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 […]
In “Finding Jefferson: A Lost Letter, a Remarkable Discovery, and the First Amendment in an Age of Terrorism” (Wiley, 2007), Professor Alan Dershowitz contemplates modern-day First Amendment dilemmas—such as government censorship of imams whose preaching might incite terrorism—through the lens of Jefferson’s stated beliefs about religious and political speech. * * * In “Is There a Right […]
John G. Palfrey ’01 has been appointed associate dean of library and information resources and a tenured professor of law, Dean Elena Kagan ’86 announced today.
The following op-ed, Choices for Turkey in a digital age, written by Harvard Law School Clinical Professor John Palfrey ’01 and Visiting Professor Jonathan Zittrain ’95, was published in the Turkish Daily News on March 5, 2008.
John Palfrey ’01, clinical professor of law and executive director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, made a whirlwind visit to Turkey this week to urge authorities not to filter or censor content on the internet.
The mainstream U.S. media have covered this worldwide uprising; it is, after all, a glimpse into the sentiments of our enemy and its allies. And yet it has refused, with but a few exceptions, to show the cartoons that purportedly caused all the outrage.
Can law keep up with technology? Some Harvard lawyers are finding out.
Imagine a world without copyrights on songs or movies. Instead, government tax revenue would compensate entertainers in proportion to how much consumers listened to or watched their products.