Recent Practice Points

Government-Funded Discrimination in Foster Care Placement Decisions

By Jessalyn Schwartz – April 5, 2019 | What practitioners and advocates should know about the South Carolina waiver.

Three Principles to Stop Conflating: Choice of Law, Standing, and Transfer of Venue

By Kathryn Honecker and Mark E. Rooney – February 28, 2019 | A refresher on these separate concepts.


The Persisting Gender Pay Gap: Recent Developments in the Law That Address Gender Pay Disparities

By Rebecca Sha – May 16, 2019 | State laws prohibiting employers from asking prospective employees about their wage history, a pending Supreme Court case, and discrimination suits filed by women attorneys at prominent law firms.

The Shockingly Common Use of Non-Precedential Opinions in Sixth Circuit Taser Litigation

By Ahmed Bahgat – April 17, 2019 | A law student’s discovery.

Sound Advice Podcasts

Legal Implications of the #MeToo Movement

Elizabeth Saylor, employment law expert who has litigated many sexual harassment cases, discusses the legal effects of the #MeToo movement. (38:46 min.)

Getting a Job in Public Service

Lambda Legal attorney Nancy Marcus describes how her career path led her to Lambda Legal and provides advice for younger lawyers seeking jobs in public interest law. (09:37 min.)

Civil Rights Litigation

Learn how to get involved with the Civil Rights Litigation Committee and maximize your Section membership!