Note: As of fall 2021, this clinic is no longer active.

The Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic focuses on maintaining U.S. rule of law and human rights commitments in four areas: national security (e.g., torture, drones, Guantanamo); antidiscrimination (especially against religious and ethnic groups); climate change (maintaining U.S. commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement); and democracy promotion (voting rights, redistricting). Projects include litigation, policy advocacy, and strategic planning matters.

 

Instructors:

Harold Hongju Koh
Hope Metcalf
Mike Wishnie
Phil Spector

 

Reports:

The Twenty-Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution: A Reader’s Guide

An explainer on the 25th amendment 

Presidential Impeachment Trial: What a Senator Should Know

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