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Online courts: reimagining the future of justice

Online courts: reimagining the future of justice

December 4, 2020

Even if there was no COVID-19, online courts would still be the wave of the future: This idea was the starting point for a recent webinar, “Online Courts: Perspectives from the Bench and the Bar,” a half-day event convened by the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession.

What you should know about the COVID-19 vaccine

December 3, 2020
What you should know about the COVID-19 vaccine

Public health expert Carmel Shachar discusses the COVID-19 vaccine, who is likely to get it first, and whether people can be required to get vaccinated.

All the president’s pardons

December 1, 2020
All the president’s pardons

Can President Donald J. Trump pardon himself before his term ends in January? This hotly debated legal question was given new urgency by the president’s recent decision to pardon Michael T. Flynn, his first national security adviser who twice pleaded guilty to lying to the F.B.I. about his contacts with Russia.

Political discourse and the 2020 U.S. Election

November 24, 2020
Political discourse and the 2020 U.S. Election

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society researchers Yochai Benkler and Robert Faris document how polarized media in the United States shape political discourse and the 2020 election.

Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the Court of Ames

November 23, 2020
Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the Court of Ames

In the history of HLS' Ames Moot Court Finals, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’56-’58 presided over four competitions. Former Ames advocates reflect on the unique experience of arguing before RBG.