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Four authors of articles in the November Supreme Court issue of the Harvard Law Review offered an in-depth look at the Court’s 2007-8 term in a panel discussion on November 18.
IS THERE a legal basis for the International Criminal Court to issue an arrest warrant for President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan for genocide?
The following article written by HLS Professor Noah Feldman, “Fighting the last war,” was published in the Nov. 30, 2008, edition of The New York Times Magazine. He is a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
The Economist magazine has included the books of two Harvard Law Professors on its list of 2008 “Books of the Year.”
Harvard Law School Professor Charles Ogletree ’78 will be awarded the 2009 Spirit of Excellence Award from the American Bar Association Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.
Poltico.com, a website with a devoted following of leading politicians and those who watch them, offers a revealing look at the role played by President-elect Obama's network of Harvard Law School friends during the campaign and now the transition.
The following article by HLS Professor Jonathan Zittrain ’95, “The Internet is Closing,” was published in the Dec. 8, 2008, edition of Newsweek. The author of “The Future of the Internet—And How to Stop It” (Yale University Press, 2008), he is the founder and faculty co-director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at HLS.
Oliver Oldman ‘53, Learned Hand Professor of Law Emeritus, died on December 5, 2008, at the age of 88. Educated at Harvard College (S.B. 1942) and the Harvard Law School (LL.B. 1953), Oldman taught at the Law School from 1959 to 1993.
As part of her work on a Congressional panel overseeing the Treasury Department’s economic bailout plan, Harvard Law School Professor Elizabeth Warren is testifying before the House Financial Services Committee today. Staff members predict that Warren will testify after noon today.
Harvard Law School Professor Adrian Vermeule has published a new book entitled “Law and the Limits of Reason,” describing how limitations on human reasoning affect governing bodies.
Professor Emeritus Lloyd E. Ohlin, an expert in criminal justice who was widely known for his academic work and public service, died on December 6, 2008, at the age of 90.
Renowned legal scholar Lawrence Lessig has been appointed to the faculty of Harvard Law School, and as the faculty director of Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics.
W. Mark Lanier, the plaintiffs attorney who won a $253 million judgment against pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. over the fatal effects of its painkiller Vioxx, spoke to Professor Jon Hanson’s Torts class on November 19 at the law school.
On Tuesday, December 2, the Harvard Law School Forum sponsored a lecture by Valerie Caproni, General Counsel to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Antony Loewenstein, author of the bestselling book “My Israel Question” and more recently “The Blogging Revolution,” visited the Berkman Center to discuss political transformation, internet censorship and the role of dissident bloggers around the world.
Harvard Law School student Clara J. K. Long ’11 and her Boston-based film crew won a new international media award for their documentary series “Border Stories,” which strives to show the “human face” of the U.S.-Mexico border region.
For the second straight year, six Harvard Law School students and recent graduates have been chosen to receive Skadden Fellowships to support their work in public service. This marks the seventh consecutive year that HLS students and recent graduates have won more of the prestigious Skadden fellowships than their competitors from other law schools.
Harvard Law School Professor Cass Sunstein ’78 is featured amongst the top three public intellectuals for 2008 in the Christmas/January issue of Prospect magazine. Sunstein earned the “bronze” placement on the list, along with Nudge co-author Richard Thaler.
The following op-ed, “How to give banks confidence to lend to businesses,” was co-written by Harvard Law School Professor Lucian Bebchuk LL.M. ’80, S.J.D. ’84 and Italy Goldstein, a professor at the Wharton School of Business. It appeared in the December 19, 2008, edition of the Financial Times.
The Green Bag, a quarterly journal dedicated to good writing about the law, has announced its annual list of outstanding legal writing from the past year. Five Harvard Law School faculty members are among this year’s honorees.
Harvard Law School Professor Cass Sunstein ’78 is highlighted in the Jan. 5, 2009, issue of Newsweek magazine as one of four thinkers “whose philosophies seem to have captured the intellectual moment.”
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