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  • Judging Tough Cases
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    Judging Tough Cases

    Harvard Law School hosted a discussion with a group of judges and legal experts on a new book, Tough Cases. It features the viewpoints of several judges and how they grappled with hard…

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  • Sally Yates Delivers Harvard Law School Class Day Address
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    Harvard Law School Class Day Address

    Sally Yates delivered remarks to graduates at Harvard Law School’s 2017 Class Day. She explained to students her decision regarding President Trump’s travel ban saying, “I believed that this would…

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  • Discussion Focuses on Food Marketing to Children
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    Regulation of Food Marketing to Children

    Panelists talked about the constitutional and regulatory frameworks that govern marketing to children. They focused on both the opportunities and constraints for legal responses to unhealthy food…

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  • Former Senator Tom Harkin Delivers Remarks on Childhood Obesity
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    Former Senator Tom Harkin Remarks on Childhood Obesity

    Former Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) talked about healthy food, what he called “the bombardment of food marketing,” and the rise of childhood obesity in the U.S. This event was part of the third annual…

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  • Discussion Focuses on Science Behind Food Marketing to Children
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    Food Marketing to Children

    Panelists talked about science behind marketing food to children, including via TV, the internet, and through product branding. They also spoke about the relationship between food marketing and…

    594 views
  • Creation of the National Museum of African American History and Culture
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    Creation of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

    Judge Robert Wilkins talked about his book, Long Road to Hard Truth: The 100 Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture. He talked about the early…

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  • emRepublic Lostem
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    Republic, Lost

    Lawrence Lessig talked about his book, Republic, Lost: The Corruption of Equality and the Steps to End It, about campaign finance and his experiences running for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.…

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  • Benjamin Wittes and Gabriella Blum on emThe Future of Violenceem
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    The Future of Violence

    Benjamin Wittes and Gabriella Blum talked about their book, The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs, Hackers and Drones-Confronting A New Age of Threat, about the threats we may face in…

    825 views
  • Discussion on Internet Policy Impact on Startup Companies
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    Internet Policy and Startups

    Panelists talked about the impact of Internet policies on startup companies. “Your Next Big Startup Idea: Why Internet Policy Matters” was a panel at an Internet policy conference hosted by Harvard…

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  • Government and the Internet
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    Government and the Internet

    Panelists talked about government policies and their effects on the Internet. Panelists included representatives from Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Yelp, TripAdvisor, and eBay, as well as federal and local government…

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  • Racial Bias in the Legal System
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    Racial Bias in the Legal System

    Legal scholars talked about their book on racial bias and stereotype, for which each of them wrote a chapter. Topics ranged from tax policy and discrimination against Native Americans to…

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  • 2008 Financial Crisis Causes and Consequences
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    2008 Financial Crisis Causes and Consequences

    John Allison spoke to tea party supporters about the causes and consequences of the 2008 financial crisis and ensuing recession. Among the topics he addressed were the impact of government…

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  • Representative Jim Cooper Remarks on Congress
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    Representative Jim Cooper Remarks on Congress

    Representative Jim Cooper (D-TN) spoke about partisan struggles and dysfunction over the course of several Congresses. Among the topics he addressed were redistricting, lobbying,…

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  • emSupreme Discomfortem
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    Supreme Discomfort

    The co-authors were interviewed by Professor Ogletree about their book, Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas, published by Doubleday. They talked about their reasons for…

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  • Former Justice Souter on the Constitution
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    Former Justice Souter on the Constitution

    Former Supreme Court Justice David Souter spoke at a Constitution Day celebration at his alma mater, Harvard University. He talked about the document’s modern day relevance, his…

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  • Harvard Law School Class Day Address
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    Harvard Law School Class Day Address

    U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan delivered the Harvard Law School Class Day Address to the graduating class on Holmes Field in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She was dean of the school before…

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  • emThe Wikipedia Revolutionem
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    The Wikipedia Revolution

    Andrew Lih talked about his book The Wikipedia Revolution: How a Bunch of Nobodies Created the World’s Greatest Encyclopedia (Hyperion; March 17, 2009). He talked about the founding of Wikipedia in 2001 based on…

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  • emStem Cell Centuryem
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    Stem Cell Century

    Russell Korobkin talked about his book Stem Cell Century: Law and Policy for a Breakthrough Technology, published that day by Yale University Press. He joined other experts who talked about…

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  • Reconsideration of emDred Scott v Sandfordem
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    Reconsideration of Dred Scott v. Sandford

    Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer and nine U.S. appeals court judges presided over a moot court reconsideration of Dred Scott v. Sandford. After hearing from lawyers and academics from across the country representing…

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