People have many reasons for wanting to interview in Boston. For some, it’s because they grew up here. For others, it is the fact that Boston has a vibrant legal community in an exciting, yet manageable, urban area. And for some, it is simply that Boston is not New York.
A reader responds to an allegation of rollbacks at a Boston firm and 3L Austin Bramwell challenges the claim that opponents of JAG all want to preserve the military.
So when the JAG threatened HLS, the school just backed down? GREG LIPPER asks why when students aren’t being recruited to defend the nation against Osama Bin Laden; they are being recruited to defend pot smokers against court marshals.
I say that with confidence and scores of statistics to support it. Despite this knowledge that you will have ultimate success in the job market, the job search can be a stressful experience.
People in the Navy JAG corps like to describe it as a world-wide law firm. As a JAG officer, you build attorney skills, exercise leadership and serve your country. You experience many areas of legal practice, form professional relationships with mentors and enjoy new friendships with colleagues.
“Of the 88 members of the Harvard Law Review, only 28 are women. This year’s incoming class of 43 contained only 11 women. So how is the Review addressing the situation? Well, I’d tell you, but then I’d be violating the Review’s Rule of Confidentiality,” GREG LIPPER writes.
It’s easy for students here to believe they are the product of a Darwinian selection process that culminates in their anointment as the best and brightest, as future leaders of America. The Law School reifies its choices by praising its incoming 1Ls, who “deserve” to be here.
Harvard’s own job search bard and the Director of the Office of Student Life Counseling, MARK BYERS’s original poem for students facing recruiting season.
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.
Along with the usual stress of exams, students this past May were treated to a nasty surprise: The largest tuition hike since 1995. A May 13 schoolwide e-mail from Dean Robert Clark brought students the bad news that full tuition for the 2002-2003 academic year would be $29,500, a leap of 7.