A discussion of the most important current events in law and legal scholarship produced by the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review (CR-CL), the nation’s leading progressive law journal. CR-CL was founded in 1966 as an instrument to advance personal freedoms and human dignities, and seeks to catalyze progressive thought and dialogue through the promotion of innovative legal perspectives.
Taking Liberties Episode 13: Maite Garcia of FIRRP
On this episode, Audio Content Editor Laura Garcia speaks with Maite Garcia, an attorney and Pro Bono Mentor with the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project (FIRRP) in Arizona, about the intersection between immigration and criminal law, and the challenges that “crimmigration” issues pose for noncitizens and those aiming to provide them with meaningful legal […]
Taking Liberties Episode 12: Alexander Chen of Harvard’s LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic
On this episode, we speak with Professor Alexander Chen, the founding director of Harvard Law School’s newest clinic, the LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic. Follow Professor Chen on Twitter @alexanderlchen, and follow the clinic on Twitter @harvardlgbtq, Instagram @harvardlgbtq, or Facebook @harvardlawlgbtq.
Taking Liberties Episode 11: Aaron Regunberg and Hannah Perls of #DropExxon
On this episode we speak with Aaron Regunberg and Hannah Perls, two students organizing with #DropExxon, a group of law students seeking to pressure Paul Weiss to drop Exxon Mobil as a client. Follow #DropExxon on Twitter at @dropexxon.
Taking Liberties Episode 10: Mark Haidar of the Equal Democracy Project
On this episode, we speak with Mark Haidar, President of The Equal Democracy Project at Harvard Law School, a new student group fighting for voting rights and electoral reform. Follow The Equal Democracy Project on Twitter @EqualDemocracy.
Taking Liberties Episode 9
On this episode, our hosts speak with James Esseks, Director of the ACLU’s LGBT & HIV Project, about Bostock v. Clayton County, Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda, and R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. EEOC, three major cases currently before the Supreme Court addressing whether Title VII prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation […]
Taking Liberties Episode 8
In this episode, our hosts speak with two organizers from People’s Parity Project about their work fighting to end harassment and discrimination in the legal profession and advance access to justice in the courts. Follow People’s Parity Project on Twitter @PeoplesParity. We also speak with legal scholar and activist Noura Erakat, author of Justice for […]