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Student Blog: I Spy: The Problems with NSA Overreach

No Comments 05 February 2014

By Tyler Anderson, HLS Class of 2014 – Over the past several months, Congress has generated considerable outrage regarding the NSA’s collection of data from foreign officials. http://www.lawfareblog.com/2013/10/skepticism-about-supposed-white-house-and-intelligence-committees-ignorance-about-nsa-collection-against-allied-leaders/. Some of this criticism is surely deserved; for example, we recently learned that the NSA spied on Ban Ki-moon’s talking points before Ban’s meeting with President Obama […]

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Student Blog: Smoke and Mirrors: Employer Justification for Smoker Discrimination

No Comments 05 February 2014

By Jenna Tynan, HLS Class of 2016 – Imagine you’re a first-year associate and after your standard fourteen-hour workday, you sit back and indulge in a product recently found more addictive than cocaine: the iconic Oreo.  You rush back to work the next morning with a wayward Oreo stain on your favorite blazer only to […]

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Student Blog: The impact of the Affordable Care Act on Drug Trafficking

No Comments 20 November 2013

By Colin Ross, HLS Class of 2016 – Forget the Tea Party – it’s international drug traffickers who truly fear the successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act.  The law of supply and demand makes it clear why. Traffickers service, and help create, the American demand for illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine. […]

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2014 Symposium Announced

No Comments 05 November 2013

This year’s symposium (set for early 2014) addresses the War on Drugs, an age-old issue that has recently generated intense debate. We are currently preparing a list of panelists representing a wide range of philosophical, geographic, and occupational viewpoints. We are planning to invite a mixture of legal practitioners, academics, and non-profit and industry representatives […]

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Student Blog: Rosie the Riveter Cuts the Cap

No Comments 04 November 2013

By Jenna Tynan, HLS Class of 2016 – This year, Harvard Business School celebrates the 50th anniversary of its first coed class.  This effort to break gender barriers in education was just one piece of the greater movement (advanced through direct action, judicial decisions, and legislation) to enhance the status of women in the business […]

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