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57 Harv. L. Rec. 1 (1973)

handle is hein.journals/hlrec57 and id is 1 raw text is: HA RV RD LA  REOD

America's Oldest Law School Newspaper

VOL. 57, NO. I                     SEPTEMBER 21, 1973                         TWENTY CENTS
Law Review Names PFGradingAbolished
Staff Members; By Law Faculty Vote
Competition        Begins          By Daniel M. Taubman     ters were vigorously debated by the
For the first time since 1968, all faculty.
By Gary L. Rubin       first-year students will receive  The first-year committee,
Another year's crop of student grades on the nine category grade  chaired by Professor Jerome A.
stalwarts has entered the sanctum  scale in the normal way, with no  Cohen, recommended the adop-
of the Harvard Law Review, while ption to receive pass/fail grades in tion of a modified pass/fail sys-
16 others are now embarked on the any courses,              tem for first-year fall semester
second phase of the Review's    The curricular change was ap- courses: Torts, Criminal Law,
annual writing competition,   proved by the faculty last May 31st Contracts I and Civil Procedure I,
Second-year students invited  at the fourth and final lengthy  and reexaminations of students
to join the Review on the basis of meeting at which the proposals for who received aD or anF on
their first-year grades include, grading reform of the Committee the above examinations. The
by 1L section number:         on the First Year and Related Mat- committee had also recom.

-Section I: Daniel P. Cunning-
ham, William R. Galeota Jr., Todd
D. Rakoff, Faith I. Shapiro, Phillip
L. Spector, and Rogih Yazgi;
(Continued on Page 2)

No Yearbook Editor..Page 5
Griswold Joins Firm.,Page 5
Sam  Dash ..................... Page 8

mended other reforms dealing
with other aspects of the first
year, both educational and so-
cial, including abolition of the
(Continued on Page 15)

3 Profs Work on Cox's Staff
By Kermit Kubitz
Three members of the Law School faculty - James
Vorenberg '48, Philip Heymann '60, and Stephen
Breyer'64 - undertook their own program of clinical
legal education in Washington this summer as mem-
bers of the staff of their colleague, Watergate Special
Prosecutor Archibald Cox.
Beginning shortly after Cox's appointment in May,
Vorenberg and Heymann joined the staff and began
organizing and recruiting other members. Besides
these two and Cox, the only other members of the
Prosecutor's staff at this point were James Neal, Tom
McBride, and Rosanne Kumins, Administrative As-
sistant to the Law School's Criminal Justice Center.
Vorenberg, who served as deputy prosecutor until
the end of July, operated at first as chief of staff to
build up the organization. Over 1000 applications
were received from lawyers all over the country, in-
cluding many from Harvard. Early in the summer, the
criminal law professor spent about one-third of his
time on hiring, organization, and appropriations, and
two-thirds on various aspects of the investigation.
James Vorenberg          Philip Heymann                  (Continued on Page 4)

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