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Congress passed the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act in 1994 in  the wake of several high-profile violent crimes. The Act, originally written by Joe Biden and signed into

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

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, the White House announced that a citizenship question would be added to the census, hundreds protested the shooting of

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

Civil rights activists recognize mass incarceration as the most pressing issue of our time. With books like The New Jim Crow, progressives have accepted the idea that our criminal justice

Clara Foltz was the founder of the public defender movement, and she created the first published proposal for public defenders through the text of her 1893 speech at the Chicago

Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, crowds gathered to protest against gun violence, debate over the death penalty for non-homicide crimes is revived, and Facebook’s

Beginning in October 2017, in order to receive aid to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey, residents of Dickinson, Texas were required to verify that they would not boycott Israel. The city

Welcome to CR-CL's Ames Live Blog! "The Ames Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy in the country. The students participating in the Semi-Final