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Philippa Greer
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2013 Kennedy Scholar at Harvard. Progressive advocate. Philippa has worked to assist lawyers for justice on Death Row in the Deep South and is soon to travel to Pakistan to work with Reprieve and its partner organisation, the Justice Project Pakistan.

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In Small Places

(0) Comments | Posted December 9, 2014 | 1:41 PM

In the oft quoted Eleanor Roosevelt enquiry: "where, after all, do human rights begin?" to which she answered, "in small places, close to home, so close and so small that they can't be seen on any maps of the world, yet they are the world of the individual person", Roosevelt...

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Suspended March to the Gallows

(1) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 1:49 AM

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was...

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Explicit Naiveté: Doing Justice?

(0) Comments | Posted November 22, 2013 | 11:42 PM

"The truth goes deeper than you think." The gathering of students in a Harvard classroom waiting to watch a special screening of the movie Lovelace and to have a conversation with Catharine MacKinnon, the former lawyer of Linda "Lovelace" Marchiano, might have struck some uninformed passers by as a bizarre...

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Harvard on Trial

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2013 | 9:02 AM

A proud product of a state school education in Scotland, I was skeptical. Reading the acceptance letter alone felt like being admitted to Hogwarts/pronounced a witch. Moreover, immediately arriving on campus from a voluntary legal internship in Alabama, I might be forgiven for thinking that the disturbing features of American...

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