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16 May 2023, 7:00 am by Julia Spiegel
Legislation: Legislation is one of the most common ways in which subnational governments seek to bolster human rights at the local level. [read post]
A common criterion used to identify state media is funding. [read post]
15 May 2023, 9:30 pm by Karen Tani
 In brief, this case involved a teacher who had been denied tenure; she sued the school district, alleging that the decision represented discrimination on the basis of disability, in violation of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (an anti-discrimination mandate that resembles the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and has been interpreted similarly, but is limited to recipients of federal funds). [read post]
12 May 2023, 12:41 pm
  At the same time, Hong Kong provides an important site for the development of emerging human rights and political strategies of the United States. [read post]
9 May 2023, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
” Would there be more such legislative victories if the Senate stopped impeding recognition of the Equal Rights Amendment? [read post]
5 May 2023, 12:04 pm by Sandra Park
We push for legislation establishing right to counsel in eviction cases. [read post]
5 May 2023, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
Their unpaid or underpaid care work held society, the economy, and the nation together, at great personal cost. [read post]
4 May 2023, 8:02 am
We reaffirm our commitments outlined in the Declaration of the Summit for Democracy,including that the ways in which technologies, including new and emerging ones such asartificial intelligence, biotechnologies, and quantum technologies, are designed,developed, maintained, governed, acquired, funded, sold, and used should be shapedby a commitment to democratic principles including equality, inclusion, sustainability,transparency, accountability, diversity, and respect for human… [read post]
3 May 2023, 7:00 am by Lord David Neuberger
UNESCO is an official observer to the Coalition and administers its Global Media Defence Fund. [read post]
3 May 2023, 12:25 am by
Humane Society Legislative Fund releases 2023 Virginia Legislative Scorecard Wed, 05/03/2023 - 07:25 Humane Society Legislative Fund releases 2023 Virginia Legislative Scorecard RICHMOND (May 3, 2023)—Today the Humane Society Legislative Fund, the nation’s leading political advocacy organization for animal protection, released its… [read post]
2 May 2023, 12:30 am by David Pocklington
The focus of this post, however, is the legislation on the disposal of altars and fonts; in the instant case, the Chancellor stated: “Since the altar will have been dedicated to its sacramental role in the celebration of the Eucharist, or Lord’s Supper, it should not be profaned by any secular use which might result from its sale or disposal for any non-liturgical purpose. [read post]
28 Apr 2023, 5:16 am by Steven Feldstein, Allie Funk
To prevent such an outcome and ensure that controls on spyware receive durable bipartisan support, the White House could work with Congress to codify the order’s provisions through complementary legislation. [read post]
26 Apr 2023, 8:35 am by Frank Cranmer
Recommendation 7: Government should look again at why religious education in schools has become the ‘Cinderella subject’ and should consider methods for improving the teaching of faith literacy and RE, with a view to cultivating a more inclusive society where people of all backgrounds are able to engage in debate about the different faiths and beliefs that shape society. [read post]
26 Apr 2023, 5:16 am by Matt O'Shaughnessy
Recent legislation creating a centralized body for AI government expertise and a bureaucratic mechanism to track AI-related talent in government is a much-needed first step, but rather than simply boosting the government’s use of AI, policymakers could concentrate funding on the regulators, consumer protection agencies, and civil rights offices that mitigate the negative impacts of AI systems. [read post]
24 Apr 2023, 7:00 am by Guest Blogger
This post was prepared for a roundtable on Civic Education, convened as part of LevinsonFest 2022—a year-long series gathering scholars from diverse disciplines and viewpoints to reflect on Sandy Levinson’s influential work in constitutional law. [read post]
History can encourage equity in schools, as it shows that U.S. society cares about Black history and Black people’s humanity. [read post]
10 Apr 2023, 5:16 am by George E. Bogden
Nearly all sectors of its society—from health care to education—had been controlled by the communist state. [read post]
8 Apr 2023, 7:09 pm
 Moreover, when we advance eq- — equality and racial justice, and invest in young people, protect the LGBTQ+ individuals, our societies are not only fairer but they’re stronger and more successful. [read post]