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Student Conduct and Sexual Assault: How VAWA Is Changing the Landscape

VAWA and Campus SaVE provisions are substantial amendments to the Clery Act.

SCOTUS Issues Ruling on Accommodation of Pregnant Employees

The Court rules on a case involving pregnant employees treated disparately from those with disabilities under the ADA.

Indiana Amends RFRA Bill, Marking Potential New Era of Protections

The governor and legislature of Indiana have quickly pulled an about-face.

Articles »

The Young Lawyer's Guide to Indigent Defense

By Cleveland M. Patterson III

A few pointers for young attorneys on how to represent indigent defendants where there is no local public defender's office.

Your License Plate, Your Speech?

By Genelle I. Belmas

The back of your car says a lot more than it might seem.

"Remove That Rag!" and Other Humiliations of Religious Minorities in the Courthouse

By Gurjot Kaur

The First Amendment rights of an individual do not evaporate at the courthouse door.

Sound Advice »

audio A Review of Voting-Rights Cases in Ohio

By Dan Tokaji

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)

audio Consequences of Criminal Convictions

By Grayson Yeargin

Grayson Yeargin explains the new and unfamiliar situations the convicted party may face. (17:13 min)

audio Transgender Protections Against Employment Discrimination—Part I, Part II

By Nancy Marcus

Nancy Marcus highlights three recent developments regarding transgender rights that may impact employment discrimination cases across the country. (10:10 and 11:08 min)

Roundtables »

audio Is More Gun Control the Answer?

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)

audio Voter-Suppression Issues in the 2012 Election

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)


Civil Right to Counsel Video

Learn more about the latest developments on the civil right to counsel movement and how you can get involved. Watch now.

Seeking Contributors and Subcommittee Chairs

The Civil Rights Litigation Committee is seeking authors and editors for its website. The Committee is also seeking members to serve as subcommittee chairs. Anyone interested in contributing or heading up one of our subcommittees should contact D. Grayson Yeargin.

Civil Rights Litigation Leadership

Cochairs Web Editor Newsletter Editor

D. Grayson Yeargin

Washington, D.C.

J. Dalton Courson

New Orleans, LA

Dorian Slaybod

Toledo, OH

Brandon Robb

New Orleans, LA