Lawrence Lessig Lecture On Aaron Swartz, Law and Justice In The Digital Age

By: Thursday February 21, 2013 7:37 am

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 focuses on the Aaron Swartz case which Lessig says he approaches less as an intellectual and more as a citizen and friend [...]

Lessig’s Maximalist Post-Citizens United Strategy Finds Broad Support In Polls

By: Thursday February 18, 2010 12:40 pm

Lawrence Lessig, who thinks the recent Citizens United decision presents an opportunity to really fix the consuming problem of money in politics, has responded to critics who think that his expansionist strategy for campaign finance reform doesn’t fit the political moment, and that the set of reforms proposed by Chuck Schumer and Chris Van Hollen [...]

Schumer, Van Hollen Outline Legislation Responding To Citizens United Decision

By: Thursday February 11, 2010 11:31 am

Chuck Schumer runs the Rules Committee in the Senate and is a member of the leadership team. Chris Van Hollen runs the DCCC and is also in the leadership. So you can read their legislation today, a response of sorts to the Supreme Court’s decision in the Citizens United case, as the official legislation which [...]

Public Financing Gets High Marks In Poll – 62% Support Including Half Of All Republicans

By: Monday February 8, 2010 2:35 pm

This week, Lawrence Lessig offered a prescription for change that has not appeared on Barack Obama’s radar screen – a fundamental change in how Washington does business. Lessig is a longtime friend and colleague of Obama’s, so it carries that much more weight. For Obama once spoke for the anger that has now boiled over [...]

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