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New Private Law

New Private Law

HLS Professors John C.P. Goldberg and Henry E. Smith’s “New Private Law” blog launched recently in an effort to expand interest in the notion that traditional interpersonal law deserves a fresh look. As the two professors describe it, “private law” is actually a well-understood catch-all phrase that encompasses the kinds of law that affect interactions […]

When forgetting isn’t best: Zittrain discusses the ‘Right to be Forgotten’

When forgetting isn’t best: Zittrain discusses the ‘Right to be Forgotten’

For Professor Jonathan Zittrain, the Right to be Forgotten is a “bad solution to a real problem.” This was Zittrain’s message at a talk hosted by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society on August 5, where Zittrain and members of the American Civil Liberties Union discussed problems raised by the 2014 European Court of […]

President Ma of Taiwan visits HLS

President Ma of Taiwan visits HLS

On July 11, Harvard, for the first time in the century-long history of the Republic of China, welcomed a sitting president of Taiwan, hosting President Ma Ying-jeou S.J.D. ’81 for a nostalgic visit to his alma mater.