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By adamg - 1/13/20 - 2:20 pm

Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard Law School professor and Brookline resident, charges the New York Times committed "clickbait defamation" in a headline and lead paragraph that made it sound he was condoning MIT professors and administrators taking money from convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein when, he says, he wasn't. Read more.

By adamg - 9/12/19 - 1:53 pm

Especially since Harvard Law School is in Massachusetts, but apparently not. Read more.

By adamg - 8/8/19 - 2:54 pm

A federal judge today dismissed a lawsuit against Harvard and the Harvard Law Review by groups that claim they want to restore "meritocracy" to American higher education because their suit failed to provide the most minimal of details that even a first-year law student should have included. Read more.

By adamg - 7/23/19 - 10:30 pm

New York Magazine recounts the saga of Harvard Law professor Bruce Hay and a woman he ran into at a Porter Square hardware store, a story that quickly spirals out of control and which you'll need to set aside some time to finish.

By adamg - 4/16/19 - 11:03 pm
Charles Ogletree

UPDATE, 11:45 p.m. Cambridge Police report he was found, OK, in Boston.

Cambridge Police are seeking help finding Charles Ogletree, 66, who has Alzheimer's and who was last seen at his Pemberton Street home around 5:40 p.m. today. Read more.

By adamg - 7/2/18 - 4:54 pm

The Dersh reports people - even fellow professors - are shunning him this summer on Martha's Vineyard. He cannot believe the McCarthyism of some people.

By adamg - 9/15/17 - 5:30 pm

Seems Joe Arpaio, convicted of criminal contempt of court (and, yes, later pardoned, but at least so far, the conviction still stands), didn't cotton to a Globe op-ed column by Andrew Crespo, a professor at Harvard Law School, about the case. Arpaio's lawyer sent him a letter demanding he retract the column or face a lawsuit. Crespo tells the lawyer what he can do with his demand.

By adamg - 11/22/16 - 4:46 pm

The note to Sanford Levinson is every bit as charming as you'd expect. Mailed from England.

By adamg - 11/13/16 - 9:44 pm
Trump supporter on the Red Line

LiberalBadIdeas spotted this on the Red Line.

Meanwhile, in Cambridge, Harmann Singh, a student at Harvard Law School, reports tonight: Read more.

By adamg - 11/19/15 - 8:47 pm

The Crimson reports photos of black law professors on the walls at the law school had black tape placed on them. Photos.

By adamg - 12/10/14 - 7:33 am

The Crimson reports the student allegedly objected to being awoken from a drunken slumber in a dorm hallway by trying to beat up a Harvard police officer. He now faces a couple of A&B charges.

By Milwaukee Mike - 12/5/14 - 10:11 am
Hawk with fresh squirrel

The squirrel's dilemma: put on weight for winter or stay nimble enough to avoid becoming something's lunch?

By adamg - 6/9/13 - 11:55 am

So this woman comes up to Cambridge from Atlanta by way of New York for law school, spends much of her off time developing an active hatred for all of Boston because we're too cold and uncaring and claustrophobic and totally not fun for her - and, yeah, all while she's making absolutely no effort to explore the area beyond a roughly five-block stretch bounded by her apartment, Harvard Law and a couple of bars - and then, after she sees how we reacted in the aftermath of the explosions, realizes we're not so bad after all, but she'll still never fit in here.

By adamg - 4/30/10 - 9:38 am

The Crimson has the latest on that e-mail by a Harvard Law Review editor.

By adamg - 12/12/08 - 5:02 pm

Larry Lessig, who gave us Creative Commons, is moving from Stanford to Harvard, where he'll become director of Harvard's Safra Foundation Center for Ethics, at which he plans to develop a program to try to fight American corruption.

By adamg - 11/6/08 - 11:08 am

The Globe reports a worker shuttling a computer backup tape between a Harvard Law clinic in Jamaica Plain and the World's Greatest Law School lost the tape on the subway and now there are 21,000 client records (including 13,000 with social-security numbers) out there somewhere.

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