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This term, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the judicially created “provocation rule” comports with the Court’s precedents.[1] The action under review, Mendez v. County of Los Angeles, involves

“The problems of racial injustice and economic injustice cannot be solved without a radical redistribution of political and economic power.” When Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made that statement at the

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

Last year, I wrote about discussing race with white people. Around that time, I harbored the suspicion that I was The Black Friend [1] whose presence and friendship validated lazy allies.[2] This

Professor Carol Steiker recommended books on capital punishment. She is the Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and she joined the faculty in 1992. Before joining the

The Ninth Circuit recently held that Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act (Rehabilitation Act) could be used as tools

By Nino Monea This is a guest post by Nino Monea. Nino is a third-year student at Harvard Law School and is the 2016-2017 President of Student Government. He is also one

Professor Klarman joined the Harvard Law School faculty in 2008. He is the Kirkland & Ellis Professor, and focuses on constitutional law and constitutional history. In particular, professor Klarman focuses

Last Friday, waiting in a Boston T station with two (white) friends, a middle-aged white woman walked past and told us, “Sit together; don’t trust black people.” Earlier last week,