Legal Articles, Civil & Human Rights

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.

Court Rejects Student's Privacy Claim After Alleged Threats

Article about a case where a student filed claims of personal injury and constitutional violations for not getting a hearing following a suspension for threats made against other students.

VAWA-Violence Against Women Act

Violence Against Women Act

US Supreme Court's Announces Strong Position Against Sexual Harassment

Blog post on the Supreme Court's strong stance against sexual harassment.

Title IX: The Federal Ban On Sexual Discrimination

Blog post on federal law banning sexual discrimination.

Discrimination and Harassment: Distinctions and Similarities

Blog post on some of the key differences between harassment and discrimination in the workplace.

Teachers Take Hard Line Against Sexual Harassment on Campus

Blog post on the sensitive distinction between freedom of speech and what types of speech should be regulated on college campuses.

Body Camera Laws Shows Promise in Curbing Sexual Harassment

Blog post on the effectiveness of body cameras on police officers reducing instances of sexual harassment.

Second Circuit Lacks Jurisdiction to Erase Criminal Records

Article on Second Circuit's lack of ability to erase a person's criminal record after they have completed rehabilitation.

Stamford School Sued for Disabled Child's "Homebased Expenses"

Blog post on a case from Stamford on the proper provisions for a student with Autism.

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