Vol. 54, No. 1
Read about consumer abuses in the criminal legal system, energy and environmental justice, forced arbitration, and more in the latest edition of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.
Read about the role of grand juries in prosecuting unjustified killings by police, pregnancy behind bars, and the undue burden test for abortion in Vol. 52, No. 2.
Articles Privatized Immigration Enforcement Jennifer M. Chacón Disarming State Action; Discharging State Responsibility Zanita E. Fenton People with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Workplace: An Expanding Legal Frontier Wendy F. Hensel Offensive Searches: Toward a...
Articles Genetic Data and Civil Rights Ifeoma Ajunwa Ideological Drift and the Forgotten History of Intent Katie R. Eyer Discrimination in Evictions: Empirical Evidence and Legal Challenges Deena Greenberg, Carl Gershenson, and Matthew Desmond What Exposes African...
Guest post by Victoria Ochoa. Victoria is a 1L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Victoria is a Harry S. Truman Scholar, and was a Schedule C Presidential Appointee in the Obama Administration, where she worked as an assistant in the Secretary of Commerce’s...read more
Corporate Criminal Responsibility: Banning Criminal Corporations from Lobbying Should Be Investigator’s #1 Tool
If there is a problem with corporate power undermining regulation and fomenting corruption, lawmakers should consider temporary incapacitation of the corporation’s political spending or lobbying activities. This practical tool addresses a corporation’s ability to skirt rules and regulations through artful use of their financial resources.read more
In Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colo. Civil Rights Comm'n, 138 S. Ct. 1719 (2018), the Supreme Court’s seven-member majority claimed that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission had exhibited “hostility” toward a Colorado baker’s religious beliefs. But upon closer...read more
Book Review: Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration, by Emily Bazelon
“Numbingly normal.” It’s how Emily Bazelon describes the outcome in Connick v. Thompson, a 2011 Supreme Court case that shielded prosecutors’ offices from liability for Brady violations resulting from the offices’ failure to train their attorneys. This immunity from...read more
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, Donald Trump visited the U.S.-Mexico border, arson attacks destroyed black churches, and uncertainty continued to surround the Mueller Report. President Trump Visits the U.S.-Mexico Border. On...read more
Guest post by Kirsten Zittlau. Ms. Zittlau is an immigration attorney living in San Diego, California. She has volunteered dropping water in the California desert near the Mexico border for over two and half years. Ms. Zittlau has been an attorney since 2002 but made the switch to immigration law last year in order to advocate for immigrants and fight against the abuses of power by the current administration.read more
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