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Waste not, want not

Waste not, want not

April 1, 2020

Harvard Law School Professor Emily Broad Leib ’08, director of the HLS Food Law and Policy Clinic, and her students have been working furiously to ensure that the most vulnerable—and ultimately the rest of us—are fed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For the Sake of Argument

April 1, 2020
For the Sake of Argument

With his new book, “Persuasion: Getting to the Other Side,” Harvard Law School Professor Joseph Singer ’81 seeks to help lawyers and the general public make reasoned arguments, promote civil discourse, and consider alternative perspectives.

More than 1,000 empirical studies apply the Entrenchment Index of professors Bebchuk, Cohen and Ferrell

March 25, 2020
More than 1,000 empirical studies apply the Entrenchment Index of professors Bebchuk, Cohen and Ferrell

A study by professors Lucian Bebchuk, Alma Cohen, and Allen Ferrell that puts forward a corporate governance index—the Entrenchment Index (E Index)—for assessing the quality of corporate governance in public companies has been applied and used over 1,000 times in empirical analyses as of the end of 2019.

Protecting rights in a global crisis

March 25, 2020
Protecting rights in a global crisis

In a Q&A, scholars at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School raise important legal and ethical questions about health care delivery and the enactment of extraordinary public health measures in response to the ongoing epidemic.

Uncharted territory: Legal experts weigh in on the COVID-19 outbreak

March 24, 2020
Uncharted territory: Legal experts weigh in on the COVID-19 outbreak

HLS scholars and legal experts consider the important legal and policy concerns and challenges that have emerged—including those involving civil liberties, privacy, historical precedent, and economic impact—as cities, states and countries respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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