Legal Articles, Civil & Human Rights

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.

Connecticut School District Responsible for Detainee's Special Education

Blog post on the rights of detained children to receive an education.

Connecticut School District Liable to Private School Student After Denial of IEP

Article on a student winning a lawsuit against former school district for the district's failure to reevaluate the student's IEP.

Hartford and Bridgeport School Districts Violate Special Education Requirements

Article on the finding of the Connecticut State Department of Education that Hartford and Bridgeport school districts are not providing students with disabilities an adequate education required by law.

Fairfield Special Education: The Scope of an IEP Evaluation

Blog post on what Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) are, how they work, and what they cover.

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