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Wednesday, May 25, 2022


the sign in front of the Department of State

The Department of State in Washington, D.C. The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is challenging the department's slow responses to Freedom of Information Act requests.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022


Professor Scott Shapiro in his cybersecurity class, seated in front of a screen with a projected news story on ransomware.

Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law Scott J. Shapiro ’90 talks to his cybersecurity class, which gives students the technological background to address issues like digital policy and national security. “It is extraordinarily difficult for law students and for legal scholars such as myself to talk intelligently about regulating an activity that we can’t even imagine,” he said. 

Monday, May 16, 2022


Among the work of the Tech Accountability & Competition is to address content moderation and hate speech on social media, social media addiction among children and teenagers, and facial recognition and police surveillance.

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Today is a wonderful time to be blessed with legal training and to be able to go out and take on the enormous challenges of a difficult world — with an aspiration to lead tempered by humility at the complexity, difficulty, discipline, and self-sacrifice inherent in the task.”


Ben W. Heineman, Jr.

Class of 1971