Call for Postdoctoral Fellow Applications
We are now accepting applications! Materials are due by 9:00 am on February 28, 2023. See the call for applications for additional details and requirements.
Call for Student Fellow Applications
The Project on the Foundations of Private Law is no longer accepting applications for student fellowships for 2021-2022. Check back in the summer of 2022 for information about student fellowships for 2022-2023.
Private Law Courses, 2022-2023
Harvard Law School offers many courses that deal with private law subjects, at least in part. A list of courses offered in 2022-2023 is available here. This list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Private Law Prizes
- Julia Keller, J.D. ’22, for “Eavesdropping: The Forgotten Public Nuisance”
- Shani Shisha, S.J.D., for “The Copyright Wasteland”
- Benjamin Sobel, J.D. ’21, for “HiQ v. LinkedIN, Clearview AI, and a New Common Law of Web Scraping”
- Joao Marinotti, J.D. ’20, for “Tangibility as Technology: Tech-Neutrality in Property Law”
- Jiaxiong Daryl Xu, LL.M. ’19 for “Negotiating Damages: Rationalizing the Compensatory View”
- Richard Liu, LL.M. ’18 for “Agreements to Negotiate in Good Faith in the US and England: Polar Opposites or Much the Same?”
- Lauren Brazier, LLM ’17 for “Contemporary Developments in the Law of Tracing: Towards a New Theory of Equitable Tracing”
- Zhong Tan, LLM ’17 for “Disruptive Doctrinalism: Relational Contract Theory and the Province of Private Law”
- Ahson Azmat JD ’17 for “Torts are Wrongs: But are Torts Wrongs? Two Problems for Civil Recourse Theory”
Ben Hai LLM ’16 for “Restitutionary Mitigation in Unjust Enrichment”
- Malcom M. Lavoie LLM ’15 for “Why Restrain Alienation of Indigenous Lands? Historical, Comparative, and Theoretical Insights from Common Law Countries”
- Kevin M. Neylan, Jr. JD ’15 for “Bundled Systems and Better Law: Against the Leflar Method of Resolving Conflicts of Law”
- David Feder, JD ’14 for “Toward a Functional Rule of Beneficiary Standing”
- Michael Harbour, JD ’13 for “The Relationship Between Rights and Remedies in Private Law: A Defense of Rights Essentialism”
- Ee Kuan Tan, LLM ’13 for “Rediscovering Subjective Devaluation”