ABOUT HCR

Founded in 2015, Howard Human & Civil Rights Law Review (HCR) is a student-managed, faculty-supervised law review published by the Howard University School of Law.  HCR focuses on issues related to human rights, civil rights, and international law.

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Recent Submissions

November 8, 2017

          Imagine after decades and decades of struggle, finally having access to important and necessary medical procedures. Imagine being able to breathe a bit easier knowing that employers cannot fire people for simply being who they are and living their truth. And then imagine everything collapses. Imagine hearing a news report and frantically scurrying to get everything in order before it is too late. Imagine running through a checklist before January 21, 2017:...

October 28, 2016

INTRODUCTION

        In June of this year, a Black attorney named Andrea Burton was held in contempt of court and subsequently jailed for refusing to remove her “Black Lives Matter” lapel pin in court.[1] The judge, Judge Milich, used Berner v. Delahanty as precedent for the sanction.[2]  A few months later, Erika Ballou, another Black attorney, was confronted while in court for wearing her “Black Lives Matter” pin.[3]  She agreed to remove her pin.[4]...

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