Latest from Jeff Neal
Former national security official Timothy Edgar says that the government isn’t doing enough to protect classified computer systems.
On being a nuisance
March 28, 2023
At a lecture celebrating his appointment as the Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence, John Goldberg explores nuisance law and its implications for “today’s biggest litigation.”
Harvard Law graduate and visiting researcher Svitlana Starosvit traces the historic causes of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and cautions against a settlement that includes concessions of Ukrainian territory.
National security expert Elena Chachko argues that the Russia's war against Ukraine has given both NATO and the European Union new purpose and energy.
Do facts still matter?
February 8, 2023
New York Times lawyer David McCraw discusses modern challenges to press freedom and growing distrust of the news media.
Harvard Law expert J.S. Nelson says that Elon Musk and the tech industry risk gains when they engage in disreputable business practices.
Retired federal judge Nancy Gertner asks whether ‘it is fair to use the criminal legal system’ to assess the actor’s responsibility.
‘A genuine debt ceiling crisis’?
January 23, 2023
Howell Jackson discusses what could happen if the United States defaults on its debts for the first time in history.
‘Just a little more free’
November 22, 2022
At the inaugural Belinda Sutton Distinguished Lecture, Johns Hopkins Professor Martha Jones chronicles her journey into her family’s ties to slavery and to Harvard.
‘Falling in love with your rat’: The criminal informant system in the US
November 18, 2022
HLS Alexandra Natapoff argues in her revised book that snitching undermines justice and recommends what we should do about it.
Why has the Supreme Court come under increased scrutiny?
November 16, 2022
In the third of a yearlong lecture series examining “The Supreme Court in a Constitutional Democracy," panelists debate reforming the Court.
Was Antonin Scalia originally an originalist?
October 26, 2022
In remarks made as part of the biennial Vaughan Academic Program, Harvard Law Professor Adrian Vermeule argued that the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia began his judicial career as a champion of the administrative state.
Hurricane Ian exposes cracks in Florida’s flood insurance market
October 14, 2022
Harvard Law expert Hannah Perls explains why so many Florida homeowners lack flood insurance and what should be done about it.
A panel of experts at Harvard Law School examine the Supreme Court’s fidelity to past precedents in the wake of the precedent-busting term.
Supreme Court preview: Merrill v. Milligan
September 23, 2022
Harvard Law Professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos explains how the Alabama redistricting case could affect the future of the Voting Rights Act.
Take the money and run
September 12, 2022
Six months after cryptocurrency won the Super Bowl ad game, Harvard Law Professor Howell Jackson proposes a way to stabilize the now swooning industry.
September 6, 2022
In the wake of the FBI’s raid on President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home, former White House counsel and Harvard Law lecturer Neil Eggleston reveals how departing presidents have typically preserved official records.
Supreme Court preview: Kennedy v. Bremerton School District
April 20, 2022
The Supreme Court stands poised to decide whether a high school coach’s penchant for prayers with players poses First Amendment problems.