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Summary: A Florida woman who filed a civil rights lawsuit did not have all necessary parties sign the complaint. When it was dismissed, she filed a brief insulting the judge with excessive profanity. It is not unusual for many litigants…>read more1 Comment April 24, 2015
Summary: An anonymous donor has given $1.5 million to Emory Law School, which will be used to create the John Lewis Chair in Civil Rights and Social Justice. According to the Emory News Center, Emory University School of Law has…>read moreNo Comment April 22, 2015
If you ever wondered how children are affected by racism, then you need to watch the video we have embedded in this post. Despite all the work the country has done with Civil Rights, there is still racism present today…>read moreNo Comment July 8, 2014
The children of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. are being sued by Harry Belafonte. Belafonte, a famous singer and social activist is taking Bernice King, Dexter King, and Martin Luther King III, the heirs of the Rev. MLK Jr.…>read more1 Comment October 18, 2013
After being acquitted of second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, former-neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman is due to get his gun, which was used as evidence in his trial, returned to him. Not so fast, says the U.S Department…>read moreNo Comment July 19, 2013
Today the Supreme Court struck down a part of the historically significant Voting Rights act. According to Supremecourt.gov, Justice Roberts commented that the law was decades old and its logic determined by eradicated practices. The court’s opinion was that times…>read moreNo Comment June 25, 2013
In a letter to the Speaker of the House, Attorney General Eric Holder has informed Congress that on his advice President Obama has ordered the Department of Justice not to defend Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, on the…>read moreNo Comment February 23, 2011
NFB Files Complaints Against 9 Law Schools for Violating Civil Rights of Blind Law School Applicants
The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) announced today it has filed complaints with the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, requesting investigations of nine prominent law schools for violating the civil rights of blind and other…>read moreNo Comment May 5, 2010
Good morning everyone! Today is Wednesday, February 17, and here’s a look back at yesterday’s stories… Lincoln Fabrics will pay $4 million dollars to settle a lawsuit with the U.S. government… A couple wins a lawsuit against their former stockbroker……>read moreNo Comment February 17, 2010
Uncle Sam wants you! The Justice Department has proposed hiring at least fifty new lawyers to bolster its civil rights division. Attorney General Eric Holder is planning to reshape the division, bringing it into the forefront of fights in which…>read more3 Comments September 1, 2009
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