Oh, what a tangled web we weave

Deception spreads faster than truth on social media. Who — if anyone — should stop it?

Deception spreads faster than truth on social media. If a healthy democracy relies on an informed populace — or at least one not deliberately disinformed by malicious actors — then the prevalence of disinformation is an existential threat. What, if anything, can or should be done? Continue Reading

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HLS Film

Grid of still head shots and archival shots from a movie

The Crits!

A film by Jeannie Suk Gersen highlights the drama and import of the Critical Legal Studies movement

Inside HLS

In Memoriam

  • Wendy Jacobs

    Wendy Jacobs: 1956-2021

    Wendy Jacobs, one of the nation’s most highly celebrated environmental law experts, was the founding director of the first-ever environmental law and policy clinic at Harvard Law School.

  • Susan Cole

    Susan Cole: 1948-2021

    Harvard Law School Lecturer on Law Susan Cole made it her life’s work to help schools and policymakers understand the impact of trauma on learning.

  • David Cope: 1948-2021

    A brilliant intellect and devoted, compassionate teacher, Harvard Law School Lecturer on Law David Cope taught at the school for more than 20 years.

  • Gus Hauser Headshot

    Gustave M. Hauser: 1929 – 2021

    Gustave Hauser ’53 was a cable television pioneer and, with his wife Rita Hauser ’58, a dedicated supporter of Harvard Law School.

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