Vol. 55, No. 3
Read about systemic racism in job placement agencies, housing policies, and more in the latest edition of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.
Read about the history of the National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conferences, and understand systemic racism through explorations of housing policies, job placement agencies, and food inequality in our online-only Fourth National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference symposium edition, Vol. 55, No. 3.
Read about consent and coercion in employment law, the anti-commandeering doctrine and civil rights, our symposium on “Whom the State Kills,” and more in Vol. 55, No. 2.
Read about debt in the United States, predictive algorithms in criminal justice, the criminalization of homelessness, and more in Vol. 55, No. 1.
On March 13th, 2020, Breonna Taylor, an EMT, aspiring nurse, and unarmed Black woman, was fatally shot in her home. Months after she was senselessly killed by police, Kentucky Attorney General, Daniel Cameron, recommended charges against just one of the three officers...read more
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, the courts heard the Trump Administration’s last-ditch efforts to challenge the ACA, DACA, and the election results; the coronavirus continues to impact the education and employment sectors; the...read more
Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral argument for Jones v. Mississippi, in which the Court will consider whether a juvenile offender must be found incapable of rehabilitation to be sentenced to life without parole.read more
As the country once again celebrates American servicemembers, we would be remiss if we didn’t examine the ways in which the military justice system continues to fail minority members of the armed forces.read more
SCOTUS Hears Oral Argument on Conflict between Religious Liberty and Anti-Discrimination Measures in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia
Last week, the Supreme Court returned to the question it dodged in Masterpiece Cakeshop: what happens when LGBTQ+ anti-discrimination measures conflict with an entity’s religious freedom claim?read more
Last week, in a letter to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi outlined priorities for negotiating COVID-related stimulus and programmatic plans. On her short list: funding for public K-12 schools. In the 2008 Recession, schools were hit...read more
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