As our nation around the world struggle with the threat of terrorist attacks and violence from both foreign and domestic sources, we will be forced to engage with the ever-present tension between security and civil liberties. In a 2001 article in the Atlantic, esteemed jurist
Sam, who I met last summer, was a teenager on probation. He sported an electronic monitor strapped around his ankle then, and he likely still does. Sam attended court monthly and during one of those appearances, the judge looked down at Sam, over his reading
In what has now become a seemingly cyclical pattern of new revelations regarding the extent of NSA surveillance, a new article posted on the Huffington Post describes ways the NSA is using “its troves of data to discredit and undermine individuals who the agency believes
Daniel Mandil, Associate General Counsel for Viacom, and Fred von Lohmann, Senior Copyright Counsel for Google, provide two perspectives on how to best balance internet freedom and protection of intellectual property. Mr. Mandil, now at Viacom, was formerly an attorney for the Motion Picture
Harvard CR-CL is proud to publish the first episode of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Podcast! In this inaugural episode, Senior Online Editor Noah Kaplan talks with Executive Online Editor Matt Giffin about the recent Supreme Court decision about GPS tracking units, United States v.
Kids will be kids, but ‘sexting’ may lead to federal child pornography charges and sex offender registration for the nation’s youth. ‘Sexting’ is a growing phenomenon among adolescents: equipped with cell phones and teenage dreams, adolescents ‘sext’ when they take nude or semi-nude
By Daniel Nazar
As a nation, America lacks strong privacy protections. While we live in a country proud of its constitutionally guaranteed rights, it wasn't clear until the 2003 Lawrence decision that privacy was protected enough to prevent states from criminalizing some forms of consensual sex