Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, three white men were found guilty in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on pre-viability prohibitions to elective abortion, a Texas Appeals Court affirms the ban on...
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, the Supreme Court heard arguments on whether Puerto Ricans should be constitutionally entitled to federal benefit programs, the California Supreme Court will decide whether a law prohibiting...
In Moncrief v. ISS Facility Services, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) argues that ISS Facility Services’ denial of an employee’s reasonable accommodation request to work remotely part-time violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”)....
READ: Thurgood Marshall & the @NAACP_LDF team successfully litigated Brown v Bd of Education. We take issue w/the repeated references to Brown at oral argument in Dobbs this week to justify overturning Roe v Wade. We’re setting the record straight. https://www.naacpldf.org/press-release/ldf-issues-statement-on-misleading-references-to-brown-v-board-of-education-by-supreme-court-justices/
The Supreme Court just heard Dobbs, a challenge to Roe and Casey. If the petitioners win, Roe could be just the first domino to fall in a series of fundamental rights rulings. I explain what it may mean for 14th Amendment cases going forward. @HarvardCRCL https://tinyurl.com/5n825ydf
If you read nothing else today, read this by @NotesFromHeL. What these children & grandparents are enduring should not be. We need a sane & urgent plan to address gun violence. But Terrez McCleary’s determination & the love of these grandparents… https://www.inquirer.com/news/columnists/inq2/gun-violence-trauma-kids-kalahari-resorts-waterpark-poconos-20211122.html
New #podcast episode: Why does #Gerrymandering matter so much? With @Harvard_Law's @ProfNickStephan. Topics include recent state laws that limit voting and the #VotingRights bills being debated in Congress.
I wrote about the 1st Amendment for @HarvardCRCL! Grateful for the opportunity! "Fidelity to the Constitution should not be optional for lawmakers... It is the bare minimum credential for public service." https://tinyurl.com/nxxtb2aw
Today's the day! The @Harvard_Law Ames Moot Court Competition Finals will start tonight at 7:30pm! Follow along as we live-blog all the action here: https://harvardcrcl.org/ames-moot-court-final-round-november-16-2021/
We are pleased to join forces with @HLSLambda & @HarvardJLG to launch the inaugural HLS Trans Rights Writing Competition! The winner will receive $1000 & submissions will be considered for publication through the journals’ selection processes. Visit http://tinyurl.com/transrightswriting ✨