Harvard Law School Launches “Free the Law” Project with Ravel Law To Digitize US Case Law, Provide Free Access

Collaboration will make American law open and publicly available for the first time in history

Harvard Law School announced today that, with the support of Ravel Law, a legal research and analytics platform, it is digitizing its entire collection of U.S. case law, one of the largest collections of legal materials in the world, and that it will make the collection available online, for free, to anyone with an Internet connection.

Oct 27 2015 12:00pm to Oct 27 2015 12:00pm

Berkman Luncheon Series

The Internet of Garbage

with Sarah Jeong

What do we do about online harassment? Sarah Jeong talks about the lessons we can learn from anti-spam technology and copyright law, and how to think beyond deletion and legal liability.

Good Practices for University Open-Access Policies

We have worked directly for many years with colleagues at many institutions on policies to facilitate open access to faculty research. We began writing this guide in 2011 to codify the kind of advice we found ourselves repeating, make it available to more institutions than we could ever reach directly, and solicit the help of others in making it more comprehensive and useful. 

Edited by
  • Stuart Shieber
  • Peter Suber

16 Oct 2015

Open Call for Fellowship Applications, Academic Year 2016-2017

The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University has opened our yearly call for fellowship applications. This opportunity is for those who wish to spend the 2016-2017 academic year in residence in Cambridge, MA as part of Berkman's community of pioneers, and who seek to deeply engage in the collaborative, cross-disciplinary, and cross-sectoral exploration of some of the Internet's most interesting, challenging, and compelling issues. Applications will be accepted until Monday December 21, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

Welcome New Fellows: Shannon Dosemagen and Maria Paz Canales

By Summer 2015 Interns Won Woo Kim and Rod Ghaemmaghami

This post is part of a series featuring interviews with some of members of the 2015-2016 class of Berkman Fellows. Conducted by our 2015 summer interns (affectionately known as "Berkterns"), these snapshots aim to showcase the diverse backgrounds, interests, and accomplishments of our dynamic community.

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