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Vol. 55, No. 3, Summer 2020

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.

Vol. 55, No. 2, Summer 2020

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.

Vol. 55, No. 1, Summer 2020

Read about debt in the United States, predictive algorithms in criminal justice, the criminalization of homelessness, and more in Vol. 55, No. 1.

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This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

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...

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All class years, including 1L students, are invited to join the Volume 57 board of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review! Apply here by January 11, 11:59pm: http://bit.ly/CRCLApplication

I'm excited to announce that my latest article, Outsourcing Discrimination, is out in @HarvardCRCL . It explores racial discrimination against Black temporary workers, the problematic narratives that drive this bias, and the challenges to addressing it. https://harvardcrcl.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2020/10/55-Harv.-C.R.-C.L.-L.-Rev.-915.pdf

We're now accepting student writing submissions for Vol. 56.2 from HLS students on any topic related to civil rights or civil liberties! Get your submission in to eics.crcl.vol.56@gmail.com by Sun., 10/11/20. For more information, visit https://harvardcrcl.org/submit/.

The lives of Black victims do not matter nearly as much as those of white ones when it comes to the death penalty, a new study finds.


Applications are open for article submissions for CR-CL 56.2. Please submit any articles that broadly touch on civil rights and civil liberties for publication. Details can be found here: https://harvardcrcl.org/submit/

Check out our newest blog post by Christina Coleburn about confronting racism! https://harvardcrcl.org/the-ostrich-rears-its-head-americas-2020-racial-reckoning-is-a-victory-and-opportunity/

Check out the second article in our series about racism and police brutality! Olivia Murray discusses prison abolition: https://harvardcrcl.org/why-8-wont-work/

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