Fidel Castro Passes Away
Fidel Castro, who ruled Cuba for half a century, passed away last Friday at the age of 90.
After toppling the authoritarian government of President Fulgencio Batista in 1959, Castro turned his Revolution into a one-party Communist government that continues to govern Cuba
Jonathan Hansen is Senior Lecturer on Social Studies and History at Harvard University. Sabin Willett is a partner at Bingham McCutcheon and has represented numerous Guantanamo detainees. On April 1 the historian and the lawyer shared their thoughts on Guantanamo Bay. CR-CL reports.
1. Sabin Willett:
“Arguments are cheap. Briefs are filled with thousands. What matters is what grabs you.” Justice Breyer stopped by Wasserstein on October 1 for an hour of wry advice, reflection, and jokes.
Breyer began by discussing the mechanics of the Supreme Court’s work. “Most people think we
On Thursday, September 26th, Harvard Law School held a review of the previous term of the Supreme Court. The panelists included Professors Charles Fried, Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Michael Klarman, Visiting Professor Justin Driver, and the event was moderated by Dean Martha Minow.
The panelists first discussed the
Last week, Alan Alda stopped by the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT to promote his newest PBS documentary, Brains on Trial. The two part series seeks to explore how advancements in neuroimaging technology might one day impact the criminal justice system. (You can
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.
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 his article forthcoming in Volume 47:1 of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, “The Right to Comprehensive Educational Opportunity,” Michael A. Rebell, a professor at Columbia University Teachers College, argues for the recognition of a constitutional right to quality education for all
San Francisco City Attorney Kathleen Morris was joined by Professor David Barron and Professor Gerald Frug of Harvard Law School and Professor Richard Ford of Stanford Law School to discuss whether local governments are powerless instrumentalities of states or whether they should be allowed to