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Love in the crosshairs

Love in the crosshairs

February 12, 2016

With Valentine’s Day near, experts in negotiation, mediation, and lasting marriage shared that advice to a rapt audience at a panel called “Negotiating Love: Interpersonal Negotiation and Romantic Relationships,” held at Harvard Law School (HLS). The session was organized by the Harvard Law School Negotiators, a student group, to spread the word that effective techniques […]

Food Law and Policy Clinic releases short film on food waste in America

February 12, 2016
Food Law and Policy Clinic releases short film on food waste in America

The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), in partnership with Racing Horse Productions, has released a short film, "EXPIRED? Food Waste in America," that explores how the variety of date labels on food products contributes to food waste in America.

Harvard Gazette: The costs of inequality — Increasingly, it’s the rich and the rest

February 10, 2016
Harvard Gazette: The costs of inequality — Increasingly, it’s the rich and the rest

Second in a Harvard Gazette series on what Harvard scholars are doing to identify and understand inequality, in seeking solutions to one of America’s most vexing problems.

Fried shares expertise on life’s contracts

February 8, 2016
Fried shares expertise on life’s contracts

Professor Charles Fried spoke at the Faculty Speaker Series at the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston last week, drawing from his HarvardX course “Contract Law: From Trust to Promise to Contract.”

Legal scholars debate Cruz’s eligibility to serve as president

February 8, 2016
Legal scholars debate Cruz’s eligibility to serve as president

In a debate hosted by the Harvard Federalist Society, two constitutional scholars—Harvard Law School Professor Laurence Tribe and Professor Jack Balkin of Yale Law School—debated whether Cruz’s birth in Calgary, Alberta, to a Cuban father and an American mother disqualifies him to serve as president.