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The Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought seeks to bridge theory and practice. Along this dimension, the Center directly engages contemporary social issues through practical engagements, including litigation and public policy interventions. It brings contemporary theory to bear on current social problems, primarily in the area of punishment practices and penal law.

"After Almost 20 Years, Guantanamo “Forever Prisoner” Abdul Latif Nasser Returns Home to Morocco," Press Release, July 19, 2021.

"Professor Bernard E. Harcourt is at the Center of Columbia’s Focus on Justice" (The Record, Sabina Lee and Gary Shapiro, March 26, 2019)

Recent Appearances and Publications by Alexis J. Hoag, Practitioner-in-Residence at the Eric H. Holder Initiative can be found here.


Moroccan man held nearly 20 years without charges released from Guantanamo
Trump deploys federal agents to Portland: "He's trying to forment conflict"
"Nearly One Million Felons Given the Right to Vote. Is This the Beginning of a Movement?" Bernard E. Harcourt on Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien
Professor Bernard E. Harcourt on France 24.
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“To Revolution, or not to Revolution” (Advocate, Zammataro, October 10, 2017)

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