The panel discusses voter rights issues in Georgia, North Dakota, Arizona, and Michigan. Our guest for this episode is Professor Jed Purdy of Duke Law School, who discusses how the Supreme Court’s First Amendment jurisprudence has undergone a shift from being a tool for protecting vulnerable individual rights to one advancing powerful private interests and entrenching economic inequality.
Today on the Amicus blog: @sarahbelle6 discusses how pretrial detention has become even more deadly during the pandemic: https://harvardcrcl.org/pretrial-detention-has-become-exponentially-more-deadly-in-the-pandemic/
Read about the Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Act in Katharine Bohrs '21 Amicus Blog post! https://harvardcrcl.org/legislation-giving-teeth-to-title-vi-left-stalling-under-the-trump-administration-reintroduced-by-democrats/
This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties: The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Arizona’s “ballot harvesting” law, a federal judge in Texas rules the pandemic moratorium on evictions is unconstitutional, and more. https://harvardcrcl.org/this-week-in-civil-rights-and-civil-liberties-12/
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Today on CR-CL's Amicus blog: Can a Reconstruction-Era Law Targeting the KKK Bring Accountability for Donald Trump? https://harvardcrcl.org/can-a-reconstruction-era-law-targeting-the-kkk-bring-accountability-for-donald-trump/
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Today on CR-CL's Amicus Blog, @ava_cilia interrogates the racial disparities in the family regulation system: https://harvardcrcl.org/the-family-regulation-system-why-those-committed-to-racial-justice-must-interrogate-it/