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  • Man shopping in a grocery store.

    ‘The path of rate increases may indeed lead to a recession’

    September 23, 2022

    Harvard Law Professor Daniel Tarullo says the Fed hopes to convince markets — and the public — that it will fight inflation, even if there are costs.

  • Supreme Court group photo from April 2021.

    Politics, the Court, and ‘the dangerous place we find ourselves in right now’

    September 21, 2022

    In the first of a Harvard Law School series on the Supreme Court and its role in American democracy, panelists debated the impact of politics on the Roberts Court.

  • Amazon labor union protesters

    ‘It just shouldn’t be this hard’

    September 20, 2022

    This is an encouraging moment for labor law — and a potentially scary one as well, according to Harvard Law School Professor of Practice Sharon Block.

  • Screen shot of Matt Damon from a commercial.

    Take the money and run

    September 12, 2022

    Six months after cryptocurrency won the Super Bowl ad game, Harvard Law Professor Howell Jackson proposes a way to stabilize the now swooning industry.

  • An assortment of vegetables on a table at a farmer's market.

    ‘We need to have a coordinated vision’ for food policy

    September 8, 2022

    Looking ahead to the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, Emily Broad Leib and Katie Garfield say that drafting a national strategy for food must be a major priority.

  • Mar-a-Lago

    Florida blues

    September 6, 2022

    In the wake of the FBI’s raid on President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home, former White House counsel and Harvard Law lecturer Neil Eggleston reveals how departing presidents have typically preserved official records.

  • Capitol losses

    February 3, 2021

    A virtual gathering titled “The Events of January 6 and the Future of American Democracy” featured HLS Professor Richard Fallon and other Harvard experts assessing the damage done by the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol.