Looking Back, Looking Forward

William D. Zabel CN Profile_Zabel(HLB SU2020)

William Zabel’s, longtime advocacy to end anti-miscegenation laws sprung from his time as an HLS student arguing a moot court case on the subject. By 1965,  he had published an article in the Atlantic, “Interracial Marriage and The Law,” arguing against the constitutionality of U.S. miscegenation laws. He went on to write the lead brief for the ACLU in the Loving v. Virginia case—one of his proudest achievements.

Landmark SCOTUS ruling affirms Native American rights in Oklahoma and bodes well for tribal rights going forward, says Robert Anderson


Robert Anderson, the Oneida Indian Nation Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, discusses the latest Supreme Court decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma, a landmark for Native American rights that resolves decades’ worth of legal argument.