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  • Mary Ann Glendon being sworn in by the Honorable Michael Boudin

    Glendon takes oath as U.S. envoy to the Vatican

    February 15, 2008

    Surrounded by family members, friends and colleagues, Professor Mary Ann Glendon was sworn in as the new U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See today in a brief ceremony held in the Caspersen Room of Harvard Law School's Langdell Hall.

  • William J. Stuntz

    Professor William J. Stuntz: Four things the party loyalists won’t want to hear

    February 12, 2008

    The following article, The inconvenient truths of 2008, written by Harvard Law School Professor William J. Stuntz, was published in The Weekly Standard on February 18, 2008.

  • Professor Noah Feldman: liberal values and Islam can be complementary

    February 8, 2008

    The West doesn't know quite what to think of Turkey's Islamic-oriented ruling party: does it envision a liberal, European future for Turkey or an Islamist one? A vote this week on the seemingly minor issue of whether head scarves should be allowed at universities will help us begin to answer that question.

  • Professor John Palfrey '01

    Mission to Istanbul: Palfrey urges Internet freedom in Turkey

    February 7, 2008

    John Palfrey '01, clinical professor of law and executive director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, made a whirlwind visit to Turkey this week to urge authorities not to filter or censor content on the internet.

  • HLS professor appointed to Supreme Judicial Court advisory committee

    January 31, 2008

    Harvard Law School Professor Andrew Kaufman '54 has been appointed to an ad hoc committee that will advise the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts on whether to adopt changes to ethical rules disfavoring public comment by judges.

  • HLS Professors among country’s ‘leading lawyers’

    January 29, 2008

    Three Harvard Law School professors are featured among a group of 500 "leading lawyers," according to a new a list published in Law Dragon Magazine. Professors Lucian Bebchuk LL.M. '80 S.J.D. '84, Jack Goldsmith, and Elizabeth Warren join five additional law professors from other law schools on the list.

  • Michael Klarman to join HLS faculty

    January 24, 2008

    University of Virginia School of Law Professor Michael J. Klarman has accepted an offer to join the Harvard Law School faculty with tenure this summer.

  • Jack Goldsmith on American Institutions and the Trump Presidency

    Goldsmith receives honorable mention for book

    January 18, 2008

    Harvard Law School Professor Jack Goldsmith’s book, “Who Controls the Internet? Illusions of a Borderless World,” received an honorable mention from Scribes, The American Society of Legal Writers. Goldsmith and co-author Tim Wu were one of two honorable mentions for 2007.

  • Iraq is a vanishing issue in the presidential election, Professor Noah Feldman says

    January 14, 2008

    The following article, Vanishing Act , written by Harvard Law School Professor Noah Feldman, was published in the New York Times Magazine on January 13, 2007.

  • Bebchuk ranks first among law professors on SSRN

    January 11, 2008

    Statistics released by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) show that, as of the end of 2007, the works of Harvard Law School Professor Lucian Bebchuk LL.M. '80 S.J.D. '84 have been downloaded more than the work of any other law professor.

  • Mary Ann Glendon receives Evangelium Vitae Medal

    Glendon becomes U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See

    January 7, 2008

    Harvard Law School Professor Mary Ann Glendon's nomination to become the new U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See was confirmed by the Senate late last month, after President Bush announced the nomination on November 5.

  • Professor Noah Feldman examines Mormonism and presidential politics

    January 7, 2008

    The following article, What is it about Mormonism?, written by Harvard Law School Professor Noah Feldman, was published in the New York Times Magazine on January 6, 2007.

  • An op-ed by Professor Robert Bordone: Slow healing in the Catholic Church

    January 2, 2008

    The following op-ed, Slow healing in the Catholic Church, co-written by Harvard Law School Professor Robert Bordone '97 and Reverend Robert J. Bowers, was published in the Boston Globe on January 1, 2007.

  • Six questions for Professor Noah Feldman

    December 21, 2007

    The following interview will be published in the January 2008 issue of Harvard Law Today. Professor Noah Feldman, who joined the faculty in 2007, is an expert in constitutional law -- with a special focus on the interplay between law and religion -- and international and comparative law.

  • Professor Charles Fried

    An op-ed by Professor Charles Fried: The limits of law

    October 23, 2007

    The following op-ed, The limits of law, written by HLS Professor Charles Fried, was published in The Boston Globe on October 23, 2007.

  • Professor Robert H. Sitkoff

    Sitkoff named an up and coming lawyer for 2007

    September 27, 2007

    Harvard Law School Professor Robert H. Sitkoff has been named one of Lawyers Weekly’s up and coming lawyers of 2007. A leading expert in trusts and estates, Sitkoff joined the HLS faculty this year.

  • Professor Lucian Bebchuk

    Bebchuk named to list of 100 most influential players in corporate governance

    September 14, 2007

    Harvard Law School Professor Lucian Bebchuk’s LL.M. '80 S.J.D. '84 work on executive pay has netted him a spot on Directorship Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential players in corporate governance in the United States.

  • Laurence Tribe

    Vox Populi

    September 2, 2007

    For students in Harvard Law School's Supreme Court litigation clinic, helping Laurence Tribe get ready for a constitutional argument is like being in the eye of a storm.

  • Hearsay: Short takes from faculty op-eds Summer 2007

    July 1, 2007

    Supreme Confusion Professor Charles Fried Professor Charles Fried
    The New York Times, April 26
    “[The Supreme Court’s decision in the partial-birth abortion case is] disturbing because…

  • Recent Faculty Books – Summer 2007

    July 1, 2007

    In “Blasphemy: How the Religious Right Is Hijacking Our Declaration of Independence” (John Wiley & Sons, 2007), Professor Alan M. Dershowitz contends that fundamentalist Christian political activists are misusing the declaration to Christianize America.

  • Boardwalk, Park Place—and The Hague

    July 1, 2007

    Headlines on any given day underscore the increasing globalization of antitrust law and economics—for example, “Apple iTunes charged by EC with restrictive pricing practices.”