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8 Oct 2008, 5:10 am
  Here is the abstract:While the decisions of the early Roberts Court are couched in legalistic, technical language, the impact of these cases is simple: the Court has threatened the power of Congress to protect civil rights. [read post]
5 Mar 2012, 10:48 am by Glenn Reynolds
CIVIL RIGHTS UPDATE: Victory in Woollard, MD Case Against Justifiable Need Requirement for Concealed Carry. [read post]
26 Jan 2017, 9:30 pm by Karen Tani
Following passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Chambers worked to advance the NAACP Legal Defense Fund’s strategic litigation campaign for civil rights, ultimately winning landmark school and employment desegregation cases at the U.S. [read post]
17 Jun 2016, 10:58 am by Mark Casper
[JURIST] According to a colleague familiar with the case, prominent Chinese civil rights lawyer Xia Lin was put on trial for fraud on Friday during a "far-reaching crackdown on political dissent. [read post]
12 May 2012, 10:41 am by Jeanne M. Hannah
Laws in America have evolved to allow — but in some cases ban — rights for LGBT folks on those issues. [read post]
12 Jan 2016, 5:49 pm by Michel-Adrien
Quebec's new Code of Civil Procedure came into force at the beginning of the year.The Quebec Ministry of Justice website has posted material explaining the main highlights of the changes:"The new Code of Civil Procedure is intended to make the civil justice system more accessible, while protecting the rights of all parties to state their claims before a court. [read post]
2 May 2017, 9:58 pm by Matthew D. Kaplan
The case highlights a broader point about deaths in custody that some organizations, notably the American Civil Liberties Union, have been making for some time. [read post]
8 May 2011, 9:18 am
Former Sonoma County district attorney Mike Mullins gave a presentation to the Sonoma County Bar Association on civil restitution in criminal cases. [read post]
9 Apr 2017, 5:51 am by Nassiri Law
The Civil Rights Act came at time when the country was being torn apart by racial discrimination. [read post]
17 Jun 2011, 3:25 pm by Suzanne Ito, ACLU
Despite all the distractions of the week (and by distractions, we mean that weird case of possible voter fraud—let's focus on civil liberties, people!) [read post]
16 Aug 2017, 1:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
This was the first killing of prominent civil rights leaders and it was one of the sparks igniting the modern civil rights movement. [read post]
13 Aug 2008, 4:39 am
I've been reading Howard Wasserman's new paper, Orwell's Vision: Video and the Future of Civil Rights Enforcement, which he blogged about here. [read post]
3 Sep 2009, 8:40 am
Under civil law, a private party has the right to file a lawsuit against another party if one of their rights has been violated. [read post]
9 Mar 2020, 11:57 am by Phillips & Associates
This March, the Division on Civil Rights published a guidance document to help employees and employers understand what the Equal Pay Act does for workers. [read post]
20 Nov 2023, 9:44 am by Marissa Gerchick
Technologists, civil rights advocates, policymakers, and interdisciplinary researchers should work together to ensure that algorithm audits live up to their potential. [read post]
30 Dec 2021, 1:23 pm by Phillips & Associates
As one recent action between the Division on Civil Rights and a major accounting and professional services firm demonstrates, we do mean any step, including training sessions. [read post]
3 Apr 2023, 5:05 am by Russell Cawyer
Employees bringing claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act must exhaust their administrative remedies with the EEOC prior to filing suit against an employer. [read post]