Vol. 53, No. 2
Read about indigenous water rights, prison labor, infrastructural exclusion, and more in the latest edition of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.
Articles Privatized Immigration Enforcement Jennifer M. Chacón Disarming State Action; Discharging State Responsibility Zanita E. Fenton People with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Workplace: An Expanding Legal Frontier Wendy F. Hensel Offensive Searches: Toward a...
Articles Genetic Data and Civil Rights Ifeoma Ajunwa Ideological Drift and the Forgotten History of Intent Katie R. Eyer Discrimination in Evictions: Empirical Evidence and Legal Challenges Deena Greenberg, Carl Gershenson, and Matthew Desmond What Exposes African...
Articles Authoritarian Pretext and the Fourth Amendment Cynthia Barmore Agency Nullification: Defying Bans on Gay and Lesbian Foster and Adoptive Parents Marie-Amélie George Corporate Power Ratchet: The Courts’ Role in Eroding “We the People’s” Ability to...
Crispin Hernandez, a farm worker at one of upstate New York’s largest dairies, worked twelve hour shifts, six days a week, in gruelling conditions. Hernandez was tasked with moving cows into milking chutes and sanitizing their udders, working with harsh chemicals that...read more
For the city of Baltimore, it’s been three long years since Freddie Gray’s death while in police custody was declared a homicide by Baltimore’s state attorney, Marilyn Mosby. After an internal investigation that included reviewing of police tape, the autopsy report,...read more
This year, a record number of Americans voted in the midterm elections, marking it the highest turnout rate for a midterm election since 1966. Still, there is more to be done to better ensure higher participation from the electorate. Democrats have announced that the...read more
victims should have a voice, but the victims’ rights movement incorrectly identifies criminal legal proceedings as the appropriate forum and sets dangerous precedent by doing soread more
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. The Trump administration used the holiday to quietly release an important climate change report, pick a fight with Chief Justice Roberts, and call on the Supreme Court to take up the transgender military ban...read more
Washington’s Statutory Duty to Provide First Aid: A Model for Addressing the Aftermath of Police Shootings
On November 6th, the people of Washington state passed a substantial criminal justice reform initiative which enjoyed 60% of the statewide vote. The measure, known as Initiative 940 (or “I-940”), updated Washington’s worst-in-the-country approach to police...read more
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