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Civil rights and civil liberties dominated the first week of April: 1. McCutcheon v. FEC On Wednesday, April 2, the Supreme Court delivered a powerful blow to campaign contribution limits in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. Chief Justice John Roberts stated that limits on aggregate contributions “intrude without

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HLS graduate Harvey Silverglate was on campus recently to explain why he's not happy with his alma mater. Apparently Harvard has been killing free speech over the past couple of decades. It's been all downhill since his heroic days defending student protesters in 1967, Silverglate said. So

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Today’s national Civil Rights dialogue focuses largely on immigration, reproductive issues, and LGBTQ rights.  Certainly, each of these issues critically requires our nation’s attention, but they should not be discussed to the exclusion of “old fashioned” racial discrimination.  The African-American Civil Rights Movement is the

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