Fletcher named executive director of HLS Executive Education

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Carrie Fletcher has been appointed as the new executive director of Harvard Law School Executive Education, where she works with faculty and an administrative team to develop leadership programs that serve law firm managing partners, emerging law firm leaders, and general counsel from across the globe.

Too big to fail or too hard to remember? The triumph, tragedy, and lost legacy of James M. Landis ’24


On Nov. 24, the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard hosted “Too Big to Fail or Too Hard to Remember: Lessons from the New Deal and the Triumph, Tragedy, and Lost Legacy of James M. Landis,” a discussion of the legacy of scholar, administrator, advocate and political adviser known for his seminal contribution to the creation of the modern system of market regulation in the United States.

Thousands enroll in Charles Fried’s online contracts class


For nearly 50 years, Professor Charles Fried has been teaching the intricacies of the law to HLS students. Starting this month, the masterful teacher and renowned scholar is expanding his student body dramatically with the start of his online ContractsX course – a seven-week study of contracts for nonlawyers. The class is part of the […]

Allen Ferrell wins Moskowitz Prize for Socially Responsible Investing

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Allen Ferrell, the Harvey Greenfield Professor of Securities Law at Harvard Law School, has been awarded the 2014 Moskowitz Prize. The prestigious annual award from the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, recognizes outstanding quantitative research in socially responsible investing. Ferrell received the prize, along with Hao Liang and Luc Renneboog, both from […]

Harvard Magazine: The Legal Olympian


Cass Sunstein ’78, has been regarded as one of the country’s most influential and adventurous legal scholars for a generation. At 60, now Walmsley University Professor at Harvard, he publishes significant books as often as many productive academics publish scholarly articles—three of them last year.

Reflections on the Digital World: Internet Monitor releases 2014 report


Internet Monitor, a research project based at Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, recently published the project’s second annual report, “Internet Monitor 2014: Reflections on the Digital World,” a collection of roughly three dozen short contributions that highlight and discuss some of the most compelling events and trends in the digitally networked environment over the past year.