Last year saw unprecedented advocacy for policy change regarding the tens of thousands of untested sexual assault evidence collection kits currently held in storage facilities in the US. On October 27, 2010, the White House responded by announcing a funding initiative to help selected jurisdictions eliminate their rape kit backlog. While elected officials and victims’ advocates are scrambling for a cut of the grant money, some argue that processing all kits would be a waste of time and money.
Read about the Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Act in Katharine Bohrs '21 Amicus Blog post! https://harvardcrcl.org/legislation-giving-teeth-to-title-vi-left-stalling-under-the-trump-administration-reintroduced-by-democrats/
This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties: 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, and more. https://harvardcrcl.org/this-week-in-civil-rights-and-civil-liberties-12/
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Today on CR-CL's Amicus blog: Can a Reconstruction-Era Law Targeting the KKK Bring Accountability for Donald Trump? https://harvardcrcl.org/can-a-reconstruction-era-law-targeting-the-kkk-bring-accountability-for-donald-trump/
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Today on CR-CL's Amicus Blog, @ava_cilia interrogates the racial disparities in the family regulation system: https://harvardcrcl.org/the-family-regulation-system-why-those-committed-to-racial-justice-must-interrogate-it/
What's going on this week in civil rights? Check out our Amicus blog to find out! https://harvardcrcl.org/this-week-in-civil-rights-and-civil-liberties-10/
Today on CRCL's Amicus Blog we explore this busy week in civil rights and civil liberties!