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69 Harv. L. Rec. 1 (1979-1980)

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America's Oldest Law School Newspaper
0 1979 OY 1HE HARVARD LAW SCHOOL RECORD CORPORATION
VOL. 69, NO, I                          SEPTEMBER 21, 1979                          TWENTY CENTS
HIS Family Honors Griswold
WW  G L                Nearly 1,000 people gathered
Tuesday as the Law School honored
Erwin N. Griswold by naming its
faculty office building after the
former dean.
Griswold served as Law School
dean from  1946 to 1967, longer
than any other except Christopher
Columbus Langdell. Appointed in
1967 by President Johnson to the
post of solicitor general, he held
that post until 1973, longer than
anyone else this century. Cur-
rently, Griswold is a senior partner
in the Washington D.C. firm  of
Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue.
Photo by Lura A. Taylo  Although one featured speaker,
Deans past and present (from left), Albert M. Sacks, Derek C. Bok and Supreme Court Justice William J.
Erwin N. Griswold enjoy the dedication of Griswold Hall.         Brennan, Jr., could not be present,
Griswold was lauded by Harvard
Uiversity President Derek Bok,
HLS Clerks Get Offers                                        Hrvard
HradLaw School Dean Albert
T if                                                           M. Sacks and Judge Henry J.
t                     Friendly, of the Second Circuit
Court of Appeals.
By Dave Quinto                             The ceremony began with re-
marks by Bok, Griswold's successor
What students did at their summer legal jobs didn't always involve  as Law School dean. Bok noted that
law. Increasingly, firms have been offering their summer clerks ex-  Griswold Hall had resulted from
tras to make those free hours out of the library fly.             tion of the building through the
A random sampling of students yielded a substantial list of the kinds  ceptin  and plding otnge
of things you don't find in the placement office resumes, but that add to  funding and planning stages. Bok
student summers nonetheless.as                                                              the
Amanda DeBusk, 2L, reported that Richmond's Hunton & Williams exemplification of the tradition of
gave their 25 clerks summer memberships in a country club, took the  ulty members who put their ob-v
clerks rafting on the James River three times (the best white water  piat e  a c  his mind,
river in Virginia), invited the clerks to go deep sea fishing, ran a there is only one dean of Harvard
day-long fishing excursion in Chesapeake Bay, arranged a bus tour of  Law School and there will always
Williamsburg, and threw an average of three cookouts, parties, or  be one dean and that is Erwin.
dances per week, including a Dynamite Disco Debut, a bluegrass  Sacks, the current Law School
party, and an evening of entertainment at the fanciest restaurant in dean, noted that the date chosen to
town. The firm also provided the Harvard clerks with a rent-free  honor Griswold was especially au-
house, continued DeBusk, but we had to pay for the maid and gar-  spicious. September 18 was the
dener.                            (Continued on Page 4)           (Continued on Page 14)

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