Writ Large

Power–and Peril–to the People

In a new world of technology, Gabriella Blum and Benjamin Wittes argue, we are more powerful and more vulnerable than ever Continue Reading

The Price of Admission

For Lani Guinier, the mission of higher education is—or should be—democracy. Continue Reading

Faculty Books In Brief — Spring 2015

As far back as Aristotle, people have been touting the benefits of group decision-making. Yet, as Professor Cass R. Sunstein ’78 and and Reid Hastie note in their new book, history suggests that groups are often unwise or downright foolish. Continue Reading

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Alumni Notes and Newsmakers

  • Hidden Talent

    Craig Gentry has developed ways to to keep data secure and accessible that may broaden the use of cloud computing.

  • Persuasion

    Kannon Shanmugam on making his case before the Supreme Court

  • A Voice for Accountability

    Sareta Ashraph documents violations of international law for the U.N.

  • Politics and Service

    For Freshman Senator Tom Cotton, politics and patriotism are nothing new.

  • Trust in Providence

    Jorge Elorza wins the battle to lead the city where he fought for social justice

  • Representing the Whole Child

    Brett Stark co-founds a medical-legal partnership to assist children who seek asylum in the U.S.

  • An Event Supreme

    On Dec. 15, 2014, 34 Harvard Law alumni, from the Classes of 1971 to 2010, gathered at the U.S. Supreme Court to join the bar for the highest court in the nation.

  • A conversation with Bart Winokur

    From London to Iran and beyond, Barton J. “Bart” Winokur ’64 has had a robust career as an international deal-maker and expert in mergers and acquisitions.

  • Selected Alumni Books

    “Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice,” by Adam Benforado ’05 (Crown) Drawing on research in psychology and neuroscience, the associate professor of law at Drexel University points to rampant injustices that stem from the legal system—not caused by corruption or ill will but simply by the way our minds work.