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.
In response to mounting concerns about inequity in the criminal legal system, the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing (“Commission”) has proposed a Sentencing Risk Assessment Instrument (“Instrument”) to standardize sentencing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania....read more
Once the court begins taking away rights from a class of people, the line of what is tolerable often keeps receding.read more
Written by Alexandra Butler and Annie Wilt In one fell swoop, California lawmakers have disrupted archaic and discriminatory NCAA policies. According to Lebron James, “this is[n’t] checkmate, but this is a major problem for the NCAA. It’s going to change college...read more
What Matter of Soram Got Wrong: “Child Abuse” Crimes that May Trigger Deportation Are Constantly Evolving and Even Target Good Parents
This is a guest post by Kari Hong* and Philip L. Torrey.** Many are surprised to learn that crime-based deportations do not necessarily make intuitive sense. Under the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA), a misdemeanor...read more
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump has developed rapidly, included the arrests of several associates of Rudy Giuliani, attorney to Donald Trump, and pending testimony from U.S. ambassador...read more
The National Registry of Exonerations has registered over 2,500 exonerations of people wrongfully convicted in the United States. Many different factors can play into a wrongful conviction: eyewitness misidentification is a leading factor, as are constitutional...read more
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