Gov. Baker should protect the Mass. Supreme Judicial Court

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By Nancy Gertner


Professor Nancy Gertner in Melbourne: perspectives on Trump and US politics

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On Friday (13...

Hard time gets a hard look

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By Colleen Walsh, Harvard Staff Writer

On a recent afternoon Vincent Schiraldi watched...

I take this election personally

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By Nancy Gertner

I take the election of Donald Trump...

Hillary in Harvard Square

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Brock Turner's Sentencing Revives Mandatory Minimums Debate

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The effectiveness of mandatory minimums is up for debate. NPR's Scott Simon talks to retired...

Hillary Emails and Republican Hypocrisy

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A number of Republicans, including Michael Mukasey, former judge, and Attorney General, have...

Wrong? Maybe. Criminal? Maybe not.

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The Supreme Court’s decision in the corruption case against...

Time for a broad approach to clemency

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By Marc Mauer, Nancy Gertner, and Jonathan Simon

Despite growing national discussion on criminal justice...

UC Hastings Commencement Address

On May 15, 2015 Judge Gertner gave the Commencement Address at University of California, Hastings College of the Law. A video of the address can be viewd...

Justice Denied in the Bronx

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By Nancy Gertner

Access to justice means more than fancy...

Amicus: This Is Not Corruption

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Why the appearance of quid pro quo may not be enough...

Secrets of the grand jury

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By Nancy Gertner and Jack Corrigan   APRIL 27, 2016


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...