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.
This is a guest post authored by Jennifer Bennett, a Staff Attorney at Public Justice, and David Seligman, Director of Towards Justice, a non-profit workers’ rights law firm based in Denver, Colorado. Lots of attention these days is rightfully being paid to...read more
Ultimately, the NCAA has created a disciplinary apparatus that imposes severe punishment on schools who defy its eligibility recommendations, while simultaneously escaping accountability for those recommendations by making the universities take the final action. This is a perversion of our constitutional system that purports to protect an individual’s ability to hold powerful actors accountable and instead renders athletes powerless. Schools escape accountability by deferring to the NCAA, while the NCAA claims its conduct is private and exempt from the requirements of constitutional rights.read more
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General released a report on their investigation of the family separation policy, the Oregon Supreme Court limited the ability of police...read more
Photo credit: Leigh Taylor/The Detroit News Earlier this month, the Sixth Circuit heard oral arguments for a case filed by Public Counsel, a national pro bono law firm which focuses much of its resources on children’s rights, which claims that the conditions in...read more
It’s easier to write off each bout of gun violence as a one-time tragedy, and forget about it until then next one, than it is to address the ways that gun violence disproportionately kills women, racial, ethnic and religious minorities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community.read more
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, a federal district judge issued an injunction against the impending executions of federal death row prisoner, in order to allow them time to challenge the government’s proposed method of lethal...read more
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