World Trade Organization, front and center: A Q&A with Professor Mark Wu

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Mark Wu ’96, an assistant professor at HLS who specializes in international economics and trade law, and lead organizer of the decennial academic conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO), spoke with the Harvard Gazette about the most pressing issues affecting trade and the WTO, and how he sees the future of trade policy.

New Berkman report highlights co-op’s challenges to build a better fiber optic network

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On April 20, the Berkman Center for Internet and Society released “WiredWest: a Cooperative of Municipalities Forms to Build a Fiber Optic Network,” a report written by Berkman Center Co-director and Harvard Law Professor Susan Crawford; Waide Warner, Harvard Law lecturer and senior advisor at Berkman’s Cyberlaw Clinic; and Berkman fellow David Talbot.

Presidential power in an era of polarized conflict

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On April 1, Harvard Law School hosted a conference on ‘Presidential Power in an Era of Polarized Conflict,’ a daylong gathering in which experts from both sides of the aisle debated the president’s power in foreign and domestic affairs, and in issues of enforcement or non-enforcement.

David Kennedy on ‘How Power, Law, and Expertise Shape Global Political Economy’

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In his latest book, ‘A World of Struggle: How Power, Law, and Expertise Shape Global Political Economy,’ Professor David Kennedy points to widespread uncertainty and ambivalence about the world and explores ‘the role of expertise and professional practice in the routine conflicts through which global political and economic life takes shape.’

Harvard Law and Global Access to Drugs

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Across the law school, faculty are also focusing on international access to lifesaving drugs for underserved populations. One forthcoming book, “The Health Crisis in the Developing World and What We Should Do About It,” by HLS Professor William W. Fisher ’82 and Talha Syed, addresses just such issues. “We need to immunize residents (preferably while […]