392 ABA Journal Human Rights articles.
Title IX protections would be expanded
The Biden administration has proposed changes that would expand protections for sex discrimination under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the federal…
Jun 24, 2022 3:42 PM CDT
Jun 9, 2022 1:58 PM CDT
A federal judge in Nashville, Tennessee, has struck down a state law requiring businesses to post warning signs if they allow transgender people to use restrooms that match their gender identity.
May 19, 2022 1:16 PM CDT
May 18, 2022 12:45 PM CDT
A federal judge in Kansas City, Kansas, has temporarily blocked a school district from disciplining a teacher who had religious objections to a policy that prevented her from outing transgender students to their parents.
May 17, 2022 3:04 PM CDT
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May 5, 2022 11:42 AM CDT
In the two days since Politico published a draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion that seems to strike down Roe v. Wade, several legal experts have expressed concerns that the same reasoning that eliminates the right to abortion could also put other constitutional rights at risk.
May 4, 2022 4:06 PM CDT
When the Soviet Union dissolved and Kazakhstan became a sovereign state, it now had a conundrum: Should the country retain the nuclear weapons and become the world’s fourth largest nuclear power or relinquish them in return for international commitments?
Apr 20, 2022 8:35 AM CDT
“Since the 2020 presidential election, the Biden-Harris administration has offered policy correctives on a spectrum of civil rights and social justice issues. Still, we have more to accomplish,” writes ABA Journal columnist Engy Abdelkader.
Apr 4, 2022 9:50 AM CDT
Morrison & Foerster settles ‘mommy track’ suit
Morrison & Foerster has settled with two remaining plaintiffs in a lawsuit contending that the law firm discriminates against lawyer moms. In…
Apr 1, 2022 3:00 PM CDT
In a late February briefing, Nadia Ahmad introduced a group of ABA members and Capitol Hill staffers to Resolution 48/13—a measure adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Council that for the first time recognizes having a clean, healthy and sustainable environment as a human right.
Mar 29, 2022 8:51 AM CDT
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Mar 8, 2022 1:19 PM CST
As Russia began its attack on Ukraine in late February, the Ukrainian Bar Association also leaped into action, issuing statements condemning the violence, calling on international leaders to impose sanctions on the Russian government, and mobilizing its members to assist refugees fleeing to nearby countries.
Mar 4, 2022 2:02 PM CST