A handful of local governments across the country are experimenting with a new way to resolve citizen complaints about police misconduct.
The Fourth Circuit addresses this question in Kolbe v. Hogan.
Chair Martin Castro's responsibility at the time was eradicating employment discrimination in Illinois.
By Nancy C. Marcus
The issue has found footing in the Fourth Circuit, particularly in the context of the right of transgender individuals to use the facilities that correspond with their gender identities.
By Sarah E. Ricks
The Court adopts objective reasonableness as the Fourteenth Amendment standard.
By Daniel Schoen
Recent cases give reason for hope.
Civil rights attorneys Jasmyn Richardson and Karen Short describe the importance of mentoring in their career development, both as a mentor and as a mentee. (11:57 min)
Working in the public sector is rewarding in many ways. Public sector lawyer Jasmyn Richardson lays out her top tips for landing such a job. (11:02 min)
Over the last decade, Ohio has had several large cases regarding voting rights. Professor Dan Tokaji outlines the key points of each case. (20:29 min)
A panel of experts sheds light on issues of public safety, individual rights, mental health, and other issues raised by gun violence. (1:01:58)
The 2012 electorate is abuzz with concern over sweeping voting laws in several states that have real potential to affect the outcome of the presidential election. (47:03)
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