Legal Articles, Civil & Human Rights

An Interview With Justice Ginsburg

Interview with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on a variety of topics including recent decisions and the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

Education: A Necessity for Equality and Civil Rights

Blog post about the civil rights of students in public schools.

Court Unconvinced By Country Club Wife's Emotional Distress Claim

Blog post about a woman who filed a claim for negligent infliction of emotional distress when she was denied membership to a country club from which her husband had his membership cancelled.

Parents Lack Standing in Suit Against Fraternity & University

Blog post on the issue of parents' standing to sue a university for the injuries of their adult children sustained while the child is enrolled.

Employment Discrimination and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Blog post on the rights of disabled employees under federal law and protections against workplace discrimination.

School Fails in Obligations to Bullied Disabled Student

Blog post on a school failing to provide adequate protection to a disabled student against bullying.

Special Education and the Transition Bill of Rights: An Overview

Blog post on the Transition Rights Bill and the process of getting special education students ready for life after school.

Special Education and the Transition to Post-Secondary Life

Blog post on the process of transitioning special education students to life after public school.

Parents Contest Adequacy of Disabled Student's Education Plan

Blog post about the parents of a Connecticut student contesting the adequacy of their child's education plan under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Constant Bullying Deprives Disabled Girl of Appropriate Education, Says Court

Blog post about a NY case where the bullying of a girl with special education needs was determined to have deprived her of her right to an appropriate education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

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