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13 Oct 2020, 11:33 am by Sabrina I. Pacifici
Social welfare rights, however, are second generation rights that unlike traditional civil and political rights raise certain daunting conceptual and practical challenges. [read post]
1 Jul 2020, 6:44 am by Hannah Robinson
” The Court’s decision in Bostock expands workplace discrimination protections to LGBTQ employees under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. [read post]
26 Jul 2007, 12:18 pm
The verdict is being read right now in the Frank Jude case in federal court….. [read post]
8 Sep 2008, 4:56 pm
And there are some pretty important cases coming up.Until recently, the right to a civil jury trial has been a historic protection for consumers. [read post]
9 Mar 2018, 8:50 am by Epstein Becker Green
” Those words from the Second Circuit spoke volumes as the court ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits sexual orientation discrimination, overturning their own long-standing precedent. [read post]
29 Nov 2010, 10:11 pm by Mike
Several Northern District of California judges have recently released orders in civil rights cases and petitions for habeas corpus, among them: In Bolbol v. [read post]
1 Mar 2021, 5:01 am by Jon Temin
To elevate values in foreign policy—with democracy and human rights at the center of that focus—the Biden administration should also reconfigure the United States’s engagement with civil society organizations, which are, in some cases, more authentic representatives of citizen interests than their governments and often more aligned with human rights norms. [read post]
3 Feb 2023, 12:23 pm by sim1koh2
The penalties for losing a civil case are usually fines imposed by a judge, as juries are rarely used in a civil case. [read post]
20 Jul 2007, 1:01 pm
Last week I referenced an ABA article on the right to counsel in civil cases involving important and basic human needs. [read post]
17 Mar 2010, 2:15 pm by Adam Wagner
There has been such a sea change that the Conservative leader has promised that civil partners will benefit from extended paternity and maternity leave (in the case of adoption or artificial insemination babies) in the event of an election victory. [read post]
20 Oct 2021, 3:30 am by Linda S. Mullenix
His general themes and conclusions are the same as the “access to justice” crowd: that the way in which the Court has interpreted procedural rules has placed barriers to citizens seeking to vindicate rights in civil litigation. [read post]
17 Mar 2021, 12:44 pm by Ellis Cose
” Additionally, Baldwin established a seat on the board for the NAACP recognizing the special relationship with the organization on civil rights cases and invited James Weldon Johnson to serve at the founding of the ACLU. [read post]
16 Nov 2015, 5:30 am by Lindsay Stafford Mader
On Saturday, the Texas Civil Rights Project presented its 2015 Kristi Couvillon Pro Bono Awards to six Texas attorneys who volunteered on several important cases across the state. [read post]
27 Jun 2024, 1:30 pm by Maxine (Mickey) Neuhauser
On June 3, 2024, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights proposed new regulations addressing Disparate Impact Discrimination, N.J.A.C. 13:16 (the Proposed Rules) under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD). [read post]
27 Jun 2024, 1:30 pm by Maxine (Mickey) Neuhauser
On June 3, 2024, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights proposed new regulations addressing Disparate Impact Discrimination, N.J.A.C. 13:16 (the Proposed Rules) under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD). [read post]
Supreme Court will hear arguments in an important case that could knock down a crucial racial and economic pillar of justice built during the civil rights movement. [read post]
24 Mar 2011, 9:13 am
The Supreme Court of Canada has decided to take on an appeal over a pivotal Quebec case involving the right of unmarried couples to sue for alimony after a breakup.The top court will resolve the question of whether the s. 15 Charter rights of de facto spouses in Quebec are being trampled on because the province’s Civil Code fails to provide the right to “support, partition of family patrimony, protection of family residence partnership of acquests and… [read post]
15 Apr 2009, 5:15 pm
But I didn't conceive of the proposal as a civil rights proposal, or of myself as a civil rights crusader. [read post]
3 Dec 2009, 3:02 pm
DOJ's Civil Rights Division: Opportunities Exist to Improve Its Case Management System and Better Meet Its Reporting Needs GAO-09-938R, September... [read post]
28 Nov 2016, 1:48 pm
"7th Circuit can make civil rights history for gay and lesbian employees": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post today. [read post]