3288 ABA Journal Civil Rights articles.
The cause of death for a civil rights lawyer in Albuquerque, New Mexico, should be changed from “suicide” to “undetermined,” a state judge has ruled.
Judge David Thomson of the…
Aug 16, 2018 11:20 AM CDT
Supporters of affirmative action are concerned about a 2012 opinion of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh that delayed but ultimately allowed a voter ID law in South Carolina opposed by the Obama administration’s Justice Department.
Aug 10, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
The last few years have been good for former prisoners hoping to regain the ability to vote. In New York, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued pardons in May to…
Aug 10, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
The ABA House of Delegates overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on Congress and the executive branch to end the separation of immigrant families and protect their legal claims.
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Aug 4, 2018 8:07 PM CDTTerri Carmichael Jackson was named director of operations for the Women’s National Basketball Players’ Association, the WNBA’s players union. She recalled the time as a bumpy introduction to the job during a Friday morning panel titled "The Right (or Not) to Take a Knee: Social Activism and Freedom of Speech in Sports" at the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Aug 3, 2018 2:27 PM CDTruled Friday that supporters of President Donald Trump may continue a lawsuit alleging police intentionally steered them into an “unruly mob” of protesters who injured them.
Jul 31, 2018 6:00 AM CDTJustice Sonia Sotomayor wrote that there’s reason to believe that the visa waiver program, granting exceptions to the ban in specific situations, “is nothing more than a sham.”
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A woman who took her gender stereotyping case to the U.S. Supreme Court after twice being denied a partnership at Price Waterhouse has died at 74.
Ann Hopkins died June…
Jul 18, 2018 2:55 PM CDT