Jan 25, 2018

Professor Aaron Wright spoke to Legaltech News about the development of blockchain technology, its impact on the legal industry and what he sees for the future.


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Jan 31, 2018

January 31, 2018 - Professor Ekow Yankah was live with The New York Times on Facebook to speak to the differences between the current response to the opioid epidemic that has affected white communities and the treatment of black communities affected by the crack epidemic in the 1980s. 

View the Facebook live video. 

Jan 26, 2018

January 26, 2018 - Professor Christopher Buccafusco will present his paper Intelligent Design at Harvard's Law and Economics Seminar on Tuesday, January 30. Professor Buccafusco co-authored the paper along with Mark A. Lemley of Stanford Law School and Jonathan S. Masur of the University of Chicago Law School.

Jan 26, 2018

Professor Julie Suk was a guest speaker at a conference in Paris January 18 titled “Multiplication of Discrimination Criteria: Challenges, Effects, and Prospects.” The conference was organized by the French government to address changes to discrimination legislation in France in recent years.

Professor Suk’s talk “Substantive Equality and the Multiplication of Discrimination Criteria,” focused on the legal concept of discrimination and historical-political stakes of expanding antidiscrimination law.

Jan 25, 2018

Professor Aaron Wright spoke to Legaltech News about the development of blockchain technology, its impact on the legal industry and what he sees for the future.

When asked how he sees blockchain-powered legal technology actually being used in law firms and legal departments, Wright said, “In terms of when the technology will be adopted, I think this is a 20-year adoption curve much like with the internet. We’re right at the beginning of it, and over the first four or five years we’re going to see the first use cases emerge with blockchain technology.

Jan 25, 2018

Professor Lindsay Nash co-authored an opinion piece in The New York Daily News titled “Get ICE out of NY’s Courtrooms.”

Nash argues that the Trump administration policy that encourages Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to roam the halls of state courthouses, with the goal of targeting and arresting immigrants attending to official court business, is unconstitutional.

Jan 25, 2018

On January 24, 2018, Professor Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum gave a talk and workshop on indigenous land rights through an atrocity prevention lens at the Federal University of Grande Dourados, Faculty of Law, Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. On January 25 she spoke before all of the leadership in a meeting of the Guarani-Kaiowa chiefs in Dourados. 

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