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Jack Cushman


Jack is the Director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, which shares space on the Harvard Law School campus with the Berkman Klein Center. The Lab builds projects to explore the future of law, libraries, and the internet, including,, and

Jack designed and taught the course Programming for Lawyers at Harvard Law School, a course that teaches computational thinking skills to help students solve large scale societal problems posed by the internet. He is a former board member of the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, a former associate of the law firm of Stern, Shapiro, Weissberg, and Garin, and a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law.


Nov 20, 2014

Berkman Community Newcomers: Jack Cushman

Meet Berkman fellow Jack Cushman, who works on to support digital preservation at university libraries.



Jack Cushman named a 2019 “Fastcase 50” Award Winner

BKC fellow honored for his work on and Caselaw Access Project

Jul 10, 2019