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Vaccine challenges, patent rights, and preparing for the next pandemic

Professors Terry Fisher ’82 and Ruth Okediji LL.M. ’91 S.J.D. ’96 propose changes to bolster the global south’s ability to produce pharmaceuticals.

At Harvard, a growing focus on Islamic law

Professor Intisar Rabb discusses interpreting ancient principles for a new world.

Self-defense and state silence

Professor of Practice Naz Modirzadeh ’02 briefs a United Nations Security Council meeting convened by the Permanent Mission of Mexico.


Training international women’s rights advocates

Salma Waheedi partners with gender justice coalitions to advance legal equality in Muslim communities.

A movement that mattered

In a new book, Noah Feldman argues that despite the tragedies that followed it, the Arab Spring provided lessons and hope for a better future.

Forcing the UN to do right by Haitian cholera victims

Beatrice Lindstrom is waging a 10-year fight after 10,000 die from a sewage leak at a UN peacekeeper base.


How to do comparative constitutional law?

Mark Tushnet connects comparative constitutional law to constitutional politics.

Advocating for human rights in Myanmar during COVID-19

Yee Htun speaks about respecting refugee rights in the midst of a global pandemic.

Who needs foreign law?

In a globalized society and economy, knowledge of foreign law is important for legal practitioners, says Professor Mary Ann Glendon.