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Mayesha R. Soshi

Crimson staff writer Mayesha R. Soshi can be reached at mayesha.soshi@thecrimson.com.

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Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber exits the John J. Moakley United States Courthouse Tuesday evening after being found guilty of lying about his ties to a Chinese recruitment program.

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Harvard Professor Charles Lieber Found Guilty of Lying About China Ties

Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber was found guilty of lying to government authorities about his ties to China in federal court on Tuesday, concluding a stunning downfall for one of the country’s top chemists.

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Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber (left) walks away from the John J. Moakley United States Courthouse on Friday alongside his attorney, Marc L. Mukasey.

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In Day 5 of Trial, Investigators Say Lieber’s Alleged False Statements Impeded Federal Inquiries

Federal officials testified in court Monday that alleged false statements made by Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber prevented government authorities from fully exploring his ties to China.

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Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber (left) exits the John J. Moakley U.S. Courthouse on Friday with his lawyer, Marc L. Mukasey. Lieber is facing trial for allegedly lying to federal authorities about his ties to a Chinese recruitment program.

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Lieber Told FBI He ‘Wasn’t Completely Transparent’ in Prior Interview with Federal Investigators

Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber told the FBI in January 2020 that he “wasn’t completely transparent” in a separate interview with federal investigators two years prior, according to video of an interrogation presented in court by government prosecutors on Friday.

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Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber (left) exits the John J. Moakley United States Courthouse on Thursday alongside his attorney, Marc L. Mukasey.

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Attorneys Spar Over Documents Recovered in FBI Raids During Third Day of Lieber Trial

Defense attorneys representing Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber, who is facing trial for allegedly lying to federal investigators about his ties to China, sparred with prosecutors on Thursday over the evidentiary relevance of documents obtained during raids of the prominent chemist’s home and office.

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As Trial Begins, Lawyers for Harvard Professor Charles Lieber Say He Did Not Conceal Ties to China

Lawyers for Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber, who is accused of lying to federal investigators about his ties to China, mounted a dramatic defense of the renowned chemist in federal court Wednesday, calling the government’s proof against him “mangled” and “misguided.”

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Charles Lieber’s Trial Begins Tuesday: Here’s What You Need to Know

Former Harvard Chemistry chair Charles M. Lieber is set to stand trial Tuesday on six federal charges related to his ties to the Chinese government, nearly two years after his initial arrest.

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UC Doubles Wintersession Grants and Funds ‘Crimson Takes Cambridge’ Program

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to expand the Wintersession program and to fund a new program that will allow students to explore local restaurants at a discounted rate during its Sunday meeting.

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UC Presidential Ticket Disbanded, Then Reinstated Following Administrator Intervention

On the eve of voting, the Harvard Undergraduate Council’s Election Commission reinstated a UC presidential ticket it had disbanded just days before for early campaigning and violating the spirit of the election.

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UC Leadership Refutes Accusations of Tax Fraud

Harvard Undergraduate Council President Noah A. Harris ’22 and Vice President Jenny Y. Gan ’22 defended the Council against accusations that it committed tax fraud by failing to maintain its nonprofit status in an interview Monday.

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UC Funds MBTA Tickets and Free Detergent Program

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation establishing a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority subsidy program and providing free laundry detergent to College students during a Sunday meeting.

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UC Stands Against Course Preview Period, Establishes Advocacy Fund

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to release a statement against Harvard’s decision to hold a course preview period and to establish an advocacy fund on Sunday evening.

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