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.
A federal district judge in Wisconsin extended the deadline for voters to request and for the state to receive absentee ballots for a critical state Supreme Court election on April 7th, but stopped short of delaying the election.read more
Last Monday, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Kahler v. Kansas and upheld Kansas’s significant narrowing of the insanity defense. Justice Kagan—joined by the five conservative justices—wrote for the majority, rejecting Kahler’s claim that Kansas had...read more
Turley’s article appears to be an attempt to provide cover for an administration that was delayed and hapless in response to a crisis. Turley’s misfire should call our attention to a new conservative tactic – using a crisis that they have thus-far mismanaged to undermine the American people’s confidence in the federal government.read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought renewed attention to unhoused people’s lack of access to sanitary living conditions. The extreme dearth of shelter beds and public restrooms across the country means that unhoused people, despite being particularly vulnerable to the effects of the outbreak, have little means by which to protect themselves.read more
This week, the country mourned the passing of civil rights leader Reverend Joseph Lowery. Meanwhile, the coronavirus pandemic has brought up a number of civil rights issues—from a state governor ordering police to stop cars with New York license plates, to...read more
In 2018, the TSA implemented a “cute dog” policy: it would employ only cute looking dogs at airports. This seemingly innocuous policy offers a vivid example of how government can shape and collapse our right to privacy. Now is a crucial moment for the development of privacy law. It is worth understanding and thinking carefully about the tradeoffs between convenience and privacy that we are willing to accept.read more
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