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Francis Lappé Covers the Issue of Global Food Availability
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Francis Lappé Covers the Issue of Global Food Availability

Francis M. Lappé, author of “Diet for a Small Planet” and cofounder of the Small Planet Institute, speaks at “Just Food?” about the human right to food and what various world governments have to done to help combat malnutrition. The two-day forum on justice in the food system was a collaboration of the Harvard Food Law Society and Food Literacy Project as part of Food Better.

Food and Drink

Law School Food Justice Conference Draws Crowds

The conference focusing on interdisciplinary examination of justice in the food system drew hundreds to Harvard Law School’s Wasserstein Hall this weekend.

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Following Controversy, Steinberg Will Lecture at Law School

Following controversy surrounding her role in an online video, Robin Steinberg, a New York public defender whose invitation to a Harvard Law School event was rescinded earlier this year, will deliver a lecture there in April.

The Hunting Ground

Film ‘The Hunting Ground’ Misrepresents Harvard Sexual Assault Statistics

The film focuses heavily on the testimony of victims of sexual assault and what they say was a lackluster response from administrators at their respective schools, including Harvard.


Giffords To Front Law School Class Day

Former Congress member Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly will be Harvard Law School's 2015 Class Day speakers.

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Law School professors Charles Fried and Robert H. Mnookin sharply criticized the centralization of Harvard's administration in an op-ed in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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In ‘Uncommon Event,’ Law School Profs Spar Online over EPA Plan

After University professor Laurence Tribe called the EPA's Clean Power Plan "unconstitutional" while testifying before Congress, he and his colleagues engaged in a legal debate on the Law School website.

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Law School Dean of Students To Depart This Summer

Associate Dean and Dean of Students at Harvard Law School Ellen M. Cosgrove, who also serves as one of the deputy Title IX coordinators at the Law School, will leave for Yale Law School at the end of this academic year.


Dershowitz Denies Allegations In Newest Filing

The latest filing comes a few months after accusations that Dershowitz had sexual relations with then-underage "Jane Doe No. 3."

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Law School Student Group Signs Supreme Court Brief

Members of an LBGTQ student group at the Law School signed an amici curaie brief advocating for the recognition of same-sex marriage in states that currently do not.


Supreme Court Will Likely Uphold Affordable Care Act, Law Profs Say

For his part, University Professor Laurence H. Tribe ’62 predicted a 6-3 decision in favor of upholding the healthcare law.

Central Administration

Law School Examined Peer Title IX Policies When Crafting Procedures

When a faculty committee at Harvard Law School convened to craft a new set of sexual harassment procedures for the school last fall, they examined existing processes at peer institutions, according to Law professor John Coates, who chaired the committee.

Student Groups

Law Students Discuss Treatment of Rape Law in Criminal Law Courses

Unlike most other criminal law subjects, sexual assault is an issue that law students are more likely to have personally encountered and should be approached with more sensitivity, according to law student Lana R. Birbrair.


Amid Controversy, HLS Students to Recognize New York Public Defender

Following controversy surrounding two Law School student groups’ recent decision to revoke an honor from Robin Steinberg, a New York City public defender, other students have begun planning to bring Steinberg to campus anyway.


Faculty Weigh In FCC’s Ruling To Classify Internet as Telecommunications

Following the Federal Communication Commission's decision to classify the internet as a telecommunications service, thereby allowing the government to regulate it as a utility, Harvard professors praised the ruling as a victory for ordinary consumers.

Big States, Little States

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

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