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Harvard Law Professor, Attorney & Political Activist

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Lawrence Lessig is an academic, attorney and political activist. Lessig is the Roy L. Furman 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 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 the AXA Research Fund, and on the advisory boards of Creative Commons and the Sunlight Foundation.

As a copyright lawyer, Lessig is a proponent of reduced legal restrictions on copyright, trademark, and radio frequency spectrum, particularly in technology applications. In 2001, he founded Creative Commons, a non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon and to share legally.

As a political activist, Lessig has called for state-based activism to promote substantive reform of government with a Second Constitutional Convention. In May 2014, he launched a crowd-funded political action committee which he termed Mayday PAC with the purpose of electing candidates to Congress who would pass campaign finance reform. Lessig is also the co-founder of Rootstrikers and is on the boards of MapLight Represent.Us. , Democracy Café, and the Sunlight Foundation.

In August 2015, Lessig announced that he was exploring a possible candidacy for President of the United States, promising to run if his exploratory committee raised $1 million by Labor Day. After accomplishing this, on September 6, 2015, Lessig announced that he was entering the race to become a candidate for the 2016 Democratic Party's presidential nomination, yet he withdrew from his campaign in November of 2015.

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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One Way Forward: The Outsider's Guide to Fixing the Republic (Kindle Single)

One Way Forward: The Outsider's Guide to Fixing the Republic (Kindle Single)

Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress--and a Plan to Stop It

Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress--and a Plan to Stop It

Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy

Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy

Code: And Other Laws of Cyberspace, Version 2.0

Code: And Other Laws of Cyberspace, Version 2.0

Free Culture: The Nature and Future of Creativity

Free Culture: The Nature and Future of Creativity

The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World

The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World

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Larry Lessig

Harvard Law Professor, Attorney & Political Activist

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Larry Lessig Biography

Lawrence Lessig is an academic, attorney and political activist. Lessig is the Roy L. Furman 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 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 the AXA Research Fund, and on the advisory boards of Creative Commons and the Sunlight Foundation.

As a copyright lawyer, Lessig is a proponent of reduced legal restrictions on copyright, trademark, and radio frequency spectrum, particularly in technology applications. In 2001, he founded Creative Commons, a non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon and to share legally.

As a political activist, Lessig has called for state-based activism to promote substantive reform of government with a Second Constitutional Convention. In May 2014, he launched a crowd-funded political action committee which he termed Mayday PAC with the purpose of electing candidates to Congress who would pass campaign finance reform. Lessig is also the co-founder of Rootstrikers and is on the boards of MapLight Represent.Us. , Democracy Café, and the Sunlight Foundation.

In August 2015, Lessig announced that he was exploring a possible candidacy for President of the United States, promising to run if his exploratory committee raised $1 million by Labor Day. After accomplishing this, on September 6, 2015, Lessig announced that he was entering the race to become a candidate for the 2016 Democratic Party's presidential nomination, yet he withdrew from his campaign in November of 2015.

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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  • Our democracy no longer represents the people. Here's how we fix it ...
  • We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim | Lawrence Lessig
  • PressPausePlay - Lawrence Lessig Interview - YouTube

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  • How much does it cost to book Larry Lessig?

    Booking fees for Larry Lessig, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Larry Lessig, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Larry Lessig?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Larry Lessig for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Larry Lessig for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Larry Lessig or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Larry Lessig or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Larry Lessig is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Larry Lessig for your event is available upon request. Larry Lessig generally travels from Cambridge, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Danny Hillis, Graham Hill, Peter Diamandis, Bunker Roy and Cameron Sinclair. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Larry Lessig for an upcoming event.

Larry Lessig Speaker Videos

  • Our democracy no longer represents the people. Here's how we fix it ...
    We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim | Lawrence Lessig
  • PressPausePlay - Lawrence Lessig Interview - YouTube

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