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A Workable Democracy: the optimistic project of Justice Stephen Breyer

A Workable Democracy: the optimistic project of Justice Stephen Breyer

Justice Stephen G. Breyer LL.B. ’64 sometimes says that his job and that of other members of the Supreme Court is to speak for the law. He does not mean that justices are Platonic Guardians, with ironclad power to impose their will on the nation despite being unelected. The job calls for deference to the […]

HLS and MIT Media Lab launch innovative course on law and regulation in the digital world

HLS and MIT Media Lab launch innovative course on law and regulation in the digital world

For the first time, Harvard Law School and the MIT Media Lab have collaborated to host an innovative January-term course, “Internet & Society: The Technologies and Politics of Control,” dedicated to understanding the legal and technical dynamics of the digital world.

HIRC files amicus curiae brief in NY case against Trump’s executive orders on immigration

HIRC files amicus curiae brief in NY case against Trump’s executive orders on immigration

The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program filed an amicus curiae brief on February 16 in the Eastern District of New York case against President Trump’s executive orders on immigration — one of several cases currently challenging the president’s actions on immigration.

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Harvard Law School: 2016 in review

A look back at 2016, highlights of the people who visited, events that took place and everyday life at Harvard Law School.