Pete Davis is a civic reformer from Falls Church, Virginia and a member of the Harvard Law School Class of 2018. Email Pete at Pete@CivicIdeas.org.

“All Rise!”, Episode 10: Carol Steiker

The Harvard Law Record’s podcast — All Rise! — has just released its tenth episode (and fifth episode of its second season): an interview with Harvard Law professor Carol Steiker. Carol Steiker is the leading national expert on the death penalty and one half of perhaps the most influential brother-sister team in the law today. […]

“All Rise!”, Episode 9: Max Kenner & Vince Greco

The Harvard Law Record’s podcast — All Rise! — has just released its ninth episode (and fourth episode of its second season): an interview with prison reform advocates Max Kenner and Vince Greco. Max Kenner is the founder and Executive Director of the Bard Prison Initiative, one of the leading programs providing college educations — and college […]

At the Harvard Law Forum: Max Kenner and Vince Greco on Fighting for Prison Education

In 1999, as a college student at Bard, Max Kenner founded and developed the Bard Prison Initiative, which has become the premier program for providing incarcerated Americans with full college educations, associate’s and bachelor’s degrees. Vince Greco is one of the leading formerly incarcerated prison reform advocates in Maryland. He is member of the Maryland […]

“All Rise!”, Episode 8: Tracey-Ann Daley

The Harvard Law Record’s podcast — All Rise! — has just released its eighth episode (and third episode of its second season): an interview with Harvard Law School Student Activities Coordinator, Tracey-Ann Daley. From the Federalist Society to the wine club, Daley is the go-to person keeping the crazy civic life of Harvard Law from falling […]

“All Rise!”, Episode 7: Susan Crawford

The Harvard Law Record’s podcast — All Rise! — has just released its seventh episode (and second episode of its second season): an interview with Harvard Law School professor Susan Craford. Crawford is an expert on municipal technology and the telecom industry, the co-director of Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and is […]

“All Rise!”, Episode 6: Michael Klarman

The Harvard Law Record’s podcast — All Rise! — has just released its sixth episode (and first episode of its second season): an interview with Harvard Law School professor Michael Klarman. Klarman is a leading constitutional scholar, a specialist in the racial history of the Supreme Court, a Bancroft Prize winner, and the cause of Harvard […]

From Despair, Work

What America needed more than anything from this election was solidarity: the feeling that we are all in this together, that we have a shared direction, that we have found common ground. Instead, the greatest threat in our lifetime to our national solidarity—to our neighborliness, to our decency, to our commitment to shared endeavors—has arrived. […]

Strike support video released in response to university-wide email

On October 11, Harvard’s Vice President of Human Resources emailed all university students with the administration’s perspective on the contract negotiations with Harvard dining hall workers– a negotiation which has led to a strike now entering its third week. In response, a group of undergraduates and law students supportive of the striking workers have released a […]

Dear 1Ls: Consider the Clock

Dear Harvard Law School Class of 2019, Welcome! I want to take my inches here to write to you a bit about Time. Time is frightening, because we do not have a lot of it. I probably have even less than you, because I drink too much Diet Coke, which I am told is melting […]