Articles by Harvard Law faculty and alumni among top ten corporate and securities articles of 2021
June 22, 2022
Articles by four Harvard Law faculty were selected in an annual poll of corporate and securities law professors as three of the ten best corporate and securities articles of 2021.
Jared Ellias, a specialist in the study of corporate bankruptcies, joins the Harvard Law faculty
June 9, 2022
Jared Ellias, a bankruptcy law expert and corporate governance scholar, is joining Harvard Law School as a professor of law.
‘We want to show students how to be entrepreneurs’
April 19, 2022
In a Harvard Law School reading group, entrepreneurs and legal operation specialists are sharing a road map for using technology to change the legal profession.
Steve Kerr holds court at Harvard Law
April 13, 2022
Steve Kerr, head coach for the Golden State Warriors, discusses leadership and basketball as part of the Dream Big speaker series at Harvard Law.
Training future women presidents of Africa
April 13, 2022
With the Women Heads of State Initiative virtual summit, Teresa Clarke J.D. ’87/M.B.A. ’88 and Professor Ruth Okediji LL.M. ’91 S.J.D. ’96 brought together four female African heads of state to explore opportunities for the continent’s future advancement.
Susan Hendrickson ’93, the new executive director of the Berkman Klein Center, recently spoke with Harvard Law Today about her career path, her advice for law students, what keeps her up at night and why, nevertheless, she continues to be optimistic about tech.
The Institute for Rebooting Social Media announces its inaugural cohort of visiting scholars
April 8, 2022
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University has announced its Institute for Rebooting Social Media’s inaugural cohort of Visiting Scholars.
In recent paper, Howell Jackson and Timothy Massad propose that the U.S. Treasury Department implement a new mechanism to improve financial services for financially vulnerable households and expedite delivery of government benefits.
‘Maybe I will do something bigger that hopefully impacts the world’
February 14, 2022
At an HLS talk, Byron Allen — owner of the most successful Black-owned media group in history — shared his career history and experiences with the law.
The Crypto of the Realm
January 31, 2022
A Harvard Law class explores possibilities for a U.S. central bank digital currency, which would be sheltered from the wild fluctuations in value for which crypto is known.
December 17, 2021
Three Harvard Law alumni collaborate on a major research study on opportunities for social enterprises in Ibero-America.
December 14, 2021
Harvard Law Today caught up with two pairs of identical twins on campus to find out what life is like with a double.
‘The algorithm has primacy over media … over each of us, and it controls what we do’
November 18, 2021
Social media’s business model of personalized virality is incompatible with democracy, agreed experts at a recent Harvard Law School discussion on the state of democracy.
In their honor
November 10, 2021
To mark Veterans Day, Harvard Law Today highlights a few of the profiles and stories that illustrate the profound commitment of those in the HLS community to service and the law.
‘Don’t just be a lawyer. Be a strategist’
November 10, 2021
The Center on the Legal Profession convenes experts from public and private sectors for a day-long symposium on crisis lawyering.
Does the Constitution allow a billionaire tax?
October 28, 2021
Would a tax on billionaires be constitutional? How would it work in practice? And would it work at all? Harvard Law School Professor Thomas J. Brennan says the answers are complicated.
Investigating mask mandate bans
September 13, 2021
Michael Ashley Stein ’88, executive director of the Harvard Law School Project on Disability, says the Department of Education should go beyond the Americans with Disabilities Act in investigating state bans against mandating face coverings in schools.
Juan C. Zarate ’97: ‘There’s a lot of presumption of the demise of American power, and I’m raging against that’
September 10, 2021
A counterterrorism czar in the Bush administration, and the first-ever assistant secretary of the Treasury for terrorist financing and financial crimes, says the U.S. needs to reconceptualize what power means in the 21st century.