The Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy has officially launched an online component: JLPP: Per Curiam. This new counterpart to JLPP’s print edition will publish cutting-edge commentary on issues of law and public policy from a conservative and libertarian legal perspective. Per Curiam kicked off this week with a special online symposium celebrating Justice Clarence Thomas’s 30th anniversary on the Supreme Court of the United States.
The symposium features essays from various former clerks of Justice Thomas. Judge Gregory Katsas wrote the foreword, reflecting on his experience as one of Justice Thomas’s first clerks. Judges James Ho, Gregory Maggs, Neomi Rao, and David Stras, as well as Notre Dame Law Professor Nicole Garnett, contributed essays. Judges Margaret Ryan and Liam Hardy also co-authored a piece.
JLPP student editors also conducted video interviews with some former Justice Thomas clerks. Editor-in-Chief Eli Nachmany interviewed Carrie Severino, the chief counsel and policy director of the Judicial Crisis Network. Managing Editor Kathryn Barragan interviewed Judge Allison Jones Rushing. And Managing Editor Catherine Cole interviewed Scalia Law School Professor Jennifer Mascott, with a particular focus on Justice Thomas’s separation of powers jurisprudence.
The Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy is one of the top five most widely circulated law reviews and the nation’s leading forum for conservative and libertarian legal scholarship. The late Steven Eberhard and former Senator and Secretary of Energy E. Spencer Abraham founded the journal over forty years ago, in the Spring of 1978. Many alumni have risen to prominent legal positions in the government and at the nation’s top law firms.
Check out the symposium here.