A recent panel discussion of the movie “Spotlight” at Harvard Law School touched on legal issues, secrets and shame, and even a potential lawsuit against the filmmakers.
Fifty years after the Supreme Court kicked off its line of “right to privacy” cases with Griswold v. Connecticut, which declared unconstitutional a state statute prohibiting couples from using contraceptives, a panel of three Harvard Law professors met to discuss the impact and legacy of the landmark case.
A $400 shopping spree. A Silicon Valley tour of Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn and Facebook. Dinner and “Dungeons and Dragons.” A limited edition Ruth Bader Ginsburg T-shirt. Doubles tennis with two Harvard Law professors. A personal voicemail greeting. These were just a few of the items auctioned during “All Bids on Deck,” the 20th annual Public Interest Auction […]
Some recent faculty and clinical highlights—from research on anti-corruption efforts to conferences on financial regulation.
In a week of many developments in the world of law, Harvard Law School faculty were online, in print, and on-the-air offering analyses and opinions.
“HLS Thinks Big,” an event inspired by the global TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) talks and modeled after the university’s “Harvard Thinks Big” event, was held at Harvard Law School on May 28. Four professors—Daniel Nagin, Glenn Cohen ’03, Jeannie Suk ’02, and James Greiner—presented on some of their recent work and research.
Harvard Law School Professor Jeannie Suk ’02 received the Charles Fried Intellectual Diversity Award from the Harvard Federalist Society in April. The award is bestowed upon a faculty member who has furthered the cause of intellectual diversity and free and open debate at Harvard Law School, both inside and outside of the classroom, regardless of that professor’s ideological leanings or favored theories of jurisprudence.
The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) has named Professor Jeannie Suk ’02 among the 2012 recipients of the association’s “Best Lawyers Under 40” awards.
“Politics and Corporate Money”
Professor Lucian Bebchuk LL.M. ’80 S.J.D. ’84
Sept. 20, 2010
“A recent decision issued by the United States Supreme Court expanded the freedom of corporations to spend money on political campaigns and candidates. … This raises well-known questions about democracy and private power, but another important question is often overlooked: who should decide for a publicly traded corporation whether to spend funds on politics, how much, and to what ends?
In a talk sponsored by the Harvard Federalist Society and moderated by HLS Professor Jeannie Suk, David Lat discussed the impact of blogging on the judiciary.