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

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

May 5, 2021

Professor Noah Feldman, who first proposed the idea of the Oversight Board to Facebook, weighs in on its decision to deplatform President Donald Trump following the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.

Harvard Law School’s 2021 Last Lecture Series

May 5, 2021
Harvard Law School’s 2021 Last Lecture Series

The Last Lecture Series at Harvard Law School, sponsored annually by the 3L and LL.M. class marshals, is an HLS tradition in which selected faculty members impart insight, advice, and final words of wisdom to the graduating class.

The art of being a lawyer

May 5, 2021
The art of being a lawyer

Like artists, lawyers must interpret and decipher the world around them, said Andrew Manuel Crespo ’08, Professor of Law, during his Last Lecture for graduating Harvard Law School students.

‘Our time is full of injustices … You must not be a product of your time,’ says Nikolas Bowie

May 5, 2021
‘Our time is full of injustices … You must not be a product of your time,’ says Nikolas Bowie

“Attaining power does not make you a moral person,” said Nikolas Bowie ’14, assistant professor of law at Harvard Law School, in his April 22 Last Lecture to graduating third-year students.

‘We’ve become more accepting of the acknowledgment of humanity, of vulnerability’

May 5, 2021
‘We’ve become more accepting of the acknowledgment of humanity, of vulnerability’

Professor Jeannie Suk Gersen ’02 introduced this year’s inaugural Last Lecture by reminding the graduating class of its special place in history.