Lark Turner

Lark is a 3L at Harvard Law School. She spent her law school summers working on criminal appeals for the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia and the Public Defender Service in Washington, D.C. During the school year, she works to keep Boston residents in their homes with the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau and Boston-based community organizing group Project No One Leaves. Before law school, Lark reported for organizations including The New York Times, The Seattle Times, and the Chicago Sun-Times. She is a dog parent to Mabel and an executive managing editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review

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Updates | The Week of November 13, 2017

11/19/17  //  Daily Update

The House passes its version of a tax bill that would dramatically alter the tax code as President Trump faces trouble over the diversity of his federal judicial nominees and the fitness of his appointees to office, some of whom have alleged conflicts of interest.

Updates | The Week of November 6, 2017

11/12/17  //  Daily Update

As the GOP attempts tax reform, the Mueller investigation keeps heating up, as does Trump's rhetoric on North Korea.

Holding Up (Possible) Remedies

10/31/17  //  In-Depth Analysis

The stakes are high for defendants awaiting the Supreme Court's decision in Sessions v. Dimaya.

Leah Litman

U.C. Irvine School of Law

DOJ Goes Big So Prisoners Can't Go Home

10/26/17  //  In-Depth Analysis

DOJ now argues that people who are in prison based on mistaken understandings of criminal statutes must stay there. The Supreme Court should consider granting certiorari to correct its mistake (and the Eleventh and Tenth Circuits’).

Leah Litman

U.C. Irvine School of Law

The Easy Take And The Right Take On The Charlottesville Lawsuit

10/16/17  //  Commentary

There are two ways to look at one of the recent lawsuits against the organizers of the Charlottesville rally, the easy way and the right way.

Leah Litman

U.C. Irvine School of Law

Updates | The Week of October 8, 2017

10/15/17  //  Daily Update

Amid intemperate tweets, the Trump Administration spurs litigation and outrage after announcing rollbacks or major changes to the ACA's contraceptive mandate and other provisions; the Clean Power Plan; and the Iran nuclear deal.