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4 Feb 2010, 3:50 am by Michael Fitzgibbon
  In this case, a federal civil servant whose employment was "governed by a comprehensive scheme that includes statutes, regulations, collective agreements and other governmental directives" advanced tort claims against his supervisors, the federal  government in the Ontario Superior Court. [read post]
10 Apr 2020, 11:54 am by David Cole
We expect rulings any day in our Supreme Court cases arguing that firing workers because they are LGBTQ violates federal civil rights law. [read post]
23 Mar 2010, 9:23 am
The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act was enacted by Congress to protect members of the armed forces from having to defend against civil suits while on active duty. [read post]
18 Nov 2013, 7:35 am by Lauren Bateman
Rumsfeld, a case involving the consolidated claims of former Guantanamo detainees against former government officials in their individual capacities. [read post]
28 Sep 2011, 11:13 am by Robert Thomas (
"  In that vein, check out the above video from Reason about one case where "redevelopment" certainly seems to have raised civil rights concerns. [read post]
26 Jan 2009, 6:43 pm
Thanks to Patrick O'Donnell for passing along this link (related to the  right to counsel in truancy proceedings) and this one (related to removal proceedings in immigration court). [read post]
6 Jul 2010, 12:07 pm by Judicial Watch Blog
  In a racial double standard, the Obama Administration instructs government attorneys in the Justice Department’s civil rights division to ignore cases that involve black defendants and white victims. [read post]
14 Oct 2008, 10:10 pm
McDonald, Syracuse University College of Law, has published "Heroes & Spoilers: The Role of the Media in Unsolved Civil Rights Era Murder Prosecutions," in volume 34 of the Ohio Northern University Law Review. [read post]
25 Apr 2019, 2:14 pm by Shahid Buttar
  Just a few weeks ago, on the anniversary of several seminal Supreme Court decisions protecting free speech, we wrote about how the historical origins of those cases closely implicated civil rights struggles. [read post]
29 Aug 2011, 9:28 pm by Dan Ernst
Emanuel, Georgia State Law, has posted the preface to her new biography, Elbert Parr Tuttle: Chief Jurist of the Civil Rights Revolution (University of Georgia Press, 2011). [read post]
13 Jun 2011, 3:12 pm by Robert Thomas (
A new case worth watching has been filed in Hawaii state court (Third Circuit, the Big Island) that involves allegations of vested rights and estoppel, Nollan/Dolan exactions, state and federal due process and takings, inverse condemnation, and equal protection.The See below, the Complaint in Bridge Aina Le'a v. [read post]
16 Jul 2019, 4:48 pm by Howard Bashman
“I regret to inform you that Trump’s lawyers are right about a crucial civil rights case; Federal officials should not risk bankruptcy if they fight discrimination”: Ian Millhiser has this essay online at ThinkProgress. [read post]
5 Apr 2016, 11:40 am
"Meet the Brains Behind the Effort to Get the Supreme Court to Rethink Civil Rights; Edward Blum has orchestrated a string of big cases targeting voting rights and affirmative action": Stephanie Mencimer has this article in the March/April 2016 issue of Mother Jones magazine. [read post]
3 Jun 2009, 12:55 pm
Documented Rights presents records that give voice to the national struggle for human and civil rights. [read post]
12 Jan 2011, 6:57 pm by KC Johnson
I’ve received a few questions on the status of the civil trial; my response would be that the civil case exemplifies what happens when one side (in this case Duke and Durham) has everything to gain and nothing to lose by delay. [read post]
29 Aug 2020, 5:55 pm
Here's the abstract: This book examines the role of the European Court of Human Rights in promoting standards of effective civil justice in Europe. [read post]