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-...

The Perfect Victim

A conversation between America ReFramed's host Natasha Del Toro and Judge Nancy Gertner about the documentary The Perfect Victim.

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Was Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial necessary?

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By Nancy Gertner

April 08, 2015...

Sexual Assault and Justice: Can we reconcile the belated attention to rape on campus with due process?

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Campus sexual assaults are horrifying, made all the worse because the...

There will be more Fergueson

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It isn’t surprising that a grand jury on Monday ruled...