Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, Democrats took control of the House in high-stakes midterm elections.
Democrats take the House. With 422 out of 435 House seats declared, Democrats have officially taken control of the House of Representatives. Pollsters expect
Welcome to CR-CL’s Live Blog of the Ames Moot Court Finals!
Please scroll down for the live blog. We’ll start blogging shortly before 7:30 pm on November 13, 2018.
The Ames Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy in the
The Trump Administration plans to quietly undo a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regulation banning health care providers and insurers from discriminating against trans patients.
To this day, no federal law explicitly prohibits health care discrimination against LGBTQ people (no federal law explicitly prohibits
This week, Trump attacked Medicaid recipients, DeVos threatened students’ civil rights, and police violence affected a member of our Harvard community.
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.
After last week’s devastating school shooting in Parkland, Florida, students across America are demanding an assault weapons ban, comprehensive background checks, and a promise that young people can be safe in our nation’s classrooms. Students won’t back down and Congress is finally feeling the pressure to act.