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4 Jun 2019, 6:37 am by Matthew Borges
Davis that the charge-filing provision of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (CRA) is not jurisdictional. [read post]
28 Oct 2014, 6:03 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
The new TRAC report out today also examines which judges have the most pending cases (one has more than 60,000 cases) for major categories of lawsuit such as civil rights, product liability and property rights. [read post]
23 Mar 2018, 8:16 am by The Swartz Law Firm
It is not the province of the jury to decide a defendant is entitled to qualified immunity and not liable for a civil rights violation. [read post]
19 Nov 2012, 2:33 pm by
There, she litigated voting rights cases, including the landmark Voting Rights Act case Houston Lawyers' Association vs. [read post]
31 May 2021, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
For the Symposium on Kate Masur, Until Justice Be Done: America's First Civil Rights Movement, From the Revolution to Reconstruction (W. [read post]
4 Feb 2018, 3:00 am by NCC Staff
On the occasion of Rosa Park’s birthday, Constitution Daily looks at her journey from a childhood in the segregated south to her enduring status as a civil rights icon. [read post]
16 Mar 2006, 10:42 pm
[JURIST] No federal civil rights charges will be filed in the 1955 killing of Emmett Till [JURIST news archive], according to an FBI statement [text] issued Thursday citing the expiration of a five year statute of limitations. [read post]
9 May 2022, 12:10 pm by Lawrence Solum
Antebellum legal and political sources used the term “social rights” in a variety of ways, but none tracked the purported Reconstruction-era trichotomy of civil, political, and social rights; most uses of the term connected social rights to civil rights, which Article IV (and therefore the Fourteenth Amendment) reached. [read post]
21 Oct 2009, 9:15 pm
ABA President Carolyn Lamm called for a constitutional right to counsel in civil cases involving basic human needs, a "Civil Gideon," in the President's Message in the October 2009 ABA Journal. [read post]
16 Nov 2017, 9:30 pm by Melissa Milewski
Today, I'm drawing on the research in my new book Litigating Across the Color Line to discuss the most common kinds of appellate civil cases litigated by African Americans against whites between 1900 and 1950, and how black southerners' cases shifted during this period.Courtesy: Library of CongressBlack southerners had litigated a range of appellate civil cases against whites between 1865 and 1899, and often asserted their rights in… [read post]
18 Nov 2009, 5:05 am by Robert Ambrogi
Should there be a corollary right in certain types of civil cases that involve basic human needs, such as when a person faces eviction from a home or the loss of parental rights? [read post]
4 Dec 2006, 12:50 am
The Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse is a collection of documents and information about civil rights cases in selected case categories across the United States. [read post]
16 Mar 2011, 8:05 am by admin
16 Feb 2011, 10:50 am by rtruman
TV Series Tries to Revive Civil Rights Cold Cases [read post]
23 Jan 2010, 4:41 pm by rtruman
The Case for Watered-Down Legislation: Lessons From the 1957 Civil Rights Act [read post]
8 Mar 2018, 11:29 am by Ryan J. Farrick
The juryless trial – expected to last up to six weeks The post Civil Rights Advocates Sue East Mississippi Correctional Facility Over ‘Barbaric’ Living Conditions appeared first on Legal Reader. [read post]
11 May 2010, 8:32 am by Judicial Watch Blog
A civil rights advocacy group helped the illegal alien sue the state for violating his civil rights by exceeding the 48-hour detention limit, claiming that he should have been transferred to federal custody upon resolution of his last criminal case. [read post]