HLS Affinity Groups Endorse Professor Wilkins for Dean

Dear President Faust, Thank you for including student input in your search for the next Dean of Harvard Law School. We write you as student leaders from the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA), Harvard Black Law Students Association (HBLSA), Harvard African Law Association (HALA), Lambda, La Alianza, Middle East Law Students Association (MELSA), […]

Meet the Candidates for Student Government

We conducted interviews with candidates who will be up for positions in Student Government. Voting will take place on April 5 and 6. Here is where to find these interviews: Adrian Perkins and Amanda Lee, Candidates for Student Government President and Vice President Joe Sullivan and Jin Kim, Candidates for Student Government President and Vice […]

A Response to Alexander J. Cullen’s “In Support of the Immigration Ban” published in the Harvard Crimson on February 19, 2017

I commend Mr. Cullen’s satirical editorial recently published in The Crimson for challenging all Americans who defend the remaining rotting columns of white supremacy to face the mirror and consider our place on this land’s past, present, and future. His piece can be read here: http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2017/2/22/alexander-cullen-in-support-of-the-immigration-ban/ Read plainly, Mr. Cullen argues that Trump’s travel ban […]

Progressivism in Crisis

Progressivism has an authenticity problem. It’s been hijacked by those most disconnected from the injustices it seeks to correct — it has, as I have written before, “become the project of the oppressors, not the oppressed.” In doing so, it has stripped autonomy from those marginalized populations who suffer the most under those injustices. This […]

White PowerPoint: 8 Tips and Tricks for Punchier Hate

Okay, so your fringe white nationalist belief system is finally picking up steam. How can you break into the lecture circuit and make your voice heard? If you’re serious about compelling storytelling, you’ll have to master Microsoft PowerPoint, the presentation software used by white people in fields as diverse as management consulting and operations consulting. […]

Record Retrospective: Supreme Court Nominee’s Social Club Nearly Shut Down Over Nuisance Complaints

Editor’s note: President Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit to fill the late Justice Scalia’s seat on the United States Supreme Court this past Tuesday. The below Record article from November 30, 1990, describes how Cambridge residents threatened to shut down Gorsuch’s social club, Lincoln’s […]

“But Can We Afford It?”: Modern Monetary Theory

The Harvard Law Forum and the Modern Monetary Network hosted “But Can We Afford It?” on December 2, 2016. “But Can We Afford It?” This is the question posed to every candidate who has ever had an idea for any government program ever. Following one of the most polarizing and contentious electoral cycles in modern […]

Profile: Laurence Tribe

“Gosh, there is so much stuff,” Laurence Tribe says, as I begin our interview in the library of his home in Cambridge with his partner Elizabeth on a chair beside him. And we are off to the races. Tribe, 74, is Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard Law School, and the United States’ preeminent constitutional law […]