For Harvard Law School, 2008 was a record-setting year. The faculty grew to an all-time high, and the five-year fundraising campaign set the standard for law schools everywhere. As 2008 draws to a close, here are some highlights of a very busy law year in the life of HLS, from A(lstott) to Z(ittrain)…

Faculty books 2008: HLS scholars were prolific this year.

Here is a roundup of this year’s faculty books.



Faculty hires 2008: This past year saw an extraordinary round of faculty appointments at Harvard Law School, with the announcement of 14 new additions.


Student pursuits 2008: HLS students have made headlines throughout this year – from winning prestigious fellowships to participating in historic litigation to having real-world impact through their clinical work.