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Secrets of the grand jury

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By Nancy Gertner and Jack Corrigan   APRIL 27, 2016

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Judge Nancy Gertner to Keynote 135th UC Hastings Law Commencement

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The University of California Hastings College of the Law 2016 Commencement Ceremony will...


Gertner to speak at Quattrone Center symposium

Judge Gertner (Ret.) will be a panelist at the Quattrone Center for Fair Administration of Justice's spring symposium, Technology in Criminal Justice Reform. The symposium will take place May 12-13. More information can be found...


Retired judge tells UB Law audience how being a woman influenced her decisions

By Lauren Kirkwood, Daily Record Legal Affairs Writer March 4, 2016

Some judges might have you believe their rulings are entirely the result of impartial analysis. But judges are not “automatons,” according to former federal judge Nancy...


JIL Symposium: Women and National Security

Click here to watch Women of Power: Judge Nancy Gertner, and Indira Jaising in conversation with Rangier de Silva de Alwis, from the University of Pennsylvania Journal of...


Black educators celebrate 50 years of advocacy

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When Barbara Fields took an exam to teach in Boston in the early ‘70s,...


Race and Justice in America: An Atlantic Summit

On November 12th Judge Gertner participated in a panel on the role of the court as a part of "Race and Justice in America: An Atlantic...


U.S. Prosecutors Have Too Much Power

Judge Gertner debated that prosecutors in the United States have too much power on November 10th, at Northwestern University as part of Intelligence Squared U.S.'s debate series. A full video and debate transcript can be found on...


Undoing the damage of mass incarceration

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Over a 17-year judicial career, I sent hundreds of defendants to jail...


What The N.H. Trial Of A Teen Accused Of Rape Says About Teens, Sex And Consent

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Under cross examination in a Concord, N.H. courtroom, a 16-year-old girl sobbed as she said, “I was raped. I was violated in so many ways.”...


Death Qualified: The Tsarnaev Jury, His Sentence And The Questions That Remain

By Nancy Gertner

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In 1924, Clarence Darrow represented Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, men accused of a senseless...


Op-Ed: Like DNA, Cameras on Cops Would Reveal Truth

By Nancy Gertner and John Reinstein

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DNA testing and videotaping of police-...


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