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The 2018 midterms saw the passage in several states of Marsy’s Law: a law that elevates the “rights” of victims at the expense of criminal defendants. Marsy’s Law gives crime victims certain procedural rights, such as the right to be

Free speech jurisprudence is complicated, and rarely are there easy

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The 2018 midterms saw the passage in several states of Marsy’s Law: a law that elevates the “rights” of victims at the expense of criminal defendants. Marsy’s Law gives crime

This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties: 2018 Midterm Election Results Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. In this special Midterm Elections edition, states across the nation

Free speech jurisprudence is complicated, and rarely are there easy answers in this space. But social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter present especially difficult challenges. They have unquestionably

By maintaining an outdated, segregation-era law designed by White supremacists, Louisiana remains an outlier in its application of the Sixth Amendment.

In 2015, The Supreme Court handed down a 5-4 decision in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project that seemed to finally confirm the Court’s recognition

In June of 2013, Shelby County, Ala. v. Holder held Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to be unconstitutional. Section 4(b) outlined the circumstances under which a

Amendment A: Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution that prohibits slavery and involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime and thereby prohibits slavery and involuntary servitude in

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. Regina Powers co-authored this week's round-up with Mingming Feng.   This week, a Trump supporter was charged in an attempted bombing spree, a

The Harvard admissions trial isn’t the only place where impact litigators are working to undermine affirmative action and school desegregation policies. In February of 2018, Lawyers from the Pacific Legal