What can be so exciting about punching the clock, meeting deadlines and reporting to supervisors, you ask? Your perspective on work changes when you’re traveling to Accra, Ghana to join the team of lawyers and interns who commit themselves to ensuring human rights for the entire nation.
JEFF LEVEN was ready to file the Queens of the Stone Age’s latest album Songs for the Dead as a grunge comeback, but then something happened. . . . He listened to the album.
Your week is over, and you’re ready to shake that chair-worn ass. But where? Whatever your mood, Boston’s got options.
The Office of Public Interest Advising is both desperate for a hire and not going to settle. Though authorized last spring, the search for a second full-time OPIA adviser still continues. And unless someone is hired after the coming rounds of interviews, students are likely to experience advising delays akin to last year’s record.
Law firm hiring, like the economy, is cyclical. We have seen ups and downs over the past 20 years. Following the explosive growth in the late 1990s, we are once again in a downswing.
When the Class of 2004 Law Review members congregated as a group for the first time this August, they found that a surprising three-quarters of them shared a common characteristic — they were men. Despite a “double-blind” selection process and recruitment efforts geared towards women, only 11 of the 43 successful 2L applications this year were those of women.
1L orientation isn’t so easy JEREMY BLACHMAN discovers. While there are all of those goodies from Lexis and Westlaw, there’s also wheelbarrows full of flyers, brochures and maps. And that’s not to mention the stuff you get from the Fleet Bank man.
If all interview slots are filled with students not actually interested in a position with the JAG corps, then those students genuinely hoping to interview with the military may be disadvantaged.
The U.S. military ought to change its slogan. What it really means is: “Be all that you can be, unless you’re being gay.” After the military threatened the withdrawal of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding unless Harvard Law School permitted the military to interview through OCS, Dean Clark was forced to allow the employer on campus despite its formal policy of discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Target shooting club founder urges more gun debates, an alum lamets this semester’s lack of Nesson, and a HBS grad argues that Harvard should not divest from Israel.
Responding to a threat by the federal government to withhold $328 million in funds from Harvard University, Dean Robert Clark decided in late August to allow military recruiters to participate in the on campus recruiting process. Clark’s decision reversed a policy that had prevented JAG recruiters from using the Office of Career Services (OCS).
Fenno instinctively trusted Mark Weber’s comforting words about the U.S. economic downturn not affecting Harvard nearly as badly as it would, say, other law schools, or, say, Iraq. Little did he know at the time that in a secret ceremony just before last Wednesday’s introduction to On-Campus Interviewing in a packed Ames Courtroom, Weber had laid off 10 percent of his staff in a gruesome decimation requiring biohazard suits and high-pressure hoses to clean the carpet on the third floor of Pound.
A year ago today, Lower Manhattan was covered with a layer of ash. Ash that filled the lungs of its residents, ash that stung the eyes and smelled of death and filth. A year ago today, Lower Manhattan and the United States awoke as places changed forever. Yet that morning at HLS was tranquil as ever.
In his first take at Vino & Veritas, Josh Solomon checks out a perrier Jouet, Grand Brut, non-vintage Champagne. But what the heck is that?
On a somber, breezy afternoon yesterday, over ten thousand students from around the University gathered to participate in a memorial service commemorating the September 11 attacks. Held in front of the Tercentenary Theater in Harvard Yard, the service featured devotional readings from many of the world’s religious traditions.