Martha Minow’s sense of purpose

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Dean Martha Minow of the Law School follows E.O. Wilson in the Experience series, interviews with Harvard faculty covering the reasons they became teachers and scholars, and the personal journeys, missteps included, behind their professional success.

Seeking Re-dress: the annual HLS Fashion Swapaganza (photos)

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As part of a series of events in celebration of Earth Month at Harvard, the Women’s Law Association (WLA) held its annual clothing Swapaganza on Thursday, April 17. Students donated various items of clothing at the start of last week and then received vouchers to exchange items on Thursday. Donated items included shirts, dresses, pants, […]

John H. Mansfield ’56: 1928–2014

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John Howard Mansfield, the John H. Watson, Jr. Professor of Law, Emeritus, and scholar of the First Amendment, died on April 10, 2014, at the age of 85.

Berkman Center announces leadership transition

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The Berkman Center for Internet & Society has announced a significant leadership transition as Professor William (Terry) Fisher steps down after 12 years as Chair of the Board of Directors and Professor Jonathan Zittrain, the co-founder of the Berkman Center and Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources at Harvard Law School, assumes the role. The change will be effective as of July 1, 2014.

Protecting the Right to Forget

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A duo from Harvard Law School creates a tool that will let you erase much of your digital history. As online digital trails grow larger, two Harvard Law students have pioneered a way to help individuals cover their tracks. David S. Gobaud ’15 and Lindsay Lin ’15 have created Pluto Mail, a free, web-based email […]

Harvard’s Berkman Center to launch global network focused on youth-oriented hate speech

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The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University has announced an effort to form a first-of-its-kind thematic network of experts, educators, practitioners, and ambassadors that will facilitate, promote, and strengthen collaboration to counter youth-oriented hate speech online.