On Thursday, April 5, 2012, from 5-7PM in Wasserstein 1015 at Harvard Law School, CR-CL will present a colloquium, "The State of Progressive Constitutional Theory: The Paradox of Constitutional Democracy and the Project of Political Justification." The colloquium honors the forthcoming article by Nimer Sultany
Article drafts and video of CR-CL's recent colloquium. On Monday, March 26, 2012, the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, in conjunction with the Juvenile Law Center and the Milbank Foundation, presented a colloquium: Roper, Graham, and J.D.B.: Redefining Juveniles' Constitutional Rights. Guests
In light of the great deference traditionally shown by the Court – and evinced by several Justices in this case – towards the government in military matters, it may well be that the Court overlooks the troubling free-speech consequences of the Act’s overbreadth. In an
What is truly frightening about this story is that Virginia legislators thought that restricting women’s access to abortion was important enough to force almost every woman seeking the procedure in the Commonwealth to become a victim of sexual assault, and force doctors to become perpetrators.
Finally, after this decade long back-and-forth between Judge Preska and the Second Circuit, the Second Circuit has blinked. Despite Judge Preska’s flagrant disregard of the Second Circuit’s limitation of the injunction to The Bronx House of Worship, on February 29, 2012, the Second Circuit
The question we should be asking now is how to use the multistakeholder framework of the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights in order to give an effective voice to privacy rights advocates.
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The thousands of evictions since the collapse of the housing bubble are one of the most tragic consequences of' Spain’s private debt crisis. Although the crisis hit hard in both the U.S. and many European countries, the case of Spain is particularly striking.
Each year, over 50,000 skiers and snowboarders visit the ski slopes at Big Mountain in northwest Montana, just 66 miles from the Canadian border. This year, the mountain has set the stage for a battle between atheists and religious groups over the fate of a
The Obama administration's regulations concerning access to oral contraception through employer-provided health insurance allow each person to follow the precepts of his or her religion within the confines of one’s home and body – and protects those of us who choose to follow different precepts