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Black Women are Leading the Largest Social Movement in U.S. History—and Their Lives Matter Too

Black Women are Leading the Largest Social Movement in U.S. History—and Their Lives Matter Too

Two months after George Floyd was murdered by a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, protests continue ...
Suing for Caste Discrimination in the US under the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Suing for Caste Discrimination in the US under the Civil Rights Act of 1964

On 30 June 2020, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (‘CDFEH’) filed a suit against Cisco ...
A Common Denominator: The Role of the Anti-Exclusion Principle in Freedom of Religion Cases

A Common Denominator: The Role of the Anti-Exclusion Principle in Freedom of Religion Cases

The anti-exclusion principle is helpful as a common denominator for considering cases of conflict between ...
Federal Court Holds There Is a Fundamental Right to Education Under the U.S Constitution

Federal Court Holds There Is a Fundamental Right to Education Under the U.S Constitution

In a landmark decision issued last week in the Gary B. v. Whitmer case, the U.S Court of Appeals for the Sixth ...
Domestic Violence in the Age of Coronavirus:  Additional Reporting Barriers and Potential Immigration Consequences in the U.S.

Domestic Violence in the Age of Coronavirus: Additional Reporting Barriers and Potential Immigration Consequences in the U.S.

Increases in the incidence of domestic violence have been reported across the globe during the coronavirus ...
Use of Artificial Intelligence by the Judiciary in the Face of COVID-19

Use of Artificial Intelligence by the Judiciary in the Face of COVID-19

As one of the measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, courts in major parts of the world are ...
U.S. Department of Justice Creates Office to Denaturalize Immigrants

U.S. Department of Justice Creates Office to Denaturalize Immigrants

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced last month that it had created a standalone denaturalization ...
Gendered interruption: a universal problem?

Gendered interruption: a universal problem?

Professor Tonja Jacobi and Dylan Schweers published a study in 2017 which found that interruption rates in the ...
Trumping Human Rights in the United States? The Commission on Unalienable Rights

Trumping Human Rights in the United States? The Commission on Unalienable Rights

It is a common and very productive exercise, within contemporary philosophical or anthropological inquires, to ...
The sex discrimination argument for LGBTQ rights: Contrasting the US with India

The sex discrimination argument for LGBTQ rights: Contrasting the US with India

In October 2019, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments on a question of law that might shape the ...
The Green New Deal: On Systemic Justice and the Limits of a Human Rights Framework

The Green New Deal: On Systemic Justice and the Limits of a Human Rights Framework

The Green New Deal is a United States (U.S.) Congress resolution that proposes a comprehensive plan to address ...
The Fair Housing Act in the Trump Era: A Proposed Agency Rule Will Seriously Dilute Disparate-Impact Liability

The Fair Housing Act in the Trump Era: A Proposed Agency Rule Will Seriously Dilute Disparate-Impact Liability

Galvanized by the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King in 1968, the U.S. Congress adopted the Fair Housing Act ...

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