Vol. 54, No. 2
Read about civil rights law’s inner-city crisis, parental rights, jails as polling places, and more in the latest edition of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.
Read about civil rights law’s inner-city crisis, parental rights, jails as polling places, and more in Vol. 54, No. 2.
Read about consumer abuses in the criminal legal system, energy and environmental justice, forced arbitration, and more in Vol. 54, No. 1.
Read about indigenous water rights, prison labor, infrastructural exclusion, and more in Vol. 53, No. 2.
Welcome to the 2019 Ames Final, live from Austin Hall in Cambridge, Massachusetts! Live coverage begins at 7:30pm. The following information is courtesy of the HLS BSAs. You can see all of tonight’s information, including copies of the briefs, here. The Ames...read more
Civil rights lawyers recently sent a demand letter to the University of California stating that they will sue unless the school stops considering SAT and ACT scores in its admissions process. In their letter, they allege that the SAT and ACT are little more than a...read more
This week, a federal judge invalidated a Trump Administration policy that would have limited the availability of abortion services, and nearly 500 incarcerated people in Oklahoma were released from prison. Also, following elections in several states including Kentucky and Virginia, several candidates were elected who had campaigned on platforms related to civil rights.read more
On October 8th, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for three cases, Bockstock v. Clayton County, Georgia, Altitude Express v. Zarda, and R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, each of which asks whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which forbids employement discrimination “because of . . . sex” encompasses discrimination based on an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity. All three cases pit the text of Title VII against the intentions of its drafters, who all parties agree, did not specifically intend to protect LGBT individuals.read more
In light of today’s settlement against the Trump Foundation as well as recent comments by billionaire philanthropist Kat Taylor, it is worth considering the role of Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) and nonprofit money in politics. In particular, increased disclosure requirements for 501(c)(3) entities, including DAFs, can provide an achievable, moderate, reform.read more
On this episode, our hosts speak with James Esseks, Director of the ACLU's LGBT & HIV Project, about Bostock v. Clayton County, Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda, and R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. EEOC, three major cases currently before the Supreme Court...read more
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