King and Spalding announced today that they would no longer be representing the House of Representatives in litigation defending DOMA. The House had hired the firm last week after the Justice Department refused to defend the law and Attorney General Eric Holder called it unconstitutional. The chairman of the firm announced that the process “for vetting this engagement was inadequate.” Paul Clement, the lead attorney on the case and former solicitor general under President George W. Bush, announced his resignation (http://www.politico.com/static/PPM153_clement.html) shortly after the firm’s announcement. In his resignation, Clement expressed his disappointment that the firm was not taking the case because it was “unpopular.” “Defending unpopular positions is what lawyers do,” he said.
We are now accepting submissions for Volume 55, Issue 2 of our journal. We invite you to submit any of your manuscripts that relate to the broad umbrella of civil rights and civil liberties through August 30.
This is great advice. Once you’ve followed it, submit to @HarvardCRCL — submissions open until the end of the month! https://t.co/nLIhvuWAfJ
Jails as Polling Places: Living Up to the Obligation to Enfranchise the Voters We Jail PDF https://t.co/dTFoGk8RzF MT @HarvardCRCL
Fair Housing’s Drug Problem: Combatting the Racialized Impact of Drug-Based Housing Exclusions Alongside Drug Law Reform PDF https://t.co/uvHkAvEp4d MT @HarvardCRCL #SUD #PWUD #addiction #DrugWar #WarOnDrugs
Do you have any radical legal scholarship about building a better, fairer legal system/world? The Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review is currently accepting submissions till Aug. 30, and we want to publish you! Articles should be < 30K words. https://t.co/DFj10kxQEJ
Happy first day of August!
We're accepting submissions all month! https://t.co/t4iw7Yn52W
Wake up thinking that today would be a beautiful day to submit a law review article?
Wow are you in luck! https://t.co/4jIARnpyZY
The Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review is now accepting submissions for Volume 55, Issue 2 of our journal. We would like to invite you to submit any of your manuscripts that relate to the broad umbrella of civil rights and civil liberties.