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Bernard Harcourt and 13/13 Seminar Event Series Featured in the Intercept

February 10, 2021 In the Press

A recent article on abolition in The Intercept features Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities Alumnus Board Member Bernard Harcourt and his work with the 13/13 seminar event series.

Liliana Segura reports, 

On January 21, the day after Joe Biden’s inauguration, I joined a Zoom panel sponsored by Columbia University titled “Abolish the Federal Death Penalty!” The introduction was upbeat. “This is the first time in American history … that a president of the United States has declared himself to be an abolitionist,” said the moderator, law professor Bernard Harcourt, who has handled capital cases for years.

Read the full article here.