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Last Lecture: Alex Whiting on lessons from an unexpected relationship

Last Lecture: Alex Whiting on lessons from an unexpected relationship

May 21, 2018

Professor of Practice Alex Whiting chose a personal story for his Last Lecture to the class of 2018, one about the development of, and lessons learned from, an unexpected relationship.

Tomiko Brown-Nagin on the Civil Rights lawyer who paved the path

May 17, 2018
Tomiko Brown-Nagin on the Civil Rights lawyer who paved the path

On the anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the Harvard Gazette sat down with Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard Law School and faculty director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice, to discuss Houston’s role and influence in the Civil Rights Movement.

Carol Steiker: ‘Choosing wisely is more important — and less important — than you might think it is’

May 17, 2018
Carol Steiker: ‘Choosing wisely is more important — and less important — than you might think it is’

Carol Steiker '86 began her Last Lecture to the class of 2018 by sharing the questions she is frequently asked by students–what electives and classes to take, what summer job they should seek–and the advice she gives them: “It doesn’t matter that much.”

20 years of the Laws of Cyberspace

May 16, 2018
20 years of the Laws of Cyberspace

It’s been two decades since Harvard Law School Professor Lawrence Lessig published ‘The Laws of Cyberspace;’ recently, an event at the Berkman Klein Center celebrated how that groundbreaking paper provided structure to the Center's field of study.