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HLS Library Book Talk: “Butterfly Politics”

HLS Library Book Talk: “Butterfly Politics”

September 24, 2018

At a recent Harvard Law School Library Book Talk, Catharine A. MacKinnon, a pioneer of legal theory and practice and an activist for women’s rights, discussed her latest book "Butterfly Politics," in which she argues that seemingly minor interventions in the legal realm can have a butterfly effect that generates major social and cultural transformations.

Big questions raised by big data

September 20, 2018
Big questions raised by big data

During the introduction to the book launch event for “Big Data, Health Law, and Bioethics,” one of the editors, Harvard Law School Professor I. Glenn Cohen ’03, faculty director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, told a story about how powerful – and perhaps foreboding – big data can be.

HPOD marks the 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics

September 14, 2018
HPOD marks the 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics

On Sept. 17, the Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD) will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics with Timothy Shriver, Special Olympics International Board Chairman.

Operationalizing innovation in legal organizations

August 29, 2018
Operationalizing innovation in legal organizations

On Google’s main campus in Mountain View, Calif., Harvard Law School's Center on the Legal Profession convened more than 80 innovation leaders from around the world—half from law firms and half from in-house legal departments—in June, for a series of in-depth workshops around how their organizations operationalize innovation.

Wendy Jacobs, Harvard officials call on EPA to withdraw proposed ‘transparency’ rule

August 15, 2018
Wendy Jacobs, Harvard officials call on EPA to withdraw proposed ‘transparency’ rule

A letter drafted by HLS's Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic Director Wendy Jacobs, and signed by nearly 100 hospital leaders and Harvard faculty, calls on the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw its proposed rule on scientific “transparency,” saying that the change would drastically limit the scientific and medical knowledge that underlie a host of EPA regulations […]

Scholarship@Law: Recent Scholarship by HLS Faculty

Scholarship@Law: Recent Scholarship by HLS Faculty

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AGTech Forum Briefing Book: State Attorneys General and Artificial Intelligence

Christopher Bavitz (with Kira Hessekiel, Eliot Kim, James Tierney & Jonathan Yang)
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