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Human rights law protects the right of indigenous peoples to self-determination. But what is the point of this legal recognition if indigenous peoples are in practice unable to finance their own projects for development? Join NALSA and La Alianza to discuss this question with a delegation of indigenous activists from the purhépecha plateau (Mexico) who […]

Please join the American Constitution Society and the Harvard Law & Policy Review for a lunch discussion with Professor Steve Vladeck about his book “The Shadow Docket: How the Supreme Court Uses Stealth Rulings to Amass Power and Undermine the Republic.” Food will be provided.

In the 2020 United States presidential election, voters with disabilities turned out in record numbers. Despite significant challenges to registering or voting in person during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Census Bureau data shows that 62% of voters with disabilities cast ballots in that election, compared with 56% during the 2016 presidential election. This record turnout was […]

All HUID holders are invited to the Library’s first event in a yearlong series of programs about capital punishment, to coincide with the exhibit “Visualizing Capital Punishment: Spectacle, Shame, and Sympathy.” Join Carol Steiker, Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law, for a conversation about the state of capital punishment today. KB Beck, Manager of the Library’s Historical & Special Collections, will introduce the exhibit, followed by a reception and exhibit viewing in the Caspersen Room.

Please join the American Constitution Society for a speaker event with former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Julián Castro. Lunch will be provided. Julián Castro served as U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama from 2014-2017. Before that, he was Mayor of his native San Antonio, Texas — the youngest […]

As you enter the legal profession, those you interact with will have certain expectations of you. Yet these expectations are often unspoken, and therefore unknown, and sometimes learned the hard way. At Masterclass, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to Starting Your Career Off Right, Gorick Ng demystifies the unspoken rules […]

Please join ACS for a conversation with President of ACS and former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold to discuss his new book, “The Constitution in Jeopardy: An Unprecedented Effort to Rewrite Our Fundamental Law and What We Can Do About It.” Russ Feingold served as a United States Senator from Wisconsin from 1993 to 2011 and […]