Guest Post by Jacob Alderdice, HLS '14
Harvard PLAP Panel on Solitary Confinement
Solitary confinement, a practice that has been under scrutiny for hundreds of years, continues to be widespread within United States prisons. Despite abundant medical literature detailing the severe and disastrous effects such isolation can
Last July, the Ninth Circuit in Latif v. Holder held that the district courts have original jurisdiction over claims that the government failed to afford U.S. citizens and legal residents an adequate opportunity to contest their inclusion on the No-Fly list. The court noted that
Guest post by Theresa Borden HLS '14
On February 19, Professor Lawrence Lessig presented a lecture titled" Aaron's Laws: Law and Justice in a Digital Age" in honor of his appointment as Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School.
“Aaron’s Laws: Law and Justice in a Digital Age”
Feb. 19, 2013
Watch the lecture here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HAw1i4gOU4&feature=youtu.be.
PLEASE WATCH IT
Professor Larry Lessig, the most famous legal scholar of the internet gave his chair lecture today in Harvard Law’s Ames Courtroom, which was packed with students, professors, and community
We know that Obama has largely continued the drone policies of the Bush administration. Even so, the approving nod to Nixon’s expansion of the Vietnam War across Southeast Asia is an unexpected development.