The first class for Professor White’s Poverty, Human Rights, and Development will not be held until next Tuesday, Feb 5 from 5-7 in POUND 102. If you have not registered for the class but would like to see the syllabus, please email ekeng@law. If you have any questions regarding the class, please email Prof. White at lwhite@law.
Do you need to file a tax return? Let us do it for you! TaxHelp volunteers, Harvard Law School students, prepare federal and state income tax returns for free. We can also prepare a 1040NR and Form 8843 for foreign students. We will be at the Cambridge Public Library (449 Broadway) on Fridays from 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM and Saturday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM starting February 1st until April 13th (excluding March 15-23). No appointment is necessary. You should bring all of your tax forms, driver’s license, and Social Security cards (or ITIN numbers) for you and your family (if applicable). For more information, visit http://www3.law.harvard.edu/orgs/taxhelp or e-mail hls.taxhelp at gmail.com.
The first reading assignment is posted on the course website. It is as follows: For our first class, an Introduction to Proportionality from Pragmatic Perspectives in the United States and Canada, please read David Beatty, The Ultimate Rule of Law (Chapter 2, on religious liberty), available at: http://www.oxfordscholarship.com.ezp-pro… David Law, Generic Constitutional Law, 89 Minn L Rev 652, 687-98 (2005). Available at http://www.heinonline.org.ezp-prod1.hul…. Neomi Rao, On the Use and Abuse of Dignity in Constitutional Law, 14 Colum J Eur L 201, 232-38 (2008) Available at: http://www.heinonline.org.ezp-prod1.hul…. Handout, R. v Oakes (Canadian Supreme Court decision) (excerpts), posted on course website Friday January 25, 2013 Handout, R. v Edwards Books and Art (Canadian Supreme Court decision) (excerpts), to be posted on course website either Friday January 25, 2013 or Monday January 31