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Access to Justice
November 23, 2022

An architect of the law Biden is using to cancel student debt tells the Supreme Court that the relief falls ‘exactly’ under the Education Secretary’s authority and should be revived

Business Insider
One of the lawmakers who constructed the law President Joe Biden is using to cancel...
By: Smita Ghosh, by Ayelet Sheffey
Rule of Law
November 30, 2022

Garland praises Oath Keepers verdict, won’t say where Jan. 6 probe goes

The Washington Post
Justice Dept. will weigh seditious conspiracy conviction in deciding whether to pursue other high-profile Trump...
By: Praveen Fernandes, By Perry Stein, Spencer S. Hsu, and Devlin Barrett
Civil and Human Rights
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Hamilton v. Dallas County

In Hamilton v. Dallas County, the en banc Fifth Circuit is reconsidering its precedent that requires that individuals challenging employment discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act show that the discrimination constituted an...
Federal Courts and Nominations
November 30, 2022

RELEASE: How Do We Fix an Ailing Court? Reconstruction Provides Critical Lessons

WASHINGTON – Today, Constitutional Accountability Center is releasing new scholarship by CAC Civil Rights Director...
By: David H. Gans
Federal Courts and Nominations
November 29, 2022

ISSUE BRIEF: Court Reform and the Promise of Justice: Lessons from Reconstruction

Lewis and Clark Law Review (Forthcoming 2023) The Supreme Court is broken. How should we...
By: David H. Gans
Immigration and Citizenship
November 29, 2022

RELEASE: Justices Acknowledge the Federal Government’s Authority over Immigration Enforcement When Confronted With State Opposition

WASHINGTON, DC – Following oral argument at the Supreme Court this morning in United States...
By: Smita Ghosh