Category Archives: Featured Items

  • Student Blog: I Spy: The Problems with NSA Overreach

    Posted on February 5, 2014 by harvardjol in Featured Items, JOL Online Notes.

    By Tyler Anderson, HLS Class of 2014 – Over the past several months, Congress has generated considerable outrage regarding the NSA’s collection of data from foreign officials. http://www.lawfareblog.com/2013/10/skepticism-about-supposed-white-house-and-intelligence-committees-ignorance-about-nsa-collection-against-allied-leaders/. Some of this criticism is surely deserved; for example, we recently learned that the NSA spied on Ban Ki-moon’s talking points before Ban’s meeting with President Obama […]

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  • Student Blog: Smoke and Mirrors: Employer Justification for Smoker Discrimination

    Posted on February 5, 2014 by harvardjol in Featured Items, JOL Online Notes.

    By Jenna Tynan, HLS Class of 2016 – Imagine you’re a first-year associate and after your standard fourteen-hour workday, you sit back and indulge in a product recently found more addictive than cocaine: the iconic Oreo.  You rush back to work the next morning with a wayward Oreo stain on your favorite blazer only to […]

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  • Student Blog: The impact of the Affordable Care Act on Drug Trafficking

    Posted on November 20, 2013 by harvardjol in Featured Items, JOL Online Notes.

    By Colin Ross, HLS Class of 2016 – Forget the Tea Party – it’s international drug traffickers who truly fear the successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act.  The law of supply and demand makes it clear why. Traffickers service, and help create, the American demand for illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine. […]

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  • 2014 Symposium Announced

    Posted on November 5, 2013 by harvardjol in Featured Items, Symposium.

    This year’s symposium (set for early 2014) addresses the War on Drugs, an age-old issue that has recently generated intense debate. We are currently preparing a list of panelists representing a wide range of philosophical, geographic, and occupational viewpoints. We are planning to invite a mixture of legal practitioners, academics, and non-profit and industry representatives […]

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  • Student Blog: Rosie the Riveter Cuts the Cap

    Posted on November 4, 2013 by harvardjol in Featured Items, JOL Online Notes.

    By Jenna Tynan, HLS Class of 2016 — This year, Harvard Business School celebrates the 50th anniversary of its first coed class.  This effort to break gender barriers in education was just one piece of the greater movement (advanced through direct action, judicial decisions, and legislation) to enhance the status of women in the business […]

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  • 2013 Symposium Announced

    Posted on October 17, 2012 by harvardjol in Featured Items, Symposium, Uncategorized.

    The Journal on Legislation presents its 2013 Symposium: Class in America on February 21, 2013. This year’s symposium, co-sponsored with The Federalist Society, The American Constitutional Society, the HLS Democrats, and the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review addresses Class in America, a growing area of interest and concern for our nation. The symposium will […]

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  • Winter 2012 Issue Now Online

    Posted on March 29, 2012 by harvardjol in Featured Items.

      Our latest issue, Volume 49, Number 1, is now online.

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  • 2012 Symposium Announced

    Posted on January 24, 2012 by harvardjol in Featured Items, Symposium.

    Harvard Journal on Legislation – 2012 Symposium Government Outsourcing and Privatization February 16, 2012 – Harvard Law School Full Details

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  • Summer 2011 Issue Now Online

    Posted on July 18, 2011 by harvardjol in Featured Items.

    Our latest issue, Volume 48, Number 2, is now online.

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  • 2011 Symposium Information Now Available

    Posted on February 16, 2011 by harvardjol in Featured Items, Symposium.

    The Harvard Journal on Legislation, HLS Republicans and Harvard Law and Health Care Society Present a Symposium Partisanship in Congress: Polarization and the Political Process Thursday, February 24, 2011

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