Vacation Houses For Rent
Harvards vacation houses on Sutton Island and Kittery Point, Maine, are available for rent to salaried faculty and officers of the University. Applications for weekly rentals for the summer months are currently being accepted. For more information and an application, call Harvard Planning and Real Estate at (617) 495-9367.
Social Reform Symposium at Harvard Law School
A symposium on “Social Reform through the Class Action” will be held on Tuesday, March 14, from 26 p.m. in the Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall.
Sponsored by the Harvard Journal on Legislation, the symposium will feature two panel discussions moderated by Bruce Bromley Professor of Law Arthur Miller.
The first panel is titled “Is the Class Action Democratic?” The second panel will address the question “Should Congress
Change the Class Action?”
Confirmed panelists include: M. David Rosenberg, of Harvard Law School; Jonathan Turley, of George Washington University Law School; Victor Schwartz, of Crowell & Moring, Washington, D.C.; Brian Wolfman, of the Public Citizen Litigation Group, Washington, D.C.; Jeff Reh, General Counsel, Beretta USA; Melvyn Weiss, of Milberg Weiss, New York; John Beisner, of O’Melveny & Myers, Washington, D.C.; John Coale, of Coale Cooley, Washington, D.C.;
and Dudley Oldham, of Fulbright & Jaworski, Houston.
The symposium is free and open to the public.
Thurgood Marshall Tribute Set for April 8
The Harvard Law School will open a new exhibition on the life and work of Justice Thurgood Marshall with a special program and dedication on Saturday, April 8, at 6 p.m. in the Vorenberg Classroom at Langdell Hall, 1545 Massachusetts Ave.
The exhibition, titled “Marching Toward Justice: The History of the 14th Amendment. A Tribute to Justice Thurgood Marshall,” is being jointly sponsored by the Damon J. Keith Law Collection of African-American Legal History at Wayne State University, the Saturday School Program at Harvard Law School, and the W.E.B. DuBois Institute for Afro-American Research at Harvard.
Mrs. Thurgood Marshall will cut the ribbon to open the exhibit and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will talk briefly about the Supreme Court and Justice Marshall.
The dedication will be Webcast at http://www.web-dubois.fas.harvard.edu/DuBois/NewCalendar/Other.html during the event and after for those unable to attend.
The exhibition will be on display in Rooms 334 and 335 of Pound Hall, 1563 Massachusetts Ave., through April 13.