Harvard Law School Professor Mark V. Tushnet ’67 hypothesized that, in the event of an appointment to the Supreme Court in 2016, the judge appointed will be either Asian-American or African-American. This hypothesis came after Tushnet claimed to have accurately predicted the appointment of Justice Sonia M. Sotomayor in 2008.
MIT biology professor Eric Lander voices his opposition to gene patenting at a panel discussion at Harvard Law School on Monday as HLS professor I. Glenn Cohen looks on. The panel focused on the 2013 Supreme Court case Association for Molecular Pathology et al v. Myriad Genetics.
Panelists at Monday’s discussion about the recent Supreme Court decision against gene patenting agreed that although patenting might provide incentives to aspiring innovators, it often hinders scientific progress, especially when it concerns the DNA sequences that are found within human bodies.
Mark G. Charest, a former Harvard Ph.D. student, has filed a lawsuit against the University and chemistry and chemical biology professor Andrew G. Myers, seeking an estimated $10 million as compensation for alleged breach of contract and fraud, among other allegations.
A 30-count federal indictment against Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev charged him with killing four people and using weapons of mass destruction, among other counts, officials said Thursday.
In the wake of a pair of Supreme Court decisions on two major same-sex marriage cases issued Wednesday, Harvard Law School professors praised the Justices for the landmark rulings that largely aligned with legal experts’ predictions.
Holding colorful signs and waving rainbow flags, supporters of same-sex marriage gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court before the announcement of rulings on cases concerning California's Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act.
Reporters and photographers donning umbrellas join flag-waving supporters of same-sex marriage outside the U.S. Supreme Court building Wednesday morning prior to the announcement of the much-anticipated rulings on two major gay marriage cases.
American flags and rainbow flags dot the crowd that included many supporters of same-sex marriage outside the Supreme Court building in advance of the court's gay marriage rulings Wednesday morning. Many advocates applauded the decisions as a victory for the BGLTQ community.
The gathered crowd reacts as the Proposition 8 legal team walks out of the U.S. Supreme Court building. The Court issued rulings on the California proposition and the Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday morning.
Harvard students were among the crowd that gathered outside the Supreme Court building before the Court announced rulings on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act.
As University President Drew G. Faust applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on race-conscious college admissions Monday, several legal experts said they do not expect the decision to end holistic admissions processes like Harvard’s.
While many in the scientific community lauded the Supreme Court’s ruling that naturally occurring human genes may not be patented, several geneticists at Harvard Medical School on Friday said they believe the decision warrants a more lukewarm response.
After the U.S. Supreme Court heard the oral arguments for two landmark same-sex marriage cases this week, Harvard Law School professors predicted that the justices would not uphold the Defense of Marriage Act and were unlikely to make a sweeping decision concerning Proposition 8.