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Did Facebook’s Oversight Board get the Trump decision right?

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Waiving COVID vaccine patent rights? It’s complicated

Waiving COVID vaccine patent rights? It’s complicated

Harvard Law Today recently spoke to Professors Terry Fisher and Ruth Okediji about COVID-19 vaccine challenges in the global south, waiving drug-maker patents, and what they propose to reform the system in time for the next pandemic.

Premal Dharia urges pretrial change to ‘address our country’s addiction to incarceration and punishment’

Premal Dharia urges pretrial change to ‘address our country’s addiction to incarceration and punishment’

Premal Dharia of Harvard Law School’s Institute to End Mass Incarceration testified before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security on reforming the pretrial process as a way to reduce the injustices she says plague the criminal justice system.

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HLS Rappaport Forum | Reform of the Supreme Court?

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Is the Supreme Court in crisis, and if so, how can it be fixed? Three distinguished Court-watchers from across the ideological spectrum debated these questions at the Harvard Law School Rappaport Forum, a recurring speaker series established last year thanks to a gift from the Phyllis & Jerome Lyle Rappaport Foundation.

Guest Speakers:
Linda Greenhouse, Senior Research Scholar in Law, Yale Law School
Larry Kramer, President, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Saikrishna Prakash, James Monroe Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law

Moderator:
Annette Gordon-Reed Carl M. Loeb University Professor, Harvard Law School

Read more at Harvard Law Today https://today.law.harvard.edu/is-the-supreme-court-broken/