2.08.2007

Latino is President of the Harvard Law Review

According to The Harvard Crimson, the new president of the Harvard Law Review is Andrew Manuel Crespo--making him the first Latino in the school's history.

Crespo is of Puerto Rican heritage. A native of Monroe, New York, he is a graduate of Harvard College (2005).

Presidential candidate Barack Obama was the first African American elected to President of the Harvard Law Review (1990). His election was the subject of recent articles in the L.A. Times and N.Y. Times. Susan Estrich, an influential law professor at USC, was the first woman President of the Law Review (1978).

Additionally, The Harvard Crimson's Managing Editor is Javier C. Hernandez.