Deception spreads faster than truth on social media. If a healthy democracy relies on an informed populace — or at least one not deliberately disinformed by malicious actors — then the prevalence of disinformation is an existential threat. What, if anything, can or should be done?
Looking for a new book to enjoy at the beach, park, or on your couch? Six HLS faculty members share what they’re reading this summer.
Professor Noah Feldman, who first proposed the idea of the Oversight Board to Facebook, weighs in on its decision to deplatform President Donald Trump following the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
In the unusual year of 2020, Harvard Law authors continued to do what they always have: Write.
Christopher Lewis, a political philosopher and scholar of the criminal legal system, has been named an assistant professor of law at Harvard Law School, effective Jan. 1.
In “The Arab Winter: A Tragedy,” Feldman writes: “People whose political lives had been determined and shaped from the outside tried politics for themselves, and for a time succeeded. That this did not lead to constitutional democracy or even to a more decent life for most of those affected is not a reason to believe that the effort was meaningless.”
In the first colloquium of a sweeping new series, “COVID-19 and the Law,” five Harvard Law faculty members grappled with the challenges, limitations, and opportunities of governmental powers during a public health crisis.
HLS Professors Noah Feldman and Nikolas Bowie ’14 weigh in on the biggest takeaways—and surprises—of the Supreme Court’s latest term, and what to expect moving forward.
Harvard Law School scholars weigh in on recent SCOTUS decisions.
In light of the events that have roiled the nation in recent weeks, scholars across Harvard Law School have been sharing their perspectives on systemic racial discrimination, the unequal administration of justice in the United States, and use of executive authority in time of national crisis.