Which Judges Breached the Rules?

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By Judge Nancy Gertner

As a former U.S. District Court...

Keep Female Prisoners Close to Family

By Nancy Gertner and Judith Resnik

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Just as Attorney General Eric Holder was...

If I Sentenced Manning

By Nancy Gertner

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Forgive this title. It is a bit of a tease. In fact, I am completely skeptical of...

Public Defenders Fall to the Sequester

By Nancy Gertner and Paul Cassell. This article was published in the Wall Street Journal.

The American justice system is based on the principle that justice is only possible when everyone...

Reuters: D.E.A. Conceals Evidence in Investigations of Americans

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Former intelligence analyst Edward Snowden caused a massive controversy—and a national debate—when he leaked classified...

The end of the line

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Nancy Gertner Gives Commencement Speech at Wheaton College

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Doctor of Laws

The verdict is in. You, Nancy Gertner...

The Legal Case


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Somehow, the chaos is behind us. The bombings, the terror, the police...

Celebrating WBUR’s Cognoscenti launch

A few hundred people turned out Wednesday at a launch party for Cognoscenti, WBUR’s somewhat-snooty-sounding online ideas and opinion page. Contributors, who include American...

Gertner to speak at Wheaton commencement in Norton

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Nancy Gertner, a former U.S. federal judge who built her career around standing up for women’s rights, civil liberties and justice for all, will deliver the keynote address to the Class of 2013 at Wheaton College’s 178th...

Retired federal judge joins criticism over handling of Swartz case

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BOSTON — A prominent retired federal judge is adding to the...

Having the Right to Appeal Is an Issue of Fairness

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By Nancy Gertner

As The New York...