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Reconciling perspectives: New report reframes encryption debate

February 3, 2016

A new report by The Berklett Cybersecurity Project of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University,“Don’t Panic: Making Progress on the ‘Going Dark’ Debate,” examines the high-profile debate around government access to encryption, and offers a new perspective.

The International Criminal Court: What lies ahead?

January 26, 2016
The International Criminal Court: What lies ahead?

Luis Moreno-Ocampo, founding Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, and Tim McCormack, Visiting Professor of Law at HLS and Special Adviser on International Humanitarian Law to the Prosecutor of the ICC, recently discussed challenges that lie ahead for the organization, the first permanent court established to deal with war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Fighting for disarmament: Docherty calls for stronger regulation of incendiary weapons

January 2, 2016
Fighting for disarmament: Docherty calls for stronger regulation of incendiary weapons

For Bonnie Docherty, a lecturer on law and a senior instructor at the International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School, the battle to protect civilians from suffering caused by armed conflicts continues.

Dean Minow at Michigan Commencement: ‘The world needs more upstanders’

December 22, 2015
Dean Minow at Michigan Commencement: ‘The world needs more upstanders’

During a commencement address at the University of Michigan, Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow urged students to address the serious challenges of our time and take action against injustice by being 'upstanders' instead of bystanders.

Disclosures on fracking lacking, study finds

December 16, 2015
Disclosures on fracking lacking, study finds

As the growth of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” transforms more rural landscapes across the heartland into industrial zones, companies are less willing to disclose the chemicals they inject into the ground, Harvard researchers have found.