Harvard Law’s WTO moot court team competes in global competition, for fourth straight year

For the fourth consecutive year, a team of students from Harvard Law School, advised by HLS Professor and international trade expert Mark Wu, has made the final rounds of the ELSA Moot Court Competition, a simulated hearing of the WTO dispute settlement system organized annually by the European Law Students’ Association.

The Yukos settlement: an insider’s view into the largest arbitration award in history

In a Feb. 6 talk sponsored by International Legal Studies, the Harvard International Arbitration Law Students Association, and the International Law Journal, Emmanuel Gaillard and Yas Banifatemi LL.M. ’97, head of international arbitration and head of public international law, respectively, at Shearman & Sterling, detailed the intricate story behind securing the historic $50 billion award for the Yukos Oil Cooperative against the Russian Federation.

Berkman’s Internet Monitor project publishes “Reflections on the Digital World”

The Internet Monitor project at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University recently released its first annual report, “Internet Monitor 2013: Reflections on the Digital World.” The project evaluates, describes, and summarizes the means, mechanisms, and extent of Internet content controls and Internet activity around the world.

HLS WTO Moot Court Team Wins North American Regional

On March 3, the Harvard Law School WTO moot court team won the North America regional at the ELSA Moot Court Competition (EMC²) on WTO Law.  This year’s competition was held at American University Washington College of Law in Washington D.C. This was the first year a team from HLS has competed.

Hearsay: Faculty short takes

“Private Manning’s Humiliation” Professor Yochai Benkler ’94 and Bruce Ackerman, professor at Yale Law School The New York Review of Books April 28, 2011 “Bradley Manning is the soldier charged with leaking U.S. government documents to Wikileaks. He is currently detained under degrading and inhumane conditions that are illegal and immoral. … “President Obama was […]