Lawrence Lessig: Change Congress

WED, OCT 13, 2010 (1:30:10)

Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig argues that American democracy is broken and that only a concerted effort to change the way that Congress operates can restore our system of government. What changes does he see as necessary? And how does he see those changes coming about?

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Lawrence Lessig is the Director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard University, and a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. For much of his academic career, Lessig has focused on law and technology, especially as it affects copyright. He is the author of five books on the subject — Remix (2008), Code v2

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