Hearsay: Faculty Short Takes Summer 2008

The Laws in Wartime Professor Jack Goldsmith Slate Magazine, April 2 “We are surprisingly close to putting policy issues in the war on terrorism on a sound legal footing appropriate for the long term. The most important issue for the next administration to resolve is the system for incapacitating terrorists. Beyond that, what the next […]

HLS Professors among country’s ‘leading lawyers’

Three Harvard Law School professors are featured among a group of 500 “leading lawyers,” according to a new a list published in Law Dragon Magazine. Professors Lucian Bebchuk LL.M. ’80 S.J.D. ’84, Jack Goldsmith, and Elizabeth Warren join five additional law professors from other law schools on the list.

Recent Faculty Books – Spring 2005

In “The Limits of International Law” (Oxford University Press, 2005), Professor Jack L. Goldsmith and Eric A. Posner ’91 argue that international law is less powerful than many experts believe.

Hearsay: Excerpts from faculty op-eds Spring 2005

“Talking to terrorists is different from giving in to them. Sometimes it may be good practice to know what they are thinking, or, as a line in ‘The Godfather’ goes, it is important to ‘keep your friends close but your enemies closer.’ FBI and police hostage negotiators nearly always negotiate with hostage-takers–to gather information, to […]