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Summer 2011

Mr. Smyth and Mr. Ruby Go to Washington

The following story “Mr. Smyth and Mr. Ruby Go to Washington” appeared in the Summer 2009 Harvard Law Bulletin.
Summer 2009

The Whistleblower’s Lawyer: Gaytri Kachroo S.J.D. ’02

“The Whistleblower’s Lawyer,” a profile of Gaytri Kachroo S.J.D. ’02, appeared in the Summer 2009 Harvard Law Bulletin.
Summer 2009

Not on His Watch

In the global financial crises, will Robert Zoellick '81 hold rich nations accountable to the developing world? Bank on it.
Barron, Cohen, Meltzer

Executive Counsel

Meet the President’s new lawyers—and their new laywers

A Price Paid for Conviction

In the 1950s, the HLS Bulletin asked for alumni updates just as it does today. “Please send us news about yourself, your classmates and other alumni—anything interesting for the Harvard Law School Bulletin,” read the form from Harrison S. Dimmitt ’25, the Bulletin editor. Among those who replied was Benjamin J. Davis ’28, a leading figure in the American Communist Party, who was also a civil rights attorney and a former New York city councilman.
Summer 2009

The Science Chase: Students explore how law can keep up with biomedical advances

What if the government forced all citizens to get genetic testing to find out if they were carriers of a deadly disease such as Tay-Sachs? “Any constitutional problem with that?” I. Glenn Cohen ’03 asks the 25 students in his popular course, Genetics and Reproductive Technology: Legal and Ethical Issues, as he paces before the blackboard in a Hauser classroom.
Summer 2009

Texas Two-step: In a death penalty clinic, taking one step forward felt like two steps back

When Ariel Rothstein ’10 and Andrew Freedman ’10 spotted the whirling blue lights of a patrol car behind them as they drove through rural Texas in January, they assumed they had been driving too fast.
Summer 2009

Marriage Equality: Are Lawsuits the Best Way?

As the ground shifts, an expert evaluates the role of litigation.
Summer 2009

Herd Mentality: To track Internet censorship, a new tool relies on the power of numbers

In March, coinciding with the one-year anniversary of a crackdown on protests in Tibetan regions in China, people across the PRC found they couldn’t access YouTube—which had hosted videos of the protests the year before.

Alumni Notes and Newsmakers