Lawrence Lessig


Birthday June 3, 1961

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Canada

Age 62 years old

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Proponent of the open internet. He received the Award for the Advancement of Free Software. He also won the 2014 Webby Lifetime Achievement Award.

Before Fame

He worked as a clerk in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court upon graduating from Yale Law School in 1989.


He founded the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School.

Family Life

He fathered three children with his wife Bettina Neuefeind.

Associated With

He became friends with Barack Obama during their time teaching at the University of Chicago.