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 to advance equality and civil rights in U.S. territories. They represent the petitioners in Segovia
The following piece is a guest post by Alyssa Peterson and Arjun Mody. Alyssa and Arjun are law student interns within the Yale Law School Veterans Legal Services Clinic, which serves as counsel to the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America – Connecticut Chapter.
Guest Post by Ryan H. Nelson
Ryan H. Nelson is an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York Law School where he teaches employment law and in-house counsel at one of the largest global providers of insurance and employee benefit programs where, inter alia, he provides
In light of the Supreme Court hearing oral argument today in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., we are excited to release an early online-only version of RFRA Exemptions from the Contraception Mandate: An Unconstitutional Accommodation of Religion, by Frederick Mark Gedicks and Rebecca G.
In the wake of Gonzaga Univ. v. Doe, in which the Supreme Court entrenched a tight-fisted test for whether Congress has guaranteed a statutory right to individuals, the lower courts have felt out the bounds of a new doctrine piecemeal. Recently, in Shakhnes v. Berlin,
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
It is reasonably foreseeable that parents will try to use this information to pressure their children’s schools into firing certain teachers or to assign their children to particular classrooms – actions which will not serve the broader purpose of improving instruction
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.
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