Civil Rights

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Features

States are raising age for adult prosecution back to 18

Sidebar

Kids in Chains: Juvenile advocates urge that shackling be limited

Opening Statements

Lawyer’s dogged search yields historic mug shots from John Lewis’ police file

Supreme Court Report

Court will decide whether Constitution grants protections to Mexican boy killed by U.S. patrol guard

Your ABA

ABA bioethics committee raises concerns about effectiveness of medical informed consent

Precedents

Feb. 23, 1923: Justices hear a challenge to ‘English-only’ laws

Asked and Answered

How can lawyers fight implicit bias? (podcast)

Civil Rights

ACLU reveals seven-point plan to fight Trump polices, files information request

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to consider liability for trespassing arrests of partiers who said ‘Peaches’ invited them

Attorney General

Sessions’ statements suggest big shift in civil rights enforcement

Government Law

Aldermen urge federal review of Chicago law department, sanctioned eight times in police suits

Criminal Justice

Chicago police use excessive force, without being held accountable, Justice Department finds

Attorney General

Two Democratic lawmakers testify against Sessions, question civil-rights commitment

Attorney General

Sessions denies racism, says he abhors the Klan in confirmation hearing remarks

Health Law

Suit claims Catholic hospital violated health law by refusing to perform surgery on transgender man

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Free speech on the SCOTUS docket

Attorney General

NAACP protesters are arrested during sit-in to protest Sessions’ nomination for attorney general

Legal History

Lynching cold cases are re-examined as law students compile archive

Opening Statements

#BlackLawyersMatter inspires movement to increase representation in law

National Pulse

Law students offer free legal services to help transgender people change their names
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