Youth Access to Mental Health Services Is an Un-Prioritized Civil Right
By Victor M. Jones – December 4, 2019
Children deserve the dignity of receiving quality services that allow them to lead healthy and productive lives in their homes and communities.
BNSF Subject to Class Action Based on Illinois Biometric Privacy Act
By David Y. Loh – November 6, 2019
This decision is possibly the beginning of other lawsuits alleging technical violations in the collection and preservation of personal biometric data in the transportation industry.
Texas Appellate Court Addresses Free Speech in Context of Anti-SLAPP Statute: Part 2
By Shain Khoshbin – October 24, 2019
How the court addressed important issues of alter ego, vicarious liability and agency, and summary of efforts to narrow scope of anti-SLAPP statutes.
The Hammond Guards and the Intersection of Race, Guns, and Patriotism
By Desni A. Scaife and Imani Robinson-McFarley – October 10, 2019
What an unknown story of African American resistance reveals about the concept of patriotism and its relation to the Second Amendment.
Advocacy Matters: the Proposed Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census
By Quyen Tu – October 7, 2019
Why has this proposed question provoked so many lawsuits and vociferous concerns of an inaccurate count from community leaders?
Texas Appellate Court Addresses Free Speech in Context of Anti-SLAPP Statute: Part 1
By Shain Khoshbin – October 1, 2019
Opinion provides good case study on impact of recent amendments to Texas anti-SLAPP statute.
Is Overstating a Commitment to Diversity a Deceptive Trade Practice?
By Carmen D. Caruso and Linda C. Chatman – July 22, 2019
Employers should be very careful in touting their accomplishments when it comes to diversity.
Trick or Treatment?
By Hayden Carlos and Cameron Pontiff – July 16, 2019
Confronting the horrific intersection of race, mental health, poverty, and incarceration in Louisiana.
The Intersection of Race and Rape Viewed through the Prism of a Modern-Day Emmett Till
By Chelsea Hale and Meghan Matt – July 16, 2019
An exploration of the historical practice of exploiting and violating the bodies of African American women with impunity and how African American defendants accused of raping white women are treated differently under the law.
Alleging Retaliation on Behalf of Students with Disabilities
By Rosa K. Hirji – July 2, 2019
Retaliation claims must be strictly alleged and meet the evidentiary standard to be successful.
Employer Liability in the #MeToo Era
By Victoria Harrison and Jack Jarret – May 29, 2019
An anti-harassment policy may not be enough.
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.
Civil Rights Violations in Criminal Cases: A Meaningful Remedy?
By David Schoen – March 19, 2019
There should be some consequence for outrageous misconduct that has been exposed.
Hepatitis C in Prisons: Courts Recognize Eighth Amendment Remedy for Public Health Crisis
By Nicholas Berenato – March 13, 2019
Prisoners should be encouraged by recent federal litigation.
New Maryland Gun Law: Immediate Surrender of Firearms
By Farrah Champagne – February 6, 2019
Extreme risk protective orders require strict compliance or respondents risk facing harsh penalties.
Due Process and Denaturalization
By Cassandra Burke Robertson and Irina D. Manta – January 14, 2019
Naturalized citizens risk losing their citizenship without the ability to provide any defense at all.