Civil Rights Law

Santa Monica hotel owner faces discrimination lawsuit – Los Angeles Times

Alleging that they were the victims of discrimination, Ryan, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and 17 other individuals later filed suit against Adaya and the hotel under California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act, which says no business …

Number Of Unregistered Latino Voters Large Enough To Transform Red States Into Swing States – Huffington Post

The day before a class action civil rights lawsuit accusing Maricopa County Sheriff … care deeply about immigration issues like racial profiling by law enforcement and the Supreme Court’s June decision on Arizona’s SB170, “show me …

Rights groups urge Nepal to block colonel promotion – YAHOO!

“Not only has the Nepali army refused to prosecute or dismiss officers responsible for atrocities during the civil … rights violations not only damages the credibility of the Nepal Army but also sends a public message that undermines the rule … Continue reading

The Civil Rights of Ex-felons Must Be Earned – Examiner

With only 78 former felons having their civil rights restored this past year … arena and adding on to due process after it has been handed down by a court of law, served and completed by an individual? In an … Continue reading

High-Skilled Immigration Restrictions Are Economically Senseless – Forbes

Employer discrimination based on national origin has been illegal in the United States since the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, yet American immigration law has continued to discriminate in that exact manner. If the government insists on …

Fired county clerk files civil rights lawsuit –

A former Boone County Clerk’s office employee and cancer survivor that was fired last year has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the county … and violating the Family and Medical Leave Act. “This was not about voting in the … Continue reading

Lede: A warrior for civil rights – Huntsville Item

Numerous leaders became involved in the Civil Rights Movement. Prominent among them were accomplished … and Howard University in Washington, D.C. After being refused entry into law schools in Tennessee, he enrolled in DePaul University School of Law …

Russia’s Putin signs NGO "foreign agents" law –

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a law which will tighten controls on civil rights groups funded from abroad, the his press office said on Saturday, a step opponents say is part of a campaign to suppress … Continue reading

US Supreme Court may get Shelby voting rights law challenge – Everything Alabama Blog

Shelby County is appealing two recent lower court decisions that upheld the constitutionality of the landmark civil rights-era law. If the justices agree to accept the case, they’ll schedule it for oral arguments sometime after they return in …

Fired Quincy cop’s civil rights claim dismissed – Patriot Ledger

A judge has dismissed fired police officer Joseph McGunigle’s claim that the city violated federal civil rights laws while trying to oust him, but his lawyer said he expects the case will land back in federal court. U.S. District Court … Continue reading