Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
This week, over a thousand migrant children are being imprisoned in a desert tent camp in Texas, California's efforts to fight forced arbitration were thwarted, and Pennsylvania prisons banned paper books.
1,600 Migrant Children Interned in Texas Tent
Today, April 10, is Equal Pay Day, the date symbolizing how far into the year the average woman in the United States must work to earn what the average man earned in the previous year. Ironically, just days before last year’s Equal Pay Day, President
In October 2017, a 17-year-old girl incarcerated in an immigrant detention facility in Texas made headlines for clashing with the Trump administration, which was seeking to prevent her from getting an abortion. Known as Jane Doe, she was just one of many such “Janes” in
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 workers—not just teachers—a 5% pay raise.
The strike has garnered national attention far beyond the Mountain
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, the first installment of a new weekly series rounding up the latest news.
This week, immigrants’ rights are under attack on multiple fronts by the Trump administration, Florida delivers a surprising win for voting rights, and
Shannon Liss-Riordan, the attorney behind the Uber class action lawsuit, talks with Professor Ben Sachs about the lawsuit, the Uber model, and employment rights in the digital age.
On Monday, November 18, 2013, Professor Kenneth Stahl (Chapman) was joined by Professor Gerald Frug (HLS), Professor Nomi Stolzenberg (USC), and Professor Richard Briffault (Columbia) for a discussion on election law, local government, and critical theory.
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