The new term opened today and one of the Supreme Court’s first acts was to request that the Justice Department file a brief on behalf of the government giving its opinion on a case filed by Iraqis who say their relatives were tortured by contractors working at Abu Ghraib.
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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