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

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

December 7, 2016

On Dec. 7 at 6:45 pm, Professor Lawrence Lessig will participate 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.

Conference and festschrift celebrate Charles Donahue

November 29, 2016
Conference and festschrift celebrate Charles Donahue

This fall, Harvard Law School held a conference in celebration of the career of legal historian and HLS Professor Charles Donahue. Scholars came from around the country and around the world and spoke on topics related to medieval and early modern history.

Mack, Rubenstein elected members of the American Law Institute

November 23, 2016
Mack, Rubenstein elected members of the American Law Institute

The American Law Institute has elected HLS Professors Kenneth Mack ‘91 and William Rubenstein ’86 as members.

Regulated to Death

November 22, 2016
Regulated to Death

For two decades, Professor Carol Steiker ’86 and her brother, Jordan Steiker ’88, a law professor at the University of Texas, have focused their careers on the death penalty, whether in the classroom or through scholarship, litigation, and law reform projects. In their latest collaboration, the Steikers have co-written a new book, “Courting Death: The […]