According to Creative Commons, which Lessig was instrumental in founding:
The University of Amsterdam will present CC founder Lawrence Lessig with an honorary doctorate for his scholarship in cyberlaw and his advocacy to design a standard for open content licenses, Creative Commons. Prof. Bernt Hugenholtz of the Institute for Information Law (IvIR) will confer the degree on Prof. Lessig this Friday, Jan. 8.
CC also mentions a symposium on open access publishing at which the newly minted Dr. Lessig will be speaking.
Congrats, Larry! Very well deserved indeed.