Read about the history of the National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conferences, and understand systemic racism through explorations of housing policies, job placement agencies, and food inequality in our online-only Fourth National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference symposium edition, Vol. 55, No. 3.
Read about consent and coercion in employment law, the anti-commandeering doctrine and civil rights, our symposium on “Whom the State Kills,” and more in Vol. 55, No. 2.
Read about debt in the United States, predictive algorithms in criminal justice, the criminalization of homelessness, and more in Vol. 55, No. 1.
Legislation Giving Teeth to Title VI, Left Stalling Under the Trump Administration, Reintroduced by Democrats
Photo Credit: Cecil Stoughton/Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum In the month leading up to the 2020 presidential election, the United States House of Representatives passed the Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Act (H.R. 2574), which would amend Title VI of the 1964...read more
This week, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on Arizona’s “ballot harvesting” law, a federal judge in Texas rules the pandemic moratorium on evictions is unconstitutional, the House passes the Equality Act, and the most violence in Myanmar since the military coup at the beginning of February.read more
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week’s post focuses on Covid-19 in prisons and jails, incarcerated persons’ access to communications technology, and analyses of police violence.read more
Photo credit: Shay Horse/Nurphoto/Getty Images Last week, Congress voted to acquit former president Donald Trump of inciting the capitol insurrection, under the impeachment articles brought against him. Given that impeachment is the process of removing a president...read more
The absence of the child welfare system from mainstream discussions on systemic racism, as well as the positioning of the system as a just alternative to policing, has caused concern for many family defense practitioners, scholars, and families impacted by the child welfare system.read more
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, the Supreme Court stays an execution in Alabama, President Trump is acquitted in the Senate, President Biden announces plans to close Guantanamo Bay Detention Center, and hate crimes against Asian...read more
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