This week, the Justice Department settled two lawsuits against defendants charged with discriminatory housing practices.
The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it had settled a lawsuit against Sussex County, Delaware and the Planning and Zoning Commission of Sussex County for violations of the Fair Housing Act.
The watchdogs of liberty must diversify their business. Private products and private services have come to dominate our lives, to induce our dependence and to encircle our worlds. If we sleep or look elsewhere, the circle may become a noose.
It is entirely appropriate that we focus on data privacy in the context of sex scandals, and this points to something crucially important for privacy activists. The combination of concern about sexual autonomy and about technologically-enabled surveillance has been a crucial driver in privacy law.
"We can help," the America of today says, "we can heal your sick and feed your hungry. But only if you acquiesce to our methods and accept less so that we may profit from your misfortune." That self-serving message in the end doesn't even serve
Weather dictated the choice of a date for Election Day in America. The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November placed the election after the labor of the harvest had been completed and before the snows would block access to the polls. However, as
With this year’s big affirmative action case, Fisher v. University of Texas, being one of the highlights of the Supreme Court’s current term, it is worth circling back to CRCL’s previous treatment of the issue and reflecting on the moment in the 1990s when Hopwood
On November 5, 2012, CR-CL hosted its Fall Colloquium, "Transgender People, Intimate Partner Abuse, and the Legal System." The event delved into the structural, institutional, and cultural challenges of addressing intimate partner violence in the transgender community, as discussed in the article by Professor Leigh
Texas’s policy fails to distinguish itself from past Texas schemes rejected by courts, and it fails to pass muster under the Establishment Clause precedent of the Fifth Circuit and the Supreme Court. Perry's personal conduct is even more out of bounds. In his advocacy of
On Tuesday, Alabama will vote on Amendment 4, which would delete segregationist language from the Alabama Constitution. Officially named Senate Bill 112, the proposed Amendment eliminates the poll tax and deletes the following provision:
“Separate schools shall be provided for white and colored children, and no
“There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide.”
Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus
On Tuesday, Massachusetts voters will be asked to wrestle with that problem and vote up or down on Question 2. I urge them to vote yes.
If Question 2 passes