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  • Human Dignity, Democracy and the Loaded Gun

    September 27, 2010

    “Because It Is Wrong: Torture, Privacy and Presidential Power in the Age of Terror” (Norton, 2010) by father-and-son authors Charles Fried and Gregory Fried, explores three issues presented by Bush administration policies, primarily from ethical but also from historical and legal perspectives: torture; eavesdropping, surveillance and the right to privacy; and executive prerogative.

  • Censorship Without Borders

    July 1, 2010

    When, in February, Internet law expert Professor John G. Palfrey ’01 spoke at a gathering of the Harvard Law School American Constitution Society, he asked his audience to consider this trio of circumstances.

  • Remixing Langdell

    June 24, 2010

    HLS Professor John Palfrey was appointed vice dean for library and information resources in 2008. A cyberspace visionary, his task is to meld the old, the new and the emerging digital-era library.

  • Clara Long '11 and Fernando Delgado '08

    At a deadly prison in Brazil, students document human rights violations (audio/slideshow)

    February 1, 2010

    At the southwestern tip of the Amazon, in Porto Velho, Rondônia, Brazil, stands Urso Branco, a prison notorious for deadly human rights violations. It’s nowhere anyone would choose to be. But it was into this dank, dark, and volatile world that Clara Long ’11, Fernando Delgado ’08, and James Cavallaro, executive director of Harvard Law School’s Human Rights Program, insisted on going.

  • U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder addresses police union leaders at Harvard

    April 30, 2009

    Officially, it’s the “Annual Police Union Leadership Seminar,” but it’s more memorably known as “The Big 50”—Harvard Law School’s convention of police union leaders from the fifty largest cities in the United States.

  • At Home in the World

    July 29, 2008

    The new curriculum embraces law’s increasingly transnational nature

  • Startup for an Ailing Planet

    July 28, 2008

    Harvard Law School’s new program, and its faculty director, aim to change the way we think about environmental law

  • Jody Freeman

    Everything … and Right Now

    July 1, 2008

    The founding director of Harvard’s new Environmental Law Program wastes no time—and says there’s no time to waste. Professor Jody Freeman LL.M. ’91 S.J.D. ’95

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    Legally Green

    July 1, 2008

    Coming soon, a big building with a small carbon footprint