Read about critical race theory and education, statistical discrimination, transgender justice, and more in the latest edition of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.
Read about surveillance and the expansion of the carceral state, affirmative action, transgender justice, student debt, and more in Vol. 58, No. 1.
Read about environmental justice, artificial intelligence, children’s rights, and more in the latest edition of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.
The Supreme Court recently delivered an important victory for students with disabilities in Perez v. Sturgis Public Schools, providing an additional avenue of redress when school districts violate the right to a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) established...read more
Examining Disability Rights Issues and the Constitutional Concerns Surrounding Death with Dignity Laws
Death with dignity laws, also known as medical aid-in-dying laws or physician-assisted dying laws, allow terminally ill patients to request and receive medication to end their lives peacefully and with dignity. Currently, ten states and the District of Columbia have...read more
Within the last decade I had an informal meeting with a judge at a local restaurant. We talked about mutual friends, made some mentorship plans, and talked about my ongoing research. Just as I was preparing to leave, the judge blurted out, “there is one more thing I...read more
The Fourth Amendment guarantees our right “to be secure in [our] persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures” U.S. Const. Amend. IV. Unfortunately, due to the Supreme Court’s narrowing of Fourth amendment protections, today police...read more
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. The Respect for Marriage Act moves forward in the Senate, Florida’s “Stop W.O.K.E. Act” is halted, DOJ opens a disability rights case, and more. The U.S. Senate advanced the Respect for Marriage Act. The Act...read more
On November 8th, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Health and Hospital Corp. of Marion County v. Talevski. The central issue in this case is whether 42 U.S.C. § 1983 provides beneficiaries of federally funded programs with a private cause of action...read more
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