Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig
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Lawrence Lessig is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University.
Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. Prior to rejoining the Harvard faculty, Lessig was a professor at Stanford Law School, where he founded the school’s Center for Internet and Society, and at the University of Chicago. He clerked for Judge Richard Posner on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and Justice Antonin Scalia on the United States Supreme Court.Lessig serves on the Board of Creative Commons, MAPLight, Brave New Film Foundation, The American Academy, Berlin, AXA Research Fund and iCommons.org, and on the the advisory board of the Sunlight Foundation. He is a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Association, and has received numerous awards, including the Free Software Foundation’s Freedom Award, Fastcase 50 Award and being named one of Scientific American’s Top 50 Visionaries.Lessig holds a BA in economics and a BS in management from the University of Pennsylvania, an MA in philosophy from Cambridge, and a JD from Yale.

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CC in Review: Lawrence Lessig on Final Thoughts

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CC in Review: Lawrence Lessig on New Projects

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CC in Review: Lawrence Lessig on CC Tools

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CC in Review: Lawrence Lessig on Important Freedoms

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CC in Review: Lawrence Lessig on Compatibility

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CC in Review: Lawrence Lessig on CC Licenses

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What is Science Commons? By John Wilbanks, Science Commons Executive Director

[This is part of a weekly series written by Lawrence Lessig and others about the history and future of Creative Commons. If you know others who might find these interesting, please recommend they sign up at http://creativecommons.org/about/lessigletter] Last week, I said this week’s email would describe the Science Commons. Let me introduce John Wilbanks, executive … Read More “What is Science Commons? By John Wilbanks, Science Commons Executive Director”

CC in Review: Lawrence Lessig on Continuing the Movement

[This is part of a weekly series written by Lawrence Lessig and others about the history and future of Creative Commons. If you know others who might find these interesting, please recommend they sign up at http://creativecommons.org/about/lessigletter] From last week’s episode: Thus we use our licenses to build the freedoms authors want upon a reinforced … Read More “CC in Review: Lawrence Lessig on Continuing the Movement”

CC in Review: Lawrence Lessig on CC & Fair Use

[This is part of a weekly series written by Lawrence Lessig and others about the history and future of Creative Commons. Alternatively, if you know others who might find these interesting, please recommend they sign up at http://creativecommons.org/about/lessigletter] From last week’s episode: Widespread DRM would disable that interoperability. Or at least, it would disable interoperability … Read More “CC in Review: Lawrence Lessig on CC & Fair Use”