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The due process and equal protection clauses in the Fifth and 14th Amendments apply to "persons." Not "citizens." Not "Americans." Not "people we like."
In which Angry Black Lady and the longtime ACLU lawyer talk about what the U.S. Supreme Court has gotten so, so wrong and so, so right.
Can Donald Trump be sued while he’s the president of the United States?
We're specifically going to discuss how these concepts relate to Gavin Grimm’s case against the Gloucester County School Board and transgender bathroom discrimination.
Since discussions of stop-and-frisk are back in the news because Donald Trump insists that the practice is going to save cities like Chicago, we thought we'd give you the answers to some practical questions.
What do lawyers' fees have to do with you? Your taxpayer dollars are footing the bills to defend myriad laws chipping away at various rights. So pay attention.
This week we’re going to talk about "standing," which is a term you may be familiar with, especially if you read Justice Clarence Thomas' complaint in his dissent in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt.
The recent brouhaha over Kanye, Taylor Swift, and the Snapchat heard 'round the world is a perfect way to learn about Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP), which are meritless lawsuits meant to bully a defendant and stifle speech.
We here at Team Legal are on pins and needles waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the biggest abortion case to hit the Court’s steps in more than a decade. One of our concerns is that we won't get a majority opinion in Whole Woman's Health, but rather be saddled with a plurality opinion.
I thought today I’d explain the basic issues surrounding the current bathroom panic that has half the nation clutching their pearls and taking to their fainting couches with a virulent case of the vapors.
It took the actress a while to get that she shouldn't play a trans man in an upcoming movie. But it's the right call in a Hollywood that's too comfortable with actors donning racial or gender identities like costumes.