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Zittrain appointed to National Museum and Library Services Board

Zittrain appointed to National Museum and Library Services Board

January 18, 2017

On Jan. 5 President Barack Obama ’91 announced several key administration posts, including Jonathan Zittrain ’95 as appointee for member of the National Museum and Library Services Board (NMLSB).

‘Born Digital’ Redux

December 20, 2016
‘Born Digital’ Redux

Earlier this year Urs Gasser, professor of practice and executive director of the Berkman Klein Center, and John Palfrey, Center director and former HLS professor published 'Born Digital: How Children Grow Up in a Digital Age,' an expansion of their critically acclaimed 2008 book 'Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives.'

The Constitution: An Origin Story

December 14, 2016
The Constitution: An Origin Story

Professor Michael Klarman’s “The Framers’ Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution” gathers for the first time in a single volume the tumultuous story of the 1787 creation of our nation’s founding document, in the kind of rich detail earlier reserved for multivolume works.

Should states call a convention to amend the Constitution? Lessig debates

December 7, 2016
Should states call a convention to amend the Constitution? Lessig debates

On Dec. 7, Professor Lawrence Lessig participated in a debate hosted by Intelligence Squared U.S. on whether or not states should call a convention to amend the Constitution.

Minow elected a fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

December 5, 2016
Minow elected a fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow was recently named a fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS), one of the nation’s oldest learned societies. Minow was one of five distinguished scholars elected as fellows of the Academy in 2017.