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The Harvard Law School faculty has a range and depth of expertise, in all fields of legal scholarship and practice, which no other law school can rival. Our faculty are leaders in their fields: setting the debates in legal theory and policy; opening up new lines of inquiry; and working out solutions to evolving real-world problems. Listen to some of the best legal minds in the country discuss timely issues on a wide array of subject matters.

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The Harvard Law School faculty has a range and depth of expertise, in all fields of legal scholarship and practice, which no other law school can rival. Our faculty are leaders in their fields: setting the debates in legal theory and policy; opening up new lines of inquiry; and working out solutions to evolving real-world problems. Listen to some of the best legal minds in the country discuss timely issues on a wide array of subject matters.

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    Richard Lazarus on 'Environmental Lawlessness'

    Richard Lazarus on 'Environmental Lawlessness'

    On April 10, 2013, Harvard Law School Professor Richard Lazarus '79 delivered a lecture entitled "Environmental Lawlessness" on the occasion of his appointment as the Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law.

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    Prof. Vicki Jackson on 'Proportionality and Judging in American Constitutionalism'

    Prof. Vicki Jackson on 'Proportionality and Judging in American Constitutionalism'

    In 2013, Prof. Vicki Jackson marked her appointment to the Thurgood Marshall Professorship of Constitutional Law with a lecture titled "Proportionality and Judging in American Constitutionalism."

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    The Francis Biddle Memorial Lecture: "Civil Ceremonies: Same-Sex Marriage on Trial" a talk by Kenji Yoshino

    The Francis Biddle Memorial Lecture: "Civil Ceremonies: Same-Sex Marriage on Trial" a talk by Kenji Yoshino

    On February 5 at Harvard Law, Kenji Yoshino, author and Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at NYU, gave a talk on "Civil Ceremonies: Same-Sex Marriage on Trial". The talk is part of the Francis Biddle Memorial Lecture series sponsored by the HLS Dean's Office.

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    Prof. John Goldberg on 'Inexcusable Wrongs'

    Prof. John Goldberg on 'Inexcusable Wrongs'

    Harvard Law School Prof. John Goldberg marked his appointment as Eli Goldston Professor of Law in 2013 with a lecture on "Inexcusable Wrongs." Goldberg focuses his scholarship on questions of responsibility, studying how law balances liberty of action against accountability for wrongdoing.

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    Dean Minow interviews Benjamin B. Ferencz '43

    Dean Minow interviews Benjamin B. Ferencz '43

    Earlier this year, Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow sat down for a talk with Benjamin B. Ferencz '43, who served as a chief prosecutor in the Nuremberg Trials. Ferencz has written extensively on the importance of a permanent international criminal tribunal to ensure enforcement of international law.

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    Lawrence Lessig on Aaron Swartz

    Lawrence Lessig on Aaron Swartz

    Lawrence Lessig marked his appointment as Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School with a lecture titled "Aaron's Laws: Law and Justice in a Digital Age." The lecture honored the memory and work of Aaron Swartz, the programmer and activist who took his own life on Jan. 11, 2013 at the age of 26.

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