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President Obama’s Department of Injustice

September 4, 2015

Via the New York Times By Alec Karakatsanis, HLS J.D. ’08 WASHINGTON — LAST month, President Obama used his clemency power to reduce the sentences of 46 federal prisoners locked up on drug-related charges. But for the last six years, his administration has worked repeatedly behind the scenes to ensure that tens of thousands of poor […]

Interviews with the Bureau Community: Alumnus Jemel Derbali

September 2, 2015

Via the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau Jemel Derbali Alumnus, Co-founder of WISE Systems Class of 2013 “At the Bureau, the way I was thrown into new cases and had to respond on the fly helped prepare me for the twists and turns of a young company.” Where are you working now? I founded a company, […]

Interviews with the Bureau Community: Clinical Instructor Stephanie Goldenhersh

September 1, 2015

Via the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau Stephanie Goldenhersh Clinical Instructor, Family Practice Started in 2007 “When I came to the Bureau, I was surprised that it felt like a legal services office, not like a student workgroup.” What were you doing before coming the Bureau? I worked in the family and children’s units at the Legal […]