The Delta Force: A collaboration between HLS and local organizations seeks to transform a region


Where others see entrenched problems, the HLS Mississippi Delta Project—an interdisciplinary effort in the HLS Clinical and Pro Bono Programs—sees opportunity for transformation. Since launching less than three years ago, the project has made strides in improving public health, promoting economic development and assisting children in the Delta.

Cohen in the New England Journal of Medicine: ‘Human Embryonic Stem-Cell Research under Siege’

HLS Assistant Professor I. Glenn Cohen and Dr. Eli Y. Adashi

The United States cannot afford to allow ongoing legal ambiguities to compromise the vast potential of stem-cell research, yet the struggle over federal funding for research involving human embryonic stem cells may well be waged for years to come, write Harvard Law School Assistant Professor I. Glenn Cohen and Dr. Eli Y. Adashi in an article published by the New England Journal of Medicine on May 18.

Is the Obama Health Care Reform Constitutional? Fried, Tribe and Barnett debate the Affordable Care Act (video)

Georgetown University Law Center Professor Randy Barnett ’77

Debating what Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow called “one of the most important public policy issues and one of the most important constitutional issues,” three law professors offered different perspectives on whether the individual mandate portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) violates the commerce clause of the Constitution and infringes on personal liberties.