College presidents and other leaders have struggled to articulate when political speech crosses into harassment and discrimination.
Following the congressional hearing, Gay’s academic career came under intense scrutiny by conservative activists who unearthed instances of alleged plagiarism.
Calls for Liz Magill’s firing exploded after testimony last week in a U.S. House committee on antisemitism on college campuses, where she appeared with the presidents of Harvard University and MIT.
On April 13, Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard Law professor, dropped his defamation suit against The New York Times after it made changes to an earlier story about Lessig’s defense of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology official who accepted donations from the late Jeffrey Epstein.
Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig is suing The New York Times for defamation. In a complaint filed on January 13th in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, Lessig alleges that the Times used a “false and defamatory ‘clickbait’ Internet headline and lede to drive readers to their story and web site.”