How the Rise in Undercover Investigations is Changing the Law
A Moment of Simple Justice - A Prosecutor's Duty
Uncovering Factory Farming - The Effects of Ag Gag Laws
A Moment of Simple Justice - Undercover Lover
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
Busy Days For Voting Rights Advocates, Thanks to SCOTUS
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Fighting for Education Rights: Equal Justice for Pregnant and Parenting Students
Combining Arms for Justice-Involved Veterans
A Moment of Simple Justice - Cameras on Cops
A Moment of Simple Justice - Ferguson
A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
Schoenbrod: SCOTUS Ruling Helps EPA Deal With a "Stupid Statute"
SOX Whistleblower Protections Extend to Private Companies: Critical Steps to Take Now
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Falls Short on Good-Faith Test
As an Equal Justice Works Fellow sponsored by Fenwick & West, Angelica Salceda is working at the ACLU of Northern California to ensure that pregnant and parenting students in California’s Central Valley schools are afforded...more
Co-sponsored by Fenwick & West and Microsoft, Equal Justice Works Fellow Leo Flor is building enduring capacity in Washington State for complementary civil representation of criminal justice-involved veterans through client...more
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. that an existing contraceptive coverage mandate violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act statute that applies to for-profit closely held corporations...more
A professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to determine the standard for imposing liability on state universities (and their related entities, such as hospitals and...more
"Church plans" are pension plans (including defined benefit or defined contribution plans) exempt (without an irrevocable election) from many of the legal requirements of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)...more
A three-judge panel on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the University of Notre Dame’s request for a preliminary injunction that would permit the university to avoid complying with the ACA‘s contraception mandate...more
As reported by multiple sources on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to wade into the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer mandate. Liberty University, a Christian university in in Lynchburg,...more
A federal district court has ruled unconstitutional one of the most important tax benefits available to ministers: the minister's housing allowance. A summary of the case follows. The ruling threatens to have a dramatic...more
On August 2, 2013, the White House's Office of Management and Budget issued a memorandum instructing federal agencies to take steps to carry out President Obama's executive order (E.O. 13559 (Nov. 17, 2010)) adopting several...more
Do you know a "place of public accommodation" when you see it? Federal, state and sometimes local laws entitle persons to the full and equal employment of the goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages and...more
Last February, at the request of Senate Finance Committee member Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), the Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations was formed to address tax-related policy questions of import...more
The D.C. Circuit Court ruled that lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) should be held in abeyance until the Department of Health and Human Services issues...more
A Palo Alto 6th grade boy was allowed to return to his middle school after his family convinced the school officials that they did not need to worry about his genes....more
A Palo Alto middle school ordered an 11 year old boy to move to another middle school 3 miles away because it believed that his genetic makeup was a health risk to some of its other students....more
The Legislature has placed 11 proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot for the General Election to be held November 6, 2012. There will be no citizen initiated proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot this...more
In January, when the Department of Health and Human Services announced that qualifying health insurance plans under Obamacare would have to cover contraceptives and "morning after" pills, many religious institutions — most...more
As a student in Advanced Legal Writing at Kaplan University, our project and papers dealt with real life issues. But, of course, the names and places are fiction. This particular paper was a preliminary short essay to what...more
In tema di federalismo, facendo seguito al commento sul decreto per la perequazione infrastrutturale (Short Note n. 1-2011), CeRM propone una analisi del decreto "gemello", quello che dovrebbe guidare la rimozione, o...more
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