Civil Rights

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Careers

Georgetown law prof is hired as ACLU’s national legal director

Criminal Justice

Rape victim who had breakdown on witness stand was jailed to ensure future testimony, lawsuit says

Election Law

5th Circuit blocks Texas voter ID law as violation of the Voting Rights Act

Trials & Litigation

Class action claims Trump supporters were hurt by protesters because of city’s actions

Public Defenders

Missouri public defenders sue governor over withholding of funds

Constitutional Law

Trump’s policies would be unconstitutional and will be challenged if adopted, ACLU says

The Modern Law Library

How a 1980s lynching case helped bring down the Klan (podcast)

Criminal Justice

Study: Police are no more likely to shoot at blacks than whites, but blacks get more rough treatment

Criminal Justice

DOJ asked to investigate another cop shooting of a black man; girlfriend live-streamed the aftermath

Civil Rights

Justice Department asks judge to block North Carolina bathroom law, cites ‘stigmatic harm’

Civil Rights

Justice Department to investigate police shooting of black man in Baton Rouge

Civil Rights

Judge bars Macy’s from detaining and fining alleged shoplifters

Features

50 years later, Freedom of Information Act still chipping away at government’s secretive culture

President's Message

Protect the Vote, Promote the Vote: New voting laws can infringe on a critical constitutional right

Opening Statements

Colleges see an uptick in requests for emotional support animals on campus

Opening Statements

Law prof says his school is on the cutting edge when it comes to restrooms

National Pulse

Police face constitutional challenges for using cellphone tracking devices to locate suspects

Precedents

July 28, 1868: The 14th Amendment is ratified

Labor & Employment

First settlement reached for EEOC case alleging sexual-orientation discrimination

Trials & Litigation

Small civil-rights law firm wins reversal of $282K sanction
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