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The promise and peril of emerging reproductive technologies

The promise and peril of emerging reproductive technologies

January 20, 2017

Harvard Law School Professor Glenn Cohen co-authored an article for the journal Science Translational Medicine on the legal and ethical considerations regarding in vitro gametogenesis (IVG), a new, experimental technique that allows scientists to grow embryos in a lab by reprograming adult cells to become sperm and egg cells.

HLS faculty maintain strong presence in SSRN rankings

January 19, 2017
HLS faculty maintain strong presence in SSRN rankings

Statistics released by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) indicate that, as of the end of 2016, Harvard Law School faculty members have continued to feature prominently on SSRN’s list of the 100 most-cited law professors.

Zittrain appointed to National Museum and Library Services Board

January 18, 2017
Zittrain appointed to National Museum and Library Services Board

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.