Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court held that police officers do not need to read prison inmates their Miranda rights when questioning them about events unrelated to their current incarceration. The prisoner in this case was questioned without being read his Miranda rights, and during
Congress has required the Federal Aviation Administration to integrate military drones into U.S. airspace. Past efforts to militarize police forces should make us wary about the influence drones could have in domestic policing.
The obvious fact that unpaid internships create opportunities for exploitation raises the equally obvious question of how exploitation should be defined.
The right to be forgotten creates a clear tension between two values that many of us concerned with civil liberties share: the protection of free speech and the protection of privacy rights on the Internet.
CR-CL's Executive Editors for Online Content Noah Kaplan and Matt Giffin are joined by HarvardCRCL.org employment law blogger Minal Caron. We discuss the recent grant of certiorari in Fisher v. University of Texas and the future of affirmative action. MInal discusses his recent
The United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on January 10 upheld a Texas law requiring doctors to show sonograms to patients seeking abortions. The decision functions as an unfortunate emblem of the court’s tendency to treat abortions as quasi-criminal acts
The rule, which the foundation enacted "to fulfill [its] fiduciary duty” to donors, stipulates that it will not give funds to an organization under investigation. However, this particular decision to stop funding seems so closely connected to the political situation and to the perception of
CR-CL's Executive Editors for Online Content, Noah Kaplan and Matt Giffin, return to discuss the important topics in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. Noah interviews California Western Law Professor Ari Ezra Waldman about the Ninth Circuit's recent opinion in Perry v. Brown and the potential
There are two distinct problems with data aggregation as a window into character. The first is that the accuracy of profiles built on data aggregation is questionable. The deeper problem is that even with greater accuracy, data is necessarily incomplete.
Harvard CR-CL is proud to publish the first official episode of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Podcast! This first full episode features CR-CL Senior Executive Editor for Online Content Noah Kaplan and Executive Editor for Online Content Matt Giffin, and welcomes former HarvardCRCL.org election