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Lawrence Lessig is a professor of law and leadership 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 the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Lessig serves on the Board of the AXA Research Fund, and on the advisory boards of Creative Commons and the Sunlight Foundation.

He is a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Association, and has received 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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