Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Mindy Kaling, actress, comedian and writer, were selected as this year’s speakers for the Class Day ceremonies at Harvard Law School. Class Day will take place on Wednesday, May 28, 2014.
Bharara, who has served as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York since 2009, is known for leading his office’s prosecutions against insider trading, international terrorism, and public corruption. His office has successfully extradited and prosecuted arms trafficker Viktor Bout, and obtained life sentences for Faisal Shahzad, the Times Square bomber, and for one of the Al Qaeda plotters of the 1998 bombings of two American embassies in East Africa. [READ MORE…]
Fox has granted early pick-ups to three of its comedies — New Girl, The Mindy Project and Brooklyn Nine-Nine — as well as its Kevin Bacon-fronted thriller The Following.
New Girl will return for a fourth season,Mindy and The Following were each picked up for a third cycle and the Golden Globe-winning Brooklyn Nine-Nine will be back for a sophomore run.
Previously, Glee was renewed for Season 6 and Bones was picked up for Season 10. Additional Fox pickups will be announced at a later date.
You can check out a video of BJ talking about his book, “One More Thing,” on the NY Times website here.