Practical Engagements

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.

UPDATE: DOYLE LEE HAMM V. ALABAMA

Doyle Lee Hamm has been on Alabama’s death row at Donaldson Correctional Facility for over thirty years, since 1987. His case has now been resolved. You can read the media coverage here


 

New Yorker picture of Doyle Hamm
cancelled visa
Professor Harcourt engages with students
Bars