Lawrence Lessig speaks candidly about his failed presidential bid, in which he spotlighted the importance of campaign finance reform.
At Harvard Law School, human rights activists delved into legal ways to fight discrimination against Europe’s largest ethnic minority.
Chase Strangio, a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union, discussed the efforts to protect gay and transgender prison inmates, who are often the target of violence and sexual assault.
The Law School hosted Victor Rosario and his attorneys for a discussion examining his wrongful conviction.
Professors Jacqueline Bhabha and Michael Ignatieff talked about the Syrian refugee crisis in the wake of the Paris attacks in an event sponsored by the Mahindra Humanities Center.
Former New York Times Supreme Court reporter Linda Greenhouse spoke at Harvard about the boundaries between journalism and citizenship and why she has crossed that line more than once.
The French scholar Patrick Weil visited the Law School to give a talk titled “After the Paris Attacks: What Is the Future for French Society?”
A new program at Harvard Law School aims to help reform the criminal justice system in the United States with assistance from Harvard students and faculty, says executive director Larry Schwartztol.
Two Harvard Divinity School students uncover a new sense of community for millennials who choose a different way to “worship.”
During a pair of interviews, Harvard Kennedy School analysts weigh in on the deadly and shocking terrorist attacks believed orchestrated by the Islamic State in Paris and Beirut.
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Four Harvard professors speak about the historical background of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Online course 'PredictionX' brings together faculty from across the University to discuss the human need to know the future.
Promoting a global society that celebrates both its common humanity and its differences is the antidote to the world’s deepening divisions, the Aga Khan — the worldwide spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims — said in a visit to Harvard Thursday.
Celebrated author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates discussed how U.S. policy on criminal justice today is still deeply enmeshed with the nation’s fraught racial legacy.
Associate Justice Stephen Breyer discusses the dynamics on the Supreme Court, his role and view on sentencing reform and Citizens United, and how American democracy is strengthened by our understanding of the legal thinking of other nations.
Eugen Dimant, who studies corruption in sports, discusses the implications of charges on Monday by the World Anti-Doping Agency that Russia has a massive, state-run doping operation in its athletic programs.
Kennedy School initiative takes an unconventional, holistic approach to researching, designing, and implementing policy around international development.
Fifteen active-duty or veteran soldiers have matriculated at Harvard Law School this year. Among them is Anne Stark, who commanded a company that was responsible for the daily operations of a 500-soldier battalion.
Kennedy School student Andy Agaba has created a startup that he hopes will translate coffee’s popularity into support for African farmers.
African economies fared better than those in many regions during the global financial crisis and, despite the current slow worldwide growth, many firms there continue to grow more quickly than those in industrialized nations, according to the former president of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka.