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Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. The Trump administration used the holiday to quietly release an important climate change report, pick a fight with Chief Justice Roberts, and call on the Supreme Court to take up the

This year, a record number of Americans voted in the midterm

victims should have a voice, but the victims’ rights movement

The Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review is the nation’s leading progressive law journal.

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Crispin Hernandez, a farm worker at one of upstate New York’s largest dairies, worked twelve hour shifts, six days a week, in gruelling conditions. Hernandez was tasked with moving cows

For the city of Baltimore, it’s been three long years since Freddie Gray’s death while in police custody was declared a homicide by Baltimore’s state attorney, Marilyn Mosby. After an

This year, a record number of Americans voted in the midterm elections, marking it the highest turnout rate for a midterm election since 1966. Still, there is more to be done

victims should have a voice, but the victims’ rights movement incorrectly identifies criminal legal proceedings as the appropriate forum and sets dangerous precedent by doing so

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. The Trump administration used the holiday to quietly release an important climate change report, pick a fight with Chief Justice Roberts,

On November 6th, the people of Washington state passed a substantial criminal justice reform initiative which enjoyed 60% of the statewide vote. The measure, known as Initiative 940 (or “I-940”), updated

Should a religiously affiliated high school be held responsible for failure to protect a student who is being bullied while in their care if the school asserts that its decisions

Guest post by Phillip L. Torrey. *Phillip Torrey is the Managing Attorney of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, a Lecturer on Law, and the Supervising Attorney for the Harvard

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. The midterm elections were held almost two weeks ago, but questions about voting integrity remain. In Florida, nearly 3,000 votes have