Join Blake Strode and Oren Nimni on building power and systemic justice lawyering.
Systemic Justice Teach-Ins: Building Power to Challenge Injustice 1. East Palestine – Storytelling for Justice (September, 23 2023) Participants: Christopher and Jessica Albright, from East Palestine, Ohio. Read Emily Baumgaertner’s compelling story of the Albright family, who are coping with
Lucy Litt’s new article on The [F]law uncovers how law enforcement’s data collection and surveillance tools are often inaccurate, yet they are constantly expanding. The more “sophisticated” such tools become, the harder it will be to challenge biases that underlie
Jessenia Class’s new article on The [F]law uncovers how corporate actors funding Cop City under the guise of public safety and “neighborhood prosperity” are harming the very people they claim to serve. Read the article here. “Foundations and corporate actors
Ennely Medina’s new article on The [F]law examines how legislatively imposed bed mandates in immigration detention facilities increase the rates of immigration detention throughout the United States. While those in favor of the mandate rely on narratives about illegal immigration
Another great JI Saturday Session: this one looking at the history of, and fight against, Cop City
Justice Initiative Begins Third Year of Teaching Justice-Centered Change Students and advocates invited to participate in project with roots at Harvard and Howard University Law Schools Harvard Law School’s Systemic Justice Project, directed by Jon Hanson, and Howard University Law
Come learn about the Justice Initiative.
Derecka Purnell, “A Conversation about Law, Law School, Organizing, and Becoming Abolitionists” Members of the Harvard Law School Community are invited to attend a conversation with Derecka Purnell — HLS grad, human rights lawyer, organizer, and author — about her
Derecka Purnell To Speak at Harvard Law School – September 16: Save the Date. The Systemic Justice Project at Harvard Law School is excited to announce that Derecka Purnell will speak to interested members of the Harvard Law School community about