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Adriaan Lanni

  • Harvard Law School in the House of Representatives

    Harvard Law School in the House of Representatives

    November 20, 2017

    The tradition of HLS graduates in the House of Representatives goes back to the mid-19th century. On Oct. 27, during Harvard Law School's bicentennial summit, the panel “HLS in the House’” gathered five graduates currently or formerly in the House.

  • Three Harvard Professors Named Guggenheim Fellows

    April 18, 2017

    Three Harvard professors were awarded prestigious Guggenheim research fellowships, an award honoring “exceptional creative ability in the arts,” last week...Of this year’s 173 scholarship recipients, Law School professor Adriaan Lanni, Drama, English, and Comparative Literature professor Martin Puchner, and Education School professor Natasha K. Warikoo will receive grants to assist their respective research projects spanning six to twelve months. Lanni said she will use her fellowship to conduct research for her book “Crime and Justice in Democratic Athens.” She wrote in an email that she hopes to explore what it means to have a truly “popular” justice system through her studies in ancient law.

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    Lanni named a Guggenheim Fellow

    April 17, 2017

    Adriaan Lanni, the Touroff-Glueck Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, has received a 2017 Guggenheim fellowship, an award that honors exceptionally impressive achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment.

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    Adriaan Lanni on what modern lawyers and democratic citizens can learn from ancient Athens

    October 11, 2016

    In October, on the occasion of her appointment as the Touoff-Glueck Professor of Law, Professor Adriaan Lanni delivered a lecture titled, “Why Study Athenian Law? Adventures in Institutional Design.”

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    Lanni, Stephenson gain tenure, Gregory appointed assistant clinical professor of law

    November 9, 2009

    Adriaan Lanni and Matthew Stephenson ’03 have been promoted to tenured professorships of law at Harvard Law School, and current Lecturer on Law Michael Gregory ’04 has been appointed as an assistant clinical professor of law.

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    Four young HLS faculty members selected to participate in Junior Faculty Forum

    May 15, 2008

    Assistant Professors I. Glenn Cohen '03, Adriaan Lanni, Jed Shugerman, and Matthew Stephenson '03 each had papers selected for the ninth annual Stanford-Yale Junior Faculty Forum, which will take place at Yale Law School in June.

  • Assistant Professor Adriaan Lanni studies the rhetoric and speeches of Athenian law.

    From Here to Modernity

    July 23, 2006

    Scholars have long been fascinated by the democracy of classical Athens and the ways it is mirrored in democratic governments of today. Athenian law, on the other hand, has received little attention, since no modern legal system is descended from it.

  • Five new professors join HLS faculty

    August 30, 2005

    The ranks of the Harvard Law School faculty expanded over the summer with the arrival of three new assistant professors and two new tenured professors of law. The hires are part of an effort to bring about a net increase of 15 faculty members over the next decade.