DOES THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT BAN DISCRIMINATION AGAINST LGBT PEOPLE? THE SUPREME COURT PLANS TO DECIDE.
On Monday, the Supreme Court announced that it would hear several cases deciding whether federal protections apply to LGBT people—specifically, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of “race, color, religion, sex or national origin.”
For each of these cases, the issue revolves around the meaning
The videos that went viral on April 16th shocked viewers: Shaky camera footage from the New Mexico desert shows heavily armed, non-governmental militia members “arresting” hundreds of migrant families at gunpoint. Flashlights illuminate the faces of children and their parents as they kneel in the dirt, detained by the vigilantes until Border Patrol
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would decide whether a federal law prohibits employers from discriminating against gay and transgender workers. The law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, forbids employment discrimination based on sex. The question for the justices is whether that language bars discrimination based on
In an earlier life in Kathmandu, Keshav Bhattarai owned a two-bedroom home where his large extended family gathered to share stories and celebrate Dashain, a festival honoring the victory of Hindu gods over evil demons. Day to day, he managed an office supply store in Nepal’s capital.
The use of deadly force by Los Angeles police and the number of suspects killed in violent encounters dropped in 2018, officials reported Tuesday.
Even with reductions, the LAPD led the nation in fatal police shootings last year, with 14, the report said.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday took another significant step to discourage migrants from seeking asylum, issuing an order that could keep thousands of them in jail indefinitely while they wait for a resolution of their asylum requests.
The order issued by Attorney General William P. Barr was an effort to
Jesus was relieved that he and his 6-year-old had made it safely from Honduras to the United States. Then officials took his son.
He had turned himself and his child in to the U.S. Border Patrol last May after crossing the river that
For all the talk in the last couple of years about reforming police, there are limits to what the government can do. But there may be another way, and it involves insurance companies.
John Rappaport, an assistant law professor at the University of Chicago, says he spent years studying police reform before it dawned on him