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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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Sorry, Sessions: You Probably Can't Put Drug "Kingpins" to Death

3/23/18  //  Quick Reactions

Federal prosecutors who seek the death penalty in cases where no death results are inviting a constitutional challenge they’re likely to lose.

Updates | The Week of February 5, 2018

2/11/18  //  Daily Update

The Nunes memo set off aftershocks; agencies scrambled to implement the Trump Administration's policies to mixed effect; and Congress passes a budget after a brief overnight shutdown.

Updates | The Week of January 29, 2017

1/24/18  //  Daily Update

The release of the Nunes memo stirs controversy on Capitol Hill; President Trump gives his first State of the Union address; and the battle over Trump's plan to sharply limit immigration continued.

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