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Fried shares expertise on life’s contracts

Fried shares expertise on life’s contracts

February 8, 2016

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.

Harvard Law Review elects 130th president

February 4, 2016
Harvard Law Review elects 130th president

The Harvard Law Review has elected Michael Zuckerman ’17 as its 130th president. Zuckerman succeeds Jonathan Gould ’16.

American law and new global realities: A view from Justice Breyer

February 4, 2016
American law and new global realities: A view from Justice Breyer

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer ’64 visited Harvard Law School on Jan. 25 to discuss his new book, “The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities.” Breyer, who taught at HLS from 1967 to 1994, spoke about his analysis of U.S. courts’ role in an increasingly globalized world.

Former FDA commissioner reflects on public health regulation

February 3, 2016
Former FDA commissioner reflects on public health regulation

In a visit to Harvard Law School on Jan. 20, former U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg HMS ’83 reflected on her six-year tenure at the agency and shared her thoughts about the future of public health regulation.