Tort law expert and Harvard Law Professor John C.P. Goldberg explains what election technology companies Smartmatic and Dominion Voting Systems must do to prove their claims of defamation against former former Trump allies, how likely they are to succeed, and whether these types of lawsuits might have an impact in the fight against disinformation.
“I’ve always had a passion for engaging in my curiosity,” says João Marinotti ‘20, a linguist turned lawyer whose work focuses on sustainability, business, property, and private law.
In “Recognizing Wrongs,” Goldberg and his co-author argue that much of the criticism of tort law comes from failing to appreciate its character and purposes.
From conformity and the power of social influences to felony and the guilty mind in Medieval England
This fall, the Harvard Law School Library hosted a series of book talks by Harvard Law School authors on topics ranging from forgiveness in law, transparency in health and fidelity in constitutional practice.
Through a sweeping array of new, hands-on courses, Harvard Law School’s January Experiential Term, or JET, gives 1L students a chance, early in their time on campus, to learn by doing, to work in teams, and to explore—or discover—what inspires their passion in the law.
Harvard Law School Professor Robert H. Sitkoff has co-edited The Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law, a handbook, slated for release today, that features important contributions from Sitkoff and from several other HLS scholars to the growing field of fiduciary law throughout its 48 chapters.
Library event provides unique opportunity for faculty-student interaction.
On April 20, HLS in the Community wrapped up a year-long celebration of Harvard Law School’s bicentennial by highlighting the contributions made by HLS clinics and students practice organizations (SPOs).
Harvard Law School Professor John C.P. Goldberg, an expert in tort law, tort theory, and political philosophy, recently discussed some of the work that he’s done at HLS as well as a forthcoming book on torts that he is co-authoring with Fordham Law School Professor Benjamin C. Zipursky.