Read about what happens when police act as lawmakers, a child’s constitutional right to family integrity, and more in Volume 56, No. 2.
Read about the legacy of Justice Ginsburg, family separation, reverse redlining, and more in Vol. 56, No. 1.
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.
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. The Supreme Court allows Congress to discriminate against Puerto Rican Americans in providing access to federal social programs, the ACLU announces two major settlements, the Wisconsin Supreme Court adopts highly partisan legislative maps that entrench Republican power for a decade, and more.read more
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. As the nation reflects on Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historical confirmation to the Supreme Court, many states are ramping up book banning efforts and attempting to pass more anti-abortion and anti-LGBTQ laws. Additionally, the Supreme Court considers weighing in on the length of solitary confinement as a form of punishment.read more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that it will lift enforcement of Title 42 on May 23, 2022. The policy, which has been in effect since March 20, 2020, allowed Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents to turn away asylum seekers at the...read more
Four months following Rep. Paul Gosar R-AZ censure in the U.S. House of Representatives for posting an anime-style video on Twitter that depicted him killing his colleague, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez D-NY, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that members of an elected body have the constitutional right to censure a member from that same body.read more
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. State legislatures target abortion and transgender rights, the federal government indicts anti-abortion activists for conspiracy, a jury finds Denver police used excessive force during George Floyd protests, and more.read more
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