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Lawrence Lessig

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Lester Lawrence Lessig III (born June 3, 1961) is an American legal scholar and political activist. He is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and the former director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lawrence Lessig has received more than 2,088,656 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Lawrence Lessig is the 50th most popular lawyer (up from 52nd in 2019), the 5,446th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,415th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Lawyer.

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  • 4.63

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Among lawyers, Lawrence Lessig ranks 50 out of 68Before him are Roy Cohn, Lucius Cincius Alimentus, Henry de Bracton, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., William Rehnquist, and Louis Brandeis. After him are Koen Lenaerts, Wendell Willkie, Clarence Darrow, John Selden, Ken Starr, and Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayem.

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Among people born in 1961, Lawrence Lessig ranks 169Before him are Riad al-Asaad, Anthony Wong, Jörg Meuthen, Martina Gedeck, Wynton Marsalis, and Jeremy Northam. After him are Scott Travis, Pierluigi Martini, Michel Martelly, Janet McTeer, Alber Elbaz, and Chi McBride.

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Among people born in United States, Lawrence Lessig ranks 5,446 out of 18,182Before him are Ellen Churchill Semple (1863), Matt Sorum (1960), Amy Brenneman (1964), Bobby Cannavale (1970), Donald Fagen (1948), and Alfred Sturtevant (1891). After him are Radia Perlman (1951), Henry Gibson (1935), Harry Carey (1878), Ivanka Trump (1981), Henry Carr (1941), and Hill Harper (1966).

Among LAWYERS In United States

Among lawyers born in United States, Lawrence Lessig ranks 10Before him are Bill Gates Sr. (1925), Alan Dershowitz (1938), Roy Cohn (1927), Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841), William Rehnquist (1924), and Louis Brandeis (1856). After him are Wendell Willkie (1892), Clarence Darrow (1857), Ken Starr (1946), Michael Cohen (1966), Christopher A. Wray (1966), and Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw (1959).

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