In a Q&A, Jason Harrow ’11, who argued before the Supreme Court in a case involving the electoral college and faithless electors, shares where he believes U.S. electoral reform should go from here.
Lawrence Lessig issues a statement on the unanimous Supreme Court ruling that states can require Electoral College voters to back the victor of their state’s popular vote.
One new book by Lawrence Lessig explains a core virtue of the Supreme Court; a second explores America’s perilous politics—which put that virtue at serious risk
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.
In his new book, "They Don’t Represent Us: Reclaiming Our Democracy," Lawrence Lessig writes about the issues undermining American democracy, such as big money in politics, gerrymandering, vote suppression, and the inequities of the Electoral College system.
With the 2020 race for the White House in full swing, speakers at a Harvard panel on Saturday sharply differed on whether an interstate compact to effectively disable the Electoral College and move to a national popular vote offers an antidote to problems with the presidential selection system.
The “Innovation, Justice and Globalization” conference, hosted by HLS professor and leading intellectual property scholar Ruth Okediji, brought international academics and policymakers to campus to discuss intellectual property issues.
In a lively and provocative talk at Harvard Law School, Lawrence Lessig, the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership, delved into his theory of constitutional law, which he explores in his most recent book "Fidelity and Constraint: How the Supreme Court has Read the American Constitution."
Think of an honest used car salesperson. The very idea might seem like an oxymoron. That’s not because no honest people ever sell cars. It’s because the profession as a whole is not considered trustworthy by the public. What if that sense of mistrust were not limited to the used car lot but had spread to institutions the public relies on every day? It has, according to Harvard Law School Professor Lawrence Lessig.
Cass Sunstein ’78, the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard University and renowned legal scholar and behavioral economist, received the prestigious Holberg Prize at the University of Bergen, Norway, on June 6.