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Ames Semi-Final Round – March 9, 2022

Welcome to CR-CL’s Ames Live Blog! Tonight is the second night of the Ames Semi-Finals! The Ames Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy in the country. The students participating in the Semi-Final Round started...

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Ames Semi-Final Round – March 8, 2022

Welcome to CR-CL’s Ames Live Blog! Tonight is night one of the Ames Semi-Finals!  The Ames Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy in the country. The students participating in the Semi-Final Round started the...

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This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, experts weigh in on the future of Roe in the Supreme Court, New York City mandates vaccines for private companies, two election workers who were targeted for defamation by right-wing media sue, and more. 

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This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, three white men were found guilty in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on pre-viability prohibitions to elective abortion, a Texas Appeals Court affirms the ban on...

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DOJ Sues Uber for ADA Violations

Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Uber, alleging that the ridesharing company violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by charging fees to passengers who, because of their disabilities, take more time to enter a...

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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 Supreme Court heard arguments upon whether Puerto Ricans should be constitutionally entitled to federal benefit programs, the California Supreme Court will decide whether a law prohibiting eldercare workers from misgendering transgender residents violates free speech protections, the US Department of Justice launched a historic equity probe in Alabama, and much more.

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Pretrial Transformation and Abolition

Carceral pretrial approaches lack evidence of effectiveness—in fact, research identifies that commonplace strategies such as money bail, detention, and even mandatory drug testing hamper pretrial success. In addition, these strategies are racially discriminatory while also contributing to harmful collateral consequences for individuals and communities. As jurisdictions across the country are beginning to confront these findings and explore alternatives, the pretrial space offers a unique opportunity for abolitionist transformations.

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As the @Harvard_Law Ames Moot Court Competition comes to an end, a special congratulations to @HarvardCRCL Editor-in-Chief @samjuneneal for winning Best Oralist and to her team for sweeping the awards! See our coverage of all the action here: https://harvardcrcl.org/ames-final-round-november-10-2022/

Tonight’s the night! Join us as we live-blog the @Harvard_Law Ames Moot Court finals here: https://harvardcrcl.org/ames-final-round-november-10-2022/

🎧LISTEN: @CriticalRace joins @HarvardCRCL's Taking Liberties podcast to discuss hate crime prosecution and its application in anti-Asian crimes in the last two years.
https://harvardcrcl.org/taking-liberties-episode-18-hate-crime-prosecution-anti-asian-crimes/

Student writing submissions are due this week! We accept submissions from current law students at any law school. Go to http://Harvardcrcl.org/submit for more information!

Volume 57.1 is out now! Read about incarcerated labor, social movements, urban narratives, mandatory voting, and more here: https://harvardcrcl.org/vol57-no1-summer2022/

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Volume 56.1 is out now! Read about incarcerated labor, social movements, urban narratives, mandatory voting, and more here: https://harvardcrcl.org/vol57-no1-summer2022/

Student writing submissions for Volume 58.2 are open through October 7th, 2022! We accept student submissions from law students from all law schools!

Submissions for Volume 58.2 are now open! We will be accepting articles for publication through September 2, 2022. Learn about our submission process, including requirements and our mandatory diversity form, here: https://harvard-crcl.scholasticahq.com/for-authors

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