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In a win for LGBTQ rights, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals decided Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc. on February 26, ruling that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits

Pennsylvania’s current congressional map was found unconstitutional by its state supreme court on January 22, and the Republican-led legislature’s subsequent failures to secure a stay from the U.S. Supreme Court

Courts should take responsibility for a fundamental question: whether current case law addressing the rights of homeless people rests upon fundamentally flawed assumptions.

The Supreme Court is about to hear an anti-choice challenge to a California law regulating sham “crisis pregnancy centers,” clinics that pose as women’s health centers to prevent people from seeking abortions. But maybe anti-choice challengers should be careful what they wish for: if they win, the decision could prompt challenges to abortion laws around the country to laws that restrict abortion access and force abortion provider to mislead their patients.


While video visitation promises convenience, the equipment and technology involved may in fact create barriers to access. Those who do not have the requisite equipment or the newest software may

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, the Sixth Circuit ruled that Title VII sex discrimination protections extend to transgender individuals, the Justice Department initiated a

The statewide teachers’ strike that closed West Virginia schools for nine consecutive days moved closer to resolution on Tuesday when the state legislature passed a bill to give all state

Last week, The Verge published an independent investigation into New Orleans’ system of predictive policing, which was developed by Palantir Technologies and implemented in secret in 2013, unbeknownst to the

When President Trump made his “shithole” countries comment earlier this year, he revealed the ugly undercurrent of racism that has animated U.S. immigration law and policy since the Republic’s founding. Whether

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.   This week saw First Amendment challenges, ongoing labor disputes, and a number of state-level bills aimed at curtailing civil rights and civil

On February 26, a California district court judge ruled that the Trump administration cannot revoke DACA recipients’ work authorization without giving recipients a chance to contest the decision. The Trump