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Opinion: Abortion Rights Are Protected in Massachusetts — Or So We Thought

Abortion rights are protected in Massachusetts — or so we thought

And then we read Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s leaked draft.

By Nancy Gertner and John Reinstein

May 17, 2022

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Gertner on Smerconish: Should Justice Thomas recuse self over wife's Jan. 6 texts?

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What do newly-released texts between Ginni Thomas and Mark...


Opinion: Ketanji Brown Jackson defended the poor — experience that can balance the Supreme Court

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Ketanji Brown Jackson defended the poor —...


Opinion: Ketanji Brown Jackson isn't a radical — despite what the GOP wants you to think

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March 01, 2022

With the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson...


"Reimagining Judging"

For Immediate Release

January 11, 2022

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Opinion: Majority in ‘Sweeting-Bailey’ ignored what SJC itself warned against year ago

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January 6, 2022 

 

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Opinion: The Supreme Court isn't well. The only hope for a cure is more justices.

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By Nancy Gertner and Laurence H. Tribe

December 9,...


Op-Ed: The Stench at the Supreme Court

By Nancy Gertner

December 2, 2021

To read on the Boston Globe website, click here.

“Will this institution survive the stench that...


Essay: The Extraordinary Criminal Law Jurisprudence of Justice Ralph Gants

November 29, 2021

The untimely passing of Chief Justice Ralph Gants represented a tremendous loss to the Massachusetts court system and communities throughout the Commonwealth. Ralph Gants positively impacted countless lives through his...


Anderson Cooper 360: Judge Gertner talks about federal judges' role in Capitol riot cases

November 22, 2021 

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JOHN BERMAN, CNN GUEST HOST: So just days after a federal judge said the former president was responsible for the attack on the Capitol and a Capitol rioter was a “pawn...


Anderson Cooper 360: Judge Gertner discusses the implications of Rittenhouse's acquittal

November 19, 2021 

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ANDERSON COOPER: Still undetermined after the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict is the legacy of this jury's decision and what it means for future protests armed vigilantes and legal...


Anderson Cooper 360: Ongoing jury deliberations in Rittenhouse trial

November 16, 2021 

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ANDERSON COOPER: Joining us now, CNN legal analyst and former Federal prosecutor, Laura Coates; and former Federal judge, Nancy Gertner. 

Judge Gertner, what do you...


Anderson Cooper 360: Judge Gertner discusses closing arguments in Rittenhouse trial

November 15, 2021 

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ANDERSON COOPER: Joining us now, Harvard Law School senior lecturer and former Federal Judge, Nancy Gertner. Also CNN legal analyst, Paul Callan, and Ron Johnson, former...


Anderson Cooper 360: Judge Gertner breaks down jury instructions in Rittenhouse murder trial

November 12, 2021

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ANDERSON COOPER: Joining us now, CNN legal analyst, Paul Callan, who's experienced on both the criminal defense and prosecution sides. Also Harvard Law School Senior Lecturer...


Anderson Cooper 360: Judge Gertner continues discussing judge's behavior in Rittenhouse trial

November 11, 2021 

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ANDERSON COOPER: Joining us now, Harvard Law School senior lecturer and former Federal Judge, Nancy Gertner. Also CNN legal analyst, Paul Callan, who is both an experienced...


Op-Ed: America Should Not Tolerate Vigilante Behavior

By Nancy Gertner and Dean Strang

November 8, 2021

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Judge Gertner Participates in Webinar Series "What are Prisons For?" at John Jay College

On November 4, 2021, Nancy Gertner participated in a webinar series called "What are Prisons For?" at the Center on Media, Crime and Justice at John Jay College. Judge Gertner joined Renaldo Hudson of the Illinois Prison Project, Lee Kovarsky of...


Tianjin University Law School Hosts Judge Gertner to Discuss Trial Courts and Trial Court Culture

On October 26, 2021, Tianjin University Law School hosted a Zoom event with Judge Gertner to discuss trial courts and trial court culture.

Nancy Gertner is a former U.S. federal Judge who built her career around standing up for women's...


Do Supreme Court justices have competing judicial philosophies or are they just partisan hacks?

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Supreme Court justices have...


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