenstat has been deeply involved in what he calls “the unfinished business of the twentieth century.” For him that business is accounting for the astonishing array of assets looted by the Nazis, and securing some long-delayed justice for Holocaust survivors and victims’ families.