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.
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.
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, indigenous activists marched to the White House to demand action on climate change, California will begin requiring free menstrual products in public schools, workers are striking across the country for fair pay and access to rights, redistricting maps in Texas decrease the voting power of people of color, Julius Jones is now on “death watch,” and more.read more
In E.T. v. Abbott, Disability Rights Texas argues that Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s ban on public schools enforcing masking requirements violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The plaintiffs are Texas public school children under the age of twelve (and...read more
By Molly Crane '23 Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, challenges to ICWA and indigenous sovereignty remain before the Supreme Court to consider certiorari, the new Texas abortion law was temporarily blocked only for this injunction to...read more
Over the past 18 months, as the world has been ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, those detained in jails, prisons, and detention centers have been severely impacted due to lack of physical distancing, proper sanitation methods, and the failure to prioritize testing...read more
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. President Biden announced a new slate of judicial nominees, several justices are in the news after criticizing the media and public perception of the Court, SCOTUS has added new cases to its merits docket, and...read more
Next week, the Supreme Court’s October Term begins, with cases ranging from state water lines to state secrets. One of the cases, being argued on October 12, 2021, is Hemphill v. New York, which asks the Court to decide whether a criminal defendant who opens the door...read more
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