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Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. Graham Sternberg co-authored this week’s round-up with David Shea. This week the Supreme Court upheld a North Dakota voting law that disproportionately impacts Native Americans, a women’s prison in Arizona failed to

Holistic admissions policies like Harvard’s have repeatedly been found constitutional,

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

Founded in 1966 as an instrument to advance personal freedoms and human dignities, CR-CL seeks to catalyze progressive thought and dialogue through publishing innovative legal scholarship and from various perspectives and in diverse fields of study.

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What is the purpose of the public school? Professor Justin Driver of the University of Chicago Law School tackles this question in his new book, The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education,

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. Graham Sternberg co-authored this week’s round-up with David Shea. This week the Supreme Court upheld a North Dakota voting law that disproportionately

Holistic admissions policies like Harvard’s have repeatedly been found constitutional, and the law applies similarly here. However, the narrow legal formalism of the courtroom does not allow for meaningful adjudication

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. Steven Palmer co-authored this week's round-up with Felipe Hernandez   This week the Senate nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court with

As Hurricane Florence loomed over the Carolinas, stories broke of South Carolina prisons failing to evacuate prisoners near the coast, despite state officials ordering evacuation of all residents. South Carolina

Last fall, CR-CL highlighted the problematic history and application of the lesser known, but more-often used, counterpart to criminal forfeiture: civil asset forfeiture. As a mechanism that generally allows police

Guest Post by Geoffrey Wyatt and Neil Weare Geoffrey Wyatt is Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Neil Weare is President of Equally American, a non-profit that advocates

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, over a thousand migrant children are being imprisoned in a desert tent camp in Texas, California's efforts to fight forced

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week a second allegation of sexual misconduct involving Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh surfaced, a new DHS regulation targets immigrants