Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
This week the Fourth Circuit found Travel Ban 3.0 unconstitutional, the Senate failed to reach consensus on DACA, Justice Ginsburg spoke on topics from the #MeToo movement to voting rights, and legislation reducing mandatory minimums for
In a recent decision, Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College, the Seventh Circuit took time to consider the methods of statutory interpretation at its disposal before advancing a new and unorthodox statutory reading. Sitting en banc, the court was considering a claim of employment discrimination
On December 4, 2014, two photographers found themselves in the custody of the New York Police Department. Both were arrested while documenting a protest in Times Square over the decision not to indict the police officer responsible for Eric Garner’s death.