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Sign the NDAA Petition Here!

Protest Indefinite Detention! Sign our Petition! For the first time in our Nation’s history, the National Defense Authorization ACT of 2012 codifies indefinite military detention without charge or trial. Sign our PETITION for the Repeal of the “Mandatory Military Detention” and “Indefinite Detention” provisions of the NDAA.  

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ACLU Past Interns Meet and Greet

ACLU-HLS is very excited to invite you to the “Past ACLU Interns Meet and Greet.” At the event, HLS students will have an opportunity to speak with past ACLU interns about their respective experiences interning for ACLU offices all around the country. All are welcome to come mingle, meet other civil-rights minded students, and asks […]

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Harvard Law Students for Reproductive Justice: Speak Out About Abortion Week, Nov. 14th-18th

HLSRJ is hosting a weeklong campaign in November (the 14th-18th) to encourage members of the HLS community to share reproductive health stories in an effort to de-stigmatize issues like abortion, birth control, and STDs. The week is called Speak Out About Abortion, and they’ve created a system for students to share their stories anonymously: Sex, […]

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CR-CL Presents a Colloquium: “The Right to Comprehensive Education Opportunity”

Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 7:00pm Austin North In his article forthcoming in Volume 47:1 of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, “The Right to Comprehensive Education Opportunity,”  Michael A. Rebell, a professor at Columbia University Teacher’s College, argues for the recognition of a constitutional right to quality education for all children. The author […]

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Reproductive Freedom Under Attack: A Discussion of Recent Abortion Laws with the ACLU’s Brigitte Amiri

Tuesday, October 18, 6-7pm, Langdell 225 Come hear the ACLU’s Brigitte Amiri discuss recent state legislative efforts to restrict women’s reproductive freedoms. Her discussion will include the controversial South Dakota abortion bill, and a summary of the ways in which ACLU lawyers are challenging such legislation. Brought to you by the Harvard Law Students for Reproductive […]

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Accountability in New Orleans Six Years After Hurricane Katrina: Community Lawyering & Community Organizing for Justice

Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 12:00-1:15 pm, Pound 204 A Talk by Norris Henderson, Executive Director of VOTE, and Davida Finger, Assistant Clinical Professor, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Join us for a discussion about the ways in which community organizers and lawyers are working together to address justice issues in New Orleans. Norris Henderson is a community […]

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The Case for Local Constitutional Enforcement

Tuesday, September 27th, Langdell South, 7:00–9:00pm San Francisco Deputy City Attorney Kathleen Morris’ provocative article calls for overturning a century of precedent in local government law. On September 27th at 7pm in Langdell South, the author will be joined by Professors David Barron and Gerald Frug of Harvard Law School and Professor Richard Ford of […]

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HLS-ACLU Kickoff Info Session! Thai Food!

Monday, September 26, Pound 332, 12:00–1:00pm All students are welcome to our Kickoff Info Session! Come learn about wonderful civil rights opportunities and how to apply to our board. An attorney from the ACLU of Massachusetts, Sarah Wunsch, will also be speaking about current cases and ways to get involved. Hope to see you there! […]

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Executive Board Applications Now Open!

Interested in civil liberties and want to get involved with the HLS ACLU?  Executive board positions are now open to all HLS students (1L, 2L, 3L, LLM, and SJD).  If interested, please answer the following questions and email them to HLS.ACLU@gmail.com by October 3rd. Conciseness is encouraged! ­ ______________________________________________________________ Name: Year: Previous experience, if any, with […]

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