Last year saw unprecedented advocacy for policy change regarding the tens of thousands of untested sexual assault evidence collection kits currently held in storage facilities in the US. On October 27, 2010, the White House responded by announcing a funding initiative to help selected jurisdictions eliminate their rape kit backlog. While elected officials and victims’ advocates are scrambling for a cut of the grant money, some argue that processing all kits would be a waste of time and money.
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Congratulations to Professor @michelebgoodwin—author of CR-CL forthcoming article, "The Thirteenth Amendment’s Punishment Clause: A Spectacle of Slavery Unwilling to Die"—for winning the @ABAesq's 2022 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award!
@dsfarbman @BennettCapers @AndrewMCrespo @eloiselawrenc15 Shoutout to footnote 130 & experiences with @HarvardCRCL many years ago that still shape us today.
Night 2 of the @Harvard_Law Ames Moot Court Competition Semi-Finals will be live tonight! Join us as we live blog here, starting at 6pm: https://harvardcrcl.org/ames-semi-final-round-march-9-2022/
The @Harvard_Law Ames Competition Semi-Final Round begins tonight, and we'll be liveblogging all the action! You can follow along with us here, starting at 6pm EST: https://harvardcrcl.org/ames-semi-final-round-march-8-2022/
The lives of #trans kids must be vocally celebrated & defended. In new @HarvardCRCL piece "Identity by Committee," I document barriers to students' gender freedom & examine if renewed emphasis on expressive aspects of #gender may create more lived freedom. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4045721
We are still accepting student writing submissions from law students studying at any law school! Submissions are due by March 11. See http://Harvardcrcl.org/submit for more information. #lawstudents #lawstudenttwitter #lawtwitter
Or will SCOTUS follow decades of its own precedent, salvage its credibility, inspire public confidence and enable strong, well-litigated racial gerrymander challenges based on an unassailable record to advance? https://twitter.com/LeahLitman/status/1487507243021053953
***these cases are INCREDIBLY important to watch***
Is SCOTUS going to (continue to) act as an obstacle to voting rights? Will it take aggressive procedural maneuvers to block successful litigation that remedied voter suppression & the dilution of votes by racial minorities? https://twitter.com/RossDeuel/status/1487276284694642688