Events

Brains on Trial with Alan Alda

Last week, Alan Alda stopped by the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT to promote his newest PBS documentary, Brains on Trial. The two part series seeks to explore how advancements in neuroimaging technology might one day impact the criminal justice system....

Could Big Tech be the solution to passing sensible gun laws?

Guest post by Theresa Borden HLS '14 On February 19, Professor Lawrence Lessig presented a lecture titled" Aaron's Laws: Law and Justice in a Digital Age" in honor of his appointment as Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School. Those in...

Colloquium: The Right to Comprehensive Educational Opportunity

Introduction In his article forthcoming in Volume 47:1 of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, “The Right to Comprehensive Educational Opportunity,” Michael A. Rebell, a professor at Columbia University Teachers College, argues for the recognition of a...

Colloquium: The Case for Local Constitutional Enforcement

Introduction San Francisco City Attorney Kathleen Morris calls for overturning a century of precedent in local government law. On Tuesday September 27th, 2011, the author was joined by Professor David Barron and Professor Gerald Frug of Harvard Law School and...

Ames Competition

Ames Moot Court Final Round – November 14, 2017

Welcome to CR-CL's Live Blog of the Ames Moot Court Finals! Please scroll down for the live blog. We'll start blogging shortly before 7:30 pm on November 14, 2017. The Ames Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and...

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Ames Semi-Final Round – March 22, 2017

Welcome to CR-CL's Ames Live Blog! Tune in below starting tonight, March 22 at 6:15 PM EST. The case summary below is courtesy of the BSA. Teams' briefs and more information are available here. Case Summary: For many years, Ames Meat has marketed Meaties, a snack...

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Ames Semi-Final Round – March 21, 2017

Welcome to CR-CL's Ames Live Blog! "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 competition in fall of this year, and rose to...

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Ames Final Round – November 2016

Ames Final Round Results: Best Brief: Daniel J. Meltzer Memorial Team Best Overall Team: Daniel J. Meltzer Memorial Team Best Oralist: Amanda Mundell The Teams: The David J. Meltzer Memorial Team (Petitioner): Connor Winn, Oralist Benjamin Burkett William Ferraro Luke...

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