Legal Articles, Civil & Human Rights

School Claims Student "Fell Through the Cracks" to Justify Expulsion

Blog post about a student who was expelled for threatening another with a knife and his subsequent appeal to have it expunged from his record.

Court Awards $2 Million to Unarmed Man Shot by Police

Blog post about an award of damages given to an unarmed man who was shot by a police officer and suffered severe injuries.

Drunk Driver's Refusal of Sobriety Test Does Little To Curb Conviction

Blog post on the admissibility of statements made by people who have been arrested for a DUI and the Constitutional ramifications of allowing the evidence.

Teacher Argues Tenure Denial Was Result of Age Discrimination

Blog post about a teacher who brought a case against the board of trustees for the Connecticut state university system alleging she was denied tenure because of her age.

Supreme Court Sets New Standard in Age Discrimination Decision

Blog post on a recent Supreme Court decision that has set a new standard in age discrimination cases.

Race and Religious Discrimination in the Modern World: An Overview

Blog post giving an overview of discrimination based in race and religion in the workplace.

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.

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