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This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, activists support Ahmaud Arbery’s family as the jury selection continues in the trial of his alleged killers, the Supreme Court fast tracks a hearing on Texas’s abortion law, Howard University...

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This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, indigenous activists marched to the White House to demand action on climate change, California will begin requiring free menstrual products in public schools, workers are striking across the country for fair pay and access to rights, redistricting maps in Texas decrease the voting power of people of color, Julius Jones is now on “death watch,” and more. 

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This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

By Molly Crane '23 Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, challenges to ICWA and indigenous sovereignty remain before the Supreme Court to consider certiorari, the new Texas abortion law was temporarily blocked only for this injunction to...

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This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. President Biden announced a new slate of judicial nominees, several justices are in the news after criticizing the media and public perception of the Court, SCOTUS has added new cases to its merits docket, and...

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This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, Americans face the country’s history of inhumane treatment of Black immigrants, calls for investigation into conditions in New York City jails, and more.  Last week, inhumane photos and videos of...

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A Tale of Two Fultons

The Supreme Court on Thursday weighed in on the continuing tension between religious freedom and LGBT equality in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, holding unanimously that a Philadelphia anti-discrimination law does not bar a Catholic foster care agency from...

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DOJ Supports Trans Woman’s Eighth Amendment Claim

Last week, the Department of Justice filed a statement of interest in support of Ashley Diamond’s lawsuit against the Georgia Department of Corrections. Diamond, a Black trans woman and civil rights activist who is incarcerated, has endured repeated sexual assaults...

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We are currently accepting Outside Article submissions for Volume 58, Issue 1! We invite you to submit any of your manuscripts that relate to the broad umbrella of civil rights and civil liberties.
https://harvard-crcl.scholasticahq.com/for-authors

Come work for us as a clinical fellow in 2022!

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Deadline: January 17, 2022

Today on the Amicus Blog: a guest post from @fgwaggeh analyzing the important and exciting impacts of NYC's new noncitizen municipal voting legislation: https://harvardcrcl.org/extending-the-franchise-for-americans-in-waiting-municipal-voting-rights-for-noncitizens/

3Ls and early career attorneys. The Federal Defenders have announced 2-year fellowships to bring up the next generation of zealous defenders.

Http://diversityfellowship.fd.org/frontpage

📚 Now accepting applications to join the CR-CL Vol. 58 Board. All HLS students ​may apply, including 1Ls. Apply now!

#8 How to Make Senior Capstones Truly Anti-Racist by Lisa Martinez ft. exceptional research from @NEAToday @LPI_Learning @itsywc @OUSDNews @HarvardCRCL

https://futurefocusededucation.org/2021/07/15/how-to-make-senior-capstones-truly-anti-racist/

Join our team and fight for a Better Alabama! Alabama Appleseed is hiring a Legal Fellow to assist with direct representation of incarcerated clients in post-conviction and parole proceedings. Read more at https://www.alabamaappleseed.org/news/were-hiring-a-legal-fellow-to-join-our-team-fighting-for-a-better-alabama/

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