Harvard University professor Charles Lieber (left) leaving federal court in Boston with his lawyer Marc Mukasey on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Harvard University professor Charles Lieber (left) leaving federal court in Boston with his lawyer Marc Mukasey on Tuesday. Photo: AP

In federal ‘China Initiative’ case, Harvard might also be put on trial

  • Defence lawyer suggests that what nanotechnologist Charles Lieber is accused of doing is just normal practice for professors with overseas ties
  • Case comes to court amid concern that the Justice Department has overreached in its programme to stem the loss of technological secrets to China

Topic |   US-China relations
Harvard University professor Charles Lieber (left) leaving federal court in Boston with his lawyer Marc Mukasey on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Harvard University professor Charles Lieber (left) leaving federal court in Boston with his lawyer Marc Mukasey on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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