Legal Articles, Civil & Human Rights

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.

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.

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