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Lawrence Lessig Lawrence Lessig. Photo: Justin Ide/Harvard University News Office

Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig on Monday dropped his federal defamation lawsuit and public battle with The New York Times, 11 days after the Times made changes to a 2019 story that Lessig argued had falsely portrayed him as trying to defend the practice of MIT accepting money donations from convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal, the National Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at jgrant@alm.com. On Twitter, pls find him @JasonBarrGrant

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