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Has Lessig Lost It? The Marriage of Larry and the Donald

Larry Lessig is a case study in the dangers of single issue politics. Some single-issue activists see the light. Others are blinded by it. Somewhere in between these poles is Larry Lessig, the Harvard Law School professor who becameShow More Summary

Lessig Mounts Presidential Bid on Campaign-Reform Platform

Harvard Law School professor Larry Lessig announced on Tuesday his intention to run for president on the single issue of election and campaign-finance reform.       

Harvard Professor Lawrence Lessig: Our Two Interviews

Harvard law School Professor Lawrence Lessig Announced his exploratory committee for a candidacy for the presidency.  Really, he did. Professor Lessig has been my guest twice for extended interviews.  The transcripts: From February 4,...Show More Summary

Cruz Thinks He Can Put 'Real Limits' on Supreme Court

Despite being a graduate of Harvard Law School who once clerked for the Supreme Court's Chief Justice William Rehnquist and went on to litigate cases before the court, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has the dubious belief that it's possible to put "limits" on the nation's highest court. Show More Summary

The Homeless Lawyer Who Graduated Harvard Law with Justice Roberts

John Roberts and Alfred Postell both graduated Harvard Law School in 1979. After graduation, Roberts went on to clerk for Judge Friendly, while Postell practiced tax law in a prestigious firm. Their lives diverged as they advanced. John Roberts became Deputy Solicitor General, a Supreme Court litigator, federal judge,......

Après moi, le déluge: What Went Wrong on Reddit

2 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

EDITOR'S NOTE: Sarah Jeong, tech journalist and Harvard Law School graduate is leading our #AskForbes Twitter chat today at 1 p.m. EST. Tweet @Forbes with #AskForbes to participate. Forbes launched The Internet Of Garbage, our latest eBook. In it, Sarah Jeong discusses the framework behind the hot button issue of online harassment within content platforms and [...]

Drones, cameras seized in bizarre kidnapping tied to Harvard-educated ex-lawyer

A former attorney arrested in the mysterious kidnapping of a Vallejo woman was a decorated U.S. Marine who once ran Harvard Law School's immigration program.

Man Who Went to Law School With John Roberts Now Homeless

Chief Justice John Roberts and Alfred M. Postell were once classmates at Harvard Law School. More than 35 years later, the two spend most days about 2.5 miles apart: the former at the Supreme Court Building and the latter on the sidewalks in Northwest Washington.

Top GOP Lawyer Absolutely Scorches Ted Cruz: 'Most Graduates of Harvard Law School Know' Better

Ted Olson dings Cruz's proposal to revamp the Supreme Court. Conservative attorney and prominent gay rights activist Ted Olson took a swipe Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, saying the freshman senator had abandoned a fundamental...Show More Summary

Palfrey: BiblioTech — Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever In The Age Of Google

John Palfrey (Head of School, Phillips Academy; former Henry N. Ess III Professor of Law & Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources, Harvard Law School), BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google (May 2015): Libraries today are more important than ever. More than just...

The Campaign and the Court

Ted Cruz has an inflated sense of many things, but irony is not one of them. This explains how the Harvard Law School graduate and former Supreme Court clerk, in the wake of last week’s rulings on the Affordable Care Act and same-sex...Show More Summary

Tax Presentations At The 16th Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum

Tax presentations at the 16th Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum held last week at Harvard Law School (abstracts below the fold): Diane Lourdes Rick (Seattle), U.S. Tax Imperialism in Puerto Rico Commentator: Diane Ring (Boston College) Susan C. Morse (Texas), Safe Harbors, Sure Shipwrecks, 49 UC Davis L. Rev. ___ (2016)...

Who Wants All Their Student Loans Paid Off?

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

A Biglaw associate, a Harvard Law School grad, and a JPMorgan Chase VP need your help!

As a Privileged White Guy Living in 'Liberal' Berkeley, I Wasn't Expecting a Police Raid on My Backyard Pot Plants

A white Harvard law school graduate gets a taste of what life is like for the not so privileged. It's an eye-opener. Late coffee had given way to later burgers and fries. I chomped away the conversation with two of my more intellectually-minded friends whom I met regularly at the same coffee shop at least three or four times a week. Show More Summary

Nothing Weak-Kneed About Alan Dershowitz’s Lawsuits

For attorney Alan Dershowitz, living in the Boston area has been hard on the knees. In just over a year and a half, the retired Harvard Law School professor has twice gone to court claiming negligence after taking a spill and injuring a knee.

Feras Morad: Star Student Falls Out Of Window, Cop Shows Up To Help — Shoots Him Dead Instead

Feras Morad was a top student who aimed to get into Harvard Law School. He was already a debate team champ with a national ranking. Just 20-years-old, with a 3.9 GPA at a community college and also an Army cadet, Morad never had any trouble with the law. Show More Summary

Daniel Meltzer, law professor and legal adviser to Obama White House, dies

Daniel Meltzer, a Harvard Law School professor who served as a top legal adviser to President Obama, died May 24 at a hospital in Boston. He was 63.The cause was cancer, Harvard officials announced.Mr. Meltzer had been on the Harvard Law faculty since 1982 and was an authority on federal courts and criminal procedure. Show More Summary

Daniel Meltzer, law professor and legal adviser to Obama White House, dies

Daniel Meltzer, a Harvard Law School professor who served as a top legal adviser to President Obama, died May 24 at a hospital in Boston. He was 63.The cause was cancer, Harvard officials announced.Mr. Meltzer had been on the Harvard Law faculty since 1982 and was an authority on federal courts and criminal procedure. Show More Summary

Harvard Law Jerk Confirms Everything You Thought About Harvard Law

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

There is a very peculiar thief roaming the hallowed halls of Harvard Law School. It’s not jewelry or money or even your identity this criminal mastermind is after -- it’s your work. See, the law review write-on competition is happening at HLS. Show More Summary

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