Sixth Amendment Posts

Harvard’s Misunderstanding of the Sixth Amendment

Harvard Betrays a Law Professor—and Itself: (“Misguided students believe that defending Harvey Weinstein makes Ronald Sullivan unfit to be their dean. Apparently the university agrees. * * * I have been a professor at Harvard University for 34 years. In that time, the school has made some mistakes. But it has never so thoroughly embarrassed itself as it did this past weekend. At the center of the controversy is Ronald Sullivan, a law professor who ran afoul of student activists enraged that he was willing to represent Harvey Weinstein.”)

Too “Woke” for the Jury Box?

How Movement Moments Complicate Jury Selection: (“Constitutional law requires that jurors be impartial. They must fairly evaluate evidence and wait until the end of the trial to decide on a defendant’s guilt in a criminal case. That’s easier said than done, especially of late.”)