Vol. 54, No. 2
Read about civil rights law’s inner-city crisis, parental rights, jails as polling places, and more in the latest edition of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.
Read about civil rights law’s inner-city crisis, parental rights, jails as polling places, and more in Vol. 54, No. 2.
Read about consumer abuses in the criminal legal system, energy and environmental justice, forced arbitration, and more in Vol. 54, No. 1.
Read about indigenous water rights, prison labor, infrastructural exclusion, and more in Vol. 53, No. 2.
Research is being conducted on the various ways that this COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately impacting different pockets of society. What this research is showing is that the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating many of the problems that women face in the United States and around the world today.read more
Gender equality will not be achieved unless women are equally represented in politics and equally able to participate in lawmaking decisions. America needs to figure out how to make political careers more equitable so that we can have more women sitting at the table.read more
Permitting “reparative therapy” places LGBTQ+ people in danger just for existing, and hinders the progress that the LGBTQ+ community is making toward being accepted in society.read more
AS GOVERNORS EMPLOY THEIR AUTHORITY TO MEET COVID-19 CHALLENGES, GREG ABBOTT STANDS OUT FOR HIS POLITICAL OPPORTUNISM
Photo credit: Eddie Gaspar/The Texas Tribune The spread of coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic that came with it has raised countless problems in the areas of education, public health, economic policy, elections, and more. An additional issue overlaying all of these...read more
Progressive prosecutors have a math problem. Ending mass incarceration would involve a five- to ten-fold reduction in incarceration. However, their policies exclude more than half of the people who sent to prisons and jails. Nonetheless, this generation of progressive prosecutors deserves appreciation. Their electoral success invites a second wave of reform prosecutors to challenge the conventional wisdom that popular support for criminal justice reform will not extend to people convicted of serious and violent crimes.read more
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, COVID-19 has caused some legislative efforts to come to a halt, while raising new concerns over state power and civil rights and liberties. The public health impacts have highlighted race inequities...read more
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