Civil Rights

Education Law

Law prof sees Title IX ‘collision course’ in federal directives on bathrooms and sexual violence

Criminal Justice

Fewer than 1% of arrestees in Chicago see a lawyer while in police custody

Civil Rights

11 states sue feds over new guidelines for restroom and locker room use by transgender individuals

Civil Rights

US to seek death penalty in hate-crimes case against accused Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof

Asked and Answered

How well do people actually know their Miranda rights? (podcast)

Labor & Employment

It’s not illegal to fire someone for being ‘too cute,’ Manhattan trial court rules

Civil Rights

SPLC sues Florida county for sending immigrant minors to ESL classes instead of high school

Trials and Litigation

Mentally ill man arrested for shoplifting $5.05 in snacks died of starvation in jail, lawsuit says

Trials & Litigation

Sheriff Joe Arpaio found in contempt of court order banning racial profiling

Education Law

US tells schools to allow transgender students to use facilities matching their gender identity

Constitutional Law

Lawyers say feds bugged grounds of three California courthouses without warrants

Civil Rights

Does Title VII ban transgender bias? ‘Steady drumbeat of cases’ supports DOJ in bathroom bill case

The Modern Law Library

‘Vagrant Nation’ explores the rise and fall of vagrancy laws (podcast)

Civil Rights

ACLU will seek to intervene in lawsuit over transgender student access to high school locker room

Constitutional Law

Lawsuit against New York state says Bronx misdemeanor delays ‘fatally undermined the right to trial’

Human Rights

Does refusal to serve alcohol to pregnant women constitute bias?  New York City answers yes

Civil Rights

ACLU sues over Mississippi ‘religious freedom’ law, says it violates landmark SCOTUS marriage ruling

Civil Rights

DOJ and North Carolina trade lawsuits over transgender bathroom law

Civil Rights

Lawyer sues over her police detention after refusing to speak during in traffic stop

Legal Ethics

Proposed revision of ABA model ethics rule to ban broad range of discrimination sparks controversy