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Civil Rights

  • Joseph W. Singer

    January 30, 2023

    Professor Joseph William Singer has been teaching at Harvard Law School since 1992. He was appointed Bussey Professor of Law in 2006. He began teaching…

  • Ruth Greenwood

    January 30, 2023

    Ruth is the Director of the Election Law Clinic at Harvard Law School. She engages in litigation and advocacy on a variety of election law…

  • Julie McCormack

    January 30, 2023

    Julie directs the Safety Net Project of the Veterans Legal Clinic at the WilmerHale Legal Services Center (LSC). In 2019 she founded the LSC…

  • Scott Michelman

    January 30, 2023

    Scott Michelman is Legal Director of the ACLU of the District of Columbia. He has litigated a broad range of civil rights and civil liberties…

  • Crystal S. Yang

    January 30, 2023

    Crystal S. Yang is the Bennett Boskey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research,…

  • Jessica Clarke

    January 30, 2023

    Jessica Clarke writes on antidiscrimination law, with a focus on sex, gender, and sexuality. Her work has appeared in law journals including the Columbia Law

  • Jon D. Hanson

    January 30, 2023

    Jon Hanson is the Alan A. Stone Professor of Law and the Director of the Systemic Justice Project. Hanson graduated from Yale…

  • D. James Greiner

    January 30, 2023

    Jim is the Honorable S. William Green Professor of Public Law. He teaches courses on civil procedure, expert witnesses, and access to justice. Before coming…

  • Josh McDaniel

    January 30, 2023

    Josh is the Director of Harvard Law School’s Religious Freedom Clinic, a pro bono program that gives students a hands-on, supervised experience representing a diverse…

  • Jeanne Charn

    January 30, 2023

  • Steve Churchill

    January 30, 2023

    Mr. Churchill is a public-interest lawyer who has been handling employment law cases for close to 30 years. He is a co-founder and principal of…

  • Benjamin Eidelson

    January 30, 2023

    Benjamin Eidelson is an Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Professor Eidelson’s writing focuses on the interplay of moral principles and legal rules.

  • Elizabeth Bartholet

    January 30, 2023

    Elizabeth Bartholet is Professor of Law, Emeritus. She served until June 30, 2021 as the Morris Wasserstein Public Interest Professor of Law and Faculty Director…

  • Richard J. Lazarus

    January 30, 2023

    Richard Lazarus is the Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law at Harvard University, where he teaches environmental law, natural resources Law, Supreme Court advocacy,…

  • Larry Schwartztol

    January 30, 2023

    Larry Schwartztol is Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School, where he teaches, writes, and advocates on democracy and voting rights, civil rights, anti-discrimination law,…

  • Nancy Gertner

    January 30, 2023

    Judge Nancy Gertner is a graduate of Barnard College and Yale Law School where she was an editor on The Yale Law Journal. She received…

  • Cass R. Sunstein

    January 30, 2023

    Cass R. Sunstein is currently the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard. He is the founder and director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and…

  • Alan Jenkins

    January 30, 2023

    Alan Jenkins is a Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School where he teaches courses on Race and the Law, Communication, and Supreme Court Jurisprudence.

  • Daniel Nagin

    January 30, 2023

    Daniel Nagin is Clinical Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the WilmerHale Legal Services Center, a community-based public interest law…

  • Andrew Lanham

    January 30, 2023

    Andrew Lanham is a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. He is a legal and cultural historian, and his research focuses…

  • Nikolas Bowie

    January 30, 2023

    Nikolas Bowie is the Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He is a historian who teaches courses in federal constitutional law,…

  • Kenneth W. Mack

    January 30, 2023

    Kenneth W. Mack is the inaugural Lawrence D. Biele Professor of Law and Affiliate Professor of History at Harvard University. He is also the co-faculty…

  • Samuel Weiss

    January 30, 2023

    Samuel Weiss is the founder and Executive Director of Rights Behind Bars, which litigates conditions of confinement claims against prisons, jails, and immigration detention centers.

  • Carlos Portugal Gouvea

    January 30, 2023

    Carlos Portugal Gouvêa is an Associate Professor at the University of São Paulo Law School (USP) in Brazil, where he also leads the Asian Legal…

  • Eisha Jain

    January 30, 2023

    Eisha Jain’s research focuses on the blurring boundaries between civil and criminal law. Her recent work focuses on immigration enforcement, criminal records, misdemeanors, and collateral…

  • Amir Ali

    January 30, 2023

    Amir Ali co-directs the law school’s Criminal Justice Appellate Clinic and has taught courses on constitutional and appellate litigation. He is…

  • Civil Rights

    July 10, 2022