The 116th Justice of the Supreme Court Ketanji Brown Jackson ’96
Ketanji Brown Jackson ’96 becomes the first Black woman to serve on the Court
On Friday, September 16, Election Law Clinic clinical instructor Daniel Hessel led the plaintiff’s oral arguments during Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP v. City of Jacksonville’s preliminary injunction hearing, arguing against the use of racially biased redistricting maps in the 2023 and 2024 city council and school board elections.
Harvard Law Professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos explains how the Alabama redistricting case could affect the future of the Voting Rights Act.
Advocates at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School lead an effort to obtain a presidential posthumous pardon for Callie House, a formerly enslaved woman and early civil rights hero.
In the first of a Harvard Law School series on the Supreme Court and its role in American democracy, panelists debated the impact of politics on the Roberts Court.
During the daylong conference “Reimagining the Role of Business in the Public Square,” panelists weighed the responsibilities corporations have to the country and exchanged ideas about how to move firms further on their environmental, social, and governance — or ESG — pledges.
In the News
- Prof. Laurence Tribe: Trump’s special master appeal is a ‘sideshow’. MSNBC
- Legal Roadblocks May Have Made Musk Blink On Twitter Deal. Law360
- EPA's rules are late. Is it 'foot-dragging' or deliberation?. Politico Pro
- Trust is hard to come by in the workplace. Financial Times
- Court Error Exposes Judge Aileen Cannon’s “Obvious” Trump Sympathy. Truthout
- Supreme Court Justice Jackson rips into ridiculous concept of ‘race-neutral’ redistricting. Daily Kos
- Alabama challenge to Voting Rights Act heard by Supreme Court. CBS News
- 'Best Before' labels scrutinized as food waste concerns grow. The Washington Post
- New Supreme Court Case Could Weaken Unions' Ability To Strike. Huff Post
- Ketanji Brown Jackson Gives The Supreme Court A History Lesson. Huff Post