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Glenn Cohen on animals, AI and morality

Glenn Cohen on animals, AI and morality

December 6, 2017

This fall, Glenn Cohen, Harvard Law School professor and faculty director for the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics delivered a talk titled “Are There Non-human Persons? Are There Non-person Humans?,” which explored how law and morality should accommodate animals and artificial intelligence alongside human beings.

Harvard Law Review releases special bicentennial edition

November 30, 2017
Harvard Law Review releases special bicentennial edition

In honor of Harvard Law School’s bicentennial, in October the Harvard Law Review published a collection of six articles exploring Harvard’s contribution to the development of the law, and how that history will shape the future of the law in theory and practice.

Risk assessment tools for criminal justice reform: A Q&A with Chris Bavitz

November 29, 2017
Risk assessment tools for criminal justice reform: A Q&A with Chris Bavitz

Managing Director of the Cyberlaw Clinic Professor Chris Bavitz discusses some of the concerns and opportunities of risk assessment tools for criminal justice reform efforts, and the Berkman Klein Center's work on Ethics and Governance of AI initiative in partnership with the MIT Media Lab.

PIFS celebrates symposium’s 20th anniversary with a gala in Japan

November 16, 2017
PIFS celebrates symposium’s 20th anniversary with a gala in Japan

Last month, the Program on International Financial Systems at Harvard Law School held its 20th annual U.S.-Japan symposium, along with a special anniversary gala to celebrate the milestone and look ahead to the future of the program as PIFS director Hal S. Scott transitions to a new role as emeritus professor at Harvard.

Coates named fellow of European Corporate Governance Institute

November 14, 2017
Coates named fellow of European Corporate Governance Institute

Harvard Law Professor John F. Coates has been named a fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).

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