Legal Articles, Civil & Human Rights

Matter of D-K-: A Great Leap Forward in Refugee Jurisprudence?

In a landmark opinion, the Board incorrectly rectified new refugee adjustment procedures announced in an earlier unpublished decision.

Conditional Admission and other Mysteries

This article examines the legal rights of admitted refugees and asylees.

Can I be fired because of my tattoos?

Tattoos are freedom of expressions, right? As long as you are of age you have a legal right to decorate your skin. While this right is derived from privacy and freedom of speech, does this right to expression translate to a business environment? Could you even be fired for showing your tattoos?

Disability Access Litigation Still Needed

Mark Potter, a civil rights attorney, describes his experience over the past 19 years. Provides an overview of the challenges facing persons with disabilities and benefits of disability access litigation.

When can I be searched without a warrant?

FAQ about searches when no warrant is present.

What is WRONG with VAWA?

Definition of VAWA, violence against women act

What Real Estate Professionals Should Know About Fair Housing Laws

A summary of federal and Florida fair housing laws for landlords and real estate professionals, including how to avoid violations

Attorney's Fees [Fee-Shifting to Losing Defendant]

Chapter in MSBA Maryland Employment Law Deskbook, 2014, on Attorney's Fees [Fee-Shifting Against Losing Defendant]

Medicaid Coverage Of Hospice Care

Though talking about hospice care is never easy and can be emotional, many ill individuals will have to go on hospice care to get them through the final days of their illness. The patient and family will also have to find a way to financially cover the hospice case costs, which can be substantial.

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